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Community Services Directory

Family

Child Passenger Safety

Classes to help train parents and guardian on the proper and safe use, installation and selection of car seats free child car seats for eligible participants who complete a 2-hour training session.

(213) 808-89692

hcidla.lacity.org/child-passenger-safety

Family Source Centers HCIDLA

Call or go to website to find a service center near you

One-step services for low-income families. Services include case management tutoring, financial literacy budgeting, parenting classes. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), computer and English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes, and other unique services and referrals

(866) 557-7368

(310) 391-3457

Great Beginnings for Black Babies

The overall mission of Great Beginnings for Black Babies, Inc. is to promote the healthy growth and development of babies, children, youth and families.

301 N. Prairie Ave, Suite 515 Inglewood, CA, 90057

(310) 677-1041

www.gbbb-la.org

A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project

Re-Entry services and Expungement for the recently incarcerated

9512 S. Central Ave Los Angeles CA 90059

(323) 563-3575

www.anewwayoflife.org

Legal

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Since 1929, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles has provided civil legal aid to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County. Now with five neighborhood offices, three Domestic Violence Clinics and four Self-Help Legal Access Centers, LAFLA serves communities as diverse as East Los Angeles, the Westside, South Los Angeles, Koreatown and Long Beach. LAFLA is the first place thousands of poor people turn to when they need legal assistance for a crisis that threatens their shelter, health and livelihood.

1(800) 399-4529

www.lafla.org

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Neighborhood Legal Services is an advocate for individuals, families and communities throughout Los Angeles County. Through a combination of individual representation, high impact litigation and public policy advocacy, NLSLA combats the immediate and long-lasting effects of poverty and expands access to health, opportunity, and justice in Los Angeles’ diverse neighborhoods.

(800) 433-6251

www.nls-la.org

Inner City Law Center

provider of legal services on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center combats slum housing while developing strategies to end homelessness.

1309 East Seventh Street Los Angeles CA 90021

(213) 891-2880

www.innercitylaw.org

HOUSING

CHIRP LA - Services for Person with HIV/AIDS

Housing assistance and supportive services countywide for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

(213) 741-1951

chirpla.org

LA Housing + Community Investment Department - Homeownership

Purchase assistance for eligible first time low and moderate income homebuyers seeking to purchase a home in the City of Los Angeles

(213) 808-8800

hcidla.lacity.org/help-lowincome-firsthomebuyers

Department on Disability

Housing assistance and supportive services for persons with disabilities

(213) 202-2764

www.disability.lacity.org

Eviction Defense Network

Eviction legal defense services

1930 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 208 Los Angeles, CA 90057

(213) 385-8112

Edn.la.com

Housing Rights Center

Free Housing Discrimination complaint Investigation

3255 Wilshire Blvd. suite 1150 Los Angeles, CA 90010

1(800) 477-5977

www.hrc-la.org

California Bureau of Real Estate

CalBRE’s goal is to enhance enforcement and outreach efforts to address mortgage-related consumer issues and focus on mortgage fraud enforcement efforts.

320 West 4th Street, Suite 350 Los Angeles CA 90013

1(877) 373-4542

www.dre.ca.gov

Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America

NACA provides America’s best mortgage, helps homeowners achieve an affordable mortgage payment, and wages constant and aggressive battles against predatory lenders.

11633 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 100 Hawthorne, CA 90250

(310) 412-2600

www.naca.com

Volunteers of America Los Angeles

Homeless Prevention, Emergency Housing

3600 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1500 Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 389-1500

www.voala.org

United Way LA

Non-profit organization offering support and services to combat poverty

1150 S. Olive Street Suite.T500 Los Angeles CA 90015

(213) 808-6220

unitedwayla.org

Housing Authority of Los Angeles

Conventional public housing and Section 8 housing managed by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.

(213) 252-2500

www.hacla.org

LA Housing + Community Investment Department - Safety and Habitable Housing

Periodic inspections of the city’s multi-family residential rental housing units and response to tenant safety and habitable complaints

1(866) 557-7368

hcidla.lacity.org

LA City Attorney’s Office - Housing Dispute Resolution

Free mediation services to resolve complain between landlords and tenants through the Office of the City of Los Angeles.

200 N. Spring Street  Los Angeles CA 90012

(213) 978-8100

lacityattorney.org

Housing Rights Center - Fair Housing

Fair housing counseling, complaint investigation and property management training by the Housing Rights Center to ensure all have equal access to housing.

3255  Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1150, Los Angeles CA 90010

1(800) 477-5977

Hrc-la.org

City of LA Housing Resource Center - Affordable Rental Housing

Online property-search services that links individuals and families with affordable and accessible rental housing

1(877) 428-8844

www.housing.LACity.org

LA Housing + Community Investment Department - Handyworker Program

Minor Safety and habitability repairs for low income elderly, or renters with disabilities

1(866) 557-7368

http://hcidla.lacity.org/low-income-sr

Mental Health

Coalition of mental health professionals

The mission of the Coalition of Mental Health Professionals is to serve and empower residents of Los Angeles County through the development of various programs that provide mental health and related service to enhance the well being if the community and improve its quality of life

9219 S.Broadway Ave Los Angeles, CA 90003

(323) 777-3120

www.mentalhealthprofessionals.org