COVID-19 resources for providers

Options for Learning considers the health and safety of our employees, their families, the families we serve, and our providers our top priority. We continue to monitor information provided by the Public Health Departments of both Los Angeles County and the State of California and will provide updates as they arise.

Cleaning supply funds for providers

 
Providers MUST BE OPEN AND SERVING CHILDREN OR plan to re-open soon (a date is required).
 
Providers are eligible for funds to pay for:
  • Cleaners and sanitizers;
  • Masks, gloves and other PPEs;
  • Labor costs associated with additional time for cleaning or cleaning services;
  • Supplies including instructional materials necessary to implement social distancing and other reasonable health and safety costs associated with responding to state and local health official COVID-19 guidance.
 
Providers do not need to provide receipts: the funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis based on their licensed capacity.
 
To request funds:
To request funds, please complete the self-certification form (also available in Spanish and Chinese). Providers should return completed self-certification forms as a PDF or photo via:
 
Email:
Options for Learning
Attn: Kim Schaaf
13100 Brooks Drive, #100
Baldwin Park, CA 91706

Fax:

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
During uncertain times, it is normal to feel stressed, overwhelmed, or depressed. L.A.County residents may call the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health's 24/7 access line at 800-854-7771 for mental health support, resources, and referrals.
 

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PROTOCOLS AND GUIDANCE
If you receive calls, emails, or other communications claiming to be from the Treasury Department and offering COVID-19-related grants or stimulus payments in exchange for personal financial information, or an advance fee, or charge of any kind, including the purchase of gift cards, please do not respond. These are scams. Please contact the FBI at www.ic3.gov so that the scammers can be tracked and stopped.
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