FAQ - Little Tokyo Service Center


Frequently Asked Questions

What is LTSC?

LTSC is a social service and community development organization that has been creating positive change for people and places in Southern California for more than 37 years. Starting with its home in Little Tokyo, the organization builds and strengthens the unique ethnic communities of the region and helps people thrive.

What are LTSC’s major areas of work?

LTSC is engaged in series of important projects to create positive change for people and places in Southern California. Key work areas include: strengthening Little Tokyo, nurturing families, helping seniors, building affordable housing, assisting people in need and supporting affiliated programs.

What services are provided by LTSC?

LTSC provides a comprehensive array of social welfare and community development services to assist people of all ages and backgrounds. To learn more about our services, please visit our Services page.

What is Paul I. Terasaki Budokan?

Paul I. Terasaki Budokan will be a multipurpose sports facility and community center in Little Tokyo. On August 3, 2017, LTSC broke ground on Budokan, an important step toward fulfilling a decades-old community vision. The facility will serve as the community’s “Home Court for All,” by connecting youth and seniors alike with the rich history and culture of Little Tokyo

What is +LAB?

+LAB is an initiative of LTSC. Through +LAB, LTSC teams up with artists and arts institutions to find imaginative ways to empower the Little Tokyo community.

How do I donate to LTSC?

There are several ways you can contribute to LTSC and support our work. Please visit our donations page for more information.

Where can I find out about jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities at LTSC?

Please visit our Jobs/Volunteer page for information for exciting opportunities to work and volunteer for LTSC.

How do I receive updates about LTSC?

You can receive updates about LTSC by signing up for our monthly LTSCene and Social Services newsletters.

How do I apply for affordable housing?

LTSC works with Barker Management Inc. and Levine Management Group to manage the organization’s affordable housing apartment buildings. For general inquiries about LTSC’s buildings or to apply for affordable housing, please see the contact information listed below. Please note that the waiting lists for these buildings may be closed.

The LTSC buildings listed below are managed by Barker Management Inc. To inquire about them, please contact:

Barker Management Inc.
Telephone: 714-533-3450
Fax: 714-533-8608
1101 E. Orangewood Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92805

Or call the resident managers at the buildings:

36th Street & Broadway Apartments
157 E. 36th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Unit sizes: Studios – 3 bedrooms

Angelina Apartments
Address: 1336 Angelina St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Unit size: 2-4 bedrooms

Casa Heiwa
231 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Unit size: studios- 4 bedrooms

Cesar Chavez Gardens
555 W. Cesar Chavez Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Unit size: 1-4 bedrooms

Far East Building
349 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Unit size: studios & 1 bedroom

Menlo Family Apartments
1230 S. Menlo Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Unit size: 1-3 bedrooms

Palm Village Senior Housing
9050 N. Laurel Canyon Boulevard
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Unit size: all 1 Bedrooms

PHD Apartments
Scattered Sites in Koreatown
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Unit size: studio- 2 bedrooms

Reno Apartments
340 S. Reno Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Unit size: all studios

San Pedro Firm Building
112 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Unit size: all studios

The LTSC buildings listed below are managed by Levine Management Group. To inquire about them, please contact:

Levine Management Group, Inc.
822 South Robertson Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Or call the resident managers at the buildings:

Epworth Apartments
6525 S. Normandie Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Unit sizes: Studios – 1 bedroom

Durae Senior Apartments
540 S. Kingsley Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Unit size: Studios – 1 bedroom

Larry Itliong Village
153 W. Glendale Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Unit sizes: Studios – 3 bedrooms

Casa Yonde
1053 S. New Hampshire
Los Angeles, CA 90006

For information regarding the below apartment building managed by LTSC, please call the number below:

JCI Gardens
2000 W. 162nd St.
Torrance, CA 90504
Unit size: all 1 bedroom


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