San Pedro Service Center

769 W. Third Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 310-519-6091 Fax: 310-548-4880
Center Director, Greg Robinson

San Pedro Service Center (SPSC) is a multipurpose facility designed to enhance the community with a range of health, educational, social, recreational and nutritional services. Center staff network with other County departments, agencies and non-profit organizations to provide many services such as onsite counseling, health care screenings and fitness programs.


  • Crochet is held on Tuesday in the Activity room from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • The painting class provides an opportunity to help build confidence and skills through acrylic painting using canvas and other surfaces. Themes covered are landscapes, flowers, Oceans and Waterfalls. The class is held Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The training offers the opportunity to learn basic computer and software skills for beginners and intermediates, the following are the courses offered: Basic Beginner’s Course, Basic Internet and Basic Email Course. The computer training is held daily from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 215.

  • This class offers a variety of armchair fitness workouts for all ages. The class uses a 20 to 30-minute videos to help persons with limited strength and range of motion. In the video, teacher Betty Switkes progresses through a gentle full-body routine including a seated dance and a refreshing relaxation with Broadway style music. The class is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the Art Room.

  • The fitness class is offered through the Los Angeles Unified School District, the course is designed for the older adult and offers instruction in the principles of yoga to maintain and increase flexibility, muscle tone, breathing capacity and enhance coordination and balance. Exercises are modified yoga and contribute to sound physical, mental and emotional well-being. To register for the class, contact Regan Read, instructor for more information at (213) 241-3167. The class schedule is held in Room 107: Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am – 11:30 am.

  • Tai Chi is held every Monday 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

  • Zumba every Monday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • Also known as the Pantry Program provides food to low-income families, individuals and seniors. The Pantry operates Tuesday through Friday 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • The program provides nutritious USDA foods to seniors at least 60 years of age. The distribution is scheduled every 3rd Friday of the month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Senior Lunch Program has suggested donation of $3.00, not $2.00 (changed occurred recently)

  • The Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) in a partnership with Southern California Edison (SCE) and United Way of Greater Los Angeles to help income-qualified families pay their electric and gas bills. Please call the center for details. Funds are limited.

  • Fame provides transportation assistance in partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA); it helps low-income residents address their transportation needs through its Immediate Needs Transportation Program. Taxi vouchers, taxi coupons and bus tokens are available to local residents.

  • The library provides a comfortable setting for older adults to read short stories, magazines and newspapers. The library is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m in Room 217.

  • A program which provides an assortment of age and socially appropriate toys, games and books to children ages 3 months to 13 years old. The program has a code of conduct and incentive plan. Children may borrow toys once a week and rewarded for returning toys in good condition and on time and for continuing their membership. Membership is free and requires a parent or guardian to register the child in the program. Donations of new toys and books are accepted. Services are provided Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Room 211.

  • Comprehensive Child Development, Inc. (CCD) is an in-house licensed agency that provides quality care, education and support services for low income families and their children. The program provides childhood education for infants, toddlers and preschool children whose parents work or attend vocational training. Child care services are provided Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. For more information contact Roberta Ramirez at (310) 514-4999.

  • DPSS provides information and application assistance in CalFresh and Medi-Cal benefits. The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs. DPSS representative is available every 2nd Thursday and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • A representative from L.A. Regional Food Bank provides information and application assistance in CalFresh benefits, for more information contact (310) 519-6091 for scheduling an appointment.

  • The Field Capable Clinical Services are the first system-wide Department of Mental Health (DMH) programs focused exclusively on Older Adults and designed to improve access to needed mental health services for this traditionally underserved population. FCCS offers a range of field-based services to older adults who may be reluctant or unable to access needed mental health services due to impaired mobility, frailty, geographic limitations or stigma associated with receiving services in a traditional mental health clinic. Patricia Saletes, Social Worker, provides individual and group counseling to adults 60 years of age and older every 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For more information contact (310) 519-6091.