Low crime rates, outstanding education programs, and first rate hospitals are some of the social services that make the area near Seaport Homes a wonderful environment to live.

Directly northeast of Seaport Homes, on land that formerly belonged to the Navy, will be the future campuses of Marymount College, Rolling Hills Preparatory School, and Mary Star of the Sea High School.

Los Angeles Unified School District: provides excellent  K-12 education programs that include:
Taper Elementary School, Dodson Middle School and San Pedro High School.  Working professionals may attend highly-acclaimed career programs at the L. A. Harbor College, El Camino College and Cal State Dominguez Hills.

The community also offers state-of-the-art medical services. To name a few, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente are among some of the top medical facilities.

There are even unique churches and temples in this diverse community. For instance, Wayfarers Chapel, made entirely of glass, has become an attraction and wedding place not only for locals but also for people from overseas.