Downtown Women's Center Welcomes Lindsay Lohan - NBC Southern California

Downtown Women's Center Welcomes Lindsay Lohan



    Be the Toast of the Breeders’ Cup
    Lindsay Lohan is seen in Los Angeles Superior Court on March 10, 2011.

    Any volunteer is a good volunteer -- even a starlet surrounded by legal troubles, according to the Downtown Women's Center.

    Actress Lindsay Lohan will serve a portion of her 480 hours of community service at the center.

    "DWC is a life-changing experience for all that walk through our doors," said Lisa Watson, DWC CEO. "We are a community that fosters dignity and respect. DWC hopes that Miss Lohan is inspired by her experience here."

    The center has seen a 40 percent increase in women seeking services since the beginning of this year, according to the DWC. The clinic serves nearly 200 women a day.

    "Given this enormous increase of women in need, DWC welcomes the support of a wide range of volunteers, organizations, college interns and homeless advocates," according to the center.

    Lohan will also serve a portion of her community service at the L.A. County Morgue. Additionally, she was sentenced to 120 days in jail for violating her probation.