East Los Angeles Service Center

133 N Sunol Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90063

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East Los Angeles Center

The East Los Angeles Service Center has been a focal point in the community since 1974, it serves the City Terrace, Hazard, 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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Diabetes Awareness Class that teaches individuals how to manage their diabetes
Health Screenings A variety of screenings are held at various centers; varying dates and times
Arts & Crafts Group that focuses on arts and crafts projects; varied dates and times
Painting Class for Adults Class teaches all levels to paint with different mediums; varied dates and times
Creative Card Making Techniques Class participants are taught to create cards and share their techniques with each other; varied dates and times
Color Yourself Happy/Coloring Class that focuses on coloring to relax and de-stress
Quilting Class participants learn to quilt all levels welcomed; varied dates and times
Jewelry Jewelry class for all levels; varied dates and times
Walk at Ease Designed to help reduce pain and improve overall health. It’s a 6-week program that meets 3 times a week for 1 hour
Senior Video Exercise Seniors exercise to a video at the center
Arthritis Exercise class focused on individuals overcoming arthritis
Exercise Exercise class such aerobics; varied dates and times
Chair Exercises All the execise is done while sitting and can include Yoga, stretch bands, etc.; 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
Tablet Instruction Provide assistance either on one-on-one to seniors or in a class setting
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
Congregate Meals Lunch meals on-site at centers for seniors
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
Legal Assistance by Bet Tzedek Bet Tzedek provides legal assistance to the seniors
Headstart – Volunteers of America Targets low-income families that reside within their designated service area
Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA) Assist with benefit applications and claims, they have a driver’s license program and college fee waivers
Dances Events held at centers that include entertainment such as music to dance to and/or food, games, etc. This is an opportunity for community members to socialize with each other
Riders/Seniors on the Move Community members take the public transit to visit educational or culturally-rich sites
Karaoke Individuals sing to their favorite songs
Bingo/loteria Game for seniors to play; varying dates and times
Field Trips Community field trips to educational or culturally enriching venues/sites
Gardening Club Club that teaches and shares gardening techniques with each other
Holiday Giveaways/Seasonal Celebrations: Halloween, Christmas & Thanksgiving Centers plan celebrations and activities around holidays that can include giveaways
Back to School Backpack Giveaway School supplies and local resources provided to the community
Presentation/Workshops – Showcase them somewhere else Variety of topics covered at the center; varied dates and times
Wellness Fairs Resources and activities that help bring health and wellness to the community for an event
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
Disability Collaboratives Support for individuals with disabilities and their family
Caregiver Support Group Caregiver support group for example:Alzheimer’s, Dementia, etc.
Southern California Resource Services Women’s Support Group SCRS Independent Living Center support group for women with disabilities
Farmer’s Market Voucher Seniors receive vouchers to use at farmer’s markets
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
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.
Summer Camp Centers plan activities for children to participate in at the center
Toy Loan Program DPSS Toy lending program that provides incentives to children in the community


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