Local Assistance Center Opening for Los Angeles Residents Impacted by Creek Fires

The County and City of Los Angeles are jointly opening a Local Assistance Center (LAC) on Tuesday, December 12th through Saturday, December 16th that will operate daily.

Local Assistance Center Opening for Los Angeles Residents Impacted by Creek, Rye and Skirball Fires

 

Los Angeles, CA  –  December 11, 2017

The County and City of Los Angeles are jointly opening a Local Assistance Center (LAC) on Tuesday, December 12th through Saturday, December 16th that will operate daily.

WHAT:

Local Assistance Center (LAC)

 

WHEN:

Tuesday through Friday: Opens at 12:00 p.m., last entry at 8:00 p.m.;

Saturday: Opens at 8:00 a.m., last entry at 4:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Lake View Terrace Recreation Center

11075 Foothill Boulevard, Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

The LAC is a one-stop shop where individuals, families and business owners impacted by the recent fires in Los Angeles County can obtain information on services and assistance from government agencies, utility companies, and non-profits. Some of the services include:

●      Animal Services

●      Building Permitting Agencies

●      Crisis Counseling/Mental Health

●      County Assessor and Tax Collector

●      Consumer and Business Affairs

●      Fire, Forestry and Public Safety

●      Health & Human Services

●      Housing Assistance

●      Insurance

●      Public Health

●      Public Works and Sanitation Agencies

●      Tax Relief

●      Veterans’ Affairs

Plenty of free parking is available. The facility is ADA compliant and translation services will be available upon request. As a reminder, Los Angeles County residents, renters, and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may also call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.

 

LAC Press Release Contact information:

Los Angeles Fires Joint Information Center

Kathleen Hutton (213) 507-7395 or Helen Chavez (213) 458-6351

Media Availability and Briefing: There will be a Media Availability and Briefing on Tuesday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the LAC (Lake View Terrace Recreation Center).

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