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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

1000 Attorneys

100 Attorneys is a public service used to connect individuals with pre-screened, attorneys based on legal need. The attorneys involved in the service operate at regular cost and do not offer pro bono services. Call 661.310.7999.

AIDS Project Los Angeles

Dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy.'

AIDS Service Center

The AIDS Service Center helps individuals and families affected by, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS. Services include: individualized healthcare programs, housing assistance, transportation, food, childcare, counseling, legal help, and education. The Center is located in Pasadena.

AIDS Services Foundation Orange County

ASF offers a variety of services to its clients and their loved ones, including emergency financial assistance.

Alliance for Housing and Healing

Alliance for Housing and Healing is a vertically integrated non-profit resulting from the 2009 merger of longstanding service providers Aid for AIDS (AFA) and The Serra Project, which provide essential housing and emergency assistance programs to low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Los Angeles County.

Alternatives, Inc.

This treatment center serves people with dual-diagnoses, specifically for low-income lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender communities. They offer locations in Los Angeles and Palm Springs. 1(800)DIAL-GAY.

Angel Flight West

Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs throughout the 13 western states.

Attorney Search Network

The Lawyer Referral and Information service provides free referrals to private attorneys experienced in a wide range of areas of law.. The referred attorneys do not operate pro bono. Following the referral, the client is eligible for a free 20 minutes consultation with the attorney. Call 800.215.1190.

Being Alive: People with HIV/AIDS Action Coalition

Being Alive offers peer-based social services delivered by and for people living with HIV infection, including emotional support, a wellness center, education, advocacy and prevention.

Betty Ford Center

Offers a 12-step based, inpatient program and counseling for individuals, families and the children of substance-abusing families. Patient stays are generally 30-90 days depending on the needs of the client and their ability to pay.

Beverly Hills Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Information Service

Offers confidential telephone consultations with trained counselors, referrals to experienced attorneys, thirty minute consultations with each attorney included with an initial $25 fee, or referrals to appropriate non-legal assistance.

California Department of Aging

The Department of Aging serves as a unifying resource that provides information on federal, state, and local programs and service providers. They host a hotline, 1-800-510-2020 , available to anyone seeking information about resources and services for seniors and adults with disabilities throughout California.

California Lawyers for the Arts

California Lawyers for the Arts aids the creative community with legal matters ranging from personal injury to intellectual property. Call 888.775.8995.

California Low Cost Automoble Insurance Program

This program offers yearly premiums at approximately $450/yr for Los Angeles County residents. The value of the car insured must not be more than $20,000 and participant must be a "good driver" and demonstrate financial need. Coverage is low.

Christian Food Center

This center charges $10/year and clients can then go 4 times a month for $25/visit and receive 200 pounds of food each time. Food includes fresh vegetables, bread, canned food, poultry, fish, etc. If someone is low income or disabled they will pay less or may have the fee waived.