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This section is dedicated to providing local resources as references, the information was updated August 1, 2016. 

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Local Resources as of August 1, 2016

Assistance League of Whittier emergency dental for children without insurance and provides clothes for children in need. 
6339 Greenleaf
Whittier, CA 9060
(562) 693-6533
Web: whittier.assistanceleague.org

Boys & Girls Club of Whittier, Inc. - Ages: 7 to 18 years. Daily homework assistance and tutoring, computer learning activities and programs, boys and girls sports leagues and fitness programs, choir and creative arts activities.  Spanish available.
7905 Greenleaf Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 698-8630 – Info.
Web: www.bgcw.org

City of Whittier  Parks, Recreation and Community Service Dept.– WYN CLUBfee based after school program for grades 2-5.
Parnell Park Community Center
15390 Lambert Road
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 567-9450
Web: www.cityofwhittier.org
          *Link under “Recreation & Arts”, “Youth Programs”
                       
Dial-A-Ride – City of Whittier - Provides door-to-door transportation for seniors and disabled persons living in Whittier. 
13225 Walnut St. (Senior Center)
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567–9480 Administrative Office
(562) 698-1013 – Dispatch

East Los Angeles Resource Center
1000 S. Fremont Avenue, Suite 6050, Unit 35
Alhambra, CA  91803
(626) 300-9171

East Whittier City School District - Grades: K-8
14535 E. Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 907-5900
Web: www.ewcsd.k12.ca.us

Los Angeles County Community Resource Center - Hours: Tuesday only.  A representative from the Department of Public Social Services (D.P.S.S.) helps individuals apply for the Food Stamps program.  Call for appointment. Spanish available.
10750 Laurel Ave.
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 946-2425
Web: www.swcrc.org

Los Nietos School District  - Grades K-12
8324 S. Westman Ave.
Whittier, CA 90606
(562) 692-0271
(562) 699-3395 – Fax
Web: www.losnietos.k12.ca.us/

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Family Assistance Center - Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Provides food and clothing to residents of South Whittier/Whittier, and surrounding communities. Distribution of food is in grocery bags and each household is entitled to weekly assistance. Requirements to process application are: valid photo ID card, recent proof of income, utility bill and a recent proof of address. Please call ahead.
13523  A. Telegraph Rd.
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 777-2475

 

O.P.T.I.O.N.S. + Childcare & Human ServicesVarious child care services including resource and referral.
100 N. Citrus St., Ste. 300
West Covina, 91791
(626) 967-7848 – Administration
(626) 858-0527 – Child Development Centers (Ages 3 to 4)
(626) 854-3449 – Half-Day Preschool (Ages 3 to 4)
(626) 459-4299 – Head Start (Ages 3 to 4)
(626) 284-9935 – Surround Care (Ages 5 to 11)
Web: www.optionscc.com

S.A.S.S.F.A. (Southeast Area Social Services Funding Authority) Youth Services - Non-profit. Offers leadership development, peer counseling, GED preparation, tutoring, job/business assistance, senior and youth services.  Health care, housing assistance as well as drug and alcohol referrals. 
10400 Pioneer Blvd., Unit 9
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 946-2237
(562) 906-5807 – T.T.Y.
Web: www.pfpworksource.org
Web: www.sassfa.org

South Whittier School District - Grades: K-8
11200 Telechron Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 944-6231
Web: www.swhittier.k12.ca.us

S.P.I.R.I.T.T. Family Services – Challenging Latinos to Access Resource Opportunities - Works with middle and high schools as well as other community agencies to help young males, ages 12 to18, define their identity and find solutions to problems.
Spanish Spoken
9401 S. Painter Ave., Bldg. E
Whittier, CA 90605
(562) 698-9436
Web: www.spiritt.org

The Whole Child - Counseling and psychotherapeutic services for children, from birth to age 18 and their families. English and Spanish Spoken
10155 Colima Rd.
Whittier, CA 90603
(562) 692-0383
Web: www.thewholechild.info

Whittier Area Co-Op Special Education Program (WACSEP)
8036 Ocean /view Avenue
Whittier, CA  90602
562/945-6431

Whittier City School District  - Grades: K-8
7211 S. Whittier Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 789-3000
Web: www.whittiercity.k12.ca.us

Whittier Union High School District - Grades 9-12
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 698-8121
Web: www.wuhsd.k12.ca.us

Whittier Area First Day Coalition - Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to Noon Recovery from Homelessness – Short-term emergency transitional housing with on-site supportive services.  Four-phase program.  Health and Wellness Clinic Services – 6 months single Adults 18 and over.  Serves as a preventive health, urgent/primary care and referral facility for residents. Social Services Referral Center – Provides financial assistance to obtain birth certificates, CA identification, CA driver’s license and other documentation necessary to receive government benefits and employment. 
12426 Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 693-4097 – Social Services Referral Center
(562) 652-5117 – Outreach; 24 hr. On-Call Service
Web: www.whittierfirstday.org

Women, Infants & Children (W.I.C.) - Hours: Mon., Tues., Thur., & Fri., 9:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wed., 10:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.   Special supplemental program providing nutrition education and food vouchers for purchasing specific foods such as milk, cheese, cereal, juice and infant formula.  Program services pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as infants and children up to 5 years of age.  Admissions requirements: low to moderate income, high risk, with medical referral.  Services available at locations throughout L.A. and Orange counties.
Uptown Whittier WIC Center
12825 Philadelphia Street, Unit-C
Whittier, CA  90601
(626) 856-6600 – Central Office
(888) 942-2229 – 24 hr. Hotline
Web: www.phfewic.org

Veterans In Community Services, Inc. (V.I.C.S.) - Weatherization - Provides free attic insulation, window and door replacements, furnace repair, etc.  Minor or Home Repairs - Handyman services and home improvement grants. Veterans Affairs – V.A. representative available by appointment only on Thursdays and Fridays.  Please call ahead.
10260 Matern Place
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 204-0529
Web:  www.vicsinc.org

Veterans Whittier-Santa Fe Springs Outpatient Clinic
10210 Orr & Day Road
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 864-5565
Cynthia.gourley@med.va.gov

 


 

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