The West Adams Heritage Association (WAHA) is devoted to the preservation of the historic West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles. Besides the goal of preservation of the community’s architectural heritage, WAHA also supports beautification activities, block club initiatives, neighborhood councils within the West Adams network, and seeks to educate Los Angeles’ citizens as well as others about the area’s cultural heritage and about possible restoration techniques. WAHA also supports the creation of HPOZs within West Adams and the designation of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments (LAHCM).
Membership in WAHA can be a valuable source of support and information about living in an historic home.
United Neighborhoods Neighborhoods Council (UNNC) is your representative to Council District 10 and to City agencies and departments. One of UNNC’s missions is “to advise the City of Los Angeles on issues concerning City governance, the needs of the UNNC, the delivery of City services to the UNNC, and on matters of a Citywide nature.” This includes advising on matters concerning the Jefferson Park HPOZ.
UNNC holds public meetings the first Thursday of every month. If you have any concerns, suggestions, or things you would like to see done in our community, use our contact form, email email@example.com or call 323.731.8686.
VASSIE D. WRIGHT MEMORIAL BRANCH LIBRARY
Jefferson Park is fortunate to have its own branch of the Los Angeles Public Library located at 2211 W, Jefferson Blvd.
Many of the branches publish program videos on their facebook pages. But these are not geographic and are available to anyone, The main library web page offers a large selection of emedia, and other library resources.
Know who to call when you have a concern.
LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN) has a wide variety of services, including free bulky item pickup, and it is our goal to help you with what you need as quickly and efficiently as possible. Click on the link below to start your service request or call us directly at 1-800-773-2489. We're available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
LA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION
LADOT leads transportation planning, project delivery, and operations in the City of Los Angeles. LADOT is made up of over 1,300 civil servants, including 600 traffic officers. LADOT manages 52 different transportation services for the region -- from parking management to safety improvements to permits for private mobility operators.
LA ANIMAL SERVICES
The City of Los Angeles Animal Services Department (LAAS) was established 153 years ago. LAAS’s major areas of responsibility are saving the lives of animals that end up at one of our six City shelters. Please check out the links on the website to learn more about our mission, vision, and values. You can also learn about our General Manager, the Board of Animal Services Commissioners, review statistical information about the Department and learn about career opportunities available.
NON EMERGENCY POLICE NUMBER
1-877-ASK-LAPD only operates in the city of Los Angeles. It is a universal toll-free non-emergency police number. It was designed to help reduce the number of non-emergency calls to 9-1-1 operators. 877 ASK-LAPD is also available in Spanish and TTY for the hearing-impaired.
COMMUNITY POLICE ADVISORY BOARD (CPAB)
Community-Police Advisory Boards (C-PABs) were created in 1993 to provide community members with an opportunity to provide information and advice to their respective Area and to take information from the police department back to the community.
Watch: LAPD CPAB Summit 2013
LA CITY VIEW
"LA CityView" is the City of Los Angeles' official cable channel available on channel 35 and produces Emmy award winning shows geared for the citizens of Los Angeles such as "LA This Week" and "LA This Minute"
LA BUREAU OF STREET SERVICES
The Bureau of Street Services was recently branded "StreetsLA" and is part of the Department of Public Works family responsible for preserving, protecting, maintaining, and renewing the City of Los Angeles' (City) street network and urban forest. This includes our streets' sidewalks, bikeways, trees, and medians. The men and women of StreetsLA are committed to providing high-quality, efficient, and equitable services across our great city and communities.
BUREAU OF STREET LIGHTING
The Bureau of Street Lighting is one of five Bureaus in the Department of Public Works. The Bureau of Street Lighting is responsible for the design, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of the street lighting system within the City of Los Angeles. There are currently more than 210,000 lights in the City consisting of more than 400 designs.
LA HOUSING DEPARTMENT
HCIDLA has a rich history dating back to 1990 when the Housing Preservation and Production Department was established to respond to community advocacy for a new department that would focus on and address the growing shortage of affordable housing in the City. This section includes everything you wanted to know about us: where we came from, who we are, what we do and where we are going.