Assistance in Los Angeles County

This page provides some resources for those who are waiting for long-term assistance.

And please, email us if you need some help navigating these web sites.

One would think they would be designed for ease-of-use, but they are not.
Don’t give up.

We’re here to help you, if needed.


Child Abuse  1-800-540-4000
Civil Rights Complaint (562) 908-8501
Workforce Development 1-877-477-3646
Mental Health 1-800-854-7771
Safely Surrender Baby 1-877-222-9723
Substance Abuse  1-800-564-6600

Are you a United States Veteran? Please refer to these resources.

Veteran Legal Aid

Obtain your DD214 copies

Records Needed for Work and Government Assistance

Social Security Office

Birth Certificates

12400 Imperial Hwy. Rm. 1002, Norwalk 90650
Phone (562) 462-2137
Hours: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: Third Thursday of the month 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Bus Passes


Antelope Valley Transit
DPSS General Relief (Get your EBT card and free phone from the Department of Social Services)
Los Angeles Housing Authority (Sign up for housing assistance)

Need Legal Assistance? Try these organizations.

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (

  • If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call (800) 399-4529 or visit one of our Domestic Violence Courthouse Clinics located in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica or Long Beach. You may also visit one of our four Self Help Legal Access Centers listed above.
  • If you are facing eviction, please call our Housing/Eviction Defense Center at (800) 399-4529. For Long Beach residents, please call the Housing Line at (800) 399-4529.
  • If you are in danger of losing your home due to Foreclosure, please call our Consumer Law Unit at (800) 399-4529.
  • If you are in danger of losing your benefits, go to this website Government Benefits, or call (800) 399-4529.

NOTE: For Santa Monica residents only, please click for a full listing of services, or call their Intake Line at (310) 899-6200. For Long Beach & Harbor area residents click here for a full listing of services.