News and Announcements

Water Saving Tips - 1 month ago
Water is essential to each of us. Become aware of the various water saving tips that may also help your budget.
Ebola - FAQs - 1 month ago
Information regarding Ebola virus and how the Los Angeles County is preparing for it.
New Home Page - 2 years ago
This is to inform you that effective August 1, 2012, the DPSS Portal will have a new home page. This update will bring the home page in line with the design of the rest of the portal.
Plastic Bag Ban in Los Angeles County Unincorporated Areas - 3 years ago
The plastic bag ban in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County only began July 1, 2011. Many of the grocery stores, drug stores and convenience stores no longer provide plastic carry-out bags to customers when shopping, but provide recyclable paper bags for $0.10 per bag. Households that receive CalFresh benefits must not be charged the bag usage fee.
Toy Loan Center Grand Opening at John Mack Elementary School - 3 years ago
Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Toy Loan Center at John Mack Elementary School on March 17, 2011 in the City of Los Angeles.
LRS Update - 4 years ago
The County has concluded contract negotiations with the selected proposer, prepared the final contract documents, and received a Letter of Intent from the selected proposer stating that it will execute the contract following the completion of County's protest process with non-selected proposers and the approval of the contract by the Board of Supervisors.
GR Redesign Workgroup Background - 4 years ago
The downturn in the economy is resulting in a rise in the General Relief (GR) caseload. In response to a motion by Don Knabe, the Board of Supervisors instructed the CEO, in collaboration with DPSS, to report back on a potential GR program redesign that would better assist individuals towards greater self-sufficiency.
DPSS Calendar - 4 years ago
Calendar enhancements have been implemented.
GIS Day 2009 - 5 years ago
GIS Day 2009, is a County sponsored, countywide event, that brings together several County Departments, local cities, colleges, universities, and private industry, to demonstrate the latest in geographic information systems technologies. These electronic mapping and geospatial technologies are being used to solve issues of safety and efficiency throughout the County.
LRS Update - 5 years ago
GIS Day 2008 - 6 years ago
GIS Day festivities taking place November 19, 2008 at the Central Mall of the Hall of Adminitration, downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County Seal: Enriching lives through effective and caring services