Coronavirus Relief Fund – Grants Awarded

Tarzana Treatment Centers

Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. (TTC) in Long Beach provides services to a varied population. Many of our patients are homeless or housing insecure, which is a stressor that only compounds the stressor of COVID-19. The Long Beach Community Foundation Grant has enabled TTC to purchase equipment and software that enables us to continue providing mental health services to this population at a time when they need it the most. The feedback we have received has been overwhelming gratitude from these patients, who have indicated that without the support of TTC they may not be able to manage their mental health during this difficult time.

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Strength Church is providing food & critical supplies to home-bound & low-income individuals affected by Covid-19 in Long Beach.

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These are challenging times and Meals on Wheels of Long Beach is meeting the challenge each day. We continue operations with our priority being to protect our clients and volunteers as we carry on our work. Our kitchen has done an amazing job in keeping up with the unprecedented demand. We thank the Long Beach Community Foundation for helping make this possible.


Thanks to the Long Beach Community Foundation’s recognition of mental health as a basic need, the JFCS team is able to provide low-cost or no-cost mental health services to low-income individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 crisis and the impact of job loss or, increased child care needs and other additional financial stressors. JFCS is here to provide connection and help people cope with the collective trauma we are all experiencing.

Long Beach Organic

Long Beach Organic, a community garden non-profit, made a commitment to supply produce to the weekly pop-up food bank at CSULB, serving students and their families in need.

Our Own

Our Own Nonprofit is providing food, toiletries, mental health services to elderly, low income families, special needs, and pet owners impacted by COVID-19.

City HeART Love

With this grant, the CityHeART team re-opened its Resource Hub that is located in West Long Beach. The Hub provides critical resources such as food, water, hygiene essentials, clothing, transportation assistance, and household supplies to families, veterans, kids, and seniors who are experiencing homelessness or who are home-bound at this time. This is typically our busiest fundraising season, and without the ability to host our regular art workshops and events, this grant has made it possible for us to keep our doors open.


Lutheran Social Services of Southern California provides services and support to individuals and families that need food, clothing, hygiene supplies, and housing resources. They will use the relief fund to expand services in the food pantry and also to help those needing short-term rental assistance, paying utility bills, and transportation. They offer services to those experiencing homelessness or are at-risk struggling to make ends meet.


Used grant funding to assist their most vulnerable students who are in crisis. "Many of our students have experienced extraordinary catastrophic circumstances. We were able to provide them with financial resources to assist them through these difficult times."


Provided assistance to low-income working families whose jobs were lost or whose small businesses shut down in the hospitality, restaurant, or retail industry. These folks needed immediate rapid relief with rent and food and other essential services.


AOC7 is feeding hungry families who have been financially impacted by Covid-19.

Maye Center

We are working to reduce food insecurity, reduce re-triggering of past traumas, build resiliency, and foster a healthy lifestyle for families. Families can exercise, do mind and body wellness practices using gardening, and harvest vegetables at home for healthy cooking. We have virtual wellness classes, deliver food, and we help build home gardens with virtual gardening classes, deliver donate soil, plants, and seeds.

St. lukes

Every Saturday for more than 25 years, St. Luke’s has provided showers, clothes, and food for unhoused adults. They received grant funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to replace two water heaters, which are needed to provide hot showers to a greater number of community members. Thank you St Luke's Episcopal Church.

Heart of Ida

Heart of Ida created a Friendly Caller and Stay Connected program to assess and meet the needs of isolated older adults in this time of isolation.

Urban Community Outreach

In addition to assisting community members with rent assistance, Urban Community Outreach is operating a modified drop-in center to provide to-go lunches to up to 200 people on Sunday afternoons, as well as providing groceries to several of their housed clients and others who have been financially strained because of the Covid19 shutdown.

Su Casa Ending Domestic Violence

has not turned away any clients. To date, they have placed four families (10 individuals including children) in safe locations. Su Casa shelter staff provides regular checkup communication, counseling, and services to families these families. Through the Coronavirus Relief Fund, Su Casa is providing gift cards for food and other necessities for these families during this time of isolation.

We Love Long Beach

is providing grocery care boxes. "You truly are helping those of us who fall between the cracks. Not poor enough to qualify for aid, yet not immune to having our income suddenly cut off with nowhere to turn. We are forever grateful and truly touched by the help we have received. Thank you for the groceries." Julianna - Los Cerritos Neighborhood

Filipino Migrant Center

Filipino Migrant Center

is using funds from the Coronavirus Relief Grant to provide immediate assistance to Filipino families who have been impacted by the Covid19 pandemic. If you or someone you know is in need of their services, please call the hotline number at 562-302-1968.


