DPSS » Departmental News (articles: 18)
Oster/Dominguez IHSS Settlement Agreement Information (3 weeks ago) Read: 732
On March 27, 2013, the State and plaintiffs (Oster and Dominguez) reached settlement terms on three IHSS lawsuits ($9.50 State cap on wages, $0.60 State cap on health benefits, and 20% trigger cuts).
CalFresh Awareness Month (3 weeks ago) Read: 730
May 2013 is CalFresh Awareness Month. The month-long campaign is designed to increase awareness, access, and participation in the CalFresh Program and promote good nutrition. To learn more about CalFresh or upcoming CalFresh community events, visit the CalFresh Awareness Month website.
CalFresh Nutrition Program Events (4 weeks ago) Read: 477
The Department is participating in two events this April.
Go Direct Campaign (6 months ago) Read: 4280
Effective March 1, 2013, federal benefits will no longer be issued by paper check. Instead, benefits will be issued electronically by direct deposit or a debit card.
GIS Day 2012 (6 months ago) Read: 1445
You are invited to join us for Los Angeles County's 5th annual GIS Day! This year's event is titled GIS – the Power of Location. The event is designed for County residents, government employees, and students to: · Show how county and city governments use GIS to make better decisions; · learn about opportunities for studying GIS at local colleges; · and discover
Plastic Bag Ban in Los Angeles County Unincorporated Areas (1 year ago) Read: 9828
The plastic bag ban in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County only began July 1, 2011. Many of the grocery stores, drug stores and convenience stores no longer provide plastic carry-out bags to customers when shopping, but provide recyclable paper bags for $0.10 per bag. Households that receive CalFresh benefits must not be charged the bag usage fee.
LA County's 3rd GIS Day (2 years ago) Read: 2664
GIS Day 2010, is a County sponsored, countywide event, that brings together several County Departments, local cities, colleges, universities, and private industry, to demonstrate the latest in geographic information systems technologies. These electronic mapping and geospatial technologies are being used to solve issues of safety and efficiency throughout the County.
GIS Day 2009 (3 years ago) Read: 5119
GIS Day 2009, is a County sponsored, countywide event, that brings together several County Departments, local cities, colleges, universities, and private industry, to demonstrate the latest in geographic information systems technologies. These electronic mapping and geospatial technologies are being used to solve issues of safety and efficiency throughout the County.
GIS Day 2008 (4 years ago) Read: 5937
GIS Day festivities taking place November 19, 2008 at the Central Mall of the Hall of Adminitration, downtown Los Angeles.
DPSS News Pilot (6 years ago) Read: 5196DPSS » Contracts » LEADER Request For Information (RFI) (articles: 1)
The DPSS News application is now in pilot.
Announcing LEADER RFI (4 years ago) Read: 7226DPSS » Portal (articles: 14)
This is to announce that the County has released an RFI regarding LEADER maintenence and operations.
New Home Page (10 months ago) Read: 12849
This is to inform you that effective August 1, 2012, the DPSS Portal will have a new home page. This update will bring the home page in line with the design of the rest of the portal.
DPSS Calendar (3 years ago) Read: 5734
Calendar enhancements have been implemented.
Torres-Martinez Tribal TANF (TMTT) Web Site (5 years ago) Read: 7015DPSS » RFP » LEADER Replacement System (articles: 19)
DPSS is pleased to announce the release of the new Torres-Martinez Tribal TANF (TMTT) web site located on the DPSS Portal. The web page allows DPSS staff and the public to access information regarding Tribal TANF. The site provides access to fact sheet, link to forms, posters, and information on resources and services available to Native American Indian families.
LRS Update (2 years ago) Read: 4600
The County has concluded contract negotiations with the selected proposer, prepared the final contract documents, and received a Letter of Intent from the selected proposer stating that it will execute the contract following the completion of County's protest process with non-selected proposers and the approval of the contract by the Board of Supervisors.
LRS Update (3 years ago) Read: 5387
LRS Request for Proposals (RFP): Addendum Number Nine (4 years ago) Read: 6172
LRS Request for Proposals (RFP): Addendum Number Eight (4 years ago) Read: 4499
Addendum Number Eight to RFP # ESD 07-02 has been released.
Addendum Number Seven to RFP # ESD 07-02 (4 years ago) Read: 3975
Addendum Number Seven to RFP # ESD 07-02 was released on June 30, 2008.
