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Manual for Grandparent-Relative Caregivers and Their Advocates:
Dependency Proceedings
Getting a Child out of a Shelter
Visitation Rights of Grandparents
When Permanent Custody is Necessary
Foster Care
Public Benefits
Relative Caregivers Options Chart
School Issues
Statewide Listings for County Boards of Education
Resource Guide Statewide
Resource Guide Northern California
Resource Guide Central California
Resource Guide Southern California
Donate Now through Network for Good
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Women in Prison
Resource Guide Southern California

Information Lines

Birth Certificate Information
(213) 974-6621
(661) 723-4494 Lancaster
Provides a 24 hour recorded information service for obtaining a copy of a birth certificate for a child or adult (born before 1964) born in the Los Angeles area.

Child Care Information Service
2700 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 449-8221
Information and referral regarding available child care services. Subsidizes child care.

City of Los Angeles Health Services Information Line
(213) 250-8055

City of Los Angeles Dept of Aging
600 S. Spring Street #900
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Provides information on available services and programs.

Community Helpline
Redondo Beach
(310) 541-2525 - HOTLINE
Provides emotional support, crisis intervention, and resource referrals through the 24 hour hotline.

Information And Referral Federation of Los Angeles County:
PO Box 4307
El Monte, CA 91734
(626) 350-1841
Provides information for health and human services agencies in the Los Angeles area including general services to children and the elderly.

Antelope Valley (800) 339-6993

Burbank (818) 956-1100

LA Airport (213) 671-7464

Los Angeles (213) 686-0950

Los Angeles County (800) 339-6993

San Fernando Valley (818) 501-4447

San Gabriel Valley (626) 350-6833

So. Bay/Long Beach (562) 603-8962

West Los Angeles (213) 551-2929

TTD (hearing impaired service) (800) 660-4026

Los Angeles County Department of Social Services
10961 Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Information & Referral line:
1-800-339-6993 From 213 & 818 area codes
1-800-660-4026 TDD [for the deaf]
Provides special aid, food stamps, Medi-Cal services and other subsidized services. If you qualify for SSI you may be eligible for in-home services which include home cleaning and transportation [some payment required]. Call 213-312-6265 for further information about in-home services.

Los Angeles Free Clinic Medication Information Center
8405 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90048
(323) 653-0440
Pharmacists provide information on medication and its side effects.

Senior Information and Referral Services
(213) 485-4405
Provides information of services available to seniors.

Social Security Administration
1115 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles 90007
(213) 746-2867
Provides information about Social Security, Medicare and SSI.

Southern California Ecumenical Council
Interfaith Hunger Coalition
5750 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles 90036
(213) 913-7333

Support Groups

Association of African-American Grandmothers
313 N. Figueroa St, Room 227
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-4146
Support organization for the African-American grandmother, particularly in their role as a parent for drug-exposed babies. Does not exclude males, other races, other caretakers or the professional community.

California Self-Help Center
(213) 825-1799
The information center provides referrals to self-help groups in your area. Self-help groups bring people together with common concerns where they can compare experiences, exchange ideas and information. Some of the kinds of support groups that exist for Grandparents are "Second Time Around Parents", "Grand-parents Who Care", "Raising Our Children Kids." They can also provide information on how to start your own group.

Grandparents As Parents Program
PO Box 964
Lakewood, CA 90714
(562) 924-3996 (no collect calls)
Provides support groups assisting grandparents. Main goal is to assist the parents of incarcerated parents.They come from every ethnic group and from every socioeconomic level. The children they raise can be newborns to teenagers.

Child Care Services

Child Care Information Service
2700 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 449-8221
Information and referral regarding available child care services. Subsidizes child care.

Child Educational Center JPL/Caltech Communities
140 Foothill Blvd.
La Canada, CA 91011
(818) 354-3418
Child care for children between 8 weeks and 5 years.

Children's Bureau of Los Angeles
3910 Oakwood Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
(323) 953-7350
Welfare agency providing child respite care. Call for the local offices.

