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.

Contact this Division
Phone: (323) 848-6510 


 Social Services Guide [PDF]
Click on the link for a convenient printable guide to available Social Services in West Hollywood.  Most of the category listings in the Social Services Guide are also repeated on the weblinks on the panel to the left.  In some cases, the weblinks may include additional information and/or attachments not included in the Social Services Guide.  


West Hollywood Community Study 2013 - Demographics, Attitudes, Service Needs

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 contracts from the City's general funds, was awarded National Project of the Year by the International Association for Public Participation!

Click on Community Study - 2013 [PDF] to access the study which 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.

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