The Department provides the following benefits and services to low-income residents of Los Angeles County: temporary financial assistance and employment services for families and individuals; free and low-cost health care insurance for families with children, pregnant women and aged/blind/disabled adults; food benefits for families and individuals; in-home services for elderly and disabled individuals; and financial assistance and advocacy for federal disability benefits for disabled individuals.
Reside in California and intend to stay; have an eligible child(ren) or are pregnant and; one or both parents are absent from the home, deceased or disabled; or both parents are in the home, but the principal wage earner is either unemployed or working less than 100 hours per month at the time they apply for assistance. Must be a United States citizen or a lawful immigrant; have a Social Security number or have applied for one; have a net monthly income less than the maximum aid payment for family size ;have less than $2,250 in cash, bank, accounts and other resources ($3,250 if disabled or 60 years or older); provide proof of immunizations for all children under the age of six; cooperate with child support requirements, unless exempt; participate in welfare-to-work activities; and perform 20 hours per week of WtW related activities for a single-adults with a child under six years old; 30 hours per week for single-adults with no children under six years old; and 35 hours per week for two-parent families (hours may be combined between both parents).
The Customer Service Center (CSC) answers questions, provides case information, and updates case records of participants. Call the Customer Service Center at 866.613.3777