Please be aware that this information may change according to the needs of pop-ups, walk-ups, and drive-ups. Please also read all the requirements in order to ensure you meet the requirements for a free test. Note that the test type and testing criteria vary by location, and you may want to learn more about the test type and testing criteria at these sites.
Walk-Ups By Appointment
San Fernando Park
208 Park Ave.
San Fernando

To make an appointment:
Source of Information:
Pop-up Sites
Vallarta Market
10175 San Fernando Road

Walk-up only (by appointment)

To make an appointment: or call (888) 634-1123
Paving the Way Foundation
44818 Fern Avenue, #105

Walk-up only (by appointment)

To make an appointment: or call (888) 634-1123
Wilsona Elementary Campus at McPherson Hall
41625 N. 170th Street East

Walk-up only (by appointment)

To make an appointment: or call (888) 634-1123
Source of Information:
Drive-Ups By Appointment
High Desert Regional Health Center - DHS
335 East Avenue I

To make an appointment:
Palmdale Hammack Center
815 E Avenue Q6

To make an appointment:
Southern California Medical Center
14550 Haynes St.
Van Nuys

College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita

To make an appointment:
Balboa Park
5903 N. Balboa Blvd
Van Nuys

El Cariso
3100 Hubbard Street

To make an appointment: or call 1-888-634-1123
Hansen Dam Recreational Center
10965 Dronfield Ave

To make an appointment:
Pierce College
20498 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills

To make an appointment:
Source of Information:
News from Mayor Eric Garcetti

FREE testing without appointments at City-run sites is now available

LA County Home Test Collection program with Fulgent Genetics offers an option to certain residents who have COVID-19 symptoms or who were possibly exposed to COVID-19 to receive a free at-home nasal swab COVID-19 test.

Who Qualifies?

To participate, you MUST meet the following criteria:
  • Have symptoms of COVID-19 or think you were exposed to COVID-19, AND
  • Are age 65 years or older; OR
  • Are unable to leave your home

Learn more at:
Please find below links for information about other COVID testing resources through LA County and LA City. If someone does not have access to the internet, call “211” to make an appointment for a test. 
Friendly Reminder from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Wearing a face covering protects you and others around you. Make sure it fits snug to your face, covering your nose and your mouth.
Other Resources
Beginning April 1, 2021, the City of Santa Clarita (City) is launching the Santa Clarita COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program (Program) to provide financial relief to low- to moderate-income residential households unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn more at:
From HCIDLA - City of Los Angeles' 2021 COVID-19 Emergency Renters Assistance Program is opening on Tuesday, March 30! Application period is open March 30 to April 30.

For City of Los Angeles residents only. To determine if your city is part of City of Los Angeles, look at the second graphic to see if your city is listed.

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

107,000+ have received free mental health services during the pandemic.

Call 800-854-7771 any time, any day for assistance. 
HCIDLA offers a Homelessness Prevention Program for Families through their FamilySource Centers which provides multiple FREE services and help with social, educational, work and family support.

Learn more at:
CA COVID-19 Rent Relief will help income-eligible households pay rent and utilities, both for past due and future payments. If you are behind on rent due to pandemic-related financial hardship, you can apply for Rent Relief. Helps pay rent & utilities, past due & future payments.

For eligibility and application help, call @HousingIsKey's Rent Relief Call Center: 833-430-2122

For more information, please visit:
From LA's COVID Resources page, LA Represents, a pro bono program that will provide legal services without charge to people facing hardships due to COVID-19. The following page, will provide more information including the issues that the lawyers will help you with: landlord, safety, employment, debt, and other legal questions.

From Los Angeles County, options available for low-cost internet services, low-cost computers & phones, and digital literacy services!

Learn more at the following link:
Housing Rights Center's counselors can answer your questions about rent, evictions, security deposits, repairs, harassment, discrimination, & more. You can also request their help for reasonable accommodation or modification requests.

Contact them on their toll free hotline: 1-800-477-5977 or email at: For TTY: 1-213-201-0867. They also offer counseling appointments over phone. Use the calendar at following link to schedule an appointment:
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have discount and special rate programs for seniors, as well as low-income discount program and life-support equipment discount.

For further information, please visit the following:
IHSS recipients may be eligible for utility reduction through Medical Baseline Allowance. The Medical Baseline Allowance will help customers who use electrically-powered medical equipment at home pay the cost of operating the life-saving equipment.

Los Angeles County Development Authority is offering a series of FREE webinars through its BizHelp Program. The webinars are meant to help businesses large and small navigate through economic uncertainty and prepare them for a post-COVID-19 economy.

Multiple languages are available.

For more information and registration:
A program from Metro, Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE), which is designed to provide transportation to low-income individuals in Los Angeles.

Once enrolled, LIFE benefits can be loaded onto your TAP card at any participating vendor. If you are a Reduced-Fare TAP cardholder, you may also be eligible for additional savings with LIFE.

Learn more about Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) at the following link:
From LA County Library, FREE online homework help (both English & Spanish) from a live online tutor. All you need is your LA County Library card and PIN, and an internet connection.

Hours are every day from 12 pm to 10 pm. Available to K-12, college students, and adult learners. Find out more information at the following link:
LA Jobs Portal and additional resources for all economically impacted by COVID-19 pandemic. 

Los Angeles COVID-19 Resources

For more information, please visit the following page:
City of L.A. Resource Guide for Immigrants during COVID-19 Crisis

For more information, please visit the following page:
You can earn an accredited high school diploma for FREE online in 18 months or less through LA County Library and the Career Online High School program.

A self-paced adult high school diploma program from LA County Library. Visit for more information and requirements.
FREE 'Parent-Ade: When Life Gives You Distance Learning' virtual series from LA County Library, every Wednesday at 4 pm for the English language and 5 pm for the Spanish language. Covers a range of topics.

Learn more at:
CalFresh recipients can use their EBT card to purchase groceries online at Walmart and Amazon. Apply at the following link:

For immigrants, if you have questions, visit the following link:

CalFresh is available to SSI/SSP recipients as of June 2019. It will not change or reduce your SSI/SSP amounts.

If you need to, you can request or designate a person you trust to use your EBT card. Your designated person can use your CalFresh benefits on your behalf. To learn more, visit the following link:
A FREE service from LA Public Library in getting help with your tech needs! You can call them, text them, or chat with them. Cybernauts services are available Monday - Friday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Learn more at:
From County of LA: COVID-19: Children, Families & Schools Resource for Families.

The resources listed above are for informational purposes only. NLACRC does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of the information contained on any linked website. Any reference to a specific product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by NLACRC of the product, service, or provider. The views and opinions expressed in any linked website do not necessarily state or reflect those of NLACRC. 
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