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Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL

Agency AKA's: ANTELOPE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

1600 W. Ave. J

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 723-7273 (Hotline/Talkline/Warmline)

(661) 949-5000 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant

women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than five who live in the

Antelope Valley. Services include breast pumps, breastfeading support programs, food vouchers,

nutrition education, pregnancy/childbirth support groups and WIC. Intake is centralized and services

are provided at various community sites. Eligible applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and

have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may include undocumented

women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and children younger

than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as mild,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they

are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate

until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence; medical referral forms are mailed to all applicants. Eligible

applicants are referred to the clinic nearest them.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL - LANCASTER WIC SITE

Agency AKA's: ANTELOPE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

701 W. Ave. K, Ste. 104

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 949-5805 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant

women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than five who live in the

Antelope Valley. Services include breast pumps, breastfeading support programs, food vouchers,

nutrition education, pregnancy/childbirth support groups and WIC. Intake is centralized and services

are provided at various community sites. Eligible applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and

have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may include undocumented

women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and children younger

than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as mild,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they

are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate

until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence; medical referral forms are mailed to all applicants. Eligible

applicants are referred to the clinic nearest them.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

CATALYST FOUNDATION , THE

Agency AKA's: THE CATALYST FOUNDATION

540 W. Lancaster Blvd., Ste. 101

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 949-7378 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Brown Bag Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people with AIDS or HIV in the Antelope Valley. Services

include brown bag food programs. Proof of income is required. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program provides a bag of groceries that contains a five day supply of canned and dried goods.

However, clients must meet eligibility and income limits to be eligible for these services.

The program provides intake for Project Angel Food's home-delivered meals in the Antelope Valley.

Meals are delivered once a week; meals are provided for three times per day for seven days. Proof of

HIV/AIDS status is required.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Staff speak English only; Spanish interpretation is available.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

GRACE RESOURCES INC

Agency AKA's: GRACE RESOURCE CENTER

45134 N. Sierra Hwy.

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 940-5272 (Service/Intake)

(661) 940-5274 (FAX) [Fax]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the Antelope Valley, including homeless

and undocumented people. Special program hours are provided for people who speak only Spanish.

Services include occasional emergency food assistanc; ongoing emergency food assistance,

formula/baby food as available, and a soup kitchen. Services are restricted to Antelope Valley

residents.

A bag of groceries contains enough canned goods, staple food items, bread and pastries to last for 3 or

4 days. People may also enroll in an ongoing food program and receive a bag of food every 4 or 5

weeks. The bag may contain baby food, formula and diapers if needed, and on occasion, personal items

such as toothpaste may be available. Baby food and diapers may also be available during the week if

supplies permit.

Assistance for people who are homeless include food which does not require cooking. The hot meals

program offers services from two locations. Meals are served four days per week and people may

receive services as often as need.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food. Enrollment in the ongoing food program requires attendance at a

one-hour orientation meeting, at which food distribution procedures and requirements are explained. ID

for the head of the household (CADL or photo ID) and social security numbers or Medi-Cal cards for

children are required. The application form requires that people list their source of income, however,

proof of income is not required. Individuals must also bring a piece of recent mail that verifies applicant

lives in the Antelope Valley.

Walk in for the meals; ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - LANCASTER

Agency AKA's:

44517 Sierra Hwy.

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 948-3418 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Sack Lunches/Dinners, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for families, couples, and individuals who live in

Lancaster. On occasion, people who live in Palmdale who do not have access to other resources may

be served. The area includes the North County region to Ave. M in Palmdale.

Services include groceries, hot meals and sack lunches. A three-day supply of groceries is provided for

families, couples, and individuals. The amount of food provided varies according to family size. A typical

bag of food may include USDA food products and canned goods. People may receive assistance only

once.

Sack lunches are available upon declaration of need.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A referral from L A County DPSS is required. An appointment is required. ID is required.

Walk in for meals and sack lunches. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

SHEKINAH WORSHIP CENTER

Agency AKA's:

42640 10th St., West

Lancaster, CA 93534

(661) 940-8378 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The center provides emergency food services for individuals in the Antelope Valley. Geographic

restrictions apply.

The bag of groceries typically includes pasta, rice, beans, canned vegetables, canned fruits, crackers

and cookies. Baby food and diapers are available depending on donations.

Service is provided on a first come first served basis. Services are provided to approximately 300-400

families each month. Each family receives two to three bags of groceries.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. CADL or CAID is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


There are no fees for service.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL - PALMDALE WIC SITE

Agency AKA's: ANTELOPE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

2247 East Palmdale Blvd., Suite A

Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 726-6303 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant

women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than five who live in the

Antelope Valley. Services include breast pumps, breastfeading support programs, food vouchers,

nutrition education, pregnancy/childbirth support groups and WIC. Intake is centralized and services

are provided at various community sites. Eligible applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and

have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may include undocumented

women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and children younger

than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as mild,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they

are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate

until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence; medical referral forms are mailed to all applicants. Eligible

applicants are referred to the clinic nearest them.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

GRACE RESOURCES INC - DESERT WIND CHURCH

Agency AKA's: GRACE RESOURCE CENTER

38117 E. 13th St.

Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 266-3400 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the Antelope Valley, including homeless

and undocumented people. Special program hours are provided for people who speak only Spanish.

Services include occasional emergency food assistanc; ongoing emergency food assistance,

formula/baby food as available, and a soup kitchen. Services are restricted to Antelope Valley

residents.

A bag of groceries contains enough canned goods, staple food items, bread and pastries to last for 3 or

4 days. People may also enroll in an ongoing food program and receive a bag of food every 4 or 5

weeks. The bag may contain baby food, formula and diapers if needed, and on occasion, personal items

such as toothpaste may be available. Baby food and diapers may also be available during the week if

supplies permit.

Assistance for people who are homeless include food which does not require cooking. The hot meals

program offers services from two locations. Meals are served four days per week and people may

receive services as often as need.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food. Enrollment in the ongoing food program requires attendance at a

one-hour orientation meeting, at which food distribution procedures and requirements are explained. ID

for the head of the household (CADL or photo ID) and social security numbers or Medi-Cal cards for

children are required. The application form requires that people list their source of income, however,

proof of income is not required. Individuals must also bring a piece of recent mail that verifies applicant

lives in the Antelope Valley.

Walk in for the meals; ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

PALMDALE 7TH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES

Agency AKA's: PALMDALE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES

1758 E. Avenue R

Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 947-8496 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Palmdale, including people who are

homeless or undocumented. People may apply for assistance more than once. Emergency groceries

consist of a 4 to 5 day supply of canned and packaged dried goods. Infant formula and baby food are

usually available. Service is restricted to Palmdale residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID is required for all household members.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

SOUTH ANTELOPE VALLEY EMERGENCY SERVICES

Agency AKA's: SAVES

1002 Avenue Q-12

Palmdale, CA 93550

(661) 267-5191 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to people in Acton, Green Valley, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes,

Lake Los Angeles, Leona Valley, Littlerock, Llano, Palmdale and Pearblossom, including people who

are homeless or undocumented. Services include occasional emergency food assistance. The

program cannot assist people who receive CalWorks or General Relief. People who are applying for

CalFresh or who have a decrease or a delay in their CalFresh allowance may be eligible for assistance

with a referral from their DPSS eligibility worker. People may be assisted up to 4 times per year. Service

is restricted to Acton, Green Valley, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes, Lake Los Angeles, Leona Valley,

Littlerock, Llano, Palmdale and Pearblossom residents.

The agency provides bags of groceries which contain staples, cereal, canned goods and peanut butter.

The amount of groceries varies with family size but is enough to last approximately one week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. ID and social security cards for all adults in the household; proof of residence (gas or

electric bill; or lease agreeement only). People who receive or who are applying for CalFresh are

required to bring a written referral from their eligibility worker.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 1

Food Services

ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL - PALMDALE WIC SITE - 47TH STREET CLINIC

Agency AKA's: ANTELOPE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

37926 47th St. East, Ste. J

Palmdale, CA 93552

(661) 726-6350 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant

women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than five who live in the

Antelope Valley. Services include breast pumps, breastfeading support programs, food vouchers,

nutrition education, pregnancy/childbirth support groups and WIC. Intake is centralized and services

are provided at various community sites. Eligible applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and

have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may include undocumented

women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and children younger

than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as mild,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they

are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate

until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence; medical referral forms are mailed to all applicants. Eligible

applicants are referred to the clinic nearest them.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

TOPANGA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Pine Tree Circle Parking Lot and Topanga Post Office

Topanga, CA 90290

(424) 202-0920 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

LA CANADA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Beulah Dr. & Foothill Blvd.

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

LA CANADA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1346 Foothill Blvd.

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MONTROSE HARVEST CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Honolulu Ave. and Ocean View Blvd.

Montrose, CA 91020

(805) 637-6635 (Administrative)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MONTROSE HARVEST MARKET CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2300 Honolulu Ave.