“Thanks to funds from the Long Beach Community Foundation, we will be able to continue delivering meals to homebound seniors throughout Long Beach via our home-delivered meals program. More than a simple meal, our deliveries help preserve seniors’ mental health and well-being by providing a reassuring visit from a friendly face.” Call 562-806-5400 if you are in need of their services.

Center LB

LGBTQ Center Long Beach

is providing much-needed support to directly address food and essential item insecurity (including prescription medication, hygiene supplies, pet supplies, and cleaning supplies) for LGBTQ people. The LGBTQ Center is providing direct assistance in purchasing food and essential items for LGBTQ seniors, LGBTQ youth, and transgender and non-binary people of all ages. Additionally, they are launching a formal food and essential item delivery program, and expanding services for LGBTQ senior citizens.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Was able to multiply their services to the low-income, homeless, and seniors in need and can continue to serve at this extended rate through mid-May.

Harbor Interfaith

Harbor Interfaith

is using these funds to purchase food for the Food Pantry. The Pantry provides packaged food to over 8,600 homeless and working poor individuals in the Long Beach/Los Angeles County area.

LB Community Table

LB Community Table

is providing food and hygiene products for community members in need. This grant will enable them to expand their operations during this time of greater need.

food finders Long beach

Thank you Long Beach Community Foundation for believing in the work of these 5 amazing charities @lbcommunitytable @centro_cha @urbancommunityoutreach and @harborinterfaith and us! These grants are vital for our existence in these hard times because it allows us to focus our resources on rescuing food for those who need it.

Mental Health America of LA

Mental Health America of Los Angeles is delivering supply bags to many of its Long Beach members challenged with mental health needs. They are receiving various food and hygienic items including rice, beans, pasta, soup, soap, and other staples to sustain them.

Womens Shelter

WomenShelter is grateful to the Long Beach Community Foundation for the funding from the Long Beach Disaster Relief Fund, which enables us to offer safety and trauma-informed direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children. These stressful times with many people being out of work and having children home from school, can be like a pressure-cooker in a violent home. It is critical for WSLB to keep our courageous counselors working to offer confidential emergency supportive housing and services to those in need.

Memorial Center

Will provide medical assistance to community members during the COVID-19 health crisis; specifically for a triage tent for the Emergency Department.

Farm Lot 59

With this grant, Long Beach Local, a non-profit urban farm Farm Lot 59, will provide meals to residents of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Residence who are transitioning from homelessness.

Precious Lamb

Precious Lamb

is breaking the cycle of homelessness, one family at a time.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

developed the Habitat LA COVID-19 Relief Fun to provide emergency food, essential items, and financial resources to low- and very-low-income families in the Washington Neighborhood and City of Long Beach impacted by recent school closures, loss of income, illness, or self-quarantine due to COVID-19. For more information, call us at 310-323-4663 x 219 or click the learn more button.

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Below are the nonprofit, educational, or governmental organizations that have been awarded grants from the Long Beach Coronavirus Relief Fund. 


1736 Family Crisis Center
Grant Purpose: COVID-19 emergency funding to assist survivors of domestic violence and their families. Hotline 562/388-7652

Abode Communities
Grant Purpose: Emergency funding so it can address the COVID-19 needs of residents at three affordable housing properties in the Long Beach area. 213/629-2702

AfutureSuperHero and Friends
Grant Purpose: To provide food, hygiene, and critical relief to the homeless, disabled, unemployed, and low-income residents severely financially impacted by Covid-19. 562/999-1304

AIDS Food Store
Grant Purpose: Collect large food donations and prepare and distribute individual portions to local needy families. 562/676-4554

Alliance for Housing and Healing
Grant Purpose: To provide basic life necessities such as food and transportation to medical care to the chronically homeless with HIV/AIDS. 562/294-5500

Arts Council
Grant Purpose: This grant would help support the COVID Cover Up Project in partnership with the Office of Economic Development and Emergency Fund for Artists, which will provide one-time grants to professional Long Beach artists who are experiencing income loss and financial hardship due to the pandemic. 562/435-2787

Boys and Girls Club of Long Beach
Grant Purpose: Funding to provide critical childcare and programming to the community’s essential workforce, provide wellness checks and virtual programming to our Club members, and provide a facility for a temporary homeless shelter during the COVID-19 crisis. 562/595-5945

