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Panorama of Los Angeles

DPSS is one of 36 County departments and serves over 10 million residents in a county larger in population than 42 states, encompassing 88 cities.

DPSS is the second largest County department in Los Angeles County and the largest social service agency in the United States.

DPSS has an annual budget of over $3.9 billion and provides services to one out of every three residents in Los Angeles County.

DPSS has a workforce of nearly 14,000 employees with the capacity to serve residents in 19 languages at more than 40 offices throughout Los Angeles County.


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