Montrose, CA 91020

(805) 637-6635 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SUNLAND CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

8307 Foothill Blvd.

Sunland, CA 91042

(818) 447-5191 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SUNLAND - TUJUNGA TEMPORARY AID CENTER

Agency AKA's:

7747 Foothill Blvd.

Tujunga, CA 91042

(818) 352-2421 (Service/Intake and Hotline)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Lakeview Terrace, Shadow Hills and Sunland-

Tujunga, including people who are homeless or undocumented. People may apply for assistance once

a month; people who are homeless, people with disabilities and seniors may apply for assistance once a

month. Service is restricted to Lakeview Terrace, Shadow Hills and Sunland-Tujunga residents.

Emergency groceries consists of a three day supply of canned and dried goods and USDA surplus

foods. Infant formula, baby food, and canned or powdered milk are sometimes available. Ready-to-eat

food is available for people who do not have cooking facilities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to Apply. Picture ID or a copy of your identification for head of household and for each

household member is required; this may include social security or insurance card, Medi-Cal card, school

ID, or public benefits card, any of which may be accepted in lieu of a social security card. Proof of

residence is also required, except for people who are homeless; utility bills and general mail are

accepted as proof.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

TUJUNGA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's: BAILEY HUMAN CARE CENTER

9901 Tujunga Canyon Blvd.

Tujunga, CA 91042

(818) 473-4185 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in La Crescenta, Lake View Terrace, Montrose,

Sunland and Tujunga, including people who are undocumented, who are homeless or who receive

government assistance. The service area is restricted to the above communities and does not include

Sun Valley.

The church provides bags of groceries which include bread, peanut butter, canned food, packaged dried

goods and staples. Baby food, infant formula and powdered milk are occasionally available. The

amount of food varies with family size but is enough to last approximately three days. People are

eligible for assistance once every month. Diapers are occasionally available for food recipients. People

are provided three diapers at a time and can apply for this assistance every month. Services are

restricted to La Crescenta, Lake View Terrace, Montrose, Sunland and Tujunga residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Walk in to apply for service. Picture ID for all adults, proof of residence if not current on ID, and ID for all

children are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

GIGI'S CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

889 Americana Way

Glendale, CA 91201

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

KENNETH VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

W. Kenneth Rd. and Sonora Ave.

Glendale, CA 91201

(818) 845-0754 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH GLENDALE

Agency AKA's:

1300 E. Colorado St.

Glendale, CA 91205

(818) 240-9000 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(323) 245-4000 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Glendale and the Los Angeles zip codes

90041, 90042 and 90065, including people who are undocumented and people who are homeless.

Services include ongoing food assistance and a hot meal. Groceries include canned fruits and

vegetables, bread, dried beans and rice, canned soup, juice and pudding. Powdered or canned milk,

fresh produce, fruits and vegetables, may be available, depending on donations. Special diets, such as

low salt, soft foods and sugar free, can be accommodated. Groceries usually last 5 to 6 days. The

amount of food varies with the family size. People can apply for assistance every other week. Referrals

for other social services within the service area are also available. Services are restricted to Glendale

and Los Angeles zip code 90041, 90042 and 90065 residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for service. Some kind of ID is requested, but not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MAPLE PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's:

820 E. Maple St.

Glendale, CA 91205

(818) 548-3783 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides recreational programs for people of all ages who live in Los Angeles County.

Services include recreational activities/sports, and social clubs/events. There are no geographic

restrictions.

Recreational and social activities are provided at this site for youths and adults. The program, called

"Club Maple"provides activities that may include arts and crafts, sports, games, dances, parties,

potlucks, and movies.

The park is equipped with picnic areas, playground areas, tennis courts, play equipment, and a

recreation office which handles equipment rental. The community building includes a gymnasium and

four community rooms.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees to use the park facilities. There are fixed fees for the adaptive recreation program,

but typically this program is free. There are no fees for the Park N' Play neighborhood program.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

AGOURA HILLS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

5835 Kanan Rd.

Agoura Hills, CA 91301

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

OLD TOWN CALABASAS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

23504 Calabasas Rd.

Calabasas, CA 91302

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LOS ANGELES - GUADALUPE COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's: LOAVES AND FISHES IV, CATHOLIC CHARITIES SAN FERNANDO PASTORAL

REGIONAL OFFICE

21600 Hart St.

Canoga Park, CA 91303

(818) 340-5100 (Service/Intake)

(818) 340-2050 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people in Agoura, Calabasas, Canoga Park,

Chatsworth, Northridge, Reseda, Tarzana, West Hills, Winnetka and Woodland Hills, including people

who are undocumented or homeless. The program provides a bag of groceries which includes canned

and packaged dried food, and occasionally, produce. People may receive assistance once every 30

days; however, in an extreme emergency the center can provide additional assistance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for service. Picture ID for head of household and all family members; proof of income

such as a check stub, TANF, SSI, SDI; a rent receipt and additional proof of residence such as an utility

bill are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

FAMILY RESCUE CENTER

Agency AKA's: PRINCE OF PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

22103 Vanowen St.

Canoga Park, CA 91303

(818) 884-7587 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for residents of the West San Fernando Valley, including people

who are homeless. Services are provided at two locations. The program provides bags of groceries

which contain canned and packaged dried food and USDA surplus food. Infant formula, baby food, and

powdered milk may be available. The amount of food varies with family size but it is usually enough to

last approximately three days. The program stresses that food is distributed to the address, not to

several different residents of the same address. People are eligible for assistance once per month.

Services are restricted to residents of zip codes 90290, 91301, 91302, 91303, 91304, 91306, 91307,

91311, 91324, 91335, 91356, 91364, 91367 and 91371.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in or call to apply for service; referrals are accepted. Picture ID and

proof of residence, such as a utility bill or letter are required. All dependents must be identified at the

time of the initial enrollment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MAIN ST. CANOGA PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Sherman Way and Wyandotte Ave.

Canoga Park, CA 91303

(323) 462-3171 (Service/Intake)

(805) 643-6458 (Administrative)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

TOPANGA WESTFIELD CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

6600 Topanga Blvd.

Canoga Park, CA 91303

(818) 344-6206 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH - SFV RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

8520 Winnetka Ave.

Winnetka, CA 91306

(818) 785-4476 (Administrative)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

PIERCE FARM CENTER CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

20800 Victory Blvd.

Woodland Hills, CA 91306

(562) 449-9299 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

REDEEMER LUTHERAN OUTREACH

Agency AKA's: INTERFAITH PANTRY

20025 Chase St.

Winnetka, CA 91306

(818) 341-1629 (Service/Intake)

(818) 341-3460 (Administrative)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people who live in Canoga Park, Chatsworth,

Granada Hills, Northridge, Reseda, Tarzana and Winnetka, including people who are homeless or

undocumented. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance, formula/baby food, and soup

kitchens. Services are restricted to zip codes 91303, 91304, 91306, 91311, 91324, 91325, 91326,

91335, 91344, 91356, 91307, 91367, and 91364.

The program provides service on a limited basis for individuals or families who are experiencing a

personal emergency. A typical box or bag of groceries contains rice, beans, USDA surplus food,

margarine, bread, powdered milk and canned goods. Baby food and formula may be available

depending on donations. The amount of food distributed depends on the size of the family but there is

generally enough food to last for three days; participants can apply for assistance once per month.

The program also provides a hot meal twice a week. Services are restricted to Canoga Park,

Chatsworth, Granada Hills, Northridge, Reseda, Tarzana and Winnetka residents; there are no

geographic restrictions for the meal.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service. For emergency food, California Picture ID for head of household, ID for all

family members, proof of residence or rental agreement are also required. Walk in for the meals. ID is

not required for the meals.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CHATSWORTH CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

20121 Devonshire

St. Stephen Presbyterian Church

Chatsworth, CA 91311

(818) 447-5191 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CHATSWORTH FOURSQUARE CHURCH - SFV RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

10210 Canoga Ave.

Chatsworth, CA 91311

(818) 785-4476 (Administrative)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

FISH OF WEST VALLEY

Agency AKA's:

20440 Lassen St.

Chatsworth, CA 91311

(818) 882-3474 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 349-2550 (Administrative)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Chatsworth zip code 91311 and adjacent areas.

Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and formula/baby food. Services are restricted to

residents of Chatsworth zip code 91311.

The agency provides a bag of groceries which contain fresh produce, canned food and staples. Baby

formula and baby food may be available, depending on donations. The amount of food varies with

family size but is enough to last approximately three days. People are eligible for service once every 30

days or if urgent need of food. Out of area individuals will be helped one time, then referred to pantries

in their area.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for service. ID for head of household, identification for all other family members and

proof of LA County residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

LOS ANGELES COUNTY COMMUNITY AND SENIOR SERVICES - SANTA CLARITA VALLEY

SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: SANTA CLARITA VALLEY SERVICE CENTER

24271 S. Main St.

Newhall, CA 91321

(661) 254-0070 (Service/Intake)

(661) 254-0080 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides occasional emergency food assistance for people in the Santa Clarita Valley in

cases of extreme emergency, including people who are undocumented or homeless. The service is

intended as a stop-gap to assist people in dire need or when the Santa Clarita Food Pantry is not open,

see the separate entry.

The agency assists people once and refers them to other resources for ongoing assistance.

