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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 $3 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.

Contact this Division
(323) 848-6510.

Social Services Guide [PDF]
A convenient printable guide to available Social Services in West Hollywood.  Each category listing from the Social Services Guide is also repeated below with direct resource weblinks available when applicable.  Other information pertaining to certain categories can also be found below.   

West Hollywood Community Report--Demographics, Attitudes, Service Needs [PDF]
The Community report contains statistics comparing community demographic trends from 1998 through 2006 and includes information on community attitudes, social service and transportation use and needs, and housing stock.


 Report on the Status of Women  [PDF]
The Report on the Status of Women 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 decisions.


AIDS/HIV Resources
Breast Cancer Awareness
Children and Youth Services
Disability Services
Domestic Violence and Partner Abuse Resources
Employment Resources
Financial Assistance
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Services 
Housing & Roomate Services
Legal Services
Medical Services
Mental Health
Public Services
Senior Services
Substance Abuse & Addiction Recovery 
Transporation Services 
Utility Discount Programs 


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