Free/Reduced-Cost Medicine

If your client does not have insurance, or if the cost of medicine is more than they can afford, they still have options!
County Health Referral – Your client can arrange an appointment with a psychiatrist at any county approved facility, and receive medications through the facility’s referral.
DMH Access: 1-800-854-7771
Free/Reduced Medication Programs – Direct them to anyone of the below sites as well as to the drug maker’s website and their “Prescription Assistance Programs.”
http://www.needymeds.org
https://www.pparx.org/en/gethelp
http://rxassist.org
Coupons http://www.xubex.com/Default.aspx

Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC)

Provides services in the following areas:
Housing
Medical Care
Mental Health Care
Domestic Violence Services
Substance Addiction Treatment
Income Services
Life Skills
Services to Veterans

For general inquiries, please email customerservice@opcc.net.
For: Homeless Services call (310) 450-4050.
Victims of Domestic violence call their 24-Hour Hotline: (310) 264-6644.

Address:
1453 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
opcc

Pathways to home

Overview
Daily bus pick up at 3pm and 3:30pm on San Julian St. between 6th St. and 7th St.
Intakes are held on Tuesday and Thursdays, 1pm-4pm
(No ID needed)

Address
3804 Broadway Place, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Phonenumber
(323)-231-1711

pathways to home website

ETTA (S. Robertson)

Adults with autism

Overview
ETTA, founded in 1993 in Los Angeles, California, and merged with OHEL in 2012, provides a full spectrum of services for adults with special needs. ETTA serves people with developmental disabilities and their families, and is one of the premier providers of such services on the West Coast. ETTA’s services include residential housing, case management, employment training and placement, educational services and social services.

Address
1427 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Contact
Josh Taff
Josh@etta.org

Calfresh

Calfresh application

Overview
Adults from 18 – 54
Services to individuals who live in Los Angeles County
Increase the food-buying power in low-income households
Benefits are issued via an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card
Must meet eligibility requirements for Calfresh (citizenship/residency, income, and resource requirements)

Address
11110 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles CA, 90064

Phonenumber
(310) 258-7400

Application procedure

Walk in to apply or apply online. Applicants must provide identification and proof of income eligibility.
Applicants must provide identification and proof of income eligibility.
Accepted forms of ID include a driver’s license, check cashing card, or health service card.

Service hours
Monday-Friday from 08:00 am – 05:00 pm

Downtown Women’s Center

Overview
Apply for case management
Apply for housing
Private bathrooms and showers
Use laundry facilities
Make phone calls or access a computer
Fresh change of clothes
Secure a mailing address
Creative workshops
Health clinic activities
Job readiness
3 Meals a day/ 7 days a week (breakfast 8am, Lunch noon, Lunch 11am)
Health services (free mammograms, vision and foot screenings, TB tests and HIV testing & counseling, Medical case management, monthly health education workshops, weekly drop-in fitness classes, peer support groups, health & wellness counseling, one-on-one benefits assistance and monthly benefits workshops)

Address
442 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Phonenumber
(213) 680-0600

Application procedure
For Case management: Any woman can sign up for case management by speaking with a desk worker in the Day Center, or by contacting our Case Management Program Manager Tracy Malbrough at (213) 680-0600.

For Housing: To explore your housing options, please come to the Day Center (located at 442 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles) to sign up to meet with a case manager; some transitional and permanent housing programs require a referral from a case manager. In the meantime, do your best to obtain the necessary documents that housing facilities require such as your birth certificate and/or state issued ID, social security card, proof of income and a current TB test. We can also help you with those.

For Job assistance: DWC provides job training programs for participants, led by volunteers and staff. To participate, visit our Day Center and join us at our Employment & Education Orientation on Tuesdays at 9:30am.

For Health services:
On-site clinic appointments are available on TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS from 8:30am – 5pm. Sign up for clinic appointments or find out about other health services by signing up for Day Center case management services or by seeing a member of the health team on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-11am in the Day Center. Depending on your health insurance coverage or your specific medical needs, you may be required to wait for an appointment at the DWC clinic or you may be referred to another health clinic.
PLEASE NOTE that TB tests are only performed on Tuesdays, and results are provided only on Fridays.

Service hours
On-site clinic appointments are available on TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS from
8:30am – 5pm. Sign up for clinic appointments or find out about other health services by signing up for Day Center
case management services or by seeing a member of the health team on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-11am in the
Day Center. Depending on your health insurance coverage or your specific medical needs, you may be required to
wait for an appointment at the DWC clinic or you may be referred to another health clinic.
Downtown Women’s Center

101 Resources Blog: Cash Only Living

Blogspot: 101 Resources If You Are Flat Broke, Homeless, Jobless, Etc.
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