APPLICATION PROCEDURESpecialists send callers to the agency during intake hours. ID and proof

of income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NEWHALL CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

29222 San Fernando Rd.

Newhall, CA 91321

(805) 479-9699 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NEW LIFE IN HIS PRESENCE - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

24346 Main St.

Newhall, CA 91321

(661) 259-4781 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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SALVATION ARMY SERVICE EXTENSION OFFICE - NEWHALL

Agency AKA's:

24271 Main St.

Newhall, CA 91321

(661) 254-0080 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the Santa Clarita Valley. Services include ongoing

emergency food, and meal and food vouchers, when available. Services are restricted to Aqua Dulce,

Newhall, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Val Verde and Valencia residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply. Proof of income, and ID required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FOOD PANTRY

Agency AKA's:

24133 Railroad Ave.

Newhall, CA 91321

(661) 255-9078 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people in the Santa Clarita Valley including

people who are homeless or homebound. Services are restricted to Acton, Agua Dulce, Canyon

Country, Castaic, Green Valley, Newhall, Piru, Saugus, Val Verde and Valencia residents.

The program provides bags of groceries which contain USDA food products, canned and dried

packaged goods and bread. The amount of groceries varies according to the family size. Infant

formula, baby food and diapers are usually available for people already involved in the food program.

People may be assisted twice a month. The program also has a special seniors-only service day once

each month.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service. Picture ID such as CADL or CAID or proof of residence such as a rent receipt

or utility bill are required when they first apply. Applicants are provided food on their initial visit. Proof of

income, ID for the head of household and birth certificates or immunization cards for all children are

required for the first interview.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NORTHRIDGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET AND FAMILY FESTIVAL

Agency AKA's:

9301 Tampa Ave.

Northridge Fashion Center

Northridge, CA 91324

(805) 643-6458 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

12900 Vaughn St.

San Fernando, CA 91331

(818) 554-4467 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CITY OF LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - PACOIMA

FAMILYSOURCE CENTER

Agency AKA's: CDD - HSFD

11243 Glenoaks Blvd., Ste. 3

Pacoima, CA 91331

(818) 834-5179 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The FamilySource centers provides emergency food programs for low-income families in the City of Los

Angeles. Services include occasional emergency food assistance and ongoing emergency food

assistance. The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provides a weekly food pantry service at several

center locations. People may return for service once a month. Food includes basic commodities such

as canned and bulk food, cereal, and occasionally fresh produce and bread.

Enrollment for CalFresh EBT card can also be done at the time of the first food pantry visit. Staff from

the Regional Food Bank assist clients with application for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance

Progam, which allows them to purchase additional food items in regular grocery stores.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Documentation requirements include ID for each family member; proof of residence

such as a utilty bill; and proof of income such as a pay stub or letter from public assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

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CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

Agency AKA's:

11449 Sproule Ave.

Pacoima, CA 91331

(818) 998-8934 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 302-6448 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles County. Service includes ongoing

emergency food assistance that provides groceries such as canned and packaged goods, bread and

vegetables. Groceries usually last 3 to 4 days. People may apply for assistance as often as necessary.

The amount of food does not vary with the size of the family. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food. Some type of ID is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ELIZA SHANKS HOME INC

Agency AKA's: THIMSHA VALLEY YOUTH SPORTS

13055 Weidner St.

Pacoima, CA 91331

(818) 335-1233 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Food Lines

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles County. Services include food lines. It

provides a several-day supply of groceries which includes canned and dried foods. People may apply

for assistance monthly. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. ID is required; any form of ID is accepted.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MEET EACH NEED WITH DIGNITY - MEND

Agency AKA's: MEND

10641 N. San Fernando Rd.

Pacoima, CA 91331

(818) 897-2443 (Information Only)

(818) 686-7355 (Service/Intake)

(818) 686-7300 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services for people who live in Arleta, Lake View Terrace,

Mission Hills, North Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando, Sepulveda and Sylmar. Services include bathing

facilities and soup kitchens. There are geographic restrictions.

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills,

North Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando, Sepulveda and Sylmar, including people who are homeless or

undocumented. Participants must meet federal poverty income limits. Emergency food consists of a

three day supply of dry, fresh and canned foods. The amount of food provided varies with family size.

Service is restricted to Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando and Sylmar

residents.

The agency's homeless outreach program provides shower facilities and hot meals a continental

breakfast and lunch.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for information or service. ID is required. Must register by 11:30am for the program.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SAN FERNANDO - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

1525 Glenoaks Blvd.

San Fernando, CA 91340

(818) 365-3156 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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MEET EACH NEED WITH DIGNITY - ST. DIDACUS CHURCH PARISH CENTER

Agency AKA's: MEND

14339 Astoria St.

Sylmar, CA 91342

(818) 367-6181 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The program provides emergency food for people who live in Arleta,

Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando, Sepulveda and Sylmar, including

people who are homeless or undocumented. Participants must meet federal poverty income limits.

Emergency food consists of a three day supply of dry, fresh and canned foods. The amount of food

provided varies with family size. Service is restricted to Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills,

Pacoima, San Fernando and Sylmar residents.

The "Kinder Care" program provides child care for recipients during intake and distribution hours.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for an appointment; numbers are distributed for assistance. Same-day assistance may

be available in cases of emergency. Volunteers may make home visits to assess family circumstances.

Picture ID for head of household; ID, such as birth certificates, for all family members; proof of address;

and proof of income are required.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

11690 Fenton Ave.

Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

(818) 899-3950 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The program provides emergency food assistance to people who live in

Lake View Terrace, including people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Participants can

receive assistance once per month. There are no geographic restrictions.

Emergency food consists of canned and packaged dry goods. Baby food is sometimes available for

food recipients. The amount of food varies with family size.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. An appointment is not necessary; services are provided on a first-come, first-served

basis. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SYLMAR CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Eldridge St. and Hubbard Ave.

Sylmar, CA 91342

(323) 646-4892 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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TOTAL FAMILY SUPPORT CLINIC - SYLMAR

Agency AKA's:

13788 Foothill Blvd., Unit 8

Sylmar, CA 91342

(818) 833-9789 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food assistance for individuals who live in Los Angeles County.

Services include occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance.

There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for and receive service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

MEET EACH NEED WITH DIGNITY - OUR LADY OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's: MEND

15444 Nordhoff

North Hills, CA 91343

(818) 894-1176 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills,

North Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando, Sepulveda and Sylmar, including people who are homeless or

undocumented. Participants must meet federal poverty income limits. Emergency food consists of a

three day supply of dry, fresh and canned foods. The amount of food provided varies with family size.

Service is restricted to Arleta, Lake View Terrace, Mission Hills, Pacoima, San Fernando and Sylmar

residents.

The "Kinder Care" program provides child care for recipients during intake and distribution hours.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for an appointment; numbers are distributed for assistance. Same-day assistance may

be available in cases of emergency. Volunteers may make home visits to assess family circumstances.

Picture ID for head of household; ID, such as birth certificates, for all family members; proof of address;

and proof of income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NORTH VALLEY CARING SERVICES INC

Agency AKA's:

15453 Rayen St.

North Hills, CA 91343

(818) 891-0481 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in North Hills, including people who are

undocumented and people who are homeless. Service includes groceries and a hot breakfast program.

Groceries include donated canned goods, and bread. Baby food is sometimes available. The amount

of food varies according to the family size and usually lasts three days. People may receive assistance

twice every calendar month for groceries and as often as needed for the hot breakfast. The program

primarily serves North Hill residents; out of area referrals are served once. There are no geographic

restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to fill out an application. Call before the day of distribution to fill out an application. Individuals

applying for Food Pantry and Baby Food/Formula services must sign up on the first and third Monday of

the month to receive service on the first and third Wednesday of the month. Proof of income and

residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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OUR LADY OF PEACE

Agency AKA's:

15444 Nordhoff St.

North Hills, CA 91343

(818) 892-4582 (Administrative)

(818) 894-1176 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The church provides emergency food for low-income people in the Granada Hills, Mission Hills, North

Hills and Panorama City communities. Services include occasional emergency food assistance. The

service area is restricted to the above communities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information; walk in for service. ID and proof of income is required

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

GRANADA HILLS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

16535 Rinaldi St.

Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 963-6155 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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ST. STEPHEN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH - GRANADA HILLS

Agency AKA's:

15950 Chatsworth St.

Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 891-1759 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The church provides emergency food for people of all ages who live in the Los Angeles County area.

Services include a bag of groceries which contain canned and non-perishable goods. There are no

geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

VALLEY KOREAN UMC - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

10408 Balboa Blvd.

Granada Hills, CA 91344

(818) 456-3551 (Administrative)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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HOLY ROSARY CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

7800 Vineland Ave.

Sun Valley, CA 91352

(818) 765-3350 (Information Only)

(818) 982-2372 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Sun Valley, North Hollywood and parts of

Sunland Blvd., including people who are undocumented. Service include groceries such as bread,

canned goods, eggs and fruit and vegetables. Groceries usually last 2 to 3 days. Baby food may be

available, depending on donations. The amount of food varies with the size of the family. People may

apply for assistance every 15 days. Service is restricted to Sun Valley, North Hollywood and parts of

Sunland Blvd. residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

7800 Vineland Ave.

Sun Valley, CA 91352

(818) 765-3350 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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CHILDREN'S NETWORK INTERNATIONAL - SANTA CLARITA

Agency AKA's: CNI

25030 Avenue Tibbits, Ste. L

Valencia, CA 91355

(661) 702-8852 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Banks/Food Distribution Warehouses

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program acts as a food bank for local and international organizations that provide emergency food

and personal goods to low-income people in need. The food bank collects and distributes food and

goods to its member organizations; monetary donations are also accepted. The food bank does not

provide direct services. There are no geographic restrictions.

