Emergency Services

Dial 211 for the Los Angeles County Community Resource line

PRESCRIPTION SERVICES

AARP Rx Svc (seniors) (800)45-2277
AltaMed (323)728-0411
Health Care Rights Ctr. (213)383-4519
Labor Community Svc. (1-time bill payment & finacial aid if $’s available) (213)427-9044

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Beyond Shelter (213)252-0772
CalWorks (213)744-5604
Hawthorne Housing Auth. (310)349-1600
Hope Again (323)661-4004
Housing Info Hotline (800)994-4444
Inglewood Housing Auth. (310)412-5221
Little Tokyo Svc. Ctr (213)473-1602
St. Vincent De Paul (323)224-6280
West Angeles Center (323)733-8300

SENIOR CITIZENS’S SVCS.

AARP (for info/referral) (866)448-3615
AltaMed (Multi-Services) (323)725-8751
Alternate Living for the Aging (323)650-7988
Bet Tzedek Legal Svc. (323)939-0506
Dept. of Aging (info/referral) (800)510-2020
Elder Abuse Line (800)992-1660
Elder Link (referral svc) (310)450-1888
HOME (for disabled/seniors) (310)258-4131
Home Secure (Installs Free peep holes, dead bolts & grab bars) (323)937-5855
LivHome (at home care) (323)933-5880
Meals-On-Wheels (call 4-1-1 for other areas) Main # for Metro LA (213)484-7775
Nursing Home Referral (800)777-7575
Old Timers Found (for meals, transportation & info/referrals) (323)582-6090
People Coord. Svcs. (323)294-5226
Project Rainbow (Senior’s Gay & Lesbian Services) (213)621-3180
Senior-Dent (dental referrals/gives at least 15% discount to age 60+) (800)736-7071
Senior’s Hot Line (818)784-2113
Senior Resources (866)697-3646
Stroke Hot Line (800)787-6537
VIVA Housing Referral (800)934-8482

TATOO REMOVAL SVC.

Clean Slate (866)466-8287
Hollywood-Sunset Free Clinic (teens-25 yrs) (323)661-6782 & ask for Pat Rodriguez)
King Drew Med. Ctr. (310)668-4024
QueensCare (323)981-1660
Tattoo Removal Referrals (213)747-6357

TRANSPORTATION

Access (800)827-0829 (seniors/disabled)
Angels Flight West (free air travel for patients needing medical svc) (888)426-2643
CityRide (213)808-7433(seniors/disabled)
Community Service (323)758-4506(tokens)
Community Svc/Inglewood (310)330-8000
Delta Skywish Program (free air travel to patients needing medical aid) (800)892-2757
Dial-A-Ride (800)439-0439
East LA Service Ctr. (323)260-2808
Homeless Care Ctr. (213)744-0724
Nat’l Runaway Home Free Program (offers free bus rides home) (800)621-4000
Old Timers Found (seniors) (323)582-6090
People Coord. Svcs. (323)735-1231
Salvation Army (tokens) (323) 665-9947
St. Vincent (traveling aid) (323)224-6280
Traveler’s Aid Society (helps the stranded gethome – 1 way ticket) (323)653-5050
W. Angeles (bus tokens) (323)733-8300
Weingart Ctr. (bus tokens) (213)627-9000

UTILITY BILL ASSISTANCE

Catholic Charities (213)251-3400
Energy Hot Line (800)342-5397
Energy Crisis Line (213)353-1228
H.E.A.P./Referral Program (866)675-6623 Labor Community Svc. (1 time bill payment & financial aid if $’s available) (213)427-9044
Legal Aid LA (utility cutoffs) (213)640-3881
Maravilla Foundation (323)869-4500
PACE-HEAP (213)989-3215
So.Cal.Edison Low Income Program (15% discount if eligible) (800)736-4777
Utility Tax Unit (seniors/disabled get 10% discount on phone/gas/electric) (213)978-3050
West Angeles Center (323)733-8300

VOLUNTEERING

American Red Cross (213)739-5200
Foster Grandparents Prog. (213)621-2257
Senior Corp. (310)235-7421
The Volunteer Ctr./Main Offices (818)908-5066 (call for referral to an office near you)
Volunteers of America (213)389-1500

YOUTH/ANTI-GANG & GRAFFITI
REMOVAL SVCS.

A Place Called Home (323)23207653
Avalon-Carver Ctr. (323)232-4391
Clean Slate (866)466-8287
Free Auto Training Ctr. (323)299-1633
Nat’l Runaway Home Free Program (offers free bus rides home) (800)621-4000
People Who Care Ctr. (323(778-8905
Plaza Community Ctr. (323)268-1107
Teen Post (213)680-0861