East Los Angeles Service Center

133 N. Sunol Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 323-260-2801 Fax: 323-266-6457

Sandra Gonzalez, Center Director
Email: SGonzalez@wdacs.lacounty.gov

The East Los Angeles Community Service Center is a multi-purpose facility designed to enhance the community with a range of health, educational, social and recreational activities. Center staff network with other County departments and non-profit agencies to provide comprehensive information and referrals, basic form completion assistance, and translation services. The following programs and services offered at the center include but are not limited to: basic form completion, food bank, resource fairs, community forums, flu shot clinic, and pet vaccination clinic.

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1st District in Motion Health and Fitness Program:  Provides an array of senior activities which include exercise classes such as Zumba, Tai Chi, chair aerobics, dance lessons and walking groups.  Seniors also participate in health and nutrition information sessions that offer informative presentations on diabetes prevention, cancer awareness, HBP checks, and several other health benefits.  A popular attraction of the program is field trips to local destinations.

Adult Protective Services (APS):  a 24-hour social service program mandated by the State of California to receive all reports about suspected abuse/neglect of an elder (65 years of age or older) or a dependent adult (18-64 years of age and physically or mentally impaired) who are reported to be endangered by physical, sexual, or financial abuse, and caregiver neglect, or self-neglect.  We provide intake services to report all abuse.  Should you need assistance in reporting abuse, please call our office and the APS intake specialist will assist you in the referral.

Phone:  (323) 260-2806 or (800) 992-1660

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles:  Provides programs, support groups and services to individuals, their families, and caregivers, whose lives are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Monday thru Friday
Phone:  (323) 881-0574

Ballet Folklorico Otomi:   Designed for children, teenagers and adults who want to learn and experience the roots and traditions of Mexican culture.  The dancers showcase Mexico and its regions which are based on tradition and rituals that have been passed down from one generation to another.

Tuesdays and Thursdays:  3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Fridays:  4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Phone:  (323) 557-2470

Bet Tzedek:  Free legal service to senior citizens.  Only specific issues handled.  Call the center for information and appointment.

2nd Tuesday of every other month

Bingo:  Mondays:  10:00 am

CalFresh – “Better Food for Better Living”: The CalFresh Nutrition program cares and encourages all families to eat a healthy diet and be physically active.  Improving what you eat and being active will help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

For eligibility requirements, a case worker is available Mondays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chair Exercise:  Fridays:  10:00 am

Computer Class:  Monday and Wednesday:  10:00 am – 11:00 am

Department of Consumer and Business Affairs:  Assists consumers, businesses, seniors and litigants with an array of issues.  Some of their services include Consumer Protection, Small Claims Advisors, Real Estate Fraud and Homeowner Assistance, Mediation, Identity Theft and Senior Abuse as well as Fraud Protection.

Monday thru Friday:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Phone:  (800) 593-8222

Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP):  Also known as the Pantry Program, provides food to low-income families, individuals and seniors.  Eligibility is not required to access this program.  The center accepts food donations from individuals and organizations.

ESL Classes:  Learn conversational English

Tuesdays:  12:00 pm

Girls Scouts of Greater Los Angeles:  call for more information

Homework Club: College Interns provides assistance to students K-12th with their homework assignments.

Monday thru Thursday:  3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Human Services Association (HSA):  Provides nutritious hot lunch for seniors in a group dinning setting.

Maravilla NA:  Narcotics Anonymous provides counseling for diversion of drug abuse.

Wednesday:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Public Access Computers:  Computers are available for public use.  The computers are internet ready and also have Microsoft Office 2010.

Monday thru Friday:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Senior Folklorico:  Senior exercise program through folkloric dances showcasing dances from Michoacan, Durango, Veracruz and Chiapas.

Wednesdays:  9:30 am – 11:30 am

Senior Social Dance:  Tuesday:  12:00 pm and Loteria on Thursdays: 10:00 am

Tai Chi & Mediation:  Wednesdays:  5:30 pm

Toy Loan Program:  Monday thru Friday:  3:00 pm-4:30 pm

United Way Utility Assistance Program:  call for more information.

Walking Club:  Wednesday:  9:30 am

 

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