SCVNews.com | County Announces “Get Ahead LA,” Free Online Financial Resources


The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Center for Financial Empowerment has announced the release of “Get Ahead LA,” a free online service dedicated to the safe orientation of Los County residents. Angeles to financial resources.

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant financial challenges for many residents of LA County. Get Ahead LA was created to help meet these challenges.

“As COVID-19 spread across LA County last spring, hundreds of thousands of county residents lost their jobs and incomes,” Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said. “Many of these families continue to work hard to pay off their debts, maintain their homes and regain financial stability. Get Ahead LA is a one stop shop for financial advice. It’s completely free and available to any county resident who can use a financial helping hand right now.

“As the LA County economy takes positive steps towards recovery, many residents are still struggling to cope,” said Rafael Carbajal, director of the Los County Department of Consumer Affairs and Business. Angeles. “That’s why we launched Get Ahead LA, bringing free financial resources right at your fingertips. “

Through Get Ahead LA, county residents can access free financial resources that can help them get back on their feet. Whether it’s rental and food assistance, financial counseling or job search assistance, Get Ahead v can help people access the programs they need to progress.

LA County residents can find significant resources to help them manage their unique financial challenges. Get Ahead LA will help residents find free resources, including:

– Debt management and wealth building

– Increased income

– Housing stability

– Safe financial products

– Health services

Get Ahead LA is a free, user-friendly online service available today at GetAheadLA.org.

Users can also take advantage of the LA County Financial Navigators program, managed by CFE in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund).

LA County residents can access the LA County Financial Navigator Program today by simply completing a short online application form at dcba.lacounty.gov/financial-navigators. The call center is also available to help you complete the form at (800) 593-8222.

A complete social media toolkit for Get Ahead LA is available here.

For more information on the Center for Financial Empowerment, visit dcba.lacounty.gov/financial-empowerment.


Louis R. Hancock