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L.A. County’s Job Preparedness Program Resumes Virtually Monday
Thursday, Dec 31, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) will resume its General Relief Opportunities for Work (GROW) Program job preparedness services virtually and by telephone beginning Monday, Jan. 4. The virtual relaunch of the program ensures that essential employment and training services...

County Seeking Donations for Backpack & School Supply Drive
Friday, Jul 10, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services’ (DPSS) Toy Loan Program, which serves approximately 3,500 children a month at more than 50 locations, is hosting a School Supply Drive to benefit low-income children across the County. The Backpack & School Supply Drive will run...

L.A. County Launches New Website for Public Social Services Dept.
Friday, Jul 3, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services has launched a new website to provide county residents with general program information on DPSS services. “The new website gives residents access to benefit program information and links to the Your Benefits Now website so they can start their...

CalFresh Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach (Video)
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach. As part of this year’s celebration,...

County Seeking Donations for Care Kit Drive Benefiting Homeless
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Volunteer Services Section is currently hosting its Care Kit Drive to seek donations of personal care supplies to be distributed to homeless individuals and families this October. “These donations will help our homeless neighbors during...

Supes Honor County’s Nationally-Recognized Social Services Programs
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

Five innovative programs implemented by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) and honored by the National Association of Counties with Achievement Awards were recognized by the Board of Supervisors. Chair of the Board, Supervisor Janice Hahn, praised the innovative approach...

CalFresh Expanding to Seniors, People with Disabilities Receiving SSI Benefits
Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) announces the expansion of the State of California’s CalFresh Program to now serve older adults and people with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, beginning June 1, 2019. SSI recipients may be eligible...

County Employees Inspire Hope at Annual ‘Help the Homeless’ Event

Three-hundred employees from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) volunteered their Saturday morning over Mother’s Day weekend to inspire hope at their annual “Help the Homeless” event at the Weingart Center in downtown L.A. In partnership with AmazonSmile, DPSS volunteers...

May 11: County, Amazon, Public Team to Help Homeless on Skid Row
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

More than 350 volunteers representing the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, including Director Antonia Jiménez, will join Amazon Smile for the annual “Help the Homeless” event on Saturday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The day of service will benefit homeless individuals...

CSUN to Take Part in County’s Enrollment Events Observing CalFresh Awareness Month
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) will provide local college students with plenty of opportunities to learn more about the benefits of CalFresh, the nutrition assistance program formerly known as food stamps. Working in partnership with the University of California (UC),...

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