Empowerment Congress Central Area Neighborhood Development Council

Avoid COVID Scams

Five things you can do to avoid COVID scams include ignoring offers for vaccinations and home test kits. Hang up on robocalls. Watch out for phishing emails and texts. Research before you donate and stay in the know.

2020-05-20T17:42:07-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Disaster Relief for Immigrants

You may be eligible for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants, a one-time disaster relief assistance program for undocumented adults who are ineligible for other forms of relief. Qualifying adults can receive $500 in assistance, with a maximum of $1000 per household. The applications will remain open until the funding is spent, or until June 30, 2020.

2020-05-19T14:13:06-07:00May 19th, 2020|

Help for Landlords & Renters; Project Roomkey

L.A. County has launched two new rent relief programs: the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (for residential tenants) and the Rent Relief program (for landlords of the 2nd district). These programs provide a lifeline to income-eligible renters and mom-and-pop landlords in some unincorporated areas of L.A. County. Project Roomkey is seeking providers of laundry services and temporary housing.

2020-05-21T18:12:28-07:00May 18th, 2020|

Mayor Modifies Safer at Home

The Mayor will modify the Safer at Home Order to allow florists, toy stores, music stores, bookstores, clothing and sporting goods stores to offer curbside pickup starting Friday, May 8th.

2020-05-14T19:55:57-07:00May 7th, 2020|

Safer at Home: Masks Required

This week's news includes face mask requirements, park closure for Easter, domestic violence assistance, how to volunteer from home for the census and dogs working from home.

2020-04-09T14:45:19-07:00April 9th, 2020|

Tot Lot Ready & Waiting

ECCANDC is excited to report that the tot lot portion of the Gage and Western park is nearing completion with the installation of play equipment. Landscaping is underway and the community will be able to enjoy this open space when the Safer at Home orders are lifted.

2020-04-07T10:42:03-07:00April 7th, 2020|