Los Angeles County Social Services for Public Assistance

Find Los Angeles County 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

Compton Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 211 East Alondra Boulevard Compton CA 90220 866-613-3777

Cudahy Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 8130 Atlantic Avenue Cudahy CA 90201 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

El Monte Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 3352 Aerojet Avenue El Monte CA 91731 866-613-3777

El Monte Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 3350 Aerojet Avenue El Monte CA 91731 877-847-3663

El Monte Department of Public Social Services Medi-Cal Outreach Food Stamp Office 9320 Telstar Avenue El Monte CA 91731 626-312-6001

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

Glendale Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 4680 San Fernando Road Glendale CA 91204 877-847-3663

Lancaster Department of Public Social Services food Stamp Office 349 East Avenue East Lancaster CA 93535 866-613-3777

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 5445 Whittier Boulevard East Los Angeles CA 90022 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

Norwalk Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 12727 Norwalk Boulevard Norwalk CA 90650 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

Paramount Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 2961 East Victoria Street Compton CA 90221 866-613-3777

Pasadena Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 955 North Lake Avenue Pasadena CA 91104 866-613-3777

Pomona Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 2040 West Holt Avenue Pomona CA 91768 866-613-3777

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

Santa Clarita Department of Public Social Services Food Stamp Office 27233 Camp Plenty Road Santa Clarita CA 91351 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.

Alhambra Housing Authority 700 West Main Street Alhambra CA 91801 626-262-4510

Baldwin Park Housing Authority 4141 Maine Avenue Baldwin Park CA 91706 626-813-5285

Compton Housing Authority 600 Alameda Street Compton CA 90220 310-605-3080

Culver City Housing Authority 11965 Allin Street Culver CA 90230 310-398-5763

Gardena Housing Authority 19610 South Hamilton Avenue Gardena CA 90248 310-523-9520

Inglewood Housing Authority 1 West Manchester Boulevard Inglewood CA 90301 310-412-5221

L A County Housing Authority 26607 South Western Avenue Lomita CA 90717 310-534-6838

Long Beach Housing Authority 521 East 4th Street Long Beach CA 90802 562-570-6985

Los Angeles County Housing Authority 23520 Wiley Canyon Rd Valencia CA 91355 661-255-5818

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

Monterey Park Housing Authority 2 Coral Circle Monterey Park CA 91755 323-890-7001

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

Norwalk Housing Authority 12035 Firestone Boulevard Norwalk CA 90650 562-929-5588

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

Panorama Housing Authority Ste 600, 8121 Van Nuys Blvd Panorama City CA 91402 818-756-1180

Redondo Housing Authority 320 Knob Hill Avenue Redondo Beach CA 90277 310-318-0640

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

Santa Fe Springs Housing Authority 12131 Telegraph Road Santa Fe Springs CA 90670 562-347-4663

Santa Monica Housing Authority 2121 Cloverfield Boulevard Santa Monica CA 90404 310-458-8740

South Gate Housing Authority 8650 California Avenue South Gate CA 90280 323-563-9534

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

Whittier Housing Authority 10750 Laurel Avenue Whittier CA 90605 562-946-2425


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.

Alhambra Social Security Office 900 South Garfield Avenue Alhambra CA 91801

Burbank Social Security Office 1420 West Olive Avenue Burbank CA 91506

Chatsworth Social Security Office 20439 Nordhoff Street Los Angeles CA 91311

Compton Social Security Office 171 East Compton Boulevard Compton CA 90220

El Monte Social Security Office 9351 Telstar Avenue El Monte CA 91731


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.

Bell City Methodist Youth Center WIC Office Missouri Avenue South Gate CA 90280 573-568-4593

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