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

Rosendo Garcia, Center Director
Email: RGarcia2@css.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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DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS 2016:

Senior Citizen Fraud Prevention: Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard hosted a “Senior Citizen Fraud Prevention” presentation at East Los Angeles which was conducted by Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs.  The presentation included topics such as, how to avoid check scams, fraud prevention and awareness, avoiding identitiy theft, etc.

When:  Friday, December 2nd
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Family Fiesta The center in collaboration with SPA 7 will host “Family Fiesta”. The annual holiday event consists of breakfast, entertainment and gifts for referred families of the SPA 7 collaborative.

When: Saturday, December 3rd
Time: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

SCRS Annual Holiday Party:  SCRS will host its annual holiday party for its consumers and seniors from the East Los Angeles Service Center.  There will be food, entertainment and prizes.

When:  Friday, December 9th
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2nd Holiday Event for Toy Loan:  The center will host its 2nd annual Holiday event for Toy Loan participants and their families.  The event will consist of dinner, a craft activity and a toy giveaway.  Staff are also trying to secure a magic show (TBD based on sponsor).

When:  Thursday, December 15th
Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The Misfits:  The center will host its first inter-generational activity “The Misfits”.  East Los Angeles Girl Scout Troop #6255 and #Troop #3755 will decorate ornaments with our seniors!  The girls and our seniors will share cocoa, treats sing Christmas carols and decorate an ornament for their tree!

When:  Monday, December 19th
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

The Knitting Club: The knitting club from ELASVC along with East Los Angeles Girl Scout Troops #6255 and #3755 will deliver scarves and beanies to the residents of Rio Hondo Convalescent home. The project was a collaborated effort amongst various generations. The girl scouts donated the year, our senior knitting club knitted the scarves and beanies and they will both make a trip to the convalescent home to sing Christmas carols and personally hand deliver the items to the residents. What an awesome way to intertwine all of our community!

When: Tuesday, December 20th
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Annual Holiday Party: The center will host their annual Holiday Party for the seniors. The event will include tamales, live music, games and more!

When: Wednesday, December 19th
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • 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.

    Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays:  9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • 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 are 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 and near new toys and books are accepted.

    Wednesdays & Fridays:  2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

    Mondays thru Fridays:  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and can be reached at 1-800-593-8222.

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

    For additional information call (323) 881-0574, Monday – Friday.

  • Provides early education program, child development, nutrition and parenting support services for low-income children less than 3 years of age and their parents. Also, to ensure a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond, pre-school classes are provided for children ages 3-5 years.

    For additional information, call (323) 981-7019 or (323) 980-8570.

  • Provides nutritious hot lunch for seniors in a group dinning setting and prepares meals for the home delivered program. The home delivered program provides healthy meals to homebound older persons. The meals can be hot lunches that are delivered each weekday, or can be frozen meals that are delivered in a package of seven once per week.

    Monday thru Friday:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    For additional information, call (323) 604-0800.

  • 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.

    For additional information call (323) 260-2801.

  • 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 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • “Be Well” Exercise, nutrition, and cooking classes. The program assures a healthy, safe and sustainable physical environment that promotes walking and bicycling.

    Fridays:  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Free legal service to senior citizens. Only specific issues handled, call the center for information and appointment.

    2nd Tuesday every other month

  • 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 (323) 557-2470

    Tuesdays & Thursdays:  3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Fridays: 4:30 p.m – 7:00 p.m.

  • Senior exercise program through folkloric dances showcasing dances from Michoacán, Durango, Veracruz and Chiapas.

    Wednesdays:  9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Narcotics Anonymous provides counseling for diversion of drug abuse.

    Wednesdays:  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

  • Every 3rd Friday:  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Every 3rd Friday:  2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

    Monday thru Friday:    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

 
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