Welfare Rights Assistance

Welfare Rights Assistance ( Samoan Community )


The organization provides advocacy primarily for low-income people who live in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to the Samoan-speaking community. The agency also assists other Pacific Islander groups such as Guamanians, Hawaiians and Tongans. Services include certificates/forms assistance, cultural transition facilitation, individual advocacy, and welfare rights assistance. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program provides culturally and linguistically sensitive assistance to monolingual Samoan and Pacific Islander immigrants to help them make the cultural transition to the United States. Staff provide individual advocacy with schools and other community services. The staff also provides welfare rights assistance to help people obtain benefits and services to which they are entitled, such as CalFresh, Medi-Cal and Social Security. The agency also assists other agencies with questions about the Samoan community and can provide technical assistance and referrals for clients whom they are not able to serve directly. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or walk in to schedule an appointment. Proof of income and proof of residence are required for free services. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for people who meet low income and geographic requirements.
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454 E. Carson Plaza Dr., #109

Carson , CA 90746 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(310) 538-0555


(310) 538-1960


(310) 538-0546

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