People Coordinated Services
5133 South Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Tel: (323) 294-5226
Fax: (323) 294-9831
Serving Zip Codes 90008, 90016 (shared), 90018
(shared), 90043, 90045, 90047 (shared), 90066 (shared), 90094, 90245,
90247 (shared), 90293
People Coordinated Services (PCS) Multipurpose Center serves people 60
years of age and older, who reside in the southwestern area of Los
Angeles. The PCS service area include the Eighth Councilmanic District,
the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills area, and other neighboring communities.
The philosophy of the center is that seniors should have a single place
to go to receive a variety of services.
PCS is partially funded by the Los Angeles City Department of Aging and
the Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging.
List of Services
A typical calendar of events and services for one month includes:
|Blood pressure check-ups|
|Grocery shopping (transportation)|
|Case management services|
|Spiritual well-being discussion groups|
|Social day care|
|Seminars on informative topics|
|Meals and nutrition services|
|Recreational activities |
Nutrition - Hot Well-Balanced Meals
A hot well-balanced meal, as well as other nutrition, are provided for
seniors 60 years of age or older who participate in the PCS nutrition
Congregate nutrition services are
provided five days a week, at six sites, located in the southwestern area
of Los Angeles. This area includes the following communities:
||Rodeo Mar Vista
Map to Nutrition Sites:
3939 Marlton Avenue, LA 90008
5133 S. Crenshaw Blvd., LA 90043
St. Mark United
8305 S. Gramercy Place, LA 90047
12448 Braddock Drive, LA 90066
4000 S. La Brea Avenue, LA 90008
|Westchester Senior Center|
8740 Lincoln Boulevard, LA 90045
Home delivered meals are provided
to regular participants, who are unable to attend the congregate site due
Nutrition and related supportive services
||Transportation and escort of seniors to nutrition sites
Our health services include health screenings such as blood pressure
checks, cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels and foot exams by nurses,
podiatrists, and other professionals. Call for more information.
We provide transportation for seniors to participate in services at our
centers and for special appointments.
Escort service is provided by
having a companion to accompany seniors on trips such as to their doctor,
shopping and banking.
This includes meaningful classes, sewing, knitting, and exercise as
well as other creative, social, educational, physical, psychological and
We provide assistance with completing forms such as renter's rebate and
tax preparation forms.
Special Events & Recreational Trips
A full range of special programs
and recreational trips are provided
throughout the year to meet the needs of seniors. these activities are
designed to keep seniors active, healthy and involved. Seniors are
challenged mentally and physically to enable them to continue to enjoy
life in their later years.
Volunteers call homebound seniors regularly to comfort them. We also call
to keep in touch and to find out how they are doing. you can assist this
group as a volunteer.
Volunteers visit seniors in their home or convalescent home to reassure
and comfort them.
The case management program provides comprehensive social services to
the at risk elderly and disabled population in the southwestern area of
The program seeks to assist the elderly
population in maintaining independent living and to coordinate services
which enable clients to remain in their community environment.
Trained case workers assist with filing applications for financial and
Information and Referral
Includes giving information about resources, programs, activities and
services that are available and convenient. We make arrangements and
appointments to link seniors with services we do not provide at the
Adult Day Care
Our adult day care center is licensed to care for seniors who are
diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia, as well as Stroke
survivors and the frail elderly.
The Alzheimer's and Dementia Social Day Care
Program and Resource Center is located at:
4703 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90013
We provide direct supervision and a care plan to maintain current level
of functioning and delay institutionalization. Trained staff assist with
activities of daily living. We arrange and provide organized social,
cultural, and recreational activities.
|Respite for caregivers|
|Caregivers and family support groups|
|Caregiver and family education and training|
|Arts and crafts|
|Independent living skills, training and counseling|
|Lunch and 2 snacks|
|Observation and care planning|
Caregivers are encouraged to become involved in bi-weekly support
groups, advisory committee and care planning for their loved ones.
All fees are based on a sliding fee scale. A self-declaration of income
The goals of the program are:
|To encourage the victim of Alzheimer's or related dementias to
socialize with a peer group that
is free from demands and pressures while allowing them to remain
as independent as possible;|
|To provide primary caregivers with much needed respite
from the taxing demands of caring for their loved one;|
|To offer support, education and
peer recognition to the caregiver and the community.|
The center is funded by the Alzheimer's Association Los Angeles Chapter
& the Frank N. Mellinger Alzheimer's Fund.
Those who have the responsibility of caring for a senior are welcomed
to attend our support, educational, and
discussion groups. We provide referral to community
organizations and have a resource library with helpful books and
About People Coordinated Services (PCS)
People Coordinated Services of Southern California, Inc. (PCS) is a
non-profit organization dedicated to a system of quality programs and
services designed to challenge and empower individuals, families and
communities to maximize their potential.
Founded in 1939 in response to critical demand for a social service
component that focused on neglected poor and minority populations, PCS has
evolved today into a full service agency offering programs to meet the
needs of the underserved population as they exist in today's society.