COVID-19 testing

 

LA Grab and GoWith so many families counting on their children getting two subsidized meals each weekday, Free Meals at 60 Grab & Go Food Centers will be provided by Los Angeles Unified in partnership with the Red Cross during the temporary closure of schools.

Our 60 Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed: weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

West Adams local Center is located at:
Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School, 3537 Farmdale Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90016

For more LAUSD information in response to the coronavirus: https://achieve.lausd.net/resources

Neighboring New Los Angeles Charter Middle School is serving free meals to #any student who walks through our doors from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, M-F, 1919 S. Burnside Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90016. https://www.newlamiddle.org/

 

Click here to see the listing of Desaster Help Center resources – Click

 

Any child under 18 can receive a free meal. The child does not need to be present, parent/guardian may pick up. The child does not need to attend New LA.

Cualquier niño menor de 18 años puede recibir una comida gratis. No es necesario que el niño esté presente, el padre / tutor puede recogerlo. El niño no necesita asistir a New LA. ¡Ven a comer!

 

Safer at Home


LADOT Adams Blvd. Safety Programs

LADOT video with an update on the Adams Blvd Safety Project

LADOT is proposing changes to Adams that will improve traffic safety and accessibility for all. Changes may include pavement repair, signal upgrades, bike lanes, lane reduction, pedestrian beacons, pedestrian refuge islands, and other safety treatments.

For more information click here.



Apply to be a Public Safety Advisory Committee Members

Public Safety Advisory Committee

Metro is continuously working to improve our transportation system and every trip experience for our riders. We are committed to ensuring that we are using safety and law enforcement practices that keep Metro safe for everyone.

Metro is establishing a transit Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), which will work to review, comment and provide input on how the agency can re-imagine public safety on its system.

If you're interested in being on a public safety advisory committee now is your time to apply at Metro!

Who can be a committee member?
Committee membership is voluntary and non-compensated. Members should be non-Metro employees that:

  • Regularly ride Metro buses or trains.
  • Are committed to ensuring that Metro follows best practices for providing transportation that is safe, and feels safe for its customers.
  • Bring relevant knowledge and expertise as a resident, advocate for racial justice and/or public safety reform, law enforcement expert, mental health provider or expert, or social services provider or expert.
  • Note: Members serving on the PSAC are not required to be US citizens.


The Shower of Hope

shower of hope Wednesday at Church of Christ West Adams

Every Wednesday a mobile shower will be available at West Adams Church of Christ. Reverend Raymond Phillips once again has continued to provide the needed services to the unsheltered population living on the streets and in our community.

West Adams Church of Christ
4959 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm

“It is no news that we are in a Homelessness Crisis and that Los Angeles has over 59,000 people are affected. Of this population, 44,000 are unsheltered and on the street with no access to basic hygiene, including showers. A critical challenge for these individuals is not having the mobility to access showers as well as other resources.”

More information at The Shower of Hope website.



EMERGENCY SENIOR MEALS RESPONSE

Through a partnership with Everytable and Access Services, we will be providing additional healthy, made-from-scratch meals to the low-income seniors who need them. We will deliver twice as many meals a week to each senior we serve and to more than double the number of seniors that we are helping during this crisis.

The only #requirements to participate in this program is to be (1) a person of 60 years or older and (2) live in the City of Los Angeles. For seniors interested in participating, please call 213-263-5226, starting today between 9-5 pm.

OR register online: - Click Here

We have thousands of meals ready to be delivered to you or them.



Mayor Eric Garcetti announced - Emergency Senior Meals Response Program

As a City, in the midst of an unparalleled emergency, we collectively recognize the urgent needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. Yesterday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the Emergency Senior Meals Response program for those 60 and older. The Mayor's meal service launched TODAY in partnership with EveryTable and AccessServices, which will deliver healthy meals citywide directly to the homes of our seniors.