Los Angeles Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Los Angeles California social services and programs related to public assistance. Public assistance is provided by Food Stamp Offices, Medicaid Offices, Social Security Offices, WIC Offices, and Housing Authorities.


A Food Stamp Office is a government office at the local level that provides nutritional assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP benefits are available to income-eligible households in order to reduce food insecurity and poverty by supplementing the food purchasing power of the household. A Food Stamp Office can assist eligible families in enrolling for SNAP benefits and receiving nutritional assistance benefits. These food assistance benefits include a monthly stipend to purchase household food items or plants and seeds to grow food.

Chatsworth Department of Public Social Services West Valley Food Stamp Office 21615 Plummer Street Los Angeles CA 91311 866-613-3777

Department of Public Social Services Southwest Family Los Angeles Food Stamp Office 8300 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90044 866-613-3777

Florence Department of Public Social Services Florence Food Stamp Office 1740 East Gage Avenue Los Angeles CA 90001 323-586-7379

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Civic Center Food Stamp Office 813 East 4th Place Los Angeles CA 90013 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Exposition Park Food Stamp Office 3833 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90037 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 11110 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90064 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Lincoln Heights Food Stamp Office 4077 North Mission Road Los Angeles CA 90032 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Metro East Food Stamp Office 2855 East Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90023 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Metro Family Food Stamp Office 2615 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles CA 90007 213-744-6601

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Metro Special Food Stamp Office 2707 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles CA 90007 866-613-3777

Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Southwest Special Food Stamp Office 1819 West 120th Street Los Angeles CA 90047 866-613-3777

Panorama City Department of Public Social Services East Valley Food Stamp Office 14545 Lanark Street Los Angeles CA 91402 866-613-3777

San Fernando Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 9188 Glenoaks Boulevard Los Angeles CA 91352 866-613-3777

South Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services South Central Food Stamp Office 10728 South Central Avenue Los Angeles CA 90059 866-613-3777


A Housing Authority is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides housing assistance and support to income-eligible people. Housing Authorities offer a range of services, including rental assistance, access to long-term low-income rental housing, and housing support. Housing Authorities often provide additional support services to tenants, including education and job training, access to healthcare services, and other social services.

Los Angeles Housing Authority 3232 Estrada Street Los Angeles CA 90023 323-881-6645

North Hills Housing Authority 16601 Roscoe Place Los Angeles CA 91343 818-830-8607

Pacoima Housing Authority 10995 Lehigh Avenue Los Angeles CA 91331 818-899-5228

San Pedro Housing Authority 275 West 1st Street Los Angeles CA 90731 310-521-0670

Van Nuys Housing Authority 6946 Van Nuys Boulevard Los Angeles CA 91405 818-756-1180


A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to elderly people, surviving family members, and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide services including stipends to retired workers as well as low-income individuals and people with disabilities. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, receiving Social Security benefits, and planning for retirement needs.

Chatsworth Social Security Office 20439 Nordhoff Street Los Angeles CA 91311


A WIC Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that provides support to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC is a supplemental food program, and in addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help getting other social services. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance.

Melville St Landry Parish Health Unit WIC Office 226 South Harvard Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90004 337-623-4941