Children's Center at Caltech
293 South Chester Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(818) 793-7308
Provides some child care for children between 18 months and 6 years.

Home SAFE Child Care, Inc.
6720 Melrose Ave. Second Floor
Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 934-7979
Child care through network of state licensed family day care homes.

Long Beach Day Nursery
1548 Chestnut Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 591-0509
Day care for children between 2 to pre-kindergarten to families employed in the Long Beach area.

7600 East Graves Ave.
Rosemead, CA 91770
(626) 280-6510
a community day care for children 9 months to 4 years of age, from 7a.m. to 6p.m., Monday through Friday.

Pasadena Day Nursery for Child Development
450 N Garfield
, CA 91101
(626) 449-6220
Day care for children 12 months to 6 years of age with employed parents. Also provides other social services.

The Salvation Army
Los Angeles Day Care Center
Standford Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 623-9022

Pomona Corps location
490 East La Verne Ave.
Pomona, CA 91767
(909) 623-1579

Torrance Corps location
4223 Emerald Street
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 370-4515

Santa Monica Day Nursery
1443 15th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 395- 5467
Day care for children between 3 years to 6 years of age coming from low-income working parents. Sliding scale tuition.'

Westminster Child Center
4848 E. Eagle Rock Blvd.
Los Angeles 90041
(323) 256-8086

Medical and Dental Services

ABC Dental Health Center
2591 E. Avenue S, Suite B
Palmdale 93550
(661) 274-8800
General dentistry services to low income children. Low income qualifications follow those of the school lunch program.

Arcadia Child Health Council
P.O. Box 660814
Arcadia, CA 91066
(626) 836-0121
Physical and mental health services to children who can not receive services otherwise. Must live in or attend Arcadia School District to receive financial aid.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
P.O. Box 48750
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 855-5000
Provides out-patient clinic services for low income persons.

Children's Clinic
P.O. Box 1428
2801 S. Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 933-2000
Provides referrals for medical and family services to low income children 0 to 15 years of age. Areas served: Long Beach, Bellflower, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Norwalk, Carson, Paramount, and Signal Hill.

Children's Dental Health Clinic
2801 S. Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 933-3141
Provides services on a sliding scale basis. For low income families who would otherwise not see a dentist.

Children Hospital of Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 660-2450
Provides medical services regardless of the ability to pay.

Franciscan Health Center
2859 Glassell Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 413-1050
Provides community clinic services.

Les Kelley Family Health Center
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 319-4700
Provides family medical services.

Los Angeles Free Clinic
8405 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 653-8622
Provides free dental, medical, legal and mental health counseling services through volunteers. No eligibility requirements. By appointment only.

Pediatric And Family Medical Center
1530 S Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 747-5542
Provides pediatric medical, dental and orthodontia services. Also early intervention services for developmentally handicapped children and children day care. Discounted fees provided.

Plaza Community Center Inc.
648 S. Indiana Street
Los Angeles, CA 90023
(323) 268-1107

Family Support Center location:
4018 City Terrace Dr., LA, CA 90063 (213) 268-1041
Provides medical clinic services, child care and emergency food and clothing.

PTSA - 31st District
17445 Cantlay Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 344-3581
Provides health and dental services to children of low income families.

Hart Street Health Center
21006 Hart Street
Canoga Park, CA 91303
(818) 883-1029

San Fernando Dental Clinic
125 S. Brand Blvd.
San Fernando, CA 91340
(818) 361-6321

Telfair Health Center
10911 Telfair Ave.
Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 899-6113

PTSA - Los Angeles Tenth District
1000 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 745-7114
Provides dentistry and medical services to children of low income families. Children must live in the 10th PTA district and attend the LA Unified School District.

