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EWDD Resources for Angelenos Impacted by COVID-19

Many residents of the City of Los Angeles have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Many are faced with job loss or are struggling to keep their businesses operational. Even as all Californians are asked to limit all outside activities beyond what is absolutely necessary, Angelenos still have many resources. The City of LA and EWDD is here to help YOU!

Resources for Businesses

Financial information and resources for L.A. businesses

Get Business Assistance
Resources for Jobseekers

Links and resources that can connect you to jobs in L.A.

Find Employment
Resources for Everyone

Links and resources to find the help you need

Find Community Resources

Job Loss Resources

If you have lost your job due to the pandemic, EWDD offers expert help to guide you through all available resources, including virtual meetings to talk with advisors in real time


link to Job Loss page

LA CARES Corps

LA CARES Corps works to help small businesses in Los Angeles impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak apply for federal loans under the CARES Act


link to LA Cares Corps page

LA Optimized

Helping small businesses impacted by COVID-19 adapt to changes in consumer behavior by leveraging technology tools, pivoting to online sales and digital marketing


link to LA Optimized for Small Businesses page

Small Business Resilience Toolkit

A wide range of Los Angeles area information and resources targeting small businesses impacted by COVID-19
(updated July 2020)


link to Small Business Toolkit PDF

Policy Guide for Los Angeles Small Businesses

Download the City's Policy Guide for LA Small Businesses to follow safety standards and stay informed on policy and regulation changes (PDF)


link to PDF Policy Guide

LAEDC Community Portal for COVID-19 Resources

LAEDC pandemic related information portal providing crucial resources for vulnerable Los Angeles residents, small businesses, and nonprofits


link to COVID-19 Community Portal

Additional City, State and Federal Resources

A list of resources and information from city, county, state and national level government for residents and businesses to help during this challenging time


link to EWDD's Resource Lists