Employment Assistance - Tax Credits - Free Tax Preparation


CalEITC4me is an online tool that provides information on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and the Young Child Tax Credit. Live chat is available. Services provided in English and Spanish.

Populations Served: State of California




Receive tax related information including Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program locations that you qualify for and available tax credits via text message. To receive messages in English text: TAXCREDITSLA for Spanish text: INCOMETAXES to 211-211

Population Served: Los Angeles County


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Online Locator

Find agencies in your area that provide free tax preparation through VITA. Services are available in the following languages: English and other languages depending on the agency.

Populations Served: LA County

California Unemployment Benefits Program

Identify unemployment benefits from California’s Employment Development Department (EDD).

Populations Served: State of California

Phone Number: (800) 480-3287

Disability Insurance Offices of Greater Los Angeles

Los Angeles

888 South Figueroa Street, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90017-5449

Long Beach

4300 Long Beach, Suite 600
Long Beach, CA 90807-2011

Van Nuys

15400 Sherman Way, Room 500
Van Nuys, CA 91406

My Free Taxes

My Free Taxes is an online service to help households with free state and federal tax preparation and filing services.

Populations Served: Nationwide


My Free Taxes

LA County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services- Workforce Services (WDACS)

WDACS is a comprehensive community resource that provides personal, social, and economic services for residents and businesses. They provide equitable opportunities for all of LA County to grow, succeed and thrive. Programs include job search and skill-building assistance. Services are provided in English, Spanish and other languages using interpreter services.

Service Area: LA County

Phone Number: (888) 226-6300


Through individualized case management, evolving job-readiness program, and providing access to an array of supportive services, Chrysalis helps their clients overcome barriers to reconnecting to the workforce. Programs include job search and skill-building assistance. Services are provided in English and Spanish.

Service Area: LA County

Phone Number: (213) 394-2390

Email: [email protected]



Economic & Workforce Development Department

The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) goal is to steer economic development in a manner that yields thriving businesses and creates job training and career opportunities for the City of Los Angeles. Programs include job training, resume building, interview skills, employment referrals, career guidance, and placement assistance Services are provided in English, Spanish, Russian, Tagalog, Armenian, Assyrian, and Farsi.

Service Area: City of Los Angeles

Phone Number: (213) 744-7300

Pars Equality Center

As a community-based social and legal services organization, Pars Equality Center is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, dedicated to helping the Iranian-American and other Persian-speaking communities realize their full potential as informed, self-reliant, and responsible members of the American society. They provide general immigration services, classes, and workshops on citizenship exams and job development. Services are provided in English, Armenian, and Persian (Farsi).

Population Served: Immigrants

Phone Number: (818) 616-3091

Email: [email protected]

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program that helps many low income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. Households may be eligible to receive a monthly discount on a new or existing internet service plan. The ACP provides households with $30 off their internet bill per month. There are several ways to qualify: If households participate in government programs or based on annual household income. Twenty leading internet providers offer ACP eligible households a high-speed internet plan for no more than $30 per month. Eligible families who pair their ACP benefit with one of these plans can receive high-speed internet at no cost.

Phone number: (877) 384-2575


Golden State Stimulus

The Golden State Stimulus provides $600 rapid cash support to nearly four million low-income Californians. Taxpayers that file with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) may receive $1,200 of direct cash relief. Eligibility for the stimulus money is based on your 2020 tax return. If you qualify, you simply need to file your taxes to receive the stimulus payment. The California Franchise Tax Board will issue payments on a monthly basis once your return is processed. Payments will be issued separately from your individual state tax refund via direct deposit or check.

Population Served: State of California

Phone Number: (800) 852-5711

College Corps

The #CaliforniansForAll College Corps helps create debt-free pathways to college while engaging students across the state in solving problems in their communities. College Corps will provide up to 6,500 college students from 48 colleges with opportunities to support and learn from organizations working in three priority areas: K-12 Education, Climate Action and Food Insecurity. College Corps Fellows who complete 450 hours of service with will receive a $7,000 stipend (living allowance), plus a $3,000 Education Award and academic credit (amount and type to be determined by each partner campus).