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Sam Simon Foundation

PHONE 888-364-7729

The Sam Simon Foundation offers
a free spay/neuter mobile clinic and surgeries by appointment only.
Call 888-364-7729 for a surgical appointment. Complete the
spay/neuter request



PHONE 888-772-9452

Spay-4-LA offers free spay/neuter to qualifying residents of Los Angeles, as well as low cost vaccines, microchips and flea control.




PHONE 213-741-1950

PAWS/LA provides subsidized veterinary care, grooming assistance, transportation, food/supplies and temporary foster care to those over the age of 65 or who are HIV positive.


Animal Health Foundation

PHONE 808-939-0936

Animal Health Foundation provides up to $500 for qualifying urgent medical procedures. Requests must be made by a veterinarian at the client’s request.


The Pet Fund

PHONE 916-443-6007

The Pet Fund provides funds for preventative care (spay/neuter, vaccination), urgent and emergency care. You must call first and then complete the online application.



Affordable Vet Referral Service

PHONE 714-206-4717

Affordable Vet Referral Service helps pet guardians find lower cost surgery options for pets. There is a $35 referral service fee.

Additional Resources: compiled by The Sam Simon Foundation.


For lost or impounded pets, visit the Santa Monica or West Los Angeles shelters. There are fees for redeeming your pet.


Call the shelter for more information.

Santa Monica Shelter 

PHONE 310-458-8594

ADDRESS 1640 Ninth Street, 
Santa Monica, CA 90404

West Los Angeles Shelter

PHONE 888-4LAPET1 (888-452-7381)

ADDRESS 11361 West Pico Blvd., 
Los Angeles, CA 90064



Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services

PHONE 310-258-7400

ADDRESS 11110 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, 90064

The LA County Department of Public Social Services provides food stamps benefits, welfare assistance and
Medi-Cal health insurance, among other services.


St. Joseph Center

PHONE 310-396-6468

ADDRESS 204 Hampton Dr., Venice, CA 90291

St. Joseph Center provides case management, assistance in finding permanent housing, substance abuse
programs, mental health programs, showers, laundry and meals.

Venice Family Clinic

PHONE ​310-392-8636

ADDRESS 604 Rose Ave., Venice, CA 90291

Venice Family Clinic provides primary care, specialty care, medication and mental health services, among others
to low income and homeless individuals.


To be assessed for an appointment, walk in visits are available Monday-Friday starting at 8:30 AM.
Appointments are given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Safe Place for Youth

PHONE ​310-902-2283

ADDRESS 340 Sunset Ave., Venice, CA 90291

Safe Place for Youth provides homeless 12-25 year-olds services including meals,
first aid, hygiene products, clothes, medical referrals, counseling, case management, condoms, pet food, phones,
Internet access, bus tokens and ID/birth certificates assistance.

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