The food bank solicits, collects, sorts, stores and distributes food and goods from all sectors of the food

industry. Organizations that apply for membership must have private, non-profit or religious-exempt

status.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall to apply. Agencies are required to fill out a two page application and

provide proof of non-profit status.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

KAISER WOODLAND HILLS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

5601 De Soto Ave.

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

(310) 455-0181 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

WEST VALLEY FOOD PANTRY

Agency AKA's: PRINCE OF PEACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

5700 Rudnick Ave.

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

(818) 346-6968 (Administrative)

(818) 346-5554 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for residents of the West San Fernando Valley, including people

who are homeless. Services are provided at two locations. The program provides bags of groceries

which contain canned and packaged dried food and USDA surplus food. Infant formula, baby food, and

powdered milk may be available. The amount of food varies with family size but it is usually enough to

last approximately three days. The program stresses that food is distributed to the address, not to

several different residents of the same address. People are eligible for assistance once per month.

Services are restricted to residents of zip codes 90290, 91301, 91302, 91303, 91304, 91306, 91307,

91311, 91324, 91335, 91356, 91364, 91367 and 91371.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in or call to apply for service; referrals are accepted. Picture ID and

proof of residence, such as a utility bill or letter are required. All dependents must be identified at the

time of the initial enrollment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

CENTRAL LUTHERAN CHURCH - VAN NUYS

Agency AKA's:

6425 Tyrone St.

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(No Telephone)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The mission provides emergency food for homeless and hungry people in the San Fernando Valley.

The service is a soup kitchen. Hot meals are provided, Tuesday through Sunday at four locations in the

San Fernando Valley. The sit-down meals are prepared by volunteers from local churches, synagogues

and non-profit organizations. There are no restrictions for participation in the meal.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

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LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES/CENTRAL LUTHERAN CHURCH - SFV RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

6425 Tyrone Blvd.

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 785-4476 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 901-9480 (Information)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San

Fernando Valley. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services

are targeted, but not restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - SAN FERNANDO AND SANTA

CLARITA VALLEY AREA OFFICE

Agency AKA's: SAN FERNANDO/ANTELOPE VALLEY AREA OFFICE

6425 Tyrone Ave.

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 901-9480 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for people in the San Fernando and Antelope Valley

areas, including people who are homeless or low-income. Services include occasional emergency food

assistance. The grocery bag consists of canned food only. People may return for service one time per

month. Services are restricted to the San Fernando Valley residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. Picture ID for the head of household and proof of income, ID for all family members are

required for emergency food.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

VALLEY LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

6150 Tyrone Ave.

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 510-4717 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles County. Services include a hot meal

for breakfast and sack lunches. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall to Apply

Appointment Required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

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VAN NUYS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

14410 Sylvan St.

Los Angeles, CA 91401

(818) 447-5191 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

VAN NUYS CIVIC CENTER - SFV RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

14414 Delano St.

in front of the Probation Office

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 785-4476 (Administrative)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San

Fernando Valley. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services

are targeted, but not restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

KAISER PANORAMA CITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

13652 Cantera St.

Panorama City, CA 91402

(310) 455-0801 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

LOS ANGELES COUNTY COMMUNITY AND SENIOR SERVICES - SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's:

7555 Van Nuys Blvd.

Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 901-3501 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The center provides emergency food for people in need in the San Fernando Valley area, including

homeless and undocumented people. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance through the

center's Food Pantry program. There are no geographic restrictions.

The food program consists of a box of groceries, including staple foods and canned goods. People may

apply once a month. The amount of food varies with family size. Infant formula and baby food is

sometimes available depending on donations. Special food items are available for homeless individuals

who have no cooking facilities; special diets can sometimes also be accommodated.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to verify availability of food. Documentation includes ID, either CADL or Califorinia ID; proof of

residence such as utility bill; and source of income. In addition, source of referral is also asked on the

application.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ROCK OF THE VALLEY/CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

7722 Kester Ave.

Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 781-4156 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San

Fernando Valley. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services

are targeted, but not restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ST. ELISABETH CATHOLIC CHURCH - SERVICE CENTER DISTRIBUTION SITE

Agency AKA's:

6640 Cedros St.

Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 779-1775 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income residents of Van Nuys. Services include

administrative entities, formula/baby food, and ongoing emergency food assistance. Service area

boundries are Raymer on the north, Chandler on the south, Woodman on the east, and Haskell on the

west. People who receive government assistance are also eligible for services. Services are restricted

to Van Nuys residents that live within the service boundaries.

People within the service area may receive assistance once per month; people who are homeless and

who are undocumented may receive assistance on a one-time only basis.

The program provides bags of groceries which contain canned food, packaged dried goods, rice, beans

and bread. Baby food and infant formula are usually available. The amount of food varies with family

size but is enough to last approximately two days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service; referrals are accepted. ID for the head of household and proof of residence are

required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCES

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

EAGLE ROCK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2100 Merton Ave.

Eagle Rock, CA 91406

(323) 225-5466 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ENCINO CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

17400 Victory Blvd.

Van Nuys, CA 91406

(818) 708-6611 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SOVA COMMUNITY FOOD AND RESOURCE PROGRAM

Agency AKA's: SOVA FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM

16439 Vanowen St.

Van Nuys, CA 91406

(818) 988-7682 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Formula/Baby Food, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for people with low income, who live in or near West

Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and in the San Fernando Valley. Services include formula/baby food,

occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. The agency serves

anyone, including people who are undocumented, homeless or who receive public assistance. Services

are targeted, but not restricted to West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley

residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

Emergency food includes a four to five day supply of canned and packaged food, bread, produce, and

often, meat and dairy. Kosher, vegetarian, low salt and low sugar foods are available for those who

request them. Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

Secondary services include case management, counseling, and information and referral to additional

social services.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Farsi, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish is spoken at the pantries based on availability; Spanish is

spoken at the administrative office.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply; first time applicants should arrive half an hour before the pantry opens. Bring an

official picture ID for all adult family members; birth certificates are required for children.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SOVA FOOD PANTRY AND RESOURCE CENTER - VALLEY

Agency AKA's: SOVA FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM

16439 Vanowen St.

Van Nuys, CA 91406

(818) 988-7682 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for people with low income, who live in or near West

Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and in the San Fernando Valley. Services include formula/baby food,

occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. The agency serves

anyone, including people who are undocumented, homeless or who receive public assistance. Services

are targeted, but not restricted to West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley

residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

Emergency food includes a four to five day supply of canned and packaged food, bread, produce, and

often, meat and dairy. Kosher, vegetarian, low salt and low sugar foods are available for those who

request them. Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

Secondary services include case management, counseling, and information and referral to additional

social services.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Farsi, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish is spoken at the pantries based on availability; Spanish is

spoken at the administrative office.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply; first time applicants should arrive half an hour before the pantry opens. Bring an

official picture ID for all adult family members; birth certificates are required for children.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

Agency AKA's:

14917 Victory Blvd.

Van Nuys, CA 91411

(818) 781-5739 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for families, couples and individuals who live in Van Nuys zip

codes 91401, 91402, 91403, 91405, 91406, 91411, 91423, and 91436. Services include groceries.

A two-day supply of groceries is provided for families, couples, and individuals. The amount of groceries

provided varies according to family size. A typical bag of food includes canned goods and dry boxed

goods. Assistance with groceries is provided once every two months. The program can assist 20 to 40

individuals or families each day.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Picture ID for the head of the

household and proof of residence is required. Birth certificates for all children are required as well as

proof of legal custody, if it applies.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

WESTFIELD SHERMAN OAKS SATURDAY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

14006 Riverside Dr.

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

WOODMAN AVENUE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

14006 Riverside Dr.

Westfield Sherman Oaks parking lot

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

(866) 966-9495 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ST. CYRIL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's: CHRISTIAN SERVICE PROGRAM

15520 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, CA 91436

(818) 986-8234 (Administrative)

(818) 981-6832 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people throughout Los Angeles County. People who are

undocumented, who are homeless, or who receive government assistance are also eligible for

assistance. The program provides bags of groceries which include canned food, packaged dried goods,

frozen meat, bread and powdered milk. Baby food is usually available. The amount of food varies with

family size but is enough to last approximately three days. People may receive assistance once every

three months. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A written referral is required for assistance. Referring agencies should call the Christian Services Office

to verify that food is available and to arrange an appointment. A written referral from 2-1-1 is accepted;

the referral should be written on 211LA letterhead and faxed to the church.

