resource phone numbers – published by DPSS 2007

PA 1936 (Revised 07/30/07) 

COMMUNITY RESOURCE REFERRAL 
HOW TO GET HELP IN YOUR COMMUNITY 

HEALLA Care Health Plan/Healthy Kids or Healthy Families   

Gives low-cost health insurance to children, up to age 18, regardless of their immigration status 1-888-452-5437 

Children’s Health & Disability Prevention Program (CHDP) 

Offers early and regular health exams for low-income children 1-800-993-2437 

Healthy Families Program 

Offers low-cost health insurance for many low-income children 1-800-880-5305 

 

Health Consumer Hotline 

Connects you with organizations that can help with free or affordable health care, and/or specific 
treatment needs. Office hours: 9:00 – 11:45 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ( 

except holidays)

1-800-896-3203 

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES 

Domestic Violence Services 
1-800-978-3600

Mental Health Services 
1-800-854-7771

Substance Abuse Services 
1-800-564-6600

LEGAL SERVICES 

Neighborhood Legal Services of L.A. County 

Free help with Government Benefits, Family Law, Employment, Immigration and other legal needs 1-800-433-6251 

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 

Free help with Government Benefits, Family Law, Employment, Immigration and other legal needs 1-800-399-4529 

Inner City Law Center 

Helps with landlord/tenant disputes (213) 891-2880 

Housing Rights Center 

Help for people who have been evicted from or denied housing due to race, sex, national origin, number of children, sexual orientation, disability, etc.  

1-800-477-5977 

HOUSING, UTILITIES AND CLOTHING (also see 211 LA County below) 

 

Los Angeles Family Housing 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (323) 264-1114 

(Access Center, East Los Angeles)

Family Housing 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (818) 982-4091 

(Access Center, San Fernando Valley & North Hollywood)

Homeless Solutions 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (661) 942-2758 

(Access Center, Antelope Valley)

Weingart Center 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (213) 624-3370 

(Access Center, Downtown Los Angeles)

San Gabriel Valley Center 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (626) 444-9000 

(Access Center, El Monte)

People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) 
Connects you with organizations that can help with shelter, food, clothing and health care (323) 644-2216 

(Access Center, Hollywood & Mid-City)

Inland Valley Council of Churches – Our House Shelter Program 

Offers help with free shelter, food, clothing, taxi vouchers, bus passes and connects you with other 
organizations that can help 

(909) 622-3806 

Department of Community Services and Development: Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 

Helps people to pay less for gas and electric bills 1-866-675-6623 

Department of Water and Power (DWP) 

DWP offers discount rates and help with overdue bills 
(Los Angeles DWP customers only)   1-800-DIAL DWP (342-5397) 

FOOD (also see 211 LA County below) 

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Program 

Gives food vouchers for pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children 
1-888-942-2229 

1-888-942-9675 

OTHER 

Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Central HELP Line 

Connects you with programs and services offered by DPSS that can help you and your family 1-877-481-1044 

Labor Commissioner’s Office 

Gives help if your rights as an employee are being violated 
(213) 620-6330 Los Angeles 

(562) 590-5048 Long Beach 

211 LA County (formerly known as INFO LINE) 

Gives information and connects you to food pantries, HUD/Section 8 housing, and other community 
agencies 

211 

1-800-339-6993 

By Design Financial Solutions (also known as Consumer Credit Counseling Services) 

Helps people with credit and other money problems 1-800-750-2227 

Victims of Crime 

Pays for hospital bills – might pay for moving or other needs for crime victims 1-800-842-8467 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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