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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.
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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.

>$80M
Loaned
>28,300
Loans Made
~1,000
New Loans a Year