LA Dental Clinics:

322 W. 21st Street
(213) 747-2290

605 N. Boyle
(323) 255-1944

1850 E. Florence
(213) 582-6041

Health Clinics:
1202 Magnolia Ave.
Gardena 90247
(310) 515-3139

1501 Murchison Ave.
Los Angeles 90033
(213) 255-9557

704 W. 8th Street
San Pedro 90731
(310) 833-3594

944 W. 77th Street
Los Angeles 90044
(213) 778-2015

239 Westminster Ave.
Venice 90291
(310) 396-2203

Emergency Food & Clothing:
930 Georgia Street
Los Angeles 90015
(213) 688-8841

SACH Dental Center
8593 Archibald Ave.
Rancho Cucamonga 91730
(909) 920-4766
Provides dental clinic services to needy children that have been referred by the local school nurses.

South Bay Children's Health Center
410 S Camino Real
Redondo Beach 90277
(310) 316-1212
Provides medical services for low income children.

South Bay Free Clinic]
1807 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Manhattan Beach 90266
(310) 318-2521
Provides physical, mental and dental health services.

Gardena Facility location:
742 W. Gardena Blvd.
Gardena 90247
(310) 327-2535

Mental Health Center location:
320 Knob Hill
Redondo Beach 90277
(310) 540-8222

UCLA Infant and Family Services Project
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
1000 Veteran Avenue, Suite 23-10
Los Angeles 90024
(213) 825-9527
Provides programs for chemically dependent women and their children.

Venice Family Clinic
604 Rose Ave.
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 392-8630
Is a free clinic that provides medical services. The Clinic is open 6 days and 4 nights a week.

Mental Health Services

Centinela Child Guidance Clinic
4632 W. Century Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90304
(310) 673-0491
Provides services to emotionally disturbed children age 2-18 and their families.

Hathaway Children's Services
P.O. Box 923670
Sylmar 91392
(818) 896-2474

Community Counseling Clinic
North Hollywood
(818) 762-4817
Provides family therapy services and a school for learning handicapped and severely emotionally disturbed children [K-12].

Pasadena Mental Health Association
1495 N Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(323) 681-1381
Provides crisis intervention services, low cost counseling and referral services.

Psychiatric Clinic For Youth
P.O. Box 1428, Long Beach 90801
2801 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806

San Pedro Location
670 W Sixth Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 831-8987
Provides counseling, psychological testing and evaluation for children and families.

Legal Services

Los Angeles County

Asian Pacific American Legal Center
1010 South Flower Street Rm 302
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 748-2022
Provides multi-lingual services in family, landlord/tenant and public benefit appeals.

Barristers Domestic Violence Counseling Project
617 South Olive Street 2nd Floor
P. O. Box 55020 (90055)
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 627-2727
Provides free service to low-income victims of domestic violence.

Bet Tzedek Legal Services
145 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 939-0506
Provides services in AIDS-related issues, conservatorship, housing, seniors, Social Security and Medi-Cal rights.

California Indian Legal Services
See main listing under San Diego County. Also serves Imperial, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barabara, & Ventura Counties.

California Women's Law Center
11852 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 5
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(213) 637-9900
This support center works with legal services providers and community organizations to advance legal rights for women in the following priority areas: sex discriminations in employment and education, reproductive rights, child-care, domestic violence and family law.

Centro de la Raza Pan-American Community Center
302 West Seventh Street
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 436-3770
Provides services in divorce, landlord/tenant, and any criminal or civil matter. Spanish spoken.

Clinica Legal
6334 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 727-2828
Provides walk-in clinics covering family law, juvenile dependency and unlawful detainer. Spanish spoken.

Committee for the Rights of the Disabled
2817 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles 90034
(310) 839-0540
Provides advocacy for SSI, Social Security and welfare rights only and will refer clients to attorneys for complex cases.

Community Legal Services
Compton Office
725 Rosencrans Avenue
Compton 90221
(310) 638-6194

Norwalk Office
11834 E. Firstone Blvd.
Norwalk 90650
(562) 864-9935
Provides services in the area of family law, government benefits, housing and in other general civil areas of law.

