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Connecting you to resources
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Community resources

Connect with a range of medical care & social services you need

We are proud to provide a model of coordinated care, with support and education to make the best decisions about your care.

Department of Social Services resources

The Department of Social Services is a California state agency that is responsible for many social safety-net programs, including applications for food stamps, cash aid, general relief (GR), Medi-Cal, and in-home support services.

Department of Social Services (DPSS)
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Departamento de Servicios Sociales
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Social Security resources

The United States Social Security Administration administers Social Security and social insurance programs consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors’ benefits.

Social Security resources
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Recursos para el seguro social
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Domestic violence resources

These are services for domestic violence victims and their families, including advocacy (support), crisis intervention, legal assistance, case management, assistance with shelter placement, and referrals to counseling. 

Domestic violence resources
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Recursos para casos de violencia doméstica
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Eating disorder resources

These resources are intended for people suffering from various eating disorders, such as anorexia (fear of eating to avoid weight gain), binge eating, bulimia (eating a great deal and then vomiting to avoid weight gain), compulsive eating, or overeating.

Eating disorder resources
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Recursos para trastornos alimenticios
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Employment resources

These resources can help with job listings, job skills, interview skills, job search techniques, unemployment benefits, and placement assistance.

Employment resources
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Recursos de empleo
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Family-based resources

Family-based resources offer a variety of educational, family, child, and youth services that may include counseling, recreation, after-school activities, classes and ESL (English as a second language) classes.

Family-based resources
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Recursos basados en la familia
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Homeless resources

Homeless resources are walk-in overnight emergency shelters. Some shelters offer support services, case management, meals, showers and housing referrals.

Homeless resources
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Recursos para personas sin hogar
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Immigration and refugee resources

These resources provide essential services to immigrants and newcomers to this country. These include legal services that deal with immigration and refugee policies that protect family unity and allow an opportunity to contribute and participate more fully in our communities. 

Immigration and refugee resources
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Recursos para inmigrantes y refugiados
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Legal resources

Legal resources may include assistance in preparing legal forms and guidance on a variety of civil matters, including evictions, child custody, divorces, domestic violence, paternity actions, and civil harassment (violence or threats of violence from someone you don’t have a close relationship with). 

Legal resources
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Recursos legales
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Medical resources

Medical resources include community healthcare clinics, public health centers, women’s health services, dental services, and vision services.

Medical resources
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Recursos médicos
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Mental health resources

These resources provide comprehensive and appropriate mental health services to Los Angeles County. These services include crisis helplines, crisis response teams, urgent care centers, and mental health centers.

Mental health resources
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Recursos de salud mental
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Sexual assault resources

These resources serve people who have witnessed or been the victim of a sexual crime. They include hotlines, outpatient services, and support groups.

Sexual assault resources
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Recursos para casos de agresión sexual
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Substance abuse resources

These resources include community assessment service centers, medical detoxification treatment centers, methadone programs, residential drug and alcohol programs, treatment programs for pregnant women and women with children, outpatient treatment programs, tobacco cessation (stopping smoking or chewing tobacco) programs, sober-living programs, and sober living for parents with children.

Substance abuse resources
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Recursos para el abuso de sustancias
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Subsidized transportation resources

These resources provide transportation assistance programs that offer reduced cost for seniors, people with disabilities, and students.

Subsidized transportation resources
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Recursos de transporte subsidiados
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Food resources

These resources include food banks, food pantries, and hot meals within your local community. Call selected food distribution centers because dates, times, and locations frequently change.

Food resources
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Recursos alimentarios
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