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Assistance League of Whittier

Emergency dental for children without insurance and provides clothes for children in need.
6339 Greenleaf
Whittier, CA 9060
Tel: (562) 693-6533

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
Tel: (562) 698-8630  (Info)

City of Whittier Parks, Recreation and Community Service Dept.– WYN CLUB

Fee based after school program for grades 2-5.
Parnell Park Community Center
15390 Lambert Road
Whittier, CA 90604
Tel: (562) 567-9450

*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
Tel: (562) 567–9480 (Administrative Office)
Tel: (562) 698-1013 (Dispatch)

East Los Angeles Resource Center

1000 S. Fremont Avenue, Suite 6050, Unit 35
Alhambra, CA  91803
Tel: (626) 300-9171

East Whittier City School District

Grades: K-8
14535 E. Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90605
Tel: (562) 907-5900

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
Tel: (562) 946-2425

Los Nietos School District

Grades K-12
8324 S. Westman Ave.
Whittier, CA 90606
Tel: (562) 692-0271
Fax: (562) 699-3395

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
Tel: (562) 777-2475

O.P.T.I.O.N.S. + Childcare & Human Services

Various child care services including resource and referral.
100 N. Citrus St., Ste. 300
West Covina, 91791
Tel: (626) 967-7848 (Administration)
Tel: (626) 858-0527 (Child Development Centers (Ages 3 to 4))
Tel: (626) 854-3449 (Half-Day Preschool (Ages 3 to 4))
Tel: (626) 459-4299 (Head Start (Ages 3 to 4))
Tel: (626) 284-9935 (Surround Care (Ages 5 to 11))

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
Tel: (562) 946-2237
Tel: (562) 906-5807 (T.T.Y)

South Whittier School District

Grades: K-8
11200 Telechron Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605
Tel: (562) 944-6231

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
Tel: (562) 698-9436

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
Tel: (562) 692-0383

Whittier Area Co-Op Special Education Program (WACSEP)

8036 Ocean /view Avenue
Whittier, CA  90602
Tel: 562/945-6431

Whittier City School District

Grades: K-8
7211 S. Whittier Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
Tel: (562) 789-3000

Whittier Union High School District

Grades 9-12
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
Tel: (562) 698-8121

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
Tel: (562) 693-4097 (Social Services Referral Center)
Tel: (562) 652-5117 (Outreach; 24 hr. On-Call Service)

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
Tel: (626) 856-6600 (Central Office)
Tel: (888) 942-2229 (24 hr. Hotline)

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
Tel: (562) 204-0529

Veterans Whittier-Santa Fe Springs Outpatient Clinic

10210 Orr & Day Road
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Tel: (562) 864-5565