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About Us

Community & Cultural Services oversees a diverse range of programs, projects and services with one thing in common: people. We work with the community to create and operate beautiful, accessible public spaces and facilities for all to enjoy. We produce programs and events that enrich the lives of community members - culturally, socially, and physically.  We also ensure that supportive services are available for those in need, including children, families, seniors, people with disabilities and low-income or homeless individuals. In short, our work enhances the overall wellbeing of Santa Monica's residents and visitors.

Quick Overview

  • Over 160 permanent, full-time employees across 4 Divisions
  • $32 million annual operating budget
  • Administer grant funding to local cultural and human service agencies (Grants Program)
  • Lead community action plans related to homelessness, youth violence, and obesity.

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Community Services Department | 1685 Main Street, Room 210 | Santa Monica, CA 90401 | Submit a Request