ID for all family members plus a social security number for the head of household are required. People

who receive government assistance must have a referral slip from their eligibility worker.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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VALLEY BETH SHALOM

Agency AKA's:

15739 Ventura Blvd.

Encino, CA 91436

(818) 788-6000 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 530-4035 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the San Fernando Valley, including people who are

undocumented, homeless or receive government benefits. The program provides bags of groceries

which contain canned and packaged dried food. Baby food and powdered milk are occasionally

available. The amount of food provided varies with family size but is enough to last approximately three

days. People may be assisted on a one-time only basis. Services are restricted to San Fernando

Valley residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A written or phone referral from a social service agency is required to access services. CAID or CADL

and proof of residence are required. Refer clients to a local service agency to obtain a referral.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


FEES/PAYMENTS

There are no fees for services.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ST. JUDE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

111 S. Sixth St.

Burbank, CA 91501

(818) 842-7461 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the East San Fernando Valley, including people

who are undocumented. Service includes formula/baby food, occasional emergency food assistance,

and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to Burbank, Glendale, North Hollywood

and Van Nuys residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

Individuals may apply for assistance once per month on a first-come, first-served; 30 bags are

distributed each day.

The program provides a three-day supply of groceries which can include rice, beans, pasta and canned

fruits and vegetables. Baby food may be available depending on donations. Clothing may also be

available. A religious service is held before groceries are distributed and the meal is served; attendance

is not required.

The program also provides a limited supply of food bags for homeless people in emergencies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in or call to apply. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

BURBANK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

E. Orange Grove Ave. and N. 3rd St.

Burbank, CA 91502

(818) 847-4774 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - BURBANK

Agency AKA's:

300 E. Angeleno

Burbank, CA 91502

(818) 845-7214 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for families, couples, and individuals, including people who are

homeless. The emergency food program includes government surplus food distribution sites and an

ongoing emergency food assistance. Services are restricted to Burbank, North Hollywood, Sun Valley,

Sunland and Tujunga residents for groceries.

The ongoing program provides a three-day supply of groceries for families and individuals who have

access to cooking facilities. The amount of groceries provided varies according to family size. A typical

bag of food may include USDA food products, canned goods, dry boxed goods, bread, and fresh

produce. Baby food is available occasionally. Assistance with groceries is available approximately once

a month, depending upon individual circumstances.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for services. ID for all family members are required; proof of income and proof of

residence are preferred but not required. People receiving USDA surplus foods must present picture ID,

social security numbers and proof of residence. People who apply for grocery assistance are requested

to present a referral letter from their caseworker if they receive public benefits.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

BURBANK TEMPORARY AID CENTER

Agency AKA's:

1304 W. Burbank Blvd.

Burbank, CA 91506

(818) 848-2822 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 848-2822 -107 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Burbank, including people who are

homeless or undocumented. Assistance consists of groceries. The contents may vary, but usually

include items such as canned goods, bread, rice, and dry milk; the amount of food varies with family

size and usually is enough to three to five days. Baby food, infant formula and diapers are often

available. People may be assisted six times per year. Services are restricted to Burbank residents.

The program also provides sack lunches five days per week for people who are homeless in Burbank.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for service. Applicants are interviewed in person to determine eligibility. ID, proof of

residence and proof of income are required.

ID is not required for sack lunches.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NORTH HOLLYWOOD 1ST BAPTIST CHURCH - SFV RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

11210 Otsego St.

North Hollywood, CA 91601

(818) 763-4356 (Service/Intake)

(818) 980-7370 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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ST. DAVID'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Agency AKA's:

11605 Magnolia Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA 91601

(No Telephone)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The mission provides emergency food for homeless and hungry people in the San Fernando Valley.

The service is a soup kitchen. Hot meals are provided, Tuesday through Sunday at four locations in the

San Fernando Valley. The sit-down meals are prepared by volunteers from local churches, synagogues

and non-profit organizations. There are no restrictions for participation in the meal.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

ST. CHARLES HOLY FAMILY SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: ST. CHARLES CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER

10825 Moorpark St.

North Hollywood, CA 91602

(818) 985-7365 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food services for individuals in Los Angeles County. Services include

occasional emergency food assistance, ongoing emergency food assistance, and formula/baby food.

Services are targeted to East San Fernando Valley residents, including the homeless and the

undocumented. Services are restricted to parish boundary residents.

The North Hollywood parish boundaries extend north to Oxnard Blvd., south to Mulholland Dr., east to

Hollywood Way, and West to Laurel Canyon.

The program provides a bag of groceries which contain canned goods, cereal, beans, rice, bread and a

dozen eggs. Baby food and infant formula may also be available for food recipients. The amount of

food varies with family size but is usually enough to last for three days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for services. ID for all family members and proof of residence are required. Individuals must

certify that they meet the maximum income guidelines issued by the Emergency Food Assistance

Program.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

TOLUCA LAKE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Sancola Ave. and Riverside Dr.

Toluca Lake, CA 91602

(310) 633-3966 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NORTH HOLLYWOOD INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY

Agency AKA's:

4390 Colfax Ave.

North Hollywood, CA 91604

(818) 760-3575 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 980-1657 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides ongoing emergency food primarily to people in North Hollywood, Studio City,

Sun Valley and surrounding areas, including people who are homeless or undocumented. Depending

on their circumstances, food may be available as often as every week. There are no geographic

restrictions.

Groceries consist of USDA surplus, canned and packaged dried goods and bread. Baby food is

sometimes available. The agency can provide groceries for people who do not have cooking facilities.

The amount of food given does not vary with household size.

The agency provides volunteer opportunities by training to assist staff at the pantry.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. The agency conducts a face-to-face interview with applicants.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

NORTH HOLLYWOOD INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY

Agency AKA's:

4387 Troost Ave.

North Hollywood, CA 91604

(818) 760-3575 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(818) 980-1657 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides ongoing emergency food primarily to people in North Hollywood, Studio City,

Sun Valley and surrounding areas, including people who are homeless or undocumented. Depending

on their circumstances, food may be available as often as every week. There are no geographic

restrictions.

Groceries consist of USDA surplus, canned and packaged dried goods and bread. Baby food is

sometimes available. The agency can provide groceries for people who do not have cooking facilities.

The amount of food given does not vary with household size.

The agency provides volunteer opportunities by training to assist staff at the pantry.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. The agency conducts a face-to-face interview with applicants.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

STUDIO CITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Ventura Blvd. and Ventura Pl.

Studio City, CA 91604

(818) 655-7744 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

IGLESIA MISIONERA ANTIOQUIA SILOE - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

8235 Lankershim Blvd.

North Hollywood, CA 91605

(818) 768-4859 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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RESTING PLACE - VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

11625 Sherman Way

North Hollywood, CA 91605

(818) 308-0826 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

13422 Saticoy St.

North Hollywood, CA 91605

(818) 785-4476 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(800) 417-5678 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in the San Fernando Valley. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance and soup kitchens. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food consists of dried goods, canned goods, bread and other staples. The

amount of food does not vary with family size, but is usually enough to last two or three days. The hot

meals are provided various days of the week at different locations in the San Fernando Valley.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal or call for the emergency food assistance. ID is not required. ID or registration is

not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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SAN PABLO LUTHERAN CHURCH - NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Agency AKA's:

7400 Tujunga Ave.

North Hollywood, CA 91605

(No Telephone)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The mission provides emergency food for homeless and hungry people in the San Fernando Valley.

The service is a soup kitchen. Hot meals are provided, Tuesday through Sunday at four locations in the

San Fernando Valley. The sit-down meals are prepared by volunteers from local churches, synagogues

and non-profit organizations. There are no restrictions for participation in the meal.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 2

Food Services

AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES - NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Agency AKA's: AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES - NECESSITIES OF LIFE PROGRAM, NOLP/APLA

7336 Bellaire Ave.

North Hollywood, CA 91606

(213) 201-1433 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food assistance for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Los

Angeles County. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance, and volunteer opportunities.

Services are restricted to Service Planning Areas (SPAs) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8.

The ongoing emergency food assistance service is a supplemental food assistance and nutrition

education program. Eligible participants have a monthly income of less than $1,395. During visits a

variety of items such as fresh produce, canned goods, dry goods, and protein items are recieved.

The program actively recruits volunteers to work with the food distribution program. Call for information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Clients must provide proof of residency in Los Angeles County, proof of income, and a nutrition

screening completed by a dietician or medical provider at their own health care facility or have a signed

nutrition education form from AIDS Project Los Angeles.

First-time clients must provide a medical diagnosis form. Clients are required to re-enroll a year from

their enrollment date.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ALTADENA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2889 Lincoln Ave.

Altadena, CA 91001

(818) 447-5191 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ALTADENA SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

2609 N. Lincoln Ave.

Altadena, CA 91001

(626) 794-3953 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The church provides emergency food for residents of Altadena. Services include ongoing emergency

food assistance and occasional emergency food assistance. The program provides emergency food for

low-income people in Altadena, including people who are homeless and persons who are

undocumented. The program provides groceries consisting of such items as canned and packaged

dried goods; staples such as flour, rice and beans. People may be served once a month; homeless

people may be served every two weeks. Services are restricted to Altadena residents; however,

individuals from outside Altadena may be eligibile to receive service one time.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply; and appointment is required. CAID or CADL and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is no fee for service.

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ARCADIA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

121 Alice St.

Arcadia, CA 91006

(626) 445-7470 (Service/Intake (Voice and TDD))

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance to people who live in Arcadia, Duarte, Monrovia,

Sierra Madre, and Temple City through the Family Assistance Program. The program serves people

who receive government assistance, who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services are

provided on a one-time only basis. Services are restricted to residents of Arcadia, Duarte, Monrovia,

Sierra Madre, and Temple City.

