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Mayor's Health & Wellness Council

Family Welfare

Family Welfare, Health, Social Service

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. Services Offered: Abortion Referral, Birth Control, HIV Testing, Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines.

Address

553 E Palmdale Blvd, Suite 543-A1, Palmdale, CA

Phone

800-576-5544

Family Welfare, Social Service

Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services

The  six goals for L. A. County Department of Children and Family Services are: Improved Child Safety, Decreased Timelines to Permanence, Reduced Reliance on Out-of-Home Care, Self-Sufficiency, Increased Child and Family Well-Being, Enhanced Organizational Excellence. Services include: Investigation of Child Abuse and Neglect Referrals, Foster Home Placement, Family Reunification, Permanent Placement Services, Family Group Decision Making.

Address

300 E Avenue K-6, Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone

661-471-1001

Children, Family Welfare, Health, Mental Health, Social Service

Information Helpline for Los Angeles County

211 LA County, a 501(c)3 organization, is one of the largest and most effective resource lines in the nation providing access to comprehensive social services and disaster support for L.A. County residents. 211 LA’s innovative programs are examples of the best practices in assessing, coordinating and integrating the health and human services needed by the most underserved and vulnerable populations of one of the most culturally diverse counties in the country. With one phone call, clients are directly screened and connected with the services they need for themselves or their children, including shelters, meals, autism screening, veterans’ services, substance abuse programs, health care, and mental health services, and access to jobs.

Phone

211 or 800-339-6993

Family Welfare, Social Service

Helping Orphans and Widows

Helping Orphans and Widows is a Christian non-profit organization based in Palmdale and helps and assists orphans and widows worldwide by strengthening and encouraging them through economic, physical, medical, spiritual, and/or material means.

Address

3413 Sungate Dr. Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone

661-273-4249

Family Welfare, Social Service

Grace Resource Center

The mission of Grace Resource Center is to empower people to thrive with dignity, not just survive, through training, education, food, clothing, shelter, medical care and spiritual. Services: Abuse Prevention, School Supplies, Soup Kitchen, Infant/Toddler Assistance, Life Management Classes.

Address

45134 Sierra Hwy Lancaster, CA 93534

Phone

661-940-5272

Social Service

General Relief

General Relief (GR) is a county-funded program that provides financial assistance to indigent adults who are ineligible for federal or State programs. An average General Relief case consists of one person, living alone, with no income or resources. Programs Offered: CalFresh, General Relief, Medi-Cal, and GROW.

Address

337 E Ave K-10 Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone

866-613-3777

Family Welfare, Social Service

Connections for Care

Connections for Care connects parents with all services for children with special needs. Connections for Care services include: helping parents find child care providers, helping parents find programs to pay for child care, and helping TANF welfare parents with DPSS issues.

Address

3166 E Palmdale Blvd # 202 Palmdale, CA 93550

Phone

661-274-1772

Children, Social Service

Child Care Resource Center

The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) cultivates child, family and community well-being. CCRC serves over 35,000 children and families each month in Northern Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties – working effectively with parents, child care professionals, community members. Services: Resource and Referral for Child Care, Subsidized Child Care Program, Referral for Licensed Day Care, Health and Safety Training, GAIN, Need Assessment, Provider Training, Resource Library (toys, resource books, videos, children's books).

Address

250 Grand Cypress Ave, Palmdale, CA 93551

Phone

661-789-1200