LEADER Build #214 Relese Notes (5 years ago) Read: 4360
The Release Notes for LEADER Build #214 dated 04/25/08 have been posted to the Diligence Library:
Archived Documents from Addendum Five - April 8, 2008 (5 years ago) Read: 4102
Addendum Number Five to RFP # ESD 07-02 and all Request for Proposals (RFP) sections and appendices updated by Addendum Number Five are posted to the LEADER Replacement System Project website at: http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/LRS_RFP/default.cfm.
LEADER Replacement System Request for Proposals (RFP) - Proposal Submission Deadline Change (5 years ago) Read: 4234
The proposal submission deadline for RFP #ESD 07-02 is postponed to May 2008.
Addendum Number Four to RFP # ESD 07-02 (5 years ago) Read: 3787
Addendum Number Four to RFP # ESD 07-02 has been posted to the LEADER Replacement System Project website
Addendum Number Three to RFP # ESD 07-02 (5 years ago) Read: 3735
This is in in reference to Addendum Number Three to RFP # ESD 07-02. All Request for Proposals (RFP) sections and appendices updated by Addendum Number Three and this transmittal letter are posted to the LEADER Replacement System Project website at: http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/LRS_RFP/default.cfm.
LEADER REPLACEMENT SYSTEM REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) - ADDENDUM NUMBER TWO (5 years ago) Read: 4089
Addendum Number Two to RFP # ESD 07-02. All Request for Proposals (RFP) sections and appendices updated by Addendum Number Two are posted to the LEADER Replacement System Project website.
Security Documents for LRS RFP (5 years ago) Read: 4046
Documents about the current County, State, and federal policies, standards, and guidelines for information security have been posted to the LRS RFP web site.
Detailed Design Specifications: Framework (5 years ago) Read: 4121
This is a follow up regarding access to the PowerBuilder code in the diligence library. It seems that some parties have not been able to locate the framework or common graphical elements used in conjunction with this code.
LEADER PowerBuilder Code (5 years ago) Read: 4216
The LEADER PowerBuilder code now available as a Zip file that can be downloaded at your convenience.
Customer Service Center Fact Sheet (5 years ago) Read: 4481
Information on the DPSS Customer Service Center (CSC) is available.
Diligence Library Update (5 years ago) Read: 4473
Documentation for EBT development is now avaliable in the Diligence Library.
LEADER REPLACEMENT SYSTEM REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ADDENDUM NUMBER ONE (5 years ago) Read: 4333
Addendum Number One to RFP # ESD 07-02 has been released.
Updates to Diligence Library for Existing LEADER (5 years ago) Read: 4407
Materials related to training for LEADER and Power Builder code are now available in the Diligence Library.
REMINDERS FOR THE LEADER REPLACEMENT SYSTEM (LRS) RFP # ESD 07-02) (5 years ago) Read: 4167DPSS » Toy Loan and Volunteer Services (articles: 7)
Please be reminded that the mandatory Proposers' Conference will be held on Monday, December 17, 2007.
Toy Loan Appears in March 2013 Oprah Winfrey's 'O' Magazine (2 months ago) Read: 3427
The LA County DPSS Toy Loan Program is recognized by Oprah Winfrey's "O" Magazine March 2013 issue as a valuable resource to donate children's used toys and de-clutter your home.
Toy Loan Center Grand Opening at John Mack Elementary School (1 year ago) Read: 4496
Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Toy Loan Center at John Mack Elementary School on March 17, 2011 in the City of Los Angeles.
Lotus Festival 2008 (4 years ago) Read: 4485
31st Annual Lotus Festival at Echo Park on Saturday, July 12, 2008.
Friends Serving Friends - Annual Homeless Feed (5 years ago) Read: 6038
On Saturday, February 23, 2008, Toy Loan & Volunteer Services will be once again on Skid Row (Towne Ave between 6th & 5th) helping to serve a hot meal to almost 3,000 expected individuals and families at this event. Please join us for another great opportunity to serve. Contact your Office Volunteer Liaison or Rafael Navarro, Departmental Volunteer Coordinator for more information (213) 744-4348.
Adopt-A-Family (5 years ago) Read: 6574General Relief » GR Restructuring (articles: 1)
Sponsors are provided with the "adoptee's" contact information along with their "wish list" of requested items. These items range from grocery items, clothing, gift wishes, or toy requests.
GR Redesign Workgroup Background (2 years ago) Read: 5466
The downturn in the economy is resulting in a rise in the General Relief (GR) caseload. In response to a motion by Don Knabe, the Board of Supervisors instructed the CEO, in collaboration with DPSS, to report back on a potential GR program redesign that would better assist individuals towards greater self-sufficiency.
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