Contact H.E.L.P. for Information and Referrals

H.E.L.P.’s mainstay operation: offering you resources and information to answer your questions and giving you prioritized direction on where to turn for help. When you need extra time to tell your story, our Community Services Staff will spend time discussing your issues and helping you find options for solutions. You may contact us by calling (310) 533-1996, use this contact form, or visit our office at 1404 Cravens Ave Torrance, CA 90501.

Attend H.E.L.P.’s Classes

H.E.L.P.’s community education program includes classes on staying in charge with powers of attorney; wills, probate and probate avoiders; elder care and residential choices; trusts and taxes; financial planning for long-term care; and Medi-Cal coverage for nursing home care. Check the calendar section to find a class near you or call (310) 533-1996.

Consult with H.E.L.P.’s Volunteer Elder Law Attorneys

H.E.L.P. offers private consultations that assist individuals, their families and care providers in examining proper legal options and planning tools (e.g., care planning, probate avoidance and property transfers), and estate administration (e.g., providing proper notices, distributing estate assets and paying remaining debts when a loved-one has passed).

Although there is no charge for the consultation, H.E.L.P. invites tax-deductible donations (suggested donation $25.00). Call us at (310) 533-1996 to schedule a consultation or visit our office at 1404 Cravens Ave Torrance, CA 90501.

Order Print Publications and Tools

H.E.L.P.’s professionally developed publications include : H.E.L.P. Is Here — a quarterly magazine that features articles about current issues impacting older adults, their families and caregivers; Your Way — a guide to help you stay in charge of decisions about your medical care; and Nuts and Bolts Guides — simple-to-read four page booklets on:

•Powers of Attorney for Healthcare •Durable Financial Powers of Attorney •Wills and Revocable Living Trusts •Probate (and Avoiding It) in California •The Taxes on Giving: Estate and Gift •Taxes •Medi-Cal for Nursing Home Care •Estate Administration •Your Aging Preparedness Kit