Fair Housing Congress of Southern California
3600 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 365-7184

Long Beach Fair Housing Foundation
2023 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 599-0109

Hollywood/Mid Los Angeles Fair Housing Council
7080 Hollywood Blvd., #801
Hollywood 90028

Metro-Harbor Fair Housing Foundation
25324 Frampton Avenue
Harbor City, CA 90710

San Fernando Valley Housing Council
12444 Victory Blvd., #501
North Hollywood, CA 91606

San Gabriel Valley Fair Housing Council
1020 North Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 791-0211

Westside Fair Housing Council
10835 Santa Monica Blvd. #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Investigates suspected illegal discrimination based on race, children, age, physical handicap and racially and religiously motivated vandalism and violence.

Gay and Lesbian Community Service Center
Volunteer Legal Services Corporation

2017 E. 4th Street
Long Beach 90814
(562) 434-4455
Provide legal services in of AIDS related issues, family law and general civil legal counseling to victims of violence.

Grandparents Rights Center
723 W. Chapman Avenue
Orange 92868
(714) 744-8485
Toll free: (877) 526-0596 or
Offers legal service tailored to the concerns of grandparents, including custody, visitation, guardianship, adoption, divorce, wills, tenant’s rights, and restraining orders. Will accept collect calls. Will provide preliminary legal advice over the phone.

Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
4317 Leimert Blvd.
Los Angeles 90008
(323) 939-1444
Provides legal assistance by volunteer attorneys and paralegals in the areas of dissolution, establishment of parental relationships, and guardianships of minors. No collect calls.

Hospice/AIDS Project
1325 E. 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA. 90021
(213) 891-2880
Provides legal services in AIDS and terminal illness related issues including financial, government benefits, and landlord/tenant.

Inner City Law Center
544 S. San Pedro
P. O. Box 21487 (90021)
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 629-3478
Provides services in family, government benefits, and housing law.

Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach
110 Pine Avenue Suite 420
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-3501
Provides services in family, government benefits, public and private housing, and general civil law.

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA)
Central Office
1550 W. 8th Street 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 640-3881

West office:
1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(213) 801-7991

East Los Angeles Branch Office
5228 East Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
) 640-3883

Inner City Law Center
1325 E. 7th Street
Los Angeles 90021

South-Central Branch Office
8601 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90003
(213) 640-3884

Eviction Defense Center
1544 West 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 640-3881

Greater Watts Justice Center/Homeowners' Outreach Center
3406 West Washington, Suite 10
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(213) 732-0153
Provides services in family, government benefits, housing and welfare law.

Legal Services Program for Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley
243 East Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
(909) 620-5547

Western Valley Branch
221 East Walnut Avenue #210
Pasadena, CA 91101
(818) 795-3233

Eastern Valley Branch
201 East Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766
(909) 623-6357
Provides services in family, government benefits, housing and other civil law areas.

Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center
1404 Micheltorena Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 482-1800
Provides services in family law.

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice
2608 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 266-2690
Provides services in family, general advocacy, health care, landlord/tenant, and other areas of civil law.

Mental Health Advocacy Services
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 484-1628
Provides services in family law, government benefits, housing, juvenile justice, patients' rights and public assistance.

National Health Law Program
2639 South La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
(213) 204-6010
This national support center helps ensure equity and non-discrimination in federal, state, local and private health care programs by assisting legal service providers representing low income clients. Provides advice, co-counsel and other litigation assistance and training.

Protection and Advocacy
3580 Wilshire Blvd., #902
Los Angeles 90010
(213) 427-8747
(800) 952-5746
Provides services in disability rights and entitlements.

Public Counsel
601 S. Ardmore Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 385-2977
Provides services in child advocacy, child care, conservatorships, guardianships and housing.

San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services
Main Office
13327 Van Nuys Blvd.
Pacoima, CA 91331
(818) 896-5211
Provides services in family, health and housing law.

South Bay Bar Association Legal Service Program
825 Maple Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 320-4295
This program operates a daily restraining order clinic at the local Superior Court (Torrance).

Women's Legal Center
8190 E. Kaiser Blvd.
Anaheim 92808
(909) 275-9212
Provides family and general civil law advice.

