“Micky Mouse and
I grew up together.”
WE’RE HERE FOR YOU
We help people in the entertainment industry weather the storms of life. Today, COVID-19 presents a storm like never before. We’re here with our partners and a community filled with resilience and compassion to help you navigate this uncertain time.
If you are in need and under 65, please call our intake line at 323 634 3888
If you are over 65 or in need of food delivery, please call 323 634 3866
If you or an industry friend need help, please give us a chance to listen to your story and determine how we can make life better for you. For those who are in a position to donate, please fill your heart with compassion and make that much needed contribution today.
THE WASSERMAN CAMPUS IN WOODLAND HILLS
Updates From Our CEO
“We cannot bear witness to the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and the massive outpouring of grief and anguish in recent days without acknowledging that justice is not applied equally across racial lines.”
We are working hard to protect the safety and health of our vulnerable population and caregivers. We are following guidelines and recommendations issued by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) California…
OPERATIONS THAT REMAIN OPEN
While we administer a portion of the IATSE COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, the Netflix COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, the Teamsters Local 399 Emergency Relief Fund, and our own MPTF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, following are our additional services of support.
Social Workers are providing counseling, information, and referrals to working and retired members of the entertainment community. Call our intake line at 323 634 3888 for help.
Industry members and their immediate family diagnosed with serious illness can rely on our skilled interdisciplinary team to discover ways to improve their overall quality of life.
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Center For Behavioral Health
Individuals 55+ seeking help in coping with mental health issues are eligible to receive care in private patient rooms with interdisciplinary treatment.
In association with UCLA Health, qualifying industry members and/or their parents, who receive health care from UCLA, can receive a comprehensive geriatric assessment.
Daily Call Sheet is our Social Connectivity program that pairs industry members with similar interests to provide a loving phone call of support during this time of crisis and beyond.
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WISE Adult Day Care, Saban Center for Health & Wellness, Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Children’s Center
Amazon Studios is providing $1 million for the catering team at the Jon & Vinny’s restaurant group to prepare meals for local charities feeding those in need including MPTF. >
Caregivers in Action
Perspectives from the front lines
Balance and Wellness
We join SAG-AFTRA and PTEOE to talk about managing your health under stress. >
We’re a resource for industry
members in need. >
Real world insight into Palliative Care
in the time of COVID-19 >
After multiple coronavirus-related deaths at the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing facility in Los Angeles, the outlook among residents and staff has brightened.… >
John & Marilyn Wells Joined By Billy Ray, Mark Gordon & Other Industry Creatives In Raising Money For MPTF Emergency Fund
WAYS YOU CAN HELP
Our newest program provides friendly check-in calls with our older industry members who are sheltering in place.
Our on-campus Channel 22 is engaging residents with fresh content weekly. Please send video recordings with lighthearted message of positivity to lift their spirits.