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Neighborhood Services and Friendly Center
Neighborhood Services staff

Jessica Ruelas
Family Resource Center Coordinator

900 S. Melrose
Placentia, CA  92870

Ph: (714) 986-2333
Fx: (714) 632-3851

Mon 8:30am-8:00pm
Tue 8:30am-5:30pm
Wed 8:30am-8:00pm
Thur 8:30am-5:30pm
Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Closed Daily for Lunch
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
The goal of Neighborhood Services is to provide free direct assistance to the community. In partnership with the Friendly Center, we are dedicated to improving the lives of children, adults, and seniors by helping them move towards self-sufficiency through immediate aid and a variety of educational and life skill programs.

The functions of Neighborhood Services are:
  • Coordinating the implementation of solutions to neighborhood and community issues
  • Overseeing the coordination of activities including community assistance programs
  • Striving to support neighborhood empowerment activities
  • Working to strengthen neighborhoods

Methods of Assistance
The Division serves to facilitate the provision of human and social services through:
  • Providing direct service and information
  • Referring citizens to other social service agencies and local non-profit organizations

Programs and Services
Programs and services are free and include:
  • Adult programs
  • Counseling services
  • Domestic violence intervention
  • Emergency assistance for rent, utilities, and clothing as available
  • Family support - assisting families in crisis
  • Information and referrals
  • Parenting classes
  • Food programs both emergency and supplemental assistance
  • Youth tutoring program, homework help and academic enrichment for children first through sixth grade.

Specific Programs
Please click below for specific programs offered:
Health Care Services Partners
Housing Rehabilitation Program
Utility Assistance

Placentia Community Collaborative
Placentia Family Resource Center works with various non-profits organizations and agencies that provide valuable services to our community. Please click on the link below for a detailed list of organizations and agencies:
List of Placentia Community Collaborative Partners

Whitten Community Center Monthly Calendar
Please click below for the most recent Placentia Family Resource Center Calendar:
Monthly Calendar

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117