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.
To contact Social Services call (323) 848-6510
Visit the City's WeHo Cares Facebook page by clicking on the image below.
WEST HOLLYWOOD COMMUNITY STUDY 2019
The City of West Hollywood periodically conducts a Community Study to help inform the funding priorities of the City’s Social Services Division. The 2019 study updates demographics; identifies social services needs, use and satisfaction; and provides community input on housing, public safety, mobility, economic factors and City-resident communication.
SOCIAL SERVICES RESOURCE GUIDES
Social Services Guide - To find out detailed information about social services resources and volunteer opportunities click on the image below. Most of the categories listed in this Guide are also repeated in the sections noted on the panel to left (with weblinks to agencies/services when available).
Funded Social Services Agencies & Programs - To access a succinct guide to the social services agencies and programs funded by the City of West Hollywood click on the image below.
HIV ZERO STRATEGIC PLAN
Click on the image below 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).