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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, all loans applications are being processed electronically and the client interviews are taking place by Skype or Facetime.
JFLA makes loans, in part, to the generosity of Cedars Sinai, Councilmember David Ryu, Supervisors Mark Ridley Thomas and Sheila Kuehl.
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Loan Eligibility

Special Eligibility Situations 2021

*If you have an ITIN numbers, you may be eligible so please tell us when you email us at info@jfla.org.

*If you are unemployed due to Covid-19, you may still be able to get a loan so please tell us when you email us at info@jfla.org.

*Due to Covid-19, we are making it easier to get $3,000 loans with only the names and numbers of two ‘references’, people who can say they know you. Please let us know when you email us at info@jfa.org.

Regular Loan Eligibility

You can demonstrate a need for a loan, like a letter from your landlord or a bill.

You are a US citizen with a social security number.

You are a resident of Los Angeles county or Ventura county.

You are at least 18 years old.

You have a state-issued California ID, like a driver’s license.

You have a steady source of income or you are a full-time student seeking a student loan.

You have one or two guarantors to secure your loan.

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