Bridge to Hope
Grant Purpose: To offer Homeless Prevention services, in the form of (partial) Financial Rental Assistance of up to $500 per household, to meet and sustain housing, post receipt of stimulus funding. 562/972-4441

California Aquatic Therapy & Wellness Center
Grant Purpose: To provide emergency food distribution services twice a week for vulnerable, low-income, socially isolated residents in North Long Beach that are food insecure and at-risk of hunger. 310/537-2224

California Families in Focus
Grant Purpose: To deliver food and “Safer at Home” Hygiene baskets for homebound seniors and disabled individuals. 562/900-8686

Cambodian Association of America
Grant Purpose: Vaccine awareness and outreach. 562/988-1863

Centro CHA
Grant Purpose: COVID-19 Emergency Solution for Unemployed Working Families and Small Business Owners. 562/612-4164

Century Village at Cabrillo
Grant Purpose: Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) seeks to develop an Emergency Fund to support formerly homeless and other high-risk residents at The Villages at Cabrillo (Villages) with urgent needs resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic, such as food, sanitation supplies, and medical emergencies. 562/388-8000

Christian Outreach in Action
Grant Purpose: Food Relief for the Most Vulnerable Long Beach Residents During COVID-19. 562/432-1440

City Church of Long Beach
Grant Purpose: To provide food assistance to members of our community who are unable to provide for themselves due to health and/or financial hardships. 562/400-3934

Grant Purpose: To support a dramatic increase in requests for emergency food, clothing, hygiene, household items, and other critical supplies for low-income, home-bound and/or homeless seniors, veterans, and families as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 562/704-9585

Community Partners
Grant Purpose: To provide immigrant families with food assistance impacted by Covid-19. 562/204-6333

CSULB 49er Foundation
Grant Purpose: To assist students who are experiencing housing insecurity, encountering homelessness, or have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 by providing emergency financial grants through CSULB’s Student Emergency Fund.

Disabled Resources Center, Inc.
Grant Purpose: (DRC) seeks funding from the Long Beach Community Foundation to provide direct assistance—sheltering, food, and sanitation supplies–to people experiencing homelessness during the current COVID-19 health crisis. 562/427-1000

Downtown Lions Club Charities
Grant Purpose: To directly help low-income families/individuals affected by COVID-19 to pay for critical expenses; Food, hygiene, and cleaning products. 562/728-7375

Earthlodge Center for Transformation
Grant Purpose: To provide urgent COVID-19 Relief services to constituents impacted by the pandemic. 470/765-5343

Edwin and Dorothy Baker Foundation
Grant Purpose: To support families experiencing financial stress as a result of COVID-19.

Elite Skills Development
Grant Purpose: Vaccine awareness and outreach. 562/303-2750

Family of Faith Christian Center
Grant Purpose: Family of Faith seeks a grant to aid its elderly congregants with utilities, food, rent, and household expenses. 562/595-1222

Filipino Migrant Center
Grant Purpose: Our aim is to provide immediate financial and social assistance to Filipino families and undocumented non-Filipino families who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hotline – 562/302-1968

Food Finders
Grant Purpose: To offset expenses associated with food rescue and hunger relief efforts during COVID-19. 562/283-1400

Grace Social and Medical Services
Grant Purpose: To bolster the small business and Middle Eastern/North African Long Beach community during the COVID pandemic by aiding in keeping businesses afloat while they adapt their strategies to survive the pandemic. 818/599-2692

Grameen America
Grant Purpose: To support its members with the micro-lending program and its role in the relief and recovery of women-owned small businesses in Long Beach.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles
Grant Purpose: Long Beach COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund has been created to provide emergency food, essential items, and financial resources to low- and very low-income families in the city of Long Beach who have been affected by school closures, illness, loss of income, or self-quarantine due to COVID-19. 310/323-4663 x 219

Harbor Interfaith Services
Grant Purpose: To provide emergency food, hygiene items, and sanitation supplies to homeless individuals and families in Long Beach and Service Planning Area 8. 310/831-0603

Heart of Ida
Grant Purpose: Friendly Caller and Stay Connected program to assess and meet the needs of isolated older adults. 562/570-3548

Help Me Help You
Grant Purpose: To continue providing food to the homeless and low income community including children and seniors. 562/612-5001

Helpful Housing
Grant Purpose: Housing retention, eviction prevention, housing improvements, capital improvements, outreach, program growth.

