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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.


California Jazz Foundation

Provides emergency financial assistance to jazz musicians and others who have made substantial contributions to the art form.

Southern California Blues Society

SCBS Artist Assistance Fund is designed to provide immediate assistance to blues performers to help defray the financial burden of medical costs and other expenses placed on people in time of crisis.

Resources Outside of the Entertainment Industry

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.

Foundation for Women Warriors

Female U.S. Armed Forces veterans and widows of veterans who live in California may qualify for financial assistance for emergency expenses such as medical expenses, utility bills, and other necessities.

The German Ladies' General Benevolent Society

This organization gives charitable assistance to needy women and minor children of German descent who live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tutor/Enrichment Agencies

TVI Actors

TVI provides a variety of acting classes for children (and adults) interested in film, TV musical theater and straight theater by professionals in the industry.

Self-Help Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous Los Angeles Central Office

This site has a meeting directory, contact information to obtain organizational literature, and resources for people who think they may have an alcohol addiction.

Sober Living Programs

Promises Foundation Sober Living for Women and Children

Promises provides a sober living home for women with children who do not have any financial means or are very low-income.

Government Benefits

Disability Benefits 101

Gives you tools and information on employment, health coverage, and benefits. Use it to find out how a job may affect your total income and your health coverage.


Southern California Counseling Center

Provides high-quality psychological counseling to people with limited income, and develops and maintains responsive programs meeting the psychological needs of Southern California's multi-cultural community.

The Maple Counseling Center (TMCC)

TMCC's mission is to provide low cost comprehensive mental health services to individuals, couples, families, and groups throughout Los Angeles County.

Women's Clinic & Family Counseling Center

The Women's Clinic & Family Counseling Center promotes women's health and well-being by providing affordable reproductive and gynecological services and therapeutic counseling in an atmosphere of individual attention and respect.

Subsidized Housing Search Resources

Affordable Housing Opportunities

Affordable rental listings for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston

Subsidized/Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Opportunities

Affordable rental listings for New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston