Los Angeles County Long Beach/South Bay
Located in the city of Long Beach, LSS Los Angeles County Long Beach/South Bay serves over 1,000 individuals and families each month through a comprehensive emergency assistance program. Assessing the client’s overall condition at intake, our staff and benefit specialists tailor programs and partner resources to individual need and engagement. Equipping those we serve with self-empowering tools and solution-based resources, we patiently walk alongside our clients on the road to independence.
Ignited by faith, we live out God’s love by embracing, equipping and empowering vulnerable people in Southern California.
Sharing the love of Christ, we are a community to care and be cared for…where the vulnerable are safer and stronger; where the dependent are self-sustaining; where the isolated dwell in community; where the weary will be given hope.
LSS Los Angeles County Long Beach/South Bay offers comprehensive emergency services which include daily grocery distribution featuring fresh and non-perishable food items, pre-sorted clothing closet, hygiene items, infant supplies, blankets and other essentials. We also offer disability and housing benefit assistance for homeless individuals, families and veterans through our County Wide Benefits Services Team (CBEST).
Referrals & Linkages to Other Community Agencies & Organizations
Intensive Case Management
Educational Classes & Workshops
Outreach Community Events (Annual Christmas Celebration, Thanksgiving Celebration, Easter Celebration, Back to School Giveaway & Health and Resources Fair)
Preparations for Employment
County-Wide Benefits Entitlements Services (CBEST)