Los Angeles Social Services for Families

Find Los Angeles California social services and programs related to families. Social services for families are provided by Child Support Offices, Child, Youth and Family Services, and Child Abuse Prevention Centers.


A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.

Los Angeles County Child Abuse Hotline 425 Shatto Place Los Angeles CA 90020 800-272-6699

Prevent Child Abuse California 350 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles CA 90071 213-613-9818


Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.

Los Angeles County Children Service 3075 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90010 213-639-4691

Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services 20151 Nordhoff Street Los Angeles CA 91311 818-717-4009

Vera Davis McClendon Youth & Family Center 610 California Avenue Los Angeles CA 90291 310-305-7996


A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.

Encino Child Support & Enforcement Office 15531 Ventura Boulevard Los Angeles CA 91436 866-901-3212

Los Angeles Child Support & Enforcement Office 8300 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90044 866-901-3212