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Family Assistance

The following are programs/resources that families living independently may be eligible to receive.


AT & T – Accessibility Resources
1(800) 772-3140 (voice only)

1(800) 651-5111 (TTY only)

1(800) 400-6868 (Spanish voice and TTY)

Adaptive telecommunication equipment.


California Assistive Technology System (CATS)
800-390-2699
800-900-0707 TTY Equipment

Ability Tools
100 G Street #100
Sacramento, CA 95814

Information on obtaining assistive devices and services.


California Relay Service
 Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard telephone. Friends, family, and business contacts can dial 711 for relay calls, too.


Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
California Department of Community Services and Development
800-433-HEAP
Utility payment assistance for residents of California.

Phone lines are open Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:00 pm to 3:00pm


Legal Aid of Santa Monica/ City of Santa Monica Human Services Dept.
(310)458-8701
Special Santa Monica Task Force to help persons who reside in Santa Monica in subsidized housing and need assistance with landlords.


Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services (DPSS)

128 Crossroads Parkway South
City of Industry, CA 91746-3411

(562) 908-8400
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Monday thru Thursday 7:00am to 6:00 pm

General information on CalWORKS (AFDC), food stamps, Medi-Cal, IHSS and General Relief (GR).
In-Home Support Services (IHSS): 888-944-4477 Applications/Service/Intake
Medi-Cal: 213-744-5611
Los Angeles County Social Services
2707 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007


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No matter why a person is unable to leave home, a recent hospital stay, poor health, accident or disability, they often face the major difficulties of poor nutrition, limited mobility and isolation. Meals On Wheels West is a part of the solution. We deliver medically appropriate meals and a wellness check to our homebound clients.

Miss Lilly's Pet Program - Meals for Pets

Many Meals On Wheels West clients enjoy the companionship of pets. People with pets feel less isolated, are happier and healthier. Meals On Wheels West cares and helps keep our clients and their beloved companions together.


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 310-423-3517
Culver City 310-253-6712
Culver Palms 310-559-0666
Gardena 310-217-9552
Inglewood 310-412-5338
Santa Monica 310-394-5133
Santa Monica 310-394-8971
West L.A. 310-208-4028
 

Public Health Foundation -Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Program
Los Angeles County Health Services

12781 Schabarum Ave
Irwindale, CA 91706

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.


Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/SSA, Social Security Administration – Provides monthly financial support to eligible persons.

Social Security Administration

Generally, the Social Security Administration office does not publish direct telephone numbers to local offices. They ask that you call them toll free at 1(800) SSA-1213, for TTY 1(800)325-0778).

The following offices are located in the area WRC serves -

230 E. Spruce Ave.
Inglewood, CA.

11500 W. Olympic Blvd, suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90064