The Social Services Division provides social services, health education and information to the community to improve the quality of life for those in need. Services include necessities of life such as food and shelter; AIDS education; pre-school education for young children; job placement; legal services; mental health services; and homeless services. Services are provided via contracts with local non-profits and in-house programs. Target populations are Seniors, people living with AIDS, Gay men, Lesbians, families with children, immigrants and people living with disabilities.
The staff oversees social service contracts totaling over $4.2 million annually by performing program and financial audits, contract management and administrative support. Staff provides crisis intervention and information, and referral to constituents who call or walk in to City Hall. Our Social Services Manager is David Giugni.
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Phone: (323) 848-6510
SOCIAL SERVICES GUIDE - Click on the image above to access the City's Social Services Guide. Most of the categories listed in the Guide are also repeated in the categorized sections noted on the panel to left with available weblinks when applicable.
HIV ZERO STRATEGIC PLAN - Click on the image above to access the City's HIV Zero Strategic Plan which seeks to expand access to healthcare for people living with HIV and people currently at an elevated risk for acquiring HIV, reduce new HIV infections, reduce HIV-related disparities and health inequalities, and slow disease progression from HIV to Stage 3 (AIDS).
WEST HOLLYWOOD COMMUNITY STUDY 2013 - The West Hollywood Community Study, designed to update the City's demographics and to inform the funding priorities for more than $4.2 million dollars of social services contract from the City's general funds, was awarded National Project of the Year by the International Association for Public Participation. Click on the image above to access the study which contains statistics comparing community demographic trends from 1998-2006 and includes information on community attitudes, social service and transportation use and needs, and housing stock.
REPORT ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN - Click on the image above to access this report which compares women who live in West Hollywood to women who live in Los Angeles County as a whole, and to men who live in West Hollywood. The report is designed to provide information on the current state of women living in West Hollywood and to inform future City programming and policy decision.