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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Resources for those impacted by COVID-19

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This page was updated on March 24, 2020. 

Senior Resources

Grocery/Prescription Assistance

If you need assistance with getting groceries or picking-up prescriptions, please contact La Palma Community Services at (714) 690-3350. We will work with you to partner you with someone who can take these tasks on for you.

Meals on Wheels

La Palma offers a Meals on Wheels program that serves nutritionally balanced meals to residents who are physically unable to prepare their own meals. During the current COVID-19 crisis, based on availability from La Palma Intercommunity Hospital who prepares the meals, you may join the program until the stay-at-home direction is lifted. For more information and costs, please contact the Meals on Wheels Coordinator at (714) 690-3352.

Older Adult Resources

The County of Orange also has additional services that may be available. The Office on Aging Information & Assistance Call Center can be reached at (800)510-2020. Their staff will screen the calls to link senior residents with Orange County community partner organizations.


Children Resources

Free Meals

All children, 18 years and under, can pick up a meal at Kennedy High School (8281 Walker Street) in La Palma from 11am-12pm. 

  • Each child will receive a breakfast and lunch meal
  • No paperwork or signups are necessary
  • Children must be present in order to receive a meal
  • Meals will be offered for pick-up only, no meals will be consumed on-site

For more information, including other locations, visit the Anaheim Union High School District website.

Schools

For the latest information regarding Orange County schools, visit the Orange County Department of Education website.


Business Resources

North Orange County Chamber of Commerce

North Orange County Chamber is committed to keeping the business community up to date during the COVID-19 crisis. Businesses are encouraged to visit their website for additional information.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Small businesses and private non-profit organizations of any size that have been financially impacted may qualify for Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses. These loans can be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable, and other bills that can’t be paid because of the disaster’s impact. Businesses are encouraged to apply online.

SBA also offers small business guidance and loan resources on their website.


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