Grant Purpose: To provide housing for up to six people with developmental disabilities who need to be quarantined due to the COVID-19 virus. 877/311-4673

Human Services Association
Grant Purpose: We are requesting funds to secure additional meals for our home-delivered meals program clients in Long Beach. 562/806-5400

Interval House
Grant Purpose: Interval House is requesting emergency funds from the Long Beach Community Foundation to provide emergency funding for Long Beach households that have been financially impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis (i.e., layoffs, work reduction, business closures, etc.) to help bring economic stability for distressed individuals and families. 310/831-9123

Jewish Family & Children Service of LB
Grant Purpose: To provide low-cost or no-cost mental health services to low-income individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 crisis and the impact of job loss or, increased childcare needs, and other additional financial stressors. 562/427-7916

Leadership Long Beach
Grant Purpose: To support a new project, Long Beach Leaders Deliver, designed to provide basic human needs to those affected by the COVID-19 virus. 562/997-9194

Linc Housing
Grant Purpose: To assist vulnerable residents at The Palace with emergency food and supplies in addition to ongoing support services. 562/684-1100

Grant Purpose: To create a relief fund to support food-based small businesses located in food deserts and low-income communities. Click here for more information.

Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion
Grant Purpose: To provide funds to expand Food Assistance Programs at community sites throughout North, Central, and West Long Beach and deliver fresh, local food to homebound Seniors. 562/336-1833

Long Beach City College Foundation
Grant Purpose: To provide emergency aid to Long Beach City College students during COVID-19 to address housing, resource, food, and technology insecurities and inequities. 562/938-4134

Long Beach Community Table
Grant Purpose: Our mission is to expand our current operations to meet the nutritional and hygiene needs of the city’s most vulnerable people, who are growing in number due to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus. 562/548-0774


Long Beach Gray Panthers
Grant Purpose: To provide grocery gift cards to pay for orders to be delivered to low-income seniors. 562/353-7015

Long Beach Local
Grant Purpose: With this grant, Long Beach Local, a non-profit urban farm Farm Lot 59, will provide meals to residents of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Residence who are transitioning from homelessness.

Long Beach Organic
Grant Purpose: To provide organic produce to CSULB Food Pantry which serves students enrolled at the university. 562/438-9000

Luthern Social Services of Southern California
Grant Purpose: To address the greater need in Long Beach due to the COVID-19 pandemic, where clients need support for the food pantry, clothing closet and additional financial support for the housing assistance programs (such as Rapid Rehousing and Permanent Supportive Housing programs). 562/599-1321

Meals On Wheels of Long Beach
Grant Purpose: To deliver two freshly prepared nutritious meals to elderly, disabled, and chronically ill citizens of Long Beach and is looking for funding to cover the exponential influx of new clients, who need services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 562/439-5000

Memorial Medical Center Foundation
Grant Purpose: To assist with our response activities to provide medical assistance to community members during the COVID-19 health crisis; specifically for a triage tent for our Emergency Department. 562/933-5437

Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA)
Grant Purpose: Requests grant support for supplies necessary to provide access to adequate services and for needed food for low-income individuals, including homeless people, who are at risk due to COVID-19 isolation, employment reduction, and cessation of essential services. 562/285-1330

Grant Purpose: To provide emergency food relief and critical supply delivery to home-bound, Long Beach residents, including seniors, those with limited income, those with no transportation, grandparents with parental custody of their grandchildren, veterans, and those with disabilities. 562/856-7586

Grant Purpose: To transition our in-person support groups, educational classes, and other programming — which deliver critical coping strategies and techniques for maintaining wellness and resiliency to members of our community (in particular, low-income, historically underserved community members) living with mental health conditions – to an online format. 562/435-2264

New Generations
Grant Purpose: To supply food and necessities to Long Beach community members in need.

New Image Shelter
Grant Purpose: To prevent homelessness by providing partial financial rental and utility assistance and basic needs. 562/305-6155

Olive Crest
Grant Purpose: To help fund emergency services for vulnerable children, youth, and families in Long Beach, Ca. 562/216-8841

One in Long Beach
Grant Purpose: Funding will be used to support LGBTQ clients impacted by the COVID-19 crisis with food and critical supplies. 562/434-4455

Operation Jump Start
Grant Purpose: To assist our students with emotional, financial, and educational challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 562/988-2131

Our Own Nonprofit
Providing food, toiletries, mental health services to elderly, low income families, special needs, and pet owners impacted by COVID-19. 562/208-8558

Partners of Parks
Grant Purpose: To provide reusable cotton masks to seniors living in Long Beach Senior Living Centers, while providing a source of income to people sewing masks due to Covid-19 related job loss. 714/924-6751

