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CA Disaster Relief Assistance For Immigrants

CA Disaster Relief Assistance For Immigrants: DRAI is a one-time, state-funded disaster relief assistance program for undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19. The program will provide $500 indirect assistance to those who qualify, and a maximum of $1,000 in assistance per household. 

We are reviewing this information, and it may not be up-to-date.

To qualify, individuals must be able to provide information that they: 

  1. Are an undocumented adult (18 yrs. of age or older); 
  2. Are not eligible for federal COVID-19 related assistance such as the CARES Act tax stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits; and, 
  3. Have experienced financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. 

Eligible individuals who live in Los Angeles County can apply through the following nonprofit organizations: 

  • Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA): Phone Number: (213) 201-8700
  • Central American Resource Center (CARECEN): Phone Number: (213) 315-2659
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Phone Number: (213) 241-8880

Video Resources 

What is Section 8?

 Finding a Rental Unit

How Rent is Calculated

Submitting Your Section 8 Documents

Creating an Email Address

How to Get in Touch with HACLA