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Abuse Hotline
800-978-3600
Nationwide
In an Emergency, call 911 24 hours
Deals with domestic violence.  Choice of languages: English, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Cantonese.


Adult Protective Services
888-202-4248
17600 Santa Fe Ave., "C"
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 
Assists elderly and dependent adults who are endangered due to unsafe living conditions, neglect, and physical or financial abuse.  Serves L.A. County.  After hours call 800-992-1660.


Center for the Pacific-Asian Family
800-339-3940
543 N. Fairfax Ave., #108
Los Angeles, CA 90036 
Hotline for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.  Counseling, victim advocacy, and shelter provided. 


Crisis Hotline
877-727-4747
24hr. telephone support system and referral network for callers in need or crisis.


Elder Abuse Hotline
800-992-1660
Emergency:  911 24 hrs
Verbal harassment, threats or other forms of intimidation behavior directed at an elderly person and dependent disabled adults, in addition to any physical or financial abuse. Takes reports of financial, physical abuse and neglect, as well as verbal harassment or threats.  For physical emergencies dial 911.


Family Crisis Center
310-370-5902
901 Victoria St., Suite G
Carson, CA 90220 24 hrs
Crisis intervention, counseling, shelters for battered women, children, and runaway, homeless teens.


Fraud Hotline
L.A. Police Dept., Harbor Division 
Bunco/Forgery 213-485-4137
Can contact the local Police Department for assistance.


Identity Theft Hotline
877-438-4338
Identity Theft Clearing House
Federal Trace Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20580 
Provides victims of identity theft with specific information about how to try to prevent additional harm to their finances and credit histories.


Info Line
800-339-6993
 24 hrs.
Information / referral on General Relief Aid to families with dependent children, food stamps, emergency shelter, Medi-Cal, and other forms of financial assistance.  For faster service call before 8:30 am or after 4:30 pm.


Long Term Care Ombudsman
800-334-9473
 M-F, 8-5
Facility abuse investigates complaints on behalf of residents in nursing homes, board and care homes, and convalescent hospitals.


Medi-Cal Fraud Hotline
800-822-6222


Medicare Fraud Hotline
800-447-8477
Inspector General's Office M-F, 8-5, EST


Poison Information Center
800-876-4766


Rainbow Services
310-547-9343
 24 hrs
Battered women services.  24 hr bilingual (Spanish) advocacy, children's programs, coun-seling, support groups, and shelter emergencies.


Social Security Fraud Hotline
800-269-0271


Suicide Prevention
877 -727-4747
 24 hrs