Upcoming Events

Core Services

The SWCRC is a trusted and thriving one-stop center that helps address the needs of Los Angeles Country residents in the following areas:

Consumer & Worker Protections


Health & Wellness

Consumer & Worker Protections

Information and Referral

The South Whittier Community Resource Center (SWCRC), operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, helps connect residents with services and programs to assist with needs such as consumer counseling, healthcare, legal aid, education, and childcare.

HEAP- Home Energy Assistance Program

Helps provide utility assistance to eligible households to offset the costs of heating and/or cooling in residences. To make an appointment, call (888) 351-4061

Legal Assistance

Legal assistance provided by local non-profit agencies including:

  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) – Help with re-entry cases.
  • Stay Housed LA – Offers assistance with housing matters.
Dispute Resolution Assistance

Assists those with disputes regarding merchant-consumer, landlord-tenant, family, neighbor-to-neighbor, and debt.

Immigration Services

The Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs provides information and assistance for any immigration-related matters.

Complaint investigation

The Los Angeles County Office of Labor Equity provides help for those who believe they are not being treated fairly in the workplace.


Computer Classes:

Classes available from introductory to intermediate levels, including internet basics, basic keyboard functions, and Microsoft Office programs.

Free Computer Access

Computer stations are available to the public for use to complete homework, search for a job, complete social service applications, and more.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Course:

We offer beginning to intermediate classes in English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to meet the demands of social, academic, and work settings.

Delete the Divide Ambassadors:

Assists community residents through individual assistance with technology.

Financial Literacy Workshop

Workshops regarding money management, personal finances, investments, and tax planning.

Consumer Education

Workshops regarding financial fraud and scams.

Smarter Senior Forum

Resources from trusted agencies to help you avoid becoming a victim of fraud and to improve your overall well-being.

Immigration Workshops

Workshops regarding immigration services will be provided with more in depth information.

Housing Rights Workshops

Workshops for community members to learn about housing rights as homeowners and renters.

Future Leadership Club

An after-school homework assistance and life skills program for middle and high school students. An enrollment application must be submitted for approval of eligibility.

Homework Assistance Program

An after-school homework assistance program for students in 1st through 5th grade. An enrollment application must be submitted for approval of eligibility.

HAP Application

Coming soon.

Health & Wellness

John Wesley Health Center

The onsite clinic offers medical care, physical exams, routine screenings, assistance with medical applications, and treatment of illness to women, children, and men. Health services are provided regardless of an individual’s ability to pay at no-, low-, or sliding-scale costs contingent on the program requirements and available funds. To make an appointment, call (866) 733-5924.

SCU-Southern California University of Health Sciences

Southern California University of Health Sciences’ Los Angeles College of Chiropractic provides chiropractic examinations and adjustments by interns under the supervision of clinical faculty. To make an appointment, call (562) 946-2425.

CalFresh Program

This program provides food benefits for low-income families, individuals, and seniors so they can purchase food.

About Us

The South Whittier Community Resource Center (SWCRC) strives to improve the quality of life of Los Angeles County residents through welcoming and inclusive programs and activities. The SWCRC fosters partnerships with other Los Angeles County Departments, non-profit organizations, schools, and local businesses to provide advocacy through educational programs, services, and referrals.

South Whittier Community Resource Center

10750 Laurel Avenue
Whittier, CA 90605

Phone: (562) 946-2425
TDD: (626) 943-3898

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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