Access in the City
- There are more than 2000 curb cuts creating a path of travel throughout the City that lead to transportation, shopping centers, municipal buildings, medical facilities, schools, playgrounds, etc.
- Additional curbs have been cut in residential neighborhoods by request.
- There is an assistive listening system for the hearing impaired installed in the City Council Chambers, the Senior Center, Ivy Substation and the Veteran's Memorial Auditorium.
- Braille signage is installed at City Hall, as well as signage in the Veteran's Memorial Building and the Senior Center.
- More than 30 Culver City street intersections have audible traffic signals for the visually impaired.
- All City Buildings and parks are accessible, including ramps where needed, accessible parking, many automatic doors, lowered drinking fountains, accessible restrooms and pay phone TTY's at City Hall, the Veterans Memorial Building and the Senior Center.
- Contact the Public Works Department for curb cuts and residential blue zones.
Smart911 allows individuals to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes vital personal and medical information that will be available to emergency responders in the event that 9-1-1 is called. This is of great benefit to not only 9-1-1 call takers, but also our first response teams, as your personal Safety Profile can help them respond to your emergency call faster and with more information.
Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Various emergency preparedness materials developed specifically for people with disabilities and other special needs are available. Contact the Disability Services Program or the Culver City Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for copies.
L.A. County’s EMERGENCY Notification System: ALERT LA COUNTY
Alert LA County is a FREE mass notification system for county residents, schools and businesses. The system will contact you when an emergency or a critical situation happens. Sign up. Get notified. Stay safe.
- Telephone Messages
- Text messages
Alert LA County may send you any one of the following three notification:
- Evacuation Warning
- Evacuation Order
Do you want to be notified when your community is impacted by an emergency or disaster? Register online to receive Emergency Alerts.
These agencies are being referred for your convenience. The City Of Culver City has not screened, interviewed or investigated these agencies in any manner and makes no representations as to the quality of services they provide. This referral is not intended to be an endorsement of any specific agency or agencies.
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Westside Regional Center
- Disability Rights California
- Los Angeles County Commission on Disabilities
- Westside Center For Independent Living
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) announces the expansion of the State of California’s CalFresh Program to now serve older adults and people with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. SSI recipients may be eligible to receive CalFresh food benefits and applying will not affect their SSI benefit amount in any way.