Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC)

Provides services in the following areas:
Housing
Medical Care
Mental Health Care
Domestic Violence Services
Substance Addiction Treatment
Income Services
Life Skills
Services to Veterans

For general inquiries, please email customerservice@opcc.net.
For: Homeless Services call (310) 450-4050.
Victims of Domestic violence call their 24-Hour Hotline: (310) 264-6644.

Address:
1453 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
opcc

Downtown Women’s Center

Overview
Apply for case management
Apply for housing
Private bathrooms and showers
Use laundry facilities
Make phone calls or access a computer
Fresh change of clothes
Secure a mailing address
Creative workshops
Health clinic activities
Job readiness
3 Meals a day/ 7 days a week (breakfast 8am, Lunch noon, Lunch 11am)
Health services (free mammograms, vision and foot screenings, TB tests and HIV testing & counseling, Medical case management, monthly health education workshops, weekly drop-in fitness classes, peer support groups, health & wellness counseling, one-on-one benefits assistance and monthly benefits workshops)

Address
442 S San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Phonenumber
(213) 680-0600

Application procedure
For Case management: Any woman can sign up for case management by speaking with a desk worker in the Day Center, or by contacting our Case Management Program Manager Tracy Malbrough at (213) 680-0600.

For Housing: To explore your housing options, please come to the Day Center (located at 442 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles) to sign up to meet with a case manager; some transitional and permanent housing programs require a referral from a case manager. In the meantime, do your best to obtain the necessary documents that housing facilities require such as your birth certificate and/or state issued ID, social security card, proof of income and a current TB test. We can also help you with those.

For Job assistance: DWC provides job training programs for participants, led by volunteers and staff. To participate, visit our Day Center and join us at our Employment & Education Orientation on Tuesdays at 9:30am.

For Health services:
On-site clinic appointments are available on TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS from 8:30am – 5pm. Sign up for clinic appointments or find out about other health services by signing up for Day Center case management services or by seeing a member of the health team on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-11am in the Day Center. Depending on your health insurance coverage or your specific medical needs, you may be required to wait for an appointment at the DWC clinic or you may be referred to another health clinic.
PLEASE NOTE that TB tests are only performed on Tuesdays, and results are provided only on Fridays.

Service hours
On-site clinic appointments are available on TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS from
8:30am – 5pm. Sign up for clinic appointments or find out about other health services by signing up for Day Center
case management services or by seeing a member of the health team on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-11am in the
Day Center. Depending on your health insurance coverage or your specific medical needs, you may be required to
wait for an appointment at the DWC clinic or you may be referred to another health clinic.
Downtown Women’s Center

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Blogspot: 101 Resources If You Are Flat Broke, Homeless, Jobless, Etc.
Basics (identity, adress, bankaccount etc) – Food – Shelter, Special Situation (college student, disability, teenager, senior citizen, minority, homeless with childeren etc.) – Medical – Transportation – Income – Housekeeping – Long term fixes (Advice/tips) – Other Resources (salvation army).101 Resources if you are flat broke Living cash only and debt free

Housing Resources

Housing Resources:

SHALOM CENTER FOR T.R.E.E. OF LIFE

Phone: 213-380-3700

2975 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 415
Los Angeles, California 90010

– Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops
– Financial Management/Budget Counseling
– Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
– Predatory Lending Education Workshops
– Rental Housing Counseling

Languages: English, Korean

EAST LA COMMUNITY CORPORATION (ELACC)

Phone: 323-269-4214
Mon – Thu, 8:30 AM – 6 PM
Every other Fri, 8:30 AM – 5 PM
Website: www.elacc.orgContact form: http://www.elacc.org/contact

530 South Boyle Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Los Angeles, California 90033

– Financial Management/Budget Counseling
– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops

Languages: English, Spanish

KOREAN CHURCHES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Phone: 213-985-1500
Website: www.kccd.org

