Programs & Resources

The Community Investment for Families Department currently oversees the following programs that ensure smart impactful initiatives are taken that will build a path for Los Angeles community residents in need to create a path to financial security with the ultimate goal of ending generational poverty. 

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Basic Income Guaranteed: Los Angeles Economic Assistance Pilot

The City of Los Angeles has created the largest Guaranteed Income pilot in America, leading the nation in bold initiatives aimed at confronting poverty. 

Secure financial wealth today!

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Neighborhood Improvements Projects

A program guide to help nonprofit agencies Implementing Neighborhood Improvement Capital Projects.

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FamilySource Centers

Serving Low-income city residents with a primary focus on families with children in middle and/or high school. The FamilySource System is comprised of a network of 16 one-stop community centers, known as FamilySource Centers (FSC), designed to assist low-income families to become more self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults.

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Free Tax Prep LA

  • Make less than $57K? You may qualify for tax prep help.
  • Get an appointment at your closest tax prep center.
  • Get your taxes filed by a pro and your refund sooner!

FREE TAX PREP LOS ANGELES IS A TRUSTWORTHY AND STRESS-FREE WAY TO FILE YOUR TAXES. WHY PAY TO FILE WHEN YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO FILE FOR FREE WITH AN IRS-CERTIFIED TAX VOLUNTEER?

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Domestic Violence / Human Trafficking Shelter

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Providing a safe place for domestic violence and abuse victims.  As well as resources for those needing to report or escape human trafficking and teen dating abuse.

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Solid Ground - Homelessness Prevention

The front line program for homeless prevention The Eviction Defense Program (EDP) helps individuals and families, threatened by eviction, stay in their homes.

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Opportunity LA - Children's Savings Account

Financial education program teaching both parents and young children the benefits of saving and investment toward the future!

Currently available for students in the 1st Grade, new accounts receive a free initial deposit of $50.

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Office of Traffic Safety

Keeping our children safe in the streets of Los Angeles. Education on car and bike passenger safety for the benefit of community education promoting safe behaviors and the use of roadways when walking or biking.

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