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Organizations for Financial, Social Services, Elder Care, Veterans Benefits, Mental Welfare, and More.
As your Costume Designers Guild Local 892 representatives, we want to remind you that there are organizations that are here to help in times of need. Whether social, financial, elder care, or even veterans care, there is a fund for the Entertainment Industry that can help. Also, with the Executive Boards’ approval, we have a one-time hardship waiver for one-quarter dues and disability waivers. If you need more information or just need to talk, please email either Brigitta Romanov or Doug Boney.

Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF)

MPTF supports our entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need. Visit MPTF

Phone: 855-760-6783

Actors Fund of America

The Actors Fund fosters stability and resiliency and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Visit The Actors Fund

Phone: 888-825-0911

Behind The Scenes

Entertainment technology professionals deserve support during times of need due to serious illness or injury. The Behind the Scenes charity provides that safety net.

Phone: 212-244-1421

Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation

We provide financial assistance and supportive counseling to those who work in the theatrical exhibitions who are experiencing hardship due to illness, accident, or underemployment. Visit The Will Rogers Foundation

Phone: 888-994-3863 ext. 6003

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Community Services AFL-CIO

The struggles we face as a movement extend far beyond the workplace, touching our lives on a day-to-day basis. Workers do not live at work, they live in their communities. A community in need means workers in need. Visit The LA Fed

Phone: 213-381-5611

If you know a union member who needs assistance you can refer them by filling out this form:

The United Way

Chronic unemployment. Financial illiteracy. Homelessness. In communities around the world, individuals and families are facing financial obstacles that prevent a good quality of life. Visit 

Get Help Paying Your Bills

Phone: 703-836-7112