Emergency food consists of a four-day supply of canned and packaged dry goods. Baby food and

diapers are sometimes available for food recipients. The amount of food varies with family size. Food is

available for people who do not have cooking facilities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. An appointment is not necessary; services are provided on a first-come, first-served

basis.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ARCADIA WELFARE AND THRIFT SHOP

Agency AKA's: ARCADIA WELFARE

323 N. First St.

Arcadia, CA 91006

(626) 447-6864 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Arcadia. A bag of canned goods are

provided; the amount of food varies with family size. People may be assisted more than once

depending upon their circumstances. The service is restricted to Arcadia residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. ID for the head of household and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

LA CANADA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1346 Foothill Blvd.

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

LA CANADA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Beulah Dr. & Foothill Blvd.

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER INC - MONROVIA

Agency AKA's: UNITY CENTER

415 W. Chestnut Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016

(626) 358-3486 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for qualified people and families who live in the service area,

including people who are undocumented and people who are homeless. Eligibility includes low-income

requirements that are based on 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance services and sack lunches/dinner services which includes sack lunches for

homeless individuals and those with no food storage or cooking facilities. Services are restricted to

Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Pasadena, South

Pasadena and Sierra Madre area residents

The family food program provides staples such as canned vegetables, fresh produce, meat, beans, rice,

macaroni and dairy products are available once a month. The amount of food is based on family size

and is approximately a 10-day supply. People may apply for assistance once per month and return

weekly for perishables of fresh produce, diary and bakery items. Pet food is available at both Monrovia

and Pasadena locations.

Bag lunches for the Homeless are distributed three times a week at the Monrovia location.

The Pasadena site provides the family food program for low-income individuals and information and

referral. It does not provide sack lunches for the homeless.

The agency is a Cal-Fresh outreach partner for enrollment in the county DPSS Food Stamp program,

which is offered at the Pasadena location; services are not restricted to center clients, anyone may call

to apply. The agency also provides information and referral to other resources in the area, including

medical and dental services.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for an appointment and to register for the program; referrals are accepted. First-time

applicants have a face-to-face interview with staff; CADL or CAID for the head of household, ID for all

family members, proof of residence and proof of income are required at the time of the interview.

People who are homeless must provide identification.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

MONROVIA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET - FRIDAY

Agency AKA's:

E. Olive Ave. and S. Myrtle Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016

(866) 440-3374 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

MONROVIA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET - SUNDAY

Agency AKA's:

Myrtle & Lime Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016

(866) 440-3374 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

VOLUNTEER CENTER OF SAN GABRIEL VALLEY

Agency AKA's:

119 W. Palm Ave.

Monrovia, CA 91016

(626) 256-8187 (Service/Intake)

(626) 768-4025 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides home delivered meals services to individuals who live in the San Gabriel Valley.

Services include home delivered meals. Service is restricted to zip codes 91016, 91770, 91775, 91776,

and 91780.

Home delivered meals services are available to anyone. Individuals who sign up/register prior to

Thursday will likely begin to receive service on the following Monday.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply and receive service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The fee is $9 a day (include two meals) or $5.50 (1 hot meal). For those who are unable to pay $9 a

day the agency will complete a financial evaluation and the individual may be eligible to receive a

stipend to help pay for the meals.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SOUTH PASADENA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Meridan Ave. & Mission St.

Gold Line Metro Station

South Pasadena, CA 91030

(626) 403-2820 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - VILLA - PARKE COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's: PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, FIRST 5 L A PARTNER,

PASADENA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

363 E. Villa St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 744-6520 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides WIC services for eligible pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers,

infants and children younger than age five who live in the Pasadena area. Services include breast

pumps, breastfeeding support programs, food vouchers, nutrition education, and WIC. Services are

restricted to residents of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena.

WIC is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education. Eligible

applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a

health professional; they may include undocumented women.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days.

Participants also receive regular medical assessments.

If eligibility continues, women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or

up to one year if they are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved.

Infants and children may participate until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

LAKE AVENUE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Agency AKA's: FRIENDSHIP CORNER

712 E. Villa St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 449-4960 (Administrative) [Voice]

(626) 817-4535 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Pasadena, including people who are homeless or

undocumented. Services include a ongoing emergency food assistance, and soup kitchens. Ongoing

emergency food assistance is currently on hold. Soup kitchen services (hot meals) are available one

time per week; bible study is offered immediately after the meal. Services are restricted to Pasadena

residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply or for information Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for the meal.

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LAKE AVENUE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION - VILLA 500 COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Agency AKA's: FRIENDSHIP CORNER

500 E. Villa St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 817-4592 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Pasadena, including people who are homeless or

undocumented. Services include a ongoing emergency food assistance, and soup kitchens. Ongoing

emergency food assistance is currently on hold. Soup kitchen services (hot meals) are available one

time per week; bible study is offered immediately after the meal. Services are restricted to Pasadena

residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply or for information Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for the meal.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

PASADENA VILLA PARKE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

363 E. Villa St.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(626) 449-0179 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SOUTH LAKE AVENUE SUMMER CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

900 E. Del Mar Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91101

(714) 345-3087 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Agency AKA's: PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, FIRST 5 L A PARTNER,

PASADENA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 744-6005 (Administrative) [Voice]

(626) 744-6001 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides WIC services for eligible pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers,

infants and children younger than age five who live in the Pasadena area. Services include breast

pumps, breastfeeding support programs, food vouchers, nutrition education, and WIC. Services are

restricted to residents of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena.

WIC is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education. Eligible

applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a

health professional; they may include undocumented women.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days.

Participants also receive regular medical assessments.

If eligibility continues, women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or

up to one year if they are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved.

Infants and children may participate until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - BLACK INFANT HEALTH PROGRAM

Agency AKA's: PASADENA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, FIRST 5 L A PARTNER,

PASADENA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave., 2nd Fl.

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 744-6092 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides WIC services for eligible pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers,

infants and children younger than age five who live in the Pasadena area. Services include breast

pumps, breastfeeding support programs, food vouchers, nutrition education, and WIC. Services are

restricted to residents of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena.

WIC is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education. Eligible

applicants meet federal low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a

health professional; they may include undocumented women.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be

used within 30 days.

Participants also receive regular medical assessments.

If eligibility continues, women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or

up to one year if they are breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved.

Infants and children may participate until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required,

as are proof of income and residence.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

HANDS MINISTRY, THE

Agency AKA's:

151 E. Orange Grove Blvd.

Coleman James Learning Center

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 275-2607 (Information)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Pasadena. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance. The agency provides a box of canned and dry goods or people may pick

goods from the pantry once a month. There are geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Proof of residence is required such as CADL, CAID and utility bill. Services are

provided on a first come, first serve basis.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL / ST. ANDREW'S CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

140 Chestnut St.

Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 792-4183 (Service/Intake)

(818) 370-7543 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income families and individuals who live in Altadena and

Pasadena. The program is targeted to families with children, but will serve single individuals. People

can receive assistance as often as needed. People outside the service area may be served once, if

referred by an agency. Homeless people are referred to the Union Station in Pasadena. Services are

restricted to Altadena and Pasadena residents.

The groceries consists of canned fruit and vegetables, flour, rice, beans, powdered milk and bread to

last three or four days. The amount of food varies with family size. Baby food is sometimes available

depending on donations.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in to Apply. CAID or CADL, proof of income and proof of residence

such as a utility bill are required. Low-income requirements are determined according to federal poverty

guidelines.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ECUMENICAL COUNCIL OF PASADENA AREA CONGREGATIONS

Agency AKA's: FRIENDS IN DEED

444 E. Washington Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91104

(626) 797-2402 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(626) 797-6072 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income residents of Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre,

La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, San Gabriel, San Marino or South Pasadena. Applicants must

meet federal low-income guidelines. Assistance may be provided on an ongoing basis, once per week.

Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, San

Gabriel, San Marino or South Pasadena residents.

The program provides supplemental groceries consisting of frozen food, canned goods, peanut butter,

dry products including cereal, rice, beans and pasta, and powdered milk. Bread and fresh produce is

provided when available; infant formula and baby food may also be available.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. For first time applicants, proof of income and ID for head of household and ID for all

family members are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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UNION STATION - ADULT CENTER

Agency AKA's: UNION STATION/SHELTER PROGRAM, UNION STATION FOUNDATION

412 Raymond Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 240-4550 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides a hot breakfast and lunch for people in Los Angeles County. Services are

targeted, but not restricted, to the very low-income, homeless, and homeless mentally ill populations.

Meals are provided at specified times; coffee is available throughout the day. People may receive

assistance as often as requested. There are no geographic restrictions

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in during the meal hours. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

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UNION STATION - CENTRAL PARK

Agency AKA's: UNION STATION/SHELTER PROGRAM, UNION STATION FOUNDATION

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

S. Fair Oaks Ave. & E. Del Mar Blvd..

Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 240-4550 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides a hot breakfast and lunch for people in Los Angeles County. Services are

targeted, but not restricted, to the very low-income, homeless, and homeless mentally ill populations.