3550 Willshire Blvd, Suite 736
Los Angeles, California 90010

– Financial Management/Budget Counseling
– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops

Languages: English, Korean

KOREAN RESOURCE CENTER

Phone: 323-937-3718
Website: www.krcla.org

3660 Wilshire Blvd #408
Los Angeles, CA 90010

– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops

Languages: English, Korean

LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES, INC

Toll-free: 888-895-2647
Website: www.lanhs.org

3926 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 200
Los Angeles, California 90010

– Financial Management/Budget Counseling
– Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
– Predatory Lending Education Workshops

Languages: English, Spanish

NEW ECONOMICS FOR WOMEN

Phone: 213-483-2060
E-mail: info@neworg.us
Website: www.neweconomicsforwomen.org

303 South Loma Drive
Los Angeles, California 90017

– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops

Languages: English, Spanish

NID-HCA

Phone: 323-299-4067
Fax: 323-299-4054
E-mail: nidla@sbcglobal.net
Websites: www.nidonline.org
www.makingyourhomeaffordable.org

4602 Crenshaw Boulevard, Ste. 300,
Los Angeles, California 90043-1219

– Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops
– Financial Management/Budget Counseling
– Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
– Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling
– Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners
– Pre-purchase Counseling
– Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
– Predatory Lending Education Workshops
– Rental Housing Counseling
– Services for Homeless Counseling

Languages: English, Spanish

SHARE! Collaborative Housing

SHARE! Collaborative Housing

1-877-SHARE-49 or 310.846.5270

-Affordable, permanent, supportive housing to disabled people

-Shared bedroom in house with roommate of their choice

APLA – AIDS Project Los Angeles

APLA – AIDS Project Los Angeles

http://apla.org/

Housing Assistance, HIV/STD Testing, Counseling Services, Treatment Education, Nutrition Education

AIDS Project Los Angeles programs and services are designed to promote self-sufficiency for people living with HIV/AIDS, to support positive medical outcomes, and to keep people living with HIV/AIDS in care and treatment programs.

APLA provides services in multiple locations, including at The David Geffen Center in Koreatown (our main site), at the S. Mark Taper Foundation in South Los Angeles, at AV Hope Services in the Antelope Valley and throughout West Hollywood.

View the program descriptions below to find the most convenient site for you.

For all services, eligibility requirements apply. For more information, including hours and directions, please call 213.201.1600 or visit our Contact Us page.

All programs below are offered at The David Geffen Center and other locations as noted.

Benefits & Insurance

The Benefits & Insurance Program provides expertise on HIV-related benefits and insurance issues. Benefits experts at APLA provide guidance on accessing a variety of public health care programs available to people with HIV/AIDS. Work Services provides counseling, direction and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS who are planning for their futures.

Case Management

Case Management Services are for people living with HIV/AIDS who need guidance and referrals as they navigate Los Angeles County’s medical, mental health and social services systems. Also in West Hollywood.

Clientline

Clientline provides access to staff-trained and supervised interns or volunteers who answer questions and provide information about accessing services at APLA and throughout the community.

APLA Dental Services

APLA Dental Services offers offers a full range of dental care by professional staff in state-of-the-art facilities and through a mobile dental clinic, which reaches people living in underserved regions of Los Angeles. Clinics in downtown Los Angeles and South Los Angeles. For information on the mobile clinic schedule, please call 213.201.1388.

HIV L.A. & VIH L.A.

HIV L.A. & VIH L.A. are comprehensive directories – in English and Spanish, respectively – of HIV/AIDS services across Los Angeles County. HIV L.A. is printed in traditional magazine format and contains more than 1,600 service listings in 31 categories. HIV L.A. and VIH L.A. are also available as fully searchable, bilingual online databases at www.hivla.org.

Home Health

The Home Health Department provides intensive home and community based medical case management, psychosocial services and attendant care to clients diagnosed with symptomatic HIV or AIDS.

