DPSS Office will be closed on the following holidays:
May 26 - Memorial Day
Jul 04 - Independence Day
Event List
 
Sep 28, Mon at 10:00 AM - H. Claude Hudson Annual Health Fair
Oct 03, Sat at 09:00 AM - Grace Star Feeds 500
Oct 07, Wed at 09:23 AM - Adopt-A-Family PRogram
Oct 07, Wed at 10:00 AM - Wellness Fair
Oct 08, Thu at 08:00 AM - LAUSD - Foshay Learning Center Career Day
Oct 12, Mon at 12:00 AM - Columbus Day
Oct 15, Thu at 01:00 PM - Community Action Board Meeting (CAB)
Oct 24, Sat at 09:00 AM - Teenagers Making a Difference
Oct 25, Sun at 08:30 AM - Family Health Festival
Nov 03, Tue at 09:00 AM - Toy Loan Rummage Sale
Nov 11, Wed at 12:00 AM - Veterans Day
Nov 19, Thu at 01:00 PM - Community Action Board Meeting (CAB)
Nov 26, Thu at 12:00 AM - Thanksgiving Day
Nov 27, Fri at 12:00 AM - Friday after Thanksgiving
Event Details
 
September 2009

September 28

Monday 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
H. Claude Hudson Annual Health Fair
Summary: Annual Health Fair
Location: 2829 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Attendance: Open to the public
Sponsors: H. Claude Hudson Comprehensive Health Center
County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services
Contact: Maria Hoyos
(213) 744-3707
 

September 29

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Northeast San Fernando Valley Worksource Center 6th Annual Second Chance Job Fair
Location: Northeast San Fernando Valley Worksource Center
11623 Glenoaks Blvd.
Pacoima, CA 91331
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: For additional informations, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692
 

October 2009

October 3

Saturday 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grace Star Feeds 500
Location: Hollywood United Methodist Church
6817 Franklin Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: For additional information, please contact Nathan White, Program Manager (760) 269-0222 office; (310) 806-2803 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

October 3

Saturday 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Assemblymember Mike Eng's 49th AD Job/Resource Fair
Location: Gabrielino High School Gymnasium
1327 South San Gabriel Blvd.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Attendance: 300 and more
Sponsors: Assemblymember Mike Eng's 49th AD
Contact: For additional information, please contact Daisy MA, District Director at (626) 450-6116 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

October 7

Wednesday 09:23 AM - 09:23 AM
Adopt-A-Family PRogram
Summary: Matches generous sponsors with needy families for the Holiday Season.
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: For over 20 years, the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Adopt-A-Family Program has brought joy to families during the holiday season. Last year the Adopt-A-Family Program provided gifts of clothing, toys, food and other items to approximately 1,000 low-income children and adults. Sponsors are matched with a family and given a family profile including names, ages and specific needs of each family member. Requests include grocery items, clothing, gift certificates and toys. Non-perishable food baskets are also welcome. Remember, no gift is too small.
Sponsors: DPSS Volunteer Services
Contact: Rafael Navarro
rafaelnavarro@dpss.lacounty.gov
(213) 744-4348
 

October 7

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Wellness Fair
Summary: Wellness fairs are sponsored by joint labor-management advisory committee on productivity enhancement to promote health-awareness and well-being.
Location: Department Public Social Services
349-B East Ave., K-6
Lancaster, CA 93535
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: Participants of wellness fairs are provided with free health screenings which include diabetes, blood pressure, body composition, skin conditions, oral health, and vision, as well as ergonomics and grip strength. Also available is the very popular massage therapy.
Attendance: Open to all L.A. County Employees
Sponsors: The Joint Labor Management Advisory Committee on Productivity Enhancement.
Contact: For more information contact your Department Wellness Coordinator or Diana Fonseca/DHR (213) 738-2236
 

