CORONAVIRUS: INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS AND BUSINESSES

The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the world, including Los Angeles County, has affected the way we live, travel, and spend money. Consumers are faced with many decisions and challenges, including avoiding scams and price gouging. Many business owners are faced with a large downturn in customers and profits. DCBA is here to help.

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It’s our mission to create a fair and vibrant marketplace for consumers and businesses.

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The County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has a long history of working to ensure a fair marketplace for L.A. County residents.

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L.A. COUNTY HERO PAY

Learn about the temporary “Hero Pay” Ordinance for grocery and drug store workers in unincorporated Los Angeles County.

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FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

Homeowners: Find out how DCBA’s Foreclosure Prevention experts can help you explore all of your options to keep you in your home.

Find out when it's your turn to receive your free COVID-19 vaccination. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com
KNOW YOUR TIER

Find out when it’s your turn to receive your free COVID-19 vaccination. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com for information.

SCAM ALERT

Fraudsters constantly develop new scams to steal money from consumers and violate their rights. Education and awareness are the best tools to combat consumer fraud. Check this page regularly to learn about recent scams and how to avoid them.

AVOID COVID-19 VACCINE SCAMS

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is in Los Angeles County, scammers are targeting local residents with new, vaccine-related schemes. Protect your money and personal information. Learn the facts about how the vaccine is being distributed from the Department of Public Health.

Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

PRICE GOUGING APP

Report price gouging as you witness it in your community. From water to cleaning products, the Stop Price Gouging app guides you through the process of filing a complaint and creating a profile so you can check the status your case.

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Financial Navigators Program Provides No-Cost Help to LA County Residents Facing COVID-19 Financial Hardships

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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 currently providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Financial Navigators Program Helps Residents Facing Hardship During COVID-19 Pandemic

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DCBA’s Center for Financial Empowerment is helping residents throughout L.A. County who are facing financial hardships. As our County moves to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, many residents are still struggling with their finances. Those that had saved for an emergency find themselves with depleted savings accounts. Residents are trying to figure out how they…

Apply Now for a $10,000 Grant for Personal Care & Retail Businesses

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LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County businesses in the personal care and retail sector can apply for $10,000 grants starting Monday and through the end of the week. The LA Regional COVID Fund distributed nearly $100 million in grants last year to small businesses and nonprofits, and this new round of funding dedicates $4.7 million…

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