Meals are provided at specified times; coffee is available throughout the day. People may receive

assistance as often as requested. There are no geographic restrictions

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in during the meal hours. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - PASADENA

Agency AKA's:

1000 E. Walnut St., Ste. 102

Pasadena, CA 91106

(626) 773-4400 (Administrative) [Voice]

(626) 773-4404 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for families, couples and individuals who live in

Altadena, Arcadia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. A three-day supply of groceries is

provided; the amount of food provided varies according to family size. A typical bag of food may include

USDA food products and canned goods. People may receive assistance every three months. Services

are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID for each family member, such as Social Security cards, proof of residence and

proof of income are required.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

FOOTHILL UNITY CENTER INC - PASADENA

Agency AKA's: UNITY CENTER

191 N. Oak Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 584-7420 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for qualified people and families who live in the service area,

including people who are undocumented and people who are homeless. Eligibility includes low-income

requirements that are based on 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance services and sack lunches/dinner services which includes sack lunches for

homeless individuals and those with no food storage or cooking facilities. Services are restricted to

Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Pasadena, South

Pasadena and Sierra Madre area residents

The family food program provides staples such as canned vegetables, fresh produce, meat, beans, rice,

macaroni and dairy products are available once a month. The amount of food is based on family size

and is approximately a 10-day supply. People may apply for assistance once per month and return

weekly for perishables of fresh produce, diary and bakery items. Pet food is available at both Monrovia

and Pasadena locations.

Bag lunches for the Homeless are distributed three times a week at the Monrovia location.

The Pasadena site provides the family food program for low-income individuals and information and

referral. It does not provide sack lunches for the homeless.

The agency is a Cal-Fresh outreach partner for enrollment in the county DPSS Food Stamp program,

which is offered at the Pasadena location; services are not restricted to center clients, anyone may call

to apply. The agency also provides information and referral to other resources in the area, including

medical and dental services.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for an appointment and to register for the program; referrals are accepted. First-time

applicants have a face-to-face interview with staff; CADL or CAID for the head of household, ID for all

family members, proof of residence and proof of income are required at the time of the interview.

People who are homeless must provide identification.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

PASADENA VICTORY PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2800 N. Sierra Madre Blvd.

Pasadena High School

Pasadena, CA 91107

(626) 449-0179 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

AZUSA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET AND FAMILY FESTIVAL

Agency AKA's:

N. Azusa Ave. and E. Foothill Blvd.

Azusa, CA 91702

(866) 440-3374 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ST. FRANCES OF ROME FOOD BANK

501 East Foothill Blvd.

Azusa, CA 91702

(626) 969-1829 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people who live in Azusa, including people who

are undocumented, who are homeless, or who receive government assistance. The program provides

bags of groceries which include canned food, packaged dried food, bread, fruits, and vegetables. The

amount of food does vary with family size but is enough to last approximately three days. Baby food

and infant formula are occasionally available. People are eligible for assistance once every 30 days.

Services are restricted to Azusa residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for service. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. CADL or CAID and

utility bill, both with current address; proof of income such as a pay stub; birth certificates for children

age 12 and younger are required for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ACTION FOOD PANTRY

Agency AKA's:

1370 Maine Ave., Unit B

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(626) 814-4744 (Message/Answering Service)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services in East San Gabriel Valley. Services include ongoing

and occasional emergency food. There are no geographic restrictions.

The pantry primarily serves the cities of Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, El Monte, Glendora, La Puente,

Pomona, and West Covina; however, no one is turned away. Ongong program distribution is once a

month. People receive a bag or box of canned and dry packaged goods, produce and meat products.

Homeless people may come in once a week and receive no-cook types of food. A program for seniors

provides a brown bag program every other week.

Emergency food may be available in dire situations on other days of the week. The Director is available

by cell phone; a warm transfer from the CRA is required.

Clients may utilize a specialized resource center for referrals to legal assistance, transitional housing,

sober living and tattoo removal.

The food pantry accepts food donations from many sources in the valley as well as from Regional Food

Bank.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Documentation includes Social Security number, proof of residence, such as a

utlilty bill.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER

3739 Monterey Ave.

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(626) 960-9585 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food for low-income people. An ongoing program is available for

anyone excluding people who are homeless; one time only emergency food assistance is available for

people who are homeless or in need. The center provides a bag of groceries which usually includes

canned goods, rice, beans, sugar, cereal, butter, flour, bread, cookies and juices. The amount of food

provided varies with family size but is usually enough to last for two or three days. The ongoing food

program provides assistance to 100 families monthly. Thanksgiving baskets are also provided for people

involved in the ongoing assistance program. There may be a waiting list for the ongoing food program.

Services are restricted to Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale and La Puente

residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Call to apply. An appointment is required; referrals are accepted. There may be a waiting list for this

program. CADL, CAID or a social security card is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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CITY OF BALDWIN PARK DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Agency AKA's: ESTHER SNYDER COMMUNITY CENTER, JULIA MCNEIL SENIOR CENTER,

BALDWIN PARK PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

4100 Baldwin Park Blvd.

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(626) 813-5245 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Summer Food Service Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The Department provides youth services for children and adolescents who live in Baldwin Park.

Services for youth include computer classes, annual health fairs, individual counseling, recreation

centers for teens, recreational activities/sports, recreational/leisure instruction, social clubs/events, a

summer food service program, skate park, swimming, travel, and tutoring. Some services are restricted

to Baldwin Park residents.

Arts and recreation classes include art instruction, boxing, dance instruction and voice instruction. They

also have Art Services for the Disabled which uses the creative arts to teach a wide variety of skills

including communication, comprehension, perceptual motor, and social skills for individuals 8 years and

older.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The fees for specific services vary.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF BALDWIN PARK DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - JULIA

MCNEIL SENIOR CENTER

Agency AKA's: ESTHER SNYDER COMMUNITY CENTER, JULIA MCNEIL SENIOR CENTER,

BALDWIN PARK PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

4100 Baldwin park Blvd.

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(626) 813-5245 -323 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites, Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provide emergency food services for low income individuals who live in Baldwin Park.

Services include ongoing emergency food. Service are restricted to low-income residents of Baldwin

Park. The agency provides services for older adults, age 60 and older, who live in Baldwin Park.

Services include blood pressure screening, congregate meals/nutrition sites, general physical

examinations, legal counseling, recreational activities/sports, social clubs/events, specialized

information and referral, tax information, travel, vision screening, and welfare rights assistance.

Services are restricted to Baldwin Park residents. Geographic restrictions apply for some services.

Individuals may get canned food once every two months. Individuals must present identification.

The congregate meal is provided by the YMCA San Gabriel Valley Intervale Senior Services (see

separate entry for details).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply for services. Appointments are required for counseling, tax assistance and

assistance with SSI and other public benefits information. Call for information about the congregate

meal, a reservation is required 24 hours in advance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The fees for specific services vary. For the congregate meal there is a suggested donation of $2.00,

however no one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF BALDWIN PARK DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - TERI

G. MUSE FAMILY SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: ESTHER SNYDER COMMUNITY CENTER, JULIA MCNEIL SENIOR CENTER,

BALDWIN PARK PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

14305 Morgan St.

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(626) 813-5270 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provide emergency food services for low income individuals who live in Baldwin Park.

Services include ongoing emergency food. Service are restricted to low-income residents of Baldwin

Park. Individuals may get canned food once every two months. Individuals must present identification.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is a $2.00 donation fee for service.

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KAISER BALDWIN PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

1011 Baldwin Park Blvd.

Baldwin Park, CA 91706

(909) 869-2189 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION ENTERPRISES - WIC PROGRAM

Agency AKA's: PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION ENTERPRISES WIC PROGRAM, PUBLIC HEALTH

FOUNDATION

12781 Schabarum Ave.

Irwindale, CA 91706

(888) 942-2229 (Service/Intake)

(626) 856-6600 (Administrative) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental nutrition program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for

pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age five.

Eligible applicants must meet federal low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at

nutritional risk by a health professional. When funding is decreased, all eligible age groups may not be

served.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans, and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must

be used within 30 days.

Participants also receive regular nutrition education classes and counseling, including obesity

prevention counseling and education. Other services include referrals to and screenings for

immunization, Medi-Cal, healthy families program and other referrals. If eligibility continues, women

may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are

breastfeeding. Infants and children may participate until age five unless the nutritional problem is solved

first.

There is also a breastfeeding help line available to all Los Angeles County residents providing

information and referral about breastfeeding.

The Working Women Pump Program loans electronic breast pumps to low-income breastfeeding

mothers who meet the following criteria: are employed full-time (at least 32 hours per week); express a

desire to continue breastfeeding; agree to return the pump upon requesting formula; grant PHFE

permission to contact the employer to confirm full-time employment and provide a breastfeeding-friendly

workplace.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

American Sign Language, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Canjoval (a Guatemalan dialect), Korean,

Lao, Spanish, Vietnamese; Breastfeeding help line is available in Spanish and many Asian languages.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the WIC program office to apply. Proof of income and residence are required. Eligible applicants

are referred to the WIC Center nearest them.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CITY OF CLAREMONT SENIOR SERVICES - CLAREMONT JOSLYN SENIOR CENTER

Agency AKA's: JOSLYN SENIOR CENTER - CLAREMONT

660 N. Mountain Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 399-5488 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Brown Bag Food Programs, Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides nutrition programs for adults, 60 years and older. Services include a brown bag

program, a congregate meal and a home-delivered meal program. There are age and income

restrictions for some programs; there are no geographic restrictions.

