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La Mirada Important Numbers

Abuse Hotlines
Child Abuse 800/540-4000
Elder Abuse 877/477-3646
Women & Children
Shelter(24hr) 562/945-3939
Crisis Intervention 562/596-5548
LA CADA 562/906-2676

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Programs
SO CAL Alcohol/Drug Pro. 562/923-4545
Alcoholics Anonymous 562/696-9013

Animal Control Services
SEACA Animal Control 562/803-3301
L.A. County Animal Control 562/940-6898

City, County & Chamber Office
Birth/Death/Marriage Cert. 562/462-2137
Building Inspections 562/943-0131
City Hall & Switchboard 562/943-0131
L.M. Chamber of Commerce 562/902-1970
Environmental Services 714/522-6821
Graffiti Hotline 562/943-1557
714/522-5858
Gymnasium 562/902-2938
Social Security 800/772-1213

Counseling Services
CA Youth Crisis Line 800/843-5200
Intercom. Child Project 562/692-0383
Helpline Youth Counseling 562/864-3722
Rio Hondo Mental Health 562/402-0688
Pacific Clinics 562/949-8455
Spiritt Family Services
(project info) 562/698-9436
California Youth Crisis Line 800/843-5200
Consolidated Youth Services 562/630-1445
Straight Talk 562/943-0195
Consumer Credit Counseling 800/550-2227

Disabled/Handicapped Services
Assoc. of Retarded Citizens 562/803-4606
Arc of S.E. Los Angeles County 562/803-4606
CA Depart. of Rehabilitation 562/864-8521
SE Center for Ind. Living 562/862-6531
Intercommunity Blind Center 562/945-8771
Community Advocate
for People’s Choice 562/693-8826

Disaster Assistance
American Red Cross 562/945-3944
Salvation Army 562/698-8348
DMV 562/945-1151

Emergency
POLICE 911
FIRE 911
562/943-5512
Fire Inspection 562/860-8014

Employment Services
Partners for Progress/SASSFA 562/946-2237
Job Corps 213/748-8521
Unemployment Insurance 800/300-5616
Disability Insurance Claims 800/480-3287
Employment & Training Svs. 562/906-8466
CAPC, Inc. 562/693-8826

Food Resources
Meals on Wheels 562/943-0037
Senior Nutrition 562/947-8787

Health Services
Red Cross CPR Classes 562/945-3944
Mental Health Department
(Pacific Clinics) 562/949-8455
Health Services 800/427-8700
American Cancer Society 562/437-0791
800/227-2345
Food & Drug Administration 949/798-7600
Poison Control Center 800/876-4766
L.A. CO Health Dept/Whittier 562/464-5350

Housing Services
Down Payment Assistance 562/943-0131
Fair Housing Foundation 323/295-3302
First Time Buyer 562/943-0131
Housing & Urban Development 800/669-9777
Rio Hondo Temporary Home 562/863-8805
Salvation Army Shelter 562/696-2022
Women’s & Children’s Crisis Ctr. 562/945-3939
Veteran Home Loans 800/827-1000

Legal Services
Lawyer Referral and Info. 562/868-6787
LM Volunteer Legal Aid 562/943-3177
Community Legal Services 562/864-9935
District Attorney (LA County) 213/974-3512
Public Defender 323/563-4025

Import/Export Services
Blank Certificates of Origin
(Apperson Print Management) 800/438-0162
CA Commerce Commission 415/705-2300
CA International Trade 415/788-4127
Export Hotline 800/448-9767
World Trade Center 916/324-5511

Library Services
La Mirada Branch 562/943-0277
LM Theatre for the Performing Arts
Administrative Offices 714/994-6310
Box Office 714/994-6310
562/944-9801

Medical Services
Presbyterian Intercommunity 562/698-0811
Friendly Hills Med. Center 562/694-3838
Whittier Hospital 562/945-3561
La Palma Intercommunity 714/670-7400
Kindred Hospital of LM 562/944-1900
Gateway Medical Center 562/802-0282
St. Jude Medical Center 562/694-1558

Newspapers
LA Times 562/432-5415
Calendar Section 714/966-5600
Orange County Register 877/469-7344
Press Telegram 562/435-1161
City Insider 714/872-0714
Whittier Daily News 562/698-0955
Public Works 562/902-2385
Integrity Journal 562/843-3612
Post Office 714/521-1097

Public Safety
Public Safety Center 562/690-3845
Fire Department 562/868-0411
714/523-2821
Sheriff’s Department 562/863-8711
714/994-2970

Recycling Centers
Recycling Hotline 562/943-0131 x238
Pep Boys 562/944-6437
Star Scrap Metal 562/921-9442
Consolidated Disposal Services 562/946-6441
Household Hazardous Waste 888/253-2652

Senior Services
La Mirada Activity Center 562/902-3160
Senior & Youth Services 562/902-3160
Resource Center (Leisure Svcs.) 562/943-7277
S.A.S.S.F.A. (SE Area Soc. Svc Funding Authority) 562/946-4711
So. CA Rehabilitation Svc. 562/862-6531
Senior Property Tax Assistance 800/852-5711

Tax Assistance
Property Tax Postponement 800/952-5661
Volunteer Tax Assistance 562/943-3177
Federal IRS 800/829-1040
State Franchise Tax Board 800/852-5711
County Tax Collector 213/974-2111

Transportation
Access Services 800/827-0829
Dial-A-Ride (La Mirada Transit) 562/943-6776 • 714/521-0330
OCTA 714/636-7433
MTA 800/266-6883
Metrolink 800/371-5465
Metro Access 800/827-0829
CalTrans 213/897-3656 • 800/427-7623

Utilities
GAS & ELECTRIC
Southern California Edison Co.
9901 Geary Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
800/684-8123
Fax: 562/903-3174
The Gas Company
9240 E. Firestone Blvd.
Downey, CA 90241
800/427-2200
Fax: 562/803-7551

TELEPHONE
(Area Code 562)
Verizon
13925 E. Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, CA
Business Lines 800/483-5000
Residential Lines 800/483-4000
(Area Code 714)
SBC/Pacific Bell
140 E. Commonwealth Ave., Ste. 100
Fullerton, CA
Repair Calls 611
Business Lines 800/750-2355
Residential Lines 800/310-2355

WATER
Central Basin Water District
17140 S. Avalon Blvd., Ste. 210
Carson, CA 90746
310/217-2222
Suburban Water Systems
15075 Stage Rd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Service, Billing, etc. 562/944-8219

DISPOSAL SERVICES
Consolidated Disposal Services
12949 E. Telegraph Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
562-946-6441
Fax: 562-906-0251

CABLE SERVICES
Comcast
Cable Cust. Service: 888-255-5789

GENERAL INFORMATION
Public Utilities Commission
107 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-897-2973 or 800-649-7570
Fax: 213-897-3940

Volunteer Opportunities
La Mirada Volunteer Center 562/943-3177
La Mirada Community Services 562/943-0131
Youth Services 562/943-7277

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