Public Counsel CARES: Connecting Angelenos to Resources and Essential Services
What is Public Counsel Cares?
• We bring volunteers together with families and individuals to help them navigate the public service system and meet their basic needs for shelter and food.
Public Counsel volunteers provide resources and information on benefits including General Relief, CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), CalWORKs and Medi-Cal. In addition, we connect people to services that help people find a job, keep their home, escape domestic violence or recover from substance abuse.
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The General Relief Advocacy Project is now Public Counsel CARES: Connecting Angelenos to Resources and Essential Services.
We’re making connections.
Los Angeles residents in need count on critical public services to feed their families or keep a roof over their heads. For nearly 25 years, Public Counsel has been on their side.
Public Counsel and our volunteers connect people to essential services, fight for people’s dignity and rights, and care about their future. That's the mission of Public Counsel CARES – Connecting Angelenos to Resources and Essential Services.
Read the stories of some CARES volunteers:
USC Law student Marlena McMurchie's work with Public Counsel CARES has "helped to remind me why I went to law school in the first place," she says.
"When people get the benefits they need, it is life changing."