Public Charge: L.A. County Resources
How can I find out if the planned changes to the “public charge” test affect me?
If you have questions about how these planned changes to the “public charge” test could affect your immigration status, you should consult a reputable licensed immigration attorney. You can contact the Office of Immigrant Affairs at 1(800) 593-8222 or oia.lacounty.gov to be connected to a free or low-cost immigration attorney.
Where can I learn more about public programs to help me with my health care, housing, education, and food-related needs?
The County provides services to all residents, regardless of their immigration status. You may be eligible for the County’s health services, nutrition benefits, housing programs, or other vital services.
To learn more about health and nutrition-related programs and services that can help support you and your family, please contact the L.A. County Department of Public Social Services – Customer Service Center at (866) 613-3777 or dpss.lacounty.gov.
For housing-related assistance, please contact the L.A. County Community Development Commission/Housing Authority at (626) 262-4510 or www.hacola.org.
For information about other available County services (health care, consumer fraud protection, minimum wage, financial education, small business support, job opportunities, etc.) contact the OIA at 800-593-8222 or oia.lacounty.gov.
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