* The following has been compiled by the office of Assemblymember Patrick O'Donnell

SUPPORT

LBUSD's Family Resource Centers provide social, emotional and behavioral health-related support to students.

  • Call 562-986-6870 x 242
     

CASA Youth Shelter provides emergency shelter to youth, parenting classes and counseling.

The Guidance Center provides mental health services for children and teenagers.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Long Beach provides mental health education through support groups, classes, and workshops.

Jewish Family & Children Services of Long Beach and West Orange County provides counseling for children and teenagers.

The Long Beach Asian Pacific Islander Family Mental Health Center provides mental health services for the API Community.

  • Call 562-346-1100

LEARNING MATERIALS & TUTORING SERVICES

The Assistance League of Long Beach is distributing school supplies and hygiene kits including masks and hand sanitizers.

Schools on Wheels is providing free year-round, one-on-one online tutoring to students.

INTERNET ACCESS

human-I-T is providing low-cost internet for some families.

MEALS AND FOOD PANTRY SERVICES

The Long Beach Unified School District is offering free meals to all local children ages 1 to 18 at selected school sites.

To find a schedule and list of participating school sites near you, visit their website.

The following non-profits are providing meals and food pantry services to children and their families. To find the closest location near you, visit the following websites below:

COVID-19 TESTING

The City of Long Beach is providing free COVID-19 testing at the following school sites:

  • Long Beach City College - Pacific Coast Campus
  • Jordan Plus High School
  • Long Beach City College - Veterans' Stadium
  • Cabrillo High School

To schedule an appointment and to find a full list of centers near you, visit their website.

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* The following has been compiled by Long Beach Forward https://www.lbforward.org/covid19

Movement Strategy

Family Resources

Government Resources

Research and Knowledge

  • Flattening the CurveGiven all the major events and large gatherings that are shuttering, it’s important to understand why we need to do this. Our goal is to flatten the curve. Our healthcare system is currently being pushed hard with the influx of cases (and potential cases). The number of cases will increase and we want to make sure we can manage the increased load.

  • Get the facts straightCBC News medical contributor and family physician Dr. Peter Lin breaks down the facts about what it is, where it came from, how it spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day

School Resources and Information

  • Free meals for Children During School ClosureLBUSD will provide meals to children during the coronavirus school closure period.  Nutritious meals will be offered free at breakfast and lunch to children ages one to 18 at all LBUSD school locations, (except for California Academy for Math and Science located at California State University, Dominguez Hills campus) for the first week of the closure.  The school district will then evaluate its meal services and revise as necessary the schedule and operating locations for all future weeks of the school closure period.

  • LBUSD Coronavirus HomepageView LBUSD's coronavirus web page for updates from the school district and partnering agencies.

  • Updates on Education Centers: Provided by the Long Beach Early Childhood Education Committee