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Update: The Local Assistance Center has closed. For help connecting to recovery resources, contact LA County 211. Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere inside LA County. The toll free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.
The City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County have established a Local Assistance Center to assist residents and businesses affected by last week's fires in Los Angeles County.
The Local Assistance Center (LAC) is located at the Lake View Terrace Recreation Center, 11075 Foothill Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91342. The hours of operation are Tuesday, December 12 - Friday, December 15 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturday, December 16 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Information in American Sign Language: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOIwTDHaYfw
Información en Español: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3LaL3hv4U4
The LAC is a one-stop shop where individuals, families and business owners impacted by the recent fires in Los Angeles County can obtain information on services and assistance from government agencies, utility companies and non-profits. Some of the services include:
- Animal Services
- Building Permitting Agencies
- Crisis Counseling/Mental Health
- County Assessor and Tax Collector
- Consumer and Business Affairs
- Fire, Forestry and Public Safety
- Health & Human Services
- Housing Assistance
- Public Health
- Public Works and Sanitation Agencies
- Tax Relief
- Veterans’ Affairs
Plenty of free parking is available. The facility is ADA compliant and translation services will be available upon request. As a reminder, Los Angeles County residents, renters, and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may also call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information and other referral services. The toll free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.
Lyft and Uber are offering free rides too and from the LAC for residnents displaced or affected by the fires. For additional questions about these services, please contact the companies directly.
Free rides Tuesday, December 12 - Thursday, December 14 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Call (424) 625-5938 to request a ride.
Use the code SOCALSAFE to access a free ride (up to $50) to the LAC.
For more information, visit uber.com/blog/los-angeles/free-ride-to-evacuation-centers
Download a list of participating agencies, hours of operation, and location:
Register for emergency alerts from the City of Los Angeles and other area public safety agencies text your zip code to 888-777