October 8

Thursday 08:00 AM - 01:30 PM
LAUSD - Foshay Learning Center Career Day
Summary: College/Career day
Location: 3751 S. Harvard Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: DPSS Toy Loan & Volunteer Services Section will provide books to the students.
Attendance: 6th, 7th and 8th grade students enrolled at Foshay Learning Center.
Sponsors: BSO MARCOM DIVISION - Toy Loan & Volunteer Services
Contact: Idalia Almeida - (213) 744-4346
 

October 8

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Commission for Public Social Services Meeting
Summary: The Commission meets monthly to discuss, examine and evaluate public welfare issues and the programs and operations of the Department.
Location: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Room #739
500 West Temple St.
Los Angeles,
Map & Directions
Details: Meeting locations may change. Please refer to the Commission for Public Social Services web site to verify the meeting location and for further information regarding this meeting or contact the Executive Director at (562) 908-8669.
Attendance: All meetings are open to the public.
Contact: Judy Martell, Executive Director
(562) 908-8669
judymartell@dpss.lacounty.gov
 

October 10

Saturday 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Mayor Villaraigosa & Commission on Education, Youth, and Families Watts Community Resource Fair
Location: Markham Middle School
1650 E. 104th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: For additional information, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

October 12

Monday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Columbus Day
Details: DPSS Offices will be Closed
 

October 15

Thursday 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Community Action Board Meeting (CAB)
Location: IHSS Line Operations
3400 Aerojet Ave
El Monte, CA 91731
Map & Directions
 

October 24

Saturday 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Teenagers Making a Difference
Location: South Coast Botanical Gardens
26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes, CA 90274
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: Idalia Almeida
(213) 744-4348
 

October 24

Saturday 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friend To Friends Together As One Community Resource Fair
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
14635 Baldwin Park Ave.
Baldwin Park, CA
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: For additional information, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692
 

October 25

Sunday 08:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Family Health Festival
Location: Home Depot Center
18400 Avalon Blvd.
Carson, CA 90746
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: LA's BEST in collaboration with Chivas USA and Network for a Health California is bringing together families and friends to enjoy activities designed to promote active lifestyles and lifelong healthy habits. Cooking, fitness demo, fun gardening activities, live performances, nutrition education experts, and get free health screenings.
Sponsors: LA's BEST in collaboration with Chivas USA and Network for a Health California
Contact: Contact Person: Edith Ballesteros
Telephone (213) 745-1900 X52939
WWW.lasbest.org
For additional information, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

October 29

Thursday 10:45 AM - 02:00 PM
City of Long Beach Annual Disability Awareness Month Celebration
Location: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Promenade Room
Long Beach, CA 90802
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: Health Screenings, Presentation from an IRS Senior Tax Specialist, Performance by AbilityFirst, Meet Local Leaders and Information Booths.
Sponsors: Presented by the City of Long Beach Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities.
Contact: For any questions please contact: CACoD at (562) 570-6803. Dora A. Hogan, ADA Compliance Office, at (562) 570-6803 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692
 

October 31

Saturday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
11th Anniversary LA County Run for Health Expo
Summary: 5K Run/Walk - 10K Run. The fee is $25.00 per person. Each Run/Walk participant will receive an event t-shirt, goodie bag, food and drinks at the Wellness Expo site.
Location: Dockweiler Beach
12001 Vista Del Mar
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: 11th Annual Run/Walk @ Wellness Expo sponsored by the Board of Supervisors and the Los Angeles County Commisssion for Women is a perfect opportunity for DPSS Staff to show support. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide educational scholarships for at-risk girls in the Los Angeles area.
Sponsors: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Commission for Women
Contact: If you have any questions, please call Richard Amiel at (562) 908-8413 or you may register on-line at www.active.com
 

