Social Services


Child Care Facilities: CA Licensing by zip code or facility name, also adoption agencies and healthcare facilities.
Burbank Child Care Directory Licensed childcare in the City of Burbank, prepared by the Burbank Childcare committee.

Services for the Blind

American Foundation for the Blind: Info for people with vision loss.
AFB Headquarters
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
(212) 502-7600 (800) 232-5463

Braille Institute of America: Educational/social/recreational services.
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 663-1111

Guide Dogs of America: Provides guide dogs to qualified people.
13445 Glenoaks Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
(818) 362-5834

Services for the Deaf

Glad Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness
2222 Laverna Ave.
Los Angeles, Ca 90041
(323) 478-8000 (voice) (323) 550-4226 (tty) (323) 550-4205 (fax)

(ACCESS) For deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people in the workplace. WorkSource in Pacoima provides a "deaf-friendly" employment center with videoconferencing equipment, text pagers, telephone voice carry-over and remote video interpreting.
11623 Glenoaks Blvd.
i711: Call relay and other servies, free.

Services for Those with Developmental Disabilities

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center
The Buena Vista Library is a drop off/pick up location for the Koch-Young Resource Center Library at Lanterman. Please contact them directly at gro.namretnal|cryk#gro.namretnal|cryk or 213-383-1300 ext. 730 if you would like materials sent to the Library.

Miscellaneous Services

Burbank Area Shelters

Free Meals Listings
Burbank Area Free Meals Map
LA Family Housing: Shelter and other services.
House of Justice: Free legal help for low income residents of LA County.
Section 8: HUD forms and guidebooks.
Los Angeles County Mental Health Resource Directory List of mental health organizations.


California Department of Public Health state nursing home inspection records.
Elder Abuse Hotline (Los Angeles County): (877) 477-3646
City of Burbank Programs for 55+ Joslyn Center: 1301 W. Olive Ave. Burbank, Ca (818) 238-5353
Long-term Care Ombudsman through the California Dept of Aging: 800-334-9473.
Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center support for families caring for brain-impaired or frail older adults.

Social Security Administration
1420 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91506
Fax 818-843-3264


VA Caregiver Support or toll free 855-260-3274.
Veterans Resource Centers: List of libraries participating in the Library Outreach to Veterans Initiative.

Ending Veteran Homelessness Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness can access VA services 24 hours a day by contacting the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) or chat online with a trained responder.

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