Western Center on Law and Poverty
3701 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 487-7211
This program provides attorneys from legal services programs, legal advice on poverty law with particular emphasis on government benefits, health and housing. It also represents eligible clients in their dealings with the state legislature and administrative agencies.

Westside Legal Services
612 Colorado Blvd. #107
Los Angeles, CA 90401
(213) 396-5456
Provides legal services in domestic violence, government benefits and housing (including eviction defense).


California Indian Legal Services
See main listing under San Diego County.

California Rural Legal Assistance Migrant Unit
1460 6th Street #6
Coachella, CA 92236
(760) 398-7261
Provides legal services in the area of housing, health and welfare. Also serves San Bernardino County.

Desert AIDS Project Legal Services Program
8193 Doctor Carcen Blvd.
Indio 92201
(760) 342-4197
Provides free legal services on AIDS related issues (living wills, durable powers of attorney, wills and advice on any legal problems affecting persons with AIDS).

Inland Counties Legal Services
Executive Office
1120 Palmyrite Avenue, Suite A
Riverside, CA 92507
(909) 784-4800

Indio Branch Office
45-550 Grace Street
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 342-1591

Ontario Branch Office
4970 Holt Street
Montclair, CA 91763
(909) 624-9411

Blythe Outreach Office
137 North Broadway
Blythe, CA 92225
(760) 922-2988

Victorville Branch Office
14196 Amargosa Rd, Suite K Victorville, CA 92392
(760) 241-7073
Provides legal services in family law, housing, public benefits and seniors' issues.

Inland Empire Latino Association Legal Aid Project
2060 University Ave, Suite 113
Riverside, CA 92507
(909) 369-3009
Provides legal services in family, immigration, landlord/tenant and other civil matters.

Public Service Law Corporation of the Riverside County Bar Association
4129 Main Street
Riverside, CA 92501
(909) 682-5213
(909) 244-2920 Lake Elsinore, Temecule, Sun City
Provides services in family law, housing, guardianship and other civil matters through the pro bono panel.


California Rural Legal Assistance
See main listing under Riverside County.

Casa Ramona Community Legal Services
1524 West 17th St, Rm 18
Bernardino, CA. 92411
Provides legal services in the areas of family and immigration law.

Inland Counties Legal Services
San Bernardino Branch
570 W. 4th Street, Suite 104
San Bernardino 92401
(909) 824-2867

Legal Aid Clinic of Redlands
16 East Olive Avenue
Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 792-2762
Provides help with document preparation in the areas of civil defense, domestic violence and family law.

Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino
Legal Aid Clinic
354 West 6th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401
(909) 889-7328
Provides legal services in administrative, family, landlord/tenant and other areas of general civil law.

Protection and Advocacy
See main listing under Los Angeles County.

West End Legal Aid Clinic
10722 Arrow Route, # 214
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Provide legal services in family, landlord/tenant, and most other areas of civil law.


California Indian Legal Services
425 North Date Street, #F
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 746-8941
Provide services to California Indians and Indian tribes in the areas of child custody, health, jurisdictional disputes and important aspects of tribal sovereignty. Serves Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.

California Rural Legal Assistance Migrant Unit
1460 6th Street
Coachella 92236
(760) 398-7261
Provides services in the areas of health, housing and welfare.

Center for Women's Studies and Services Legal Clinic for Battered Women
2404 F Street
San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 233-3088 24-hr Hotline
(619) 272-5777 Office
Provides legal services in domestic violence, harassment and uncontested dissolutions.

Legal Aid Society of San Diego
Main Office
110 South Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
(619) 262-0896

Oceanside Office
216 South Tremont Street
Oceanside, CA 92054
(619) 262-5777
Provides legal services in alien's rights, community development, criminal law, family law, housing and welfare.