APLA International

APLA has partnered with several organizations across the globe to prevent HIV both at home and abroad. Current activities and partnerships exist in India, China, Latin America and South Africa.

Mental Health

Mental Health Services offers short-term individual, couples and family counseling, addictive behaviors counseling, support groups, on-call clinician hours and long-term therapy (for clients who meet eligibility criteria) with volunteer licensed therapists. Also in West Hollywood.

NOLP Food Pantries

The Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) Food Pantries provides food assistance to low-income qualifying individuals who are living with HIV/AIDS. Locations countywide.

Nutrition Education

The Nutrition Education Program advocates for early and ongoing medical nutrition therapy for all people living with HIV/AIDS. Click here for Nutrition classes calendar listings. Locations countywide.

Residential Services

The Residential Services Program assists people living with HIV/AIDS and their families to find and maintain safe, stable, affordable and permanent housing through Housing Case Management and the Housing Information Services Clearinghouse (HISC).

Treatment Adherence

The Treatment Adherence Program offers up-to-date information about HIV disease and related illnesses, treatment options and available clinical trials for persons with HIV disease and ongoing education and support to ensure compliance with prescribed treatment regimens.

Work Services

APLA’s Work Services Program provides counseling, direction and advocacy for people living with HIV who are planning for their futures.

If you have questions about APLA, becoming a client or about any of the services we offer, call us at 213.201.1600 during normal business hours or send an e-mail. We are happy to help.

The Get Help section of this Web site includes:

  • Eligibility Requirements for Programs & Services
  • Programs & Services
  • Registration Forms

 

Los Angeles Housing Department

Los Angeles Housing Department

1-866-557-7368

http://lahd.lacity.org/lahdinternet/

If you need assistance, please call our toll-free hotline at (866) 557-RENT [7368] or visit one of our Public Counters listed below.

All Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) offices are closed on City holidays. Hours of operation for each office are listed below.

Google map of all HCIDLA office locations

Central Regional Office
3550 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(map | on Wilshire Blvd., one block west of Normandie Ave.)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Pay parking structure: enter from Ardmore Ave. (Sorry, validations are not available.)
Transit:
Metro Rail: One block west of Wilshire/Normandie Station (Purple Line)
Metro Rapid 720; Local 20, 206

East Regional Office
2215 N. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(map | on Broadway between Avenue 22 and Avenue 24 in Lincoln Heights)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Metered street parking and metered lot on Avenue 24
Transit:
  Metro Rapid 751; Local 2845, 83, 251
LADOT: DASH Lincoln Heights/Chinatown Route

North Regional Office
6640 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA  91405
(map | on Van Nuys Blvd., between Vanowen St. and Kittridge St.)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Free lot adjacent to building
Transit:
  Metro Rapid 761; Local 165233

South Regional Office
690 Knox St., Suite 125
Torrance, CA  90502 (located in the City of Los Angeles with a Torrance mailing address)
(map | on Knox St., east of Vermont Ave., southwest of the I-110/I-405 freeway interchange)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Free lot adjacent to building
Transit:
  Metro Local 205; Local/Express 550
Torrance Transit: Route 1

West Regional Office
1645 Corinth Ave., Suite 104
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(map | at the West LA Civic Center on Corinth Ave., south of Santa Monica Blvd. & two blocks west of the I-405 freeway)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Metered street parking available nearby
Transit:
  Metro Local 4
Santa Monica Big Blue Bus: Lines 1, 4

Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center

(THIS COUNTER ACCEPTS CREDIT CARD AND CHECK PAYMENTS ONLY. NO CASH.)
8475 S. Vermont Ave., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90044
(map | on Vermont Ave., one block north of Manchester Ave.)
Hours: Open Tuesday & Thursday only, 9 am to 4 pm – Closed from Noon to 1 pm.
Parking: Small metered lot adjacent to building
Transit:
  Metro Rapid 754; Local 115, 204; Local/Express 442
LADOT: DASH Vermont/Main Route