October 31

Saturday 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
1st Annual South Los Angeles Halloween Health Fair & Carnival
Summary: Health Fair, Food, Games, Prizes, Magic Show, Haunted House Maze with Ghost N' Goblins, and much more.....
Location: 35th Street
(Between Maple Ave. and Main Street)
Los Angeles, CA
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: During the Health & Safety Fair we hope to office free medical screenings and a wide variety of educational materials. Our goal is to ensure that every participant of the fair leaves with a better understanding of how to manage and take the necessary measure to ensure the health and safety of every member of their family.
Sponsors: Assemblymember John A. Pérez is co-sponsoring, along with the Nuevo South, Inc., NTS Creative Group and the South Central Neighborhood Council.
Contact: For additional information, please contact Miguel Martinez at (213) 620-4646 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

November 2009

November 3

Tuesday 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Toy Loan Rummage Sale
Summary: Toy Loan Rummage Sale
Location: DPSS Headquarters - Patio
12860 Crossroads Pkwy. South
City of Industry, CA 91746
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
 

November 4

Wednesday 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Assembly Speaker Karen Bass & Senator Curren Price Job and Social Services Resource Fair
Location: L.A. Trade Technical College
400 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: For additional information, please contact Tess Charnofsky, Special Assistant to Assembly Speaker Karen Bass at (213) 620-2082 ex 120 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692
 

November 11

Wednesday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Veterans Day
Details: DPSS Offices will be Closed
 

November 12

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Commission for Public Social Services Meeting
Summary: The Commission meets monthly to discuss, examine and evaluate public welfare issues and the programs and operations of the Department.
Location: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Room #739
500 West Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Details: Meeting locations may change. Please refer to the Commission for Public Social Services web site to verify the meeting location and for further information regarding this meeting or contact the Executive Director at (562) 908-8669
Attendance: All meetings are open to the public.
Contact: Judy Martell, Executive Director
(562) 908-8669
judymartell@dpss.lacounty.gov
 

November 19

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Committee for Review & Evaluation of CalWORKs (CORE) Meeting
Summary: CORE’s major function is to encourage discussion of various research/reports and to seek modifications which can increase program effectiveness in moving adults from welfare to work. The Committee meets monthly.
Location: Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Room #739
500 West Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Map & Directions
Details: Meeting locations may change. Please refer to the Commission for Public Social Services web site to verify the meeting location and for further information regarding this meeting or contact the Executive Director at (562) 908-8669.
Attendance: All meetings are open to the public.
Sponsors: Committee of the Commission for Public Social Services
Contact: Judy Martell, Executive Director
(562) 908-8669
judymartell@dpss.lacounty.gov
 

November 19

Thursday 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Community Action Board Meeting (CAB)
Location: IHSS Line Operations
3400 Aerojet Ave
El Monte, CA 91731
Map & Directions
 

November 19

Thursday 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Ladera Heights Civic Association Town Hall Meeting
Location: Knox Presbyterian Church
5840 La Tijera Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90056
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Sponsors: Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Contact: For more information, please contact Ann Gomez, DHR (213) 738-2175 or DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692.
 

November 20

Friday 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Para Los Ninos - Thanksgiving Food Drive Celebration
Location: Para Los Ninos
4824 East Civic Center Way
(Near 3rd & Atlantic)
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Sponsors: Supervisor Gloria Molina, First Supervisorial District.
Contact: For additional information, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, CoSteina Hall-Daniels at (562) 908-8508
 

November 21

Saturday 10:15 AM - 02:00 PM
Kiero Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddist Temple ABA 10th Caring for the Caregiver Conference and Resouce Fair
Location: L.A. Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
815 E. First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Map & Directions
Supervisorial District: District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5
Contact: Judy Shiroma, Program Coordinator The Institute for Healthy Aging at Keiro, (323) 980-2340 or for additional iformation, please contact DPSS MARCOM Outreach Coordinator, Costeina Hall-Daniels at (626) 569-2692
 

November 26

Thursday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thanksgiving Day
Details: DPSS Offices will be Closed
 

November 27

Friday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday after Thanksgiving
Details: DPSS Offices will be Closed
 

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