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Help Reduce Threat of Food Insecurity in L.A.

DPSS Calls on County of L.A. Employees and Community-Based Organizations For Help in Reducing Threat of Food Insecurity


DPSS Employees Volunteer to Help Low-Income Residents.

DPSS Employees Volunteer Hundreds of Hours to Provide Free Tax Preparation Services to Low-Income Residents


Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative Launches a New Website

The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative has launched a new website to share information about the collective efforts to combat homelessness in the nation’s second largest county.


Proposition 47

County of L.A. Proposition 47 Initiative Collaboration Works to Provide a Second Chance for Residents with Felony Convictions.


Changing the Face of County Social Services

In the midst of the State of California’s observance of the 50th Anniversary of the implementation of the California Medical Assistance Program (Medi-Cal), which today serves as a safety net for millions of Los Angeles County residents, the Department of Public Social Services, continues to build on its reputation as a national leader in providing social services.



Share Your Heart L.A. - Get Informed About Foster Care And Adoption

An adoptive parent is someone who provides a permanent safe, stable and loving home for a child or children when it has been determined that they cannot safely be returned to their birth parents or relatives.


Winner of 2016 NACO Achievement Award

DPSS is the recipient of 2016 NACO Achievement Award in several categories.


Homeless Initiative

More than 11,000 people throughout Los Angeles County and the state have signed a petition urging Governor Jerry Brown to declare homelessness in California a state of emergency. The Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted for this declaration.