Family Services


The City of La Mirada has long recognized the importance of the family
in this community. The Family Services Center is dedicated to improving
the quality of family life by providing information on various programs,
services and events. The Family Services Center is located in the lower level
of the La Mirada Resource Center.

Staff is available to assist you during the following hours:
Monday-Friday 2:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
For more information, call (562) 902-3160. 

Employment Referral

Temporary, part-time and full-time permanent job listings are available for viewing to La Mirada residents ages 16 and above. No application or appointment is necessary for adults. Call (562) 902-3155 for more information.

Helping Hands

This program seeks to serve elderly, low-income, and disabled residents with landscape maintenance
and minor home repairs through the use of volunteers. Events are held on the last Saturday of each month except on holiday weekends. Volunteers meet at the Family Services Center at 8:30 a.m.
If you need assistance or would like to volunteer for an upcoming event, call (562) 902-3155. 

Volunteers In Action Program
Find a myriad of volunteer opportunities available in the City of La Mirada, ranging from coaching sports, assisting in the Computer Lab, working with the Tiny Tots Reading Program, Helping Hands program, volunteering as a theatre usher and more. To participate in the Volunteers in Action Program, you must be 11* years of age or older. Prior to starting, volunteers must complete a process, which includes an application, interview and orientation.
*11-15 year olds may only volunteer with an organized group with a parent or group supervisor

Senior Mentoring Program 

Apply now for Fall, Winter, and spring sessions. The Senior Mentoring program is actively seeking new volunteers to mentor La Mirada youth and help them in their academic success. Volunteer mentors ages 50 or older, including retired teachers are available to tutor students registered in the Homework
Club and P.A.R.K. programs. Interested students must attend a La Mirada elementary school and complete a program application. Space is limited. To register, or if interested in becoming a Senior Mentor, call the Family Services Center at (562) 902-3155.