The L.A. County Financial Navigators program, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Center for Financial Empowerment (CFE) in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund), is providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Their trained Financial Navigators provide assistance by telephone to help L.A. County residents with many common financial issues, including:
- Maximizing income
- Managing debt
- Locating food and housing resources
- Finding special services or resources
The County of Los Angeles was one of 31 city and county governments selected by the CFE Fund, a national nonprofit organization, to receive funding, training, and technical assistance to launch the new service which will help the residents of L.A. County at no cost.
L.A. County residents can access the L.A. County Financial Navigators program by simply completing a short online request form. The call center is also available to provide assistance in completing the form at (800) 593-8222. The Financial Navigators program is available to anyone living in Los Angeles County. They can provide services in languages other than English.