The following are benefits/resources consumers living independently may
be eligible to receive.
California Affordable Housing Institute - You can use this website as a search engine to find housing resources and information, statistical reports, funding resources and view existing housing developments that serve people with developmental disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and severe mental retardation.s
California Department of Developmental Services
Proxy Parent Foundation – Proxy Parent Foundation safeguards public benefits for disabled persons through the PLAN of California Master Pooled Trust and provides “family like” Personal Support Services for people with mental illness and other brain disorders. To learn more click here.
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213 (General information telephone
number.) Provides monthly financial support to eligible persons. The following
are offices located in the areas WRC serve.
||3750 S. Robertson Blvd.
Culver City, CA
||230 E. Spruce Ave.
||11500 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) (562) 908-8400
General information on CalWORKS (AFDC), food stamps, Medi-Cal, IHSS and
General Relief (GR).
In-Home Support Services (IHSS): 888-944-4477 application only.
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) California Department of Community
Services and Development
Utility payment assistance.
GTE Special Needs Center 800-821-2585
Provides or assists with obtaining adaptive telecommunications equipment
Pacific Bell Accessibility Resources 800-772-3140
Adaptive telecommunication equipment.
California Assistive Technology System (CATS) 800-390-2699
800-900-0707 TTY Equipment
Information on obtaining assistive devices and services.
Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Program
Los Angeles County Health Services 626-856-6600
A supplemental food program providing nutrition, education and coupons
for purchasing specific foods. Program serves low income pregnant women,
infants and small children.
Meals on Wheels
For elderly and disabled persons who are unable to cook for themselves.
Persons may qualify for meals to be delivered to their home. The delivery
times and costs will vary. Contact the city located near you.
- Beverly Hills 323-655-1232
- Culver City 310-559-0666
- Gardena 310-217-9552
- Hawthorne 310-412-5338
- Ingelwood 310-412-5338
- Lennox 310-412-5338
- Santa Monica 310-451-1673
- Venice 310-559-0666
- West L.A. 310-208-3439