Progressive Social Services Systems Technology Senior Citizens Legal Services (PRO*TECH)
Downtown Office
3760 Convoy Street, #336
San Diego, CA 92111
(619) 565-1392

North County Office
2182 El Camino Real, #107
Oceanside, CA 92054
(619) 439-2535

East County Office
700 North Johnson Street Suite 7
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 447-7921

South Bay Office
1671 Albany Street
Chula Vista, CA 92011
(619) 422-9201
Provides legal services in the area of conservatorship, dissolution, elder abuse, fraud, landlord/tenant, Medi-Cal, Medicare, Social Security and general civil law.

Protection and Advocacy
See main listing under Los Angeles.

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
225 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 235-5656
Provides legal services in of AIDS related issues, debtor relief, domestic violence, family law, and SSI appeals.

University of San Diego Law School Legal Clinic
Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 260-4532
Provides legal services in family law, government benefits, landlord/tenant, mental health, general civil law and criminal misdemeanors.

Substance Dependency Services

Alcoholics Anonymous
Antelope Valley Central Office
44751 North Beech Ave, #2
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 945-5757

Los Angeles Central Office
767 South Harvard Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(310) 836-8716

Palm Springs Central Office
454 North Indian Avenue
Palm Springs, CA 92234
(760) 324-4880

San Bernardino Central Office
1265 North Mount Vernon Ave
Colton, CA 92324
(909) 825-4700

San Diego Central Office
7075 Mission Gorge Road
San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 265-8762

Alcoholics Anonymous Central Offices can provide times and dates of meetings in their Counties. They can also provide literature on alcoholism.

Narcotics Anonymous Hotline
Los Angeles (562) 698-4604

Narcotic Anonymous Hotline
Riverside (909) 346-5800

Narcotic Anonymous Hotline
San Bernardino (951) 622-4274

Narcotic Anonymous Hotline
San Diego (619) 584-1007
Narcotics Anonymous can provide locations, dates, and times of meetings.

Services for Grandparent-Caregiver Seniors

AltaMed Health Services Corporation
5427 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 980-4501
Provides health care services for seniors. Call for closest service location and further information.

Duarte Community Service Council
P.O. Box 75
Duarte, CA 91010
(626) 357-3989
Provides temporary food and clothing.

Human Services Association of Santa Barbara
122 E. Arrellaga
Santa Barbara 93101
(805) 963-2365
Provides senior center and in-home services. Also day care, respite services, transportation and emergency assistance. Has senior centers in Bell Gardens and Commerce.

Los Angeles County
Community and Senior Citizens Services
Information and referral
(818) 857-6466

People Coordinated Services of Southern California
1221 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
(323) 735-1231
Services to seniors including nutrition information and transportation. Several locations throughout the Los Angeles area.

Santa Anita Family Service
P.O. Box 570
605 S. Myrtle Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 359-9358
Provides social services to seniors in various San Gabriel communities.

Senior Care Action Network
521 E. Fourth Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 437-0251
Provides health and social services not given by other agencies. Includes in-home and transportation services.

St. Barnabas Senior Center
675 S. Carondelet Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 388-4444

Substance Dependency - Programs for Children Prenatally Exposed to Drugs and Alcohol

Drug-exposed children often face behavioral and developmental problems. It is believed that if the infant or child is placed in an early intervention program, like the ones listed below, the child has a better chance of later being placed in a regular classroom.

Almansor Center Pre-School and Day Care
1955 Fremont Avenue
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(323) 257-3006
This is a private, non-profit organization which service children 2 1/2 to 5 years of age. This program provides early intervention services and diagnostic assessment.

Covin Development Center ARC/SGV
Infant Development Program
240 S. Grand Avenue
Covin, CA 91724
(818) 967-7153
Works with infants O to 5 years of age.

Prenatally Exposed to Drugs Program (PED)
Salvin Elementary School
1925 South Budlong
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 731-0703
Provides educational services to drug-exposed & high risk children 3 to 6 years of age.

Drew Child Development Corp.
1730 E. 118th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 249-2950
Provides services to children in the Watts-Willowbrook Los Angeles area.

King-Drew Medical Center
Office of Social Services
South Wilmington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Provides social service assistance to hospital clients.


Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
1540 Market St., Suite 490  •  San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 255-7036  •