Death of a Spouse/Domestic Partner

Report a Death


Contact LACERS upon the death of a person receiving a LACERS monthly retirement allowance, continuance, or survivorship. This person may have been a:

  • Retired City Employee
  • Surviving Spouse of a Retired City Employee
  • Surviving Domestic Partner of a Retired City Employee
  • Any other Dependent receiving a Continuance or Survivorship Benefit

Be prepared to provide the deceased’s full name and Social Security number:

LACERS staff will contact the deceased Member’s listed beneficiaries for more information and documents.

Other Organizations You May Want to Contact

Benefits may be available with the following organizations:

Social Security Administration –  (800) 772-1213 • (800) 325-0778 TTY

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – (800) 827-1000

City of Los Angeles Deferred Compensation Program – (844) 523-2457 • (213) 978-1601

City Employees Club of Los Angeles – (800) 464-0452

All City Employees Benefits Service Association – (213) 485-2485

Los Angeles Federal Credit Union – (213) 484-8640 • (877) MY LAFCU (695-2328)

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