• The People Concern (formerly OPCC and Lamp Community) The People Concern (formerly OPCC and Lamp Community)


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Mission Statement

The People Concern believes no one should have to live on the street or in a violent household. Our staff, volunteers and those we serve work together to address the effects of homelessness, poverty, mental and physical illness, abuse and addiction. Our programs empower the most vulnerable among us to improve their quality of life - housed, healthy and safe - and become active participants in the community. We also work to educate the broader community and improve public policy.


The People Concern empowers the most vulnerable among us to rebuild their lives. As one of Los Angeles County’s largest social services agencies, we provide a fully integrated system of care - including mental and medical health care, substance abuse services, and housing - tailored to the unique needs of homeless individuals, survivors of domestic violence, challenged youth, and others who have nowhere else to turn.
Informed by more than 50 years of work in the community, The People Concern’s innovative model has been proven throughout Los Angeles County and has been recognized across the country. We were formed in 2016 in a union of two trusted social service organizations based in Los Angeles County, OPCC and Lamp Community. The People Concern continues to build on the longstanding reputations of our two founding organizations for delivering services with deep compassion and profound respect.


Average Review 2 reviews

Would you recommend The People Concern (formerly OPCC and Lamp Community)?

by JAN-RYDER H. from LOS ANGELES, CA (2017-11-18 10:10:48.0)
They are organized: stepping in to help out was easy. They're thorough with their staff recruitment. Helping the homeless is a top priority in LA.
by ann h. (2008-08-04 13:12:08.0)
OPCC is a wonderful organization, with very committed and caring staff. The volunteer supervisors are all extremely professional, totally dedicated to their volunteers and to those in the community they serve. There are so many diverse volunteer opportunities at OPCC, and all of them help people in the community who most need our help. I highly recommend this organization and all the volunteer opportunities it offers!