Also to support AOC7 in feeding families who have been financially impacted by Covid-19. 562/758-5751

Pathways Volunteer Hospice
Grant Purpose: To continue to serve isolated, homebound older adults who find themselves disenfranchised from our community due to COVID-19. 562/531-3031

Precious Lamb Preschool
Grant Purpose: To provide grocery and home essentials, hot meals, and children items to young families experiencing homelessness. 562/243-1715

South Bay Abundant Life Church
Grant Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to provide care packages to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Long Beach area. 562/295-7674

South Bay Counseling Center
Grant Purpose: To provide food, critical supplies, and emergency funds for most vulnerable. 310/414-2090

St. Luke’s Episcopal
Grant Purpose: To continue operation of St. Luke’s Shower Program during COVID-10 Emergency. 562/436-4047

St. Mary’s Medical Center Foundation
Grant Purpose: To provide weekly, emergency food/personal necessity bags for the next 12-weeks to 55 of the most high-risk patients served by St. Mary Medical Center’s Comprehensive AIDS Resource Education (CARE) Center’s Food Pantry, many of whom are homeless, and/or elderly patients with severely compromised immune systems as a result of their HIV or chemotherapy/cancer treatment. 562/491-9225

Strength Church
Grant Purpose: To provide food and critical supplies to home-bound individuals affected by Covid-19 in Long Beach. 562/758-0060

Su Casa
Grant Purpose: To maintain operations and meet increased service demand and complexity due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Hotline 562/402-4888

Tarzana Treatment Center
Grant Purpose: To support the provision of on-demand telehealth behavioral health services, including screening & assessment, withdrawal management, individual and group counseling, MAT, psychiatric assessment & medication management, mental health therapy, case management and recovery support services, to low income and/or homeless individuals impacted by COVID-19 in Long Beach. 562/218-1868

The Garden Church
Grant Purpose: To provide essential meals, goods, and services to the homeless residents at the Long Beach Emergency Shelter Locations and to low-income individuals in our greater Long Beach community. 562/414-5388

The Guidance Center
Grant Purpose: To provide housing/rental/utilities assistance, and food and household goods support for current clients. 562/595-1159

The Maye Center
Grant Purpose: COVID-19 Pandemic relief for Cambodian survivors of the Khmer Rouge Genocide. 562/704-6778

The Salvation Army
Grant Purpose: To purchase food and other items for our Food Pantry to meet the higher demand of low-income families, seniors, homeless, and those experiencing food insecurity due to the COVID-19 crisis. 562/247-3528

United Cambodian Community
Grant Purpose: To support minority-owned small businesses in Cambodia Town affected by COVID 19 with grant funding, one-on-one business counseling, loan application assistance, social media capacity building, and training through webinars. 562/999-1755

United States Veterans Initiative
Grant Purpose: To provide response supplies at the Long Beach Winter Shelter serving veteran and non-veteran homeless, adult individuals. 562/200-7300

Urban Community Outreach
Grant Purpose: To provide rental assistance and rent deposit.

Village Foundation
Grant Purpose: To distribute sanitation supplies, to mitigate the spread COVID-19, to different homeless encampments throughout the city of Long Beach. 714/752-0063

We Love Long Beach
Grant Purpose: To provide FREE Grocery Care Boxes to individuals and families experiencing health and financial challenges during this COVID-19 Pandemic.

Women in Action Reaching Out
Grant Purpose: To serve meals to seniors and those in need in North Long Beach. 562/253-8078

WomenShelter of Long Beach
Grant Purpose: To provide basic needs, safety, and confidential emergency supportive housing for victims of domestic violence and their children. Hotline 562/437-4663

Wrap the Kids
Grant Purpose: To support homeless and formerly homeless community members in sewing cloth face masks, distributing masks, hand sanitizers, gloves to the unsheltered and homeless in Long Beach. 562/358-0059

YMCA – Lakewood
Grant Purpose: To support the greater Lakewood Family YMCA Community in Long Beach in response to COVID19. 562/425-7431

YMCA – Los Altos
Grant Purpose: To support seniors that are homebound through food supply and delivery, prescription and essential care product pickup and delivery, and remote socialization resources. 562/596-3394

Grant Purpose: To provide social services to our disadvantaged families during the COVID-19 crisis

Youth With a Mission
Grant Purpose: To provide food, shelter, and supplies to those experiencing homelessness as well as providing and delivering necessary food and supplies to those that are home-bound. 562/726-2931

For additional information, please email

Updated 7/2/2020