About Us

Summary

The Department of Community Services is comprised of three multidisciplinary and integrated divisions, which include the Divisions of Family & Human Services, Library & Cultural Services and, Parks & Recreation Services. In a collaborative and interdependent approach the Department of Community Services provides a wide array of program offerings and services to Santa Fe Springs residents. Most notably, the Santa Fe Springs Department of Community Services is the recipient of the 2008 Creating Community Award of Distinction from the California Park and Recreation Society, which is the highest award bestowed to a municipal community services agency state-wide.

Our Mission Statement

We shall continually assess the educational, cultural, and social needs of our community and shall design Library, Recreation, and Social Services Programs to meet these needs; shall provide these services in a professional, courteous, and ethical manner; shall strive to meet the needs of the physically and mentally-challenged individuals and their families; shall promote the value of the ethnic and cultural diversity of the community; shall foster volunteerism; and shall join other departments to carry forth the City's mission.

"Courteous, Capable, and Committed"