LACountyHelps Contact Information

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LACountyHelps Contact Information
Food and Nutrition
CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps) Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information

Click Here To Apply For Benefits
WIC Information Line (888) 942-9675

Click to search for a WIC Local Agency by CITY, ZIP CODE, or AREA CODE
Income Support for Adults
General Relief Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) EITC Hotline 1-800-601-5552

Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership Website

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) - Should I Apply?

Read the eligibility requirements checklist, Publication 3524, to see if you qualify for the Federal EITC.
Medical
Medi-Cal Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information

Or for assistance from a community agency in your area call:
Agency List
Medicare (800) Medicare or (800) 633-4227
Medicare Savings Programs (800) Medicare or (800) 633-4227
Healthy Kids For assistance from a community agency in your area call:
Agency List

Or call:
LA Care (888) 452-5437 or First 5LA (213) 482-5902 or 2-1-1
Child Health and Disability Prevention (800) 993-2437

Search for a CHDP Provider in your Area

CHDP Brochure - "A Preventive Health Program for Infants, Children, and Teens"

CHDP Informing Brochure

Important Information For Parents of Infants Under One Year of Age
Los Angeles County Alcohol and Drug Program (800) 564-6600
County Health Clinics (800) 378-9910

Department of Health Services Website
Medi-Cal Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women 1-877-597-4777
Senior and Disabled Services
Social Security Disability Programs (800) 772-1213
Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) Click for Website
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information

1-888-944-4477 (1-888-944-IHSS)
Adult Protective Services (877) 477-3646 or (888) 202-4248
Regional Centers Los Angeles County is divided into seven areas, each served by a separate regional center.

Click to lookup Regional Centers in Los Angeles County by ZIP Code

Click to view the Directory of Regional Centers
Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP), A Program of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Where to go to apply
California Relay Service (CRS), A Program of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Statewide-Call 711

TTY
  • English: (800) 735-2929
  • Spanish: (800) 855-3000
Voice (Including Voice Carryover (VCO) and Hearing Carryover (HCO))
  • English: (800) 735-2922
  • Spanish: (800) 855-3000
Speech to Speech
  • (800) 854-7784
Mental Health
Mental Health Programs For free, confidential mental health information, referrals to service providers, and crisis counseling at any day or time, call our 24/7 ACCESS hotline at 1-800-854-7771

Department of Mental Health Website
Child and Family Resources
CalWORKs Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information

Click Here To Apply For Benefits
CalWORKs Specialized Supportive Services Contact your local Department of Public Social Services:
Contact Information

Click Here To Apply For Benefits
Child Abuse and Treatment (CAPIT) (213) 351-3235
Adoption Services (888) 811-1121

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Foster Family Recruitment (888) 811-1121

Click for Website
Family Preservation Program (213) 351-5715

425 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Family Support/Promoting Safe and Stable Families (213) 351-3235

DCFS Runaway Outreach Program (213) 351-0278

Baby Surrender Program 1-877-222-9723 (1-877-BABY-SAFE)

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Child Support Services (866) 901-3212

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Subsidized Child Care (800) 543-7793 ((800) KIDS-793)

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For the Head Start or Early Head Start Program nearest you, CALL TODAY!

1-877-PRE-K-KID (1-877-773-5543)

Locate a Head Start Agency in your Community

Find a Head Start Program Near You
California Children's Services Inquiries: 1-800-288-4584 Hours of Operation (PST): Monday - Friday 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

County of Los Angeles Children's Medical Services

Search for a CCS Provider in your Area

California Children's Services Website
Consumer Protection
Landlord/Tenant: Repairs, Evictions, Renting
Credit Disputes: Collection Agencies, Credit Card Bills
Internet Sales: Non-delivery, Bad Products
Retail Sales and Contracts
Car Purchases: Fraud, Repairs, Warranties
Senior Financial Fraud
Disputes with Friends or Neighbors
Identity Theft
Telemarketing: Prizes, Sweepstakes, Investments
Foreclosures
Home Buyers: Contracts, Buying Tips, Common Frauds
Small Claims Court Advisor: Defending Yourself in a Lawsuit, Suing
Department of Consumer Affairs
Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Room B-96
Los Angeles, CA, 90012
Phone: (213) 974-1452 or (800) 593-8222
Or vist a branch office

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Click for more information about landlord/tenant rights

Click for more information about credit disputes

Click for more information about Internet sales

Click for more information on retail sales

Click for more information about car purchases

Click for more information about how to protect seniors

Click for more information about mediation

Click for more information about identity theft

Click for more information about telemarketing

Click for more information about foreclosures

Click for more information about buying a home

Click for more information about Small Claims Court procedures
Housing
Housing Assistance Interested individuals may apply for the Section 8 Program by calling (800) 731-4663 or online at harp.hacola.org/ex/NewApp.aspx.

Persons interested in placing their name on the waiting list for the public housing program may call (626) 586-1845 or (800) 731-4663 between the hours of 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday, or apply online at harp.hacola.org/ex/NewApp.aspx

Other Housing Authorities
Affordable Housing Programs (877) 428-8844

For online searches of affordable rental housing and other useful resources visit The Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center website or call (877) 428-8844.

Additional information about grant and loan programs for homeowners can be found in the Economic and Housing Development Division of the Community Development Commission
Other Resources
For additional information and referral to community resources dial 2-1-1 or call 1-800-601-5552, a free, 24 hour, multi-lingual and confidential service.