Centro Maravilla Service Center

 Monday – Friday:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
 Center Director:  Andrea Michel
 AMichel@wdacs.lacounty.gov

Centro Maravilla 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, form completion assistance, and translation services. The programs and services offered at the center include, but not limited to: form completion, food bank, resource fairs, community forums, VITA income tax assistance, unlawful detainer assistance, mediation services and advocacy.

County Department of Mental Health / Prevention and Early Intervention Program – Referrals available.

 (323) 260-2804
  (323) 780-7986
4716 East Cesar Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, Ca 90022

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (1st Tuesday of every month)

  • HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER → Conducts free tenant/landlord counseling.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH → Project Return provides social interaction and group counseling.

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (1st Tuesday of every month)

  • MARAVILLA COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE → The committee meets to discuss redevelopment, crime, projects and other community issues and concerns.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (3rd Thursday of every month)

  • EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE KINSHIP PROGRAM → Foster Care support group.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • L.A. REGIONAL FOODBANK CAL-FRESH PROGRAM → This program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.  The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.  A representative will assist you with the application for Cal-Fresh benefits.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (3rd Thursday of every month)

  • CENTER FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION → Provides mediation services to individuals, bilingual (English/Spanish) residing in Los Angeles County, to help individuals resolve their conflicts e.e., consumer debt, neighbor-to-neighbor, business/organizations/agencies, family domestic, and workplace employment issues.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 5 BREADS 2 FISH → Provides food and other daily essentials to the community.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • TOY LOAN PROGRAM → The toy loan program is a free service which allows children to borrow toys from a Toy Loan Center in the same manner in which they borrow books from the public library.  The children borrow toys once a week.  It is a voluntary community effort sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Department of Public Social Services.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

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+) 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 (323) 260-2805 or (888) 202-4248

ALMA FAMILY SERVICES

  • Provides wrap-around services for families in the DCFS process for purposes of providing comprehensive social services aimed at keeping the family intact.  Referrals from DCFS only.

EAST LOS ANGELES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  • The East Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing services designed to strengthen and promote the business community.

EAST VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

  • Chicas Peer support group for gay and transgender individuals.  Call center for schedule.

FAMILIA UNIDA LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

  • Services for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.

FIRST DISTRICT IN MOTION PROGRAM

  • An individualized health, nutrition and social program for seniors ages 55 and up.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGISTRAR RECORDER / COUNTY CLERK

  • Accepts requests for full copies of birth, death and marriage records.  Issues full birth copies from 1964 to present, full death copies from 1995 to present, and full marriage copies from 1997 to present.  File domestic partnership statements, voter registration forms, issues voter abstracts and absentee ballot applications.  Issues marriage licenses and performs marriage ceremonies on Fridays, by appointment only.

NUEVO AMANECER

  • Peer support group for women.  Call center for schedule (323) 260-2805
MONDAY

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.
TUESDAY

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (1st Tuesday of every month)

  • HOUSING RIGHTS CENTER → Conducts free tenant/landlord counseling.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH → Project Return provides social interaction and group counseling.

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (1st Tuesday of every month)

  • MARAVILLA COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE → The committee meets to discuss redevelopment, crime, projects and other community issues and concerns.
WEDNESDAY

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.
THURSDAY

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (3rd Thursday of every month)

  • EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE KINSHIP PROGRAM → Foster Care support group.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • L.A. REGIONAL FOODBANK CAL-FRESH PROGRAM → This program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs.  The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.  A representative will assist you with the application for Cal-Fresh benefits.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (3rd Thursday of every month)

  • CENTER FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION → Provides mediation services to individuals, bilingual (English/Spanish) residing in Los Angeles County, to help individuals resolve their conflicts e.e., consumer debt, neighbor-to-neighbor, business/organizations/agencies, family domestic, and workplace employment issues.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 5 BREADS 2 FISH → Provides food and other daily essentials to the community.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • TOY LOAN PROGRAM → The toy loan program is a free service which allows children to borrow toys from a Toy Loan Center in the same manner in which they borrow books from the public library.  The children borrow toys once a week.  It is a voluntary community effort sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Department of Public Social Services.
FRIDAY

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 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.
OTHER

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+) 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 (323) 260-2805 or (888) 202-4248

ALMA FAMILY SERVICES

  • Provides wrap-around services for families in the DCFS process for purposes of providing comprehensive social services aimed at keeping the family intact.  Referrals from DCFS only.

EAST LOS ANGELES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  • The East Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing services designed to strengthen and promote the business community.

EAST VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

  • Chicas Peer support group for gay and transgender individuals.  Call center for schedule.

FAMILIA UNIDA LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

  • Services for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.

FIRST DISTRICT IN MOTION PROGRAM

  • An individualized health, nutrition and social program for seniors ages 55 and up.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGISTRAR RECORDER / COUNTY CLERK

  • Accepts requests for full copies of birth, death and marriage records.  Issues full birth copies from 1964 to present, full death copies from 1995 to present, and full marriage copies from 1997 to present.  File domestic partnership statements, voter registration forms, issues voter abstracts and absentee ballot applications.  Issues marriage licenses and performs marriage ceremonies on Fridays, by appointment only.

NUEVO AMANECER

  • Peer support group for women.  Call center for schedule (323) 260-2805

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