Main Office
1200 W. 7th St., 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(map | in the Garland Center building on 7th St., three blocks west of Figueroa St.; public entrance located near the building’s flagpoles)
Hours: Open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
Parking: Pay parking structure; enter from 7th Street (Sorry, validations are not available.)
Transit:
Metro Rail: Three blocks west of 7th St/Metro Center Station (Blue, ExpoPurple, Red Lines).
Metro Local 51, 52, 352
LADOT: DASH A, E Routes

FamilySource Centers:

FamilySource Centers located throughout the city of Los Angeles serve, assist and support residents in their local neighborhoods and communities. Each center offers a variety of educational, family, child and youth services including counseling, cultural, recreational and after school activities onsite or nearby through referrals. Special services include financial counseling and tax preparation, ESL classes, and food distribution. The centers are also available for community meetings, special events and volunteer opportunities. The specific services at each center vary according to the needs of the local community. Please contact the center in your neighborhood for a list of current services, programs and events.

  • BOYLE HEIGHTS LOCATIONS

Lucille Beserra Roybal FSC (City-Managed)
2130 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 526-9301
TDD/TTY (323) 526-3033

El Centro de Ayuda Corporation
1972 E. Cesar Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 265-9228

  • CANOGA PARK

New Economics for Women
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91305
(818) 887-3872

  • CYPRESS PARK

Cypress Park FSC (City-Managed)
929 Cypress Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90065
(323) 226-1682
TDD/TTY (323) 276-3017

  • ECHO PARK

El Centro del Pueblo
1157 Lemoyne Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 483-6335

  • HOLLYWOOD

Youth Policy Institute
1075 N Western Avenue, Suite 110
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 836-0055

  • LINCOLN HEIGHTS

Barrio Action Youth and Family Center
4927 Huntington Drive, Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 221-0779

  • PICO WEST

Tom Bradley FSC (City-Managed)
5213 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019-4041
(323) 692-0669

  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY LOCATIONS

El Nido Family Centers
11243 Glenoaks Boulevard, Suite 3
Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 896-7776

New Economics for Women
6931 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 201
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 786-4098

  •  SOUTHEAST LOS ANGELES LOCATIONSThe Childrens Collective
    255 E. 28th St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90011
    (213) 747-4046

    Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.
    9219 S. Broadway
    Los Angeles, CA 90003
    (323) 777-3120

  •  SOUTWEST LOS ANGELES LOCATIONS1736 Family Crisis Center
    2116 Arlington Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90018
    (323) 737-3900

    Community Build

    8730 South Vermont Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90044
    (323) 789-9950
  • WATTS LOCATIONS

Bradley Milken FSC (City-Managed)
1773 East Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90002-3051
(213) 473-3607
TDD/TTY (213) 473-3788

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC)
958 East 108th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 249-7552

  • WEST LOS ANGELES

Latino Resource Organization, Inc.
5075 South Slauson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90230
(310) 391-3457

  • WESTLAKE/PICO UNION

Central City Neighborhood Partners
501 South Bixel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 482-8618

  • WILMINGTON/SAN PEDRO

Toberman Neighborhood Center
131 North Grand Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-1145 ext.106

  • WILSHIRE

Oakwood Family Resource Center
Children’s Bureau
3910 Oakwood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 953-7356

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

LAFLA has six offices in the L.A. area and three Domestic Violence Clinics located at the Superior Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Courthouse and the Long Beach Courthouse. LAFLA offers a variety of legal services and information in nine languages.

General LAFLA information:
Tel: (800) 399-4529
TTY/TDD Hearing Impaired: (310) 393-7734
http://www.lafla.org/

LAFLA Central Office:
1550 West Eighth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 640-3881

If you are being evicted and have received a summons and complaint with a court case number or if you have any other type of housing problem, including questions about Section 8, please call (800) 399-4529.