City of Long Beach
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Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA - The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) has awarded $745,000 in funding to local nonprofit organizations to provide services to members of the community that are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
“Many Long Beach residents, particularly immigrants and communities of color, have been significantly impacted by the virus,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “With these grants, we can support nonprofit organizations that have mobilized to offer critical services and engage communities with significant needs.”
In October, the City issued a request for proposals to provide services to communities impacted by COVID-19. The following organizations have received funding:
The organizations will perform the following services:
To find out more about these programs people may call the Long Beach Resource Line at 562.570.INFO (4636), option 5, or contact the awarded organizations.
These programs are made possible by Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. The City has received $40 million in CARES Act funding to support relief and community recovery and resiliency, of which the Long Beach City Council allocated $795,000 for non-profit organizations providing relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the latest information on COVID-19, with details on all that the City of Long Beach is doing to keep our residents safe, visit longbeach.gov/COVID19 and follow @LongBeachCity on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.