Centro Maravilla Service Center

4716 East Cesar Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90022

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Antelope Valley Senior Center

The Centro Maravilla Service Center was established in 1974 to serve the East Los Angeles, Eastmont and Union Pacific unincorporated areas and other neighboring communities. The center offers a wide range of services and social activities providing opportunities for daily learning, skills enhancement, community engagement, socialization, and healthy living for residents of all ages.



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Meditation Meditation techniques are taught to help manage stress; varied dates and times
Public Access Computers/Computer Labs Computers and printers available for the public to use on their won or in a class setting; tablets available at some centers too
Produce Distribution Produce is provided to the community, produce varies by center
Food Pantry & Emergency Food Shelf-stable food is available to individuals and families in need
Youth Training Program Provides at risk and disconnected youth with career exposure opportunities, resources and support to prepare them for future success centers are participating training sites
Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE) Centers serve as a training site for individuals participating in job-readiness programs
Title V Centers serve as training sites for subsidized part-time work for unemployed older adults (age 55 or older)
Mediation and Housing Rights Provides mediation and housing rights to the community; varied dates and times. This is by Loyola Law School
Entrepreneur Center Consumer and Business Affairs collaborates with SBDC East LA to ssists prospective business owners to successfully open and grow their small businesses in the unincorporated areas of the County
Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR) Birth certificate, death certificate and marriage certificate and licenses and wedding ceremonies are available at the center
Presentation/Workshops Centers have a variety of workshops that changes every week. Do contact your local center for details
Seasonal Celebrations Centers plan celebrations and activities around holidays that include giveaways. Do contact your local center for details
Intergenerational Events Centers plan fun activities around reading and authothors focused on bringing youth and seniors together
Wellness Fairs Resources and activities that help bring health and wellness to the community for an event
Homeless Count Center hosts organizations and volunteers that go out and count the homeless population
Emergency Preparedness Workshops Centers help prepare the community in the event of an emergency
Voting Center/Drop-off Vote-by-Mail Accessible voting is made available to the community at the centers
Free Income Tax Preparation Community organizations provide free income tax preparation to income eligible individuals and families
Passport Fairs Passport services are available on-site at the center
Back to School Backpack Giveaway School supplies and local resources provided to the community
Maravilla Community Advisory Committee Community Advisory Committee meets monthly to discuss issues affecting the community
Familia Unida Support and resource to the community for individuals and famiies living with Multiple Sclerosis
Project Return Peer Support Group Mental Health support group
Meeting Room Available Centers have meeting rooms available for organizations to use to provide a service to the community
Adult Protective Service Referrals Center staff are able to submit referrals for elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect on behalf of concerned community members
Utility Assistance Utility assistance provided to income eligible households for SoCal Gas and SCE utility bills; varying dates/times at centers
Information & Referral Provide information and refer community members to programs/services available
Translation Staff assist translate simple documents for the community
Form Assistance Staff help complete simple forms such as Utility CARE Discount, Jury Duty, etc.
Girl/Boy Scout Meeting Club scout meetings are hosted at selected centers; varied dates and times
Toy Loan Program DPSS Toy lending program that provides incentives to children in the community


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