DPSS Housing Program includes a number of benefit and services designed to assist homeless families and families at risk of homelessness to move out of the current situation and into affordable permanent housing. The benefits and services provided under the DPSS Housing Program are
These benefits and services are administered by specialized Eligibility Workers called Housing Resource Eligibility Workers and GAIN Services Workers called Homeless Case Managers.
Where can I report child abuse?
To report Child Abuse in Los Angeles County, California, contact the Child Protection Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Toll-free within California, phone (800) 540-4000 If calling from outside of California, phone (213) 639-4500 TDD [Hearing Impaired] (800) 272-6699
What can I do if I am applying for or receiving benefits and feel that I have been treated unfairly?
The Civil Rights Unit investigates participant allegations of discrimination and monitors all DPSS sites and DPSS contractors public contact offices for compliance with Division 21, California Department of Social Services (CDSS) regulations as well as American with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.
How can I get help for an older person that is not receiving proper care or is being abused?
Adult Protective Services (APS) is a 24-hour service program designed to investigate all reported at-risk situations without regard to income involving individuals 65 or older and dependent adults (18-64 who are physically or mentally impaired). Types of referrals include physical, sexual or financial abuse, isolation, neglect, or self-neglect.
Where can I report someone who is getting benefits in Los Angeles County when they shouldn't?