The congregate meal program is provided from two locations, the Joslyn Senior Center and the Blaisdell

Park Senior Citizens Program. The program provides a hot, nutrition meal Monday through Friday, and

also provides special holiday celebrations for seniors. For home-delivered meal information see the

separate entry Claremont Meals on Wheels.

The brown bag program provides a bag of groceries one time per month from the LA Regional Food

Bank. To qualify, seniors must meet low income guidelines and be registered with the Joslyn Center.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for assistance. Reservations are required to participate in special holiday celebrations.

An intake appointment is needed for the brown bag food give-away and Meals on Wheels programs.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The suggested donation for congregate meals is $2; no one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CLAREMONT CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

N. Indian Hill Blvd. and W. Second St.

Claremont, CA 91711

(714) 345-3087 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

GREEN MARKET CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

W. First St. and N. Oberlin Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

(714) 345-3087 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

INLAND VALLEY HOPE PARTNERS - CLAREMONT CENTER

Agency AKA's: INLAND VALLEY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES, POMONA VALLEY COUNCIL OF

CHURCHES

660 N. Mountain Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

(909) 621-2400 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to anyone who resides in Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La

Verne, Montclair, Pomona, San Dimas and Walnut, including people who are homeless. Services

include formula/baby food, government surplus food distribution sites and occasional emergency food

assistance. Services are restricted to Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La Verne, Montclair, Pomona,

San Dimas and Walnut residents.

The program provides a bag or box of groceries which contains canned goods, cereal, powdered milk,

cheese, butter and beans to last three to five days. Infant formula and baby food are also provided,

depending on donations. The program also provides USDA surplus food every month to people whose

income is below the Federal Poverty Level. People may be assisted once every 30 days. The amount

of groceries provided varies with family size.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. ID for all family members,

proof of residence and proof of income are required. People who are homeless are required to provide

ID only. Homeless individuals must have been a resident of the particular city served prior to becoming

homeless.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

COVINA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

N. Citrus Ave. and W. San Bernardino Rd.

Civic Center Park

Covina, CA 91723

(626) 241-2017 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

AMERICAN ASIAN PACIFIC MINISTRIES INC

Agency AKA's:

19523 E. Cypress

Covina, CA 91724

(626) 966-5500 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Food Lines

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in the San Gabriel Valley area. Service

includes a food line that provides groceries such as dried goods, canned goods, fresh produce, juices,

chocolate and soft drinks. Groceries usually last 2 to 3 days. The program will provide food for 100

participants on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in to Apply for emergency food. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LOS ANGELES - SAN JUAN DIEGO CENTER

Agency AKA's: CATHOLIC CHARITIES SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, CATHOLIC CHARITIES EL MONTE

COMMUNITY SERVICES, SAN JUAN DIEGO CENTER

4171 Tyler Ave.

El Monte, CA 91731

(626) 575-7652 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to individuals, couples and families who are in the San Gabriel

Valley area, including people who are homeless or who receive public assistance. To be eligible,

people must meet low income guidelines and must be willing to work with staff to become more selfsufficient.

People may apply for assistance more than once. There are no geographic restrictions.

People receive a bag of canned and dry goods as well as bread. Fresh fruit and vegetables are

distributed every Monday during food distribution hours. The amount provided is usually enough to last

from three to five days. These services are available according to funding.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to verify that the agency has food. ID for head of household, proof income and proof of residence

are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

OUR SAVIOUR CENTER

Agency AKA's: CLEAVER FAMILY WELLNESS CLINIC, CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR CENTER

4368 Santa Anita Ave.

El Monte, CA 91731

(626) 579-1191 (Service/Intake)

(626) 579-2689 (FAX) [Fax]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people of all ages who live in the Greater El

Monte area including South El Monte, La Puente, Baldwin Park and Rosemead. Services include an

ongoing food program. Services are restricted to residents of El Monte, South El Monte, La Puente,

Baldwin Park and Rosemead.

The program provides a bag of groceries that consists of staples such as canned goods, flour, bread,

beans, rice and powdered milk. Infant formula and baby food are available on occasion. The amount of

food varies according to family size but is usually enough to last three to four days. People can be

assisted twice per month; people in crisis from outside the service area will be served one time only and

given a referral in their area.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in during the intake/distribution hours; call for an appointment after intake/distribution hours.

Picture ID for the head of household, ID for all family members, proof of residence and proof of income

are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SAN GABRIEL VALLEY

2740 Mountain View Rd.

El Monte, CA 91732

(626) 442-5470 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food primarily for people who live in the San Gabriel Valley, including

people who are homeless. Services include ongoing emergency food distribution and a soup kitchen.

The meal is a hot evening meal served seven days a week. People may receive assistance as often as

needed. There are no geographic restrictions. The food pantry distribution is a bag of groceries one

day per week. There is also a food giveaway program of Bread and Dairy products five days per week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service. Donations from participants are not accepted.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

BIENESTAR HUMAN SERVICES - EL MONTE OFFICE

Agency AKA's: BIENESTAR LATINO AIDS PROJECT, GAY AND LESBIAN LATINOS UNIDOS

3131 Santa Anita Ave., Ste. 109

El Monte, CA 91733

(626) 444-9453 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides ongoing emergency food assistance for low-income people with HIV or AIDS.

Services are targeted, but not restricted, to the Spanish,-speaking community; and are offered at the

East Los Angeles location only. Clients must be involved in a case management program in order to be

eligible. Income restrictions apply; there are no geographic restrictions.

The program provides groceries twice per month for people with HIV or AIDS and their dependent

families. Monthly income for a one-person household cannot exceed $745. Groceries include canned

and dried goods, fresh produce and meats, and Latino foods. The program also provides personal

hygiene and household supplies such as shampoo, razors and paper goods.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A referral is required. Case managers call to schedule an appointment for their clients.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

GOD PROVIDES FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's: GOD PROVIDES MINISTRIES

2453 Troy Ave.

South El Monte, CA 91733

(626) 442-4273 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Food Outlets, Formula/Baby Food, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless and people who are undocumented. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance

and sack lunches. The program provides 100 pounds of food which includes canned goods, juice,

frozen food, produce, dairy products, frozen meat and dry goods. Baby food and formula are available,

depending on donations. People can apply for assistance as often as needed. The amount of food

does not vary with family size. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food and sack lunches; ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is a $10.00 initial membership fee and a $20 donation fee the first visit. Initial membership fee is

waived for veterans, people of Native American descent and people referred by 211 (applicants must

mention that they were referred by 211). After initial visit, fees are $20 each visit. EBT and ATM cards

are accepted for payment. There is no fee for sack lunches.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY COMMUNITY AND SENIOR SERVICES - SAN GABRIEL VALLEY

SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: SAN GABRIEL VALLEY SERVICE CENTER, L A COUNTY DCSS - SAN GABRIEL

VALLEY SERVICE CENTER

1441 Santa Anita Ave.

South El Monte, CA 91733

(626) 575-5738 (Service/Intake)

(626) 575-5431 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people who live in the El Monte, Baldwin Park,

Rosemead and South El Monte. Eligible people must meet federal low-income requirements. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance. Services are restricted to El Monte, Baldwin Park and

Rosmead residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service during intake and distribution days and hours. Picture ID and proof of residence are

required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

GLENDORA WELFARE ASSOCIATION

Agency AKA's:

P.O. Box 218

Glendora, CA 91741

(626) 857-1181 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for residents of Glendora. Services include food

vouchers. Services are restricted to Glendora residents.

Food vouchers are redeemable at Stater Brothers; or various area fast food restaurants. The amount of

assistance varies according to family size. People may apply for assistance once; each case is

determined on an individual basis by agency staff.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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GREATER LA PUENTE VALLEY MEALS ON WHEELS

Agency AKA's: MEALS ON WHEELS - GREATER LA PUENTE

P.O. Box 3293

Industry, CA 91744

(626) 333-4570 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides home-delivered meals for people age 18 and older who are homebound due to

age, illness or disability and are unable to shop or cook for themselves. The service area includes

Bassett, City of Industry, Covina, Diamond Bar, Hacienda Heights, La Puente, Pomona, Rowland

Heights, Valinda, Walnut, and West Covina south of the 10 Freeway.

A hot lunch and a sandwich and fruit for supper are delivered five days per week. Low-sodium and

diabetic meals are available with advance request.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or to apply for service. Program staff visit the person who requests service to

assess the need. When the program phone is not staffed, an answering service accepts messages for

a call back.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The fee is $5.00 per day. A statement is sent monthly, and is payable in advance.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

VALINDA / LA PUENTE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

14830 E. Giordano

Allen Martin Park

La Puente, CA 91744

(323) 263-4462 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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EAST SAN GABRIEL VALLEY COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS

Agency AKA's: ESGVCH

1345 Turnbull Canyon Rd.

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626) 333-7204 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for homeless people in the East San Gabriel Valley.

Service includes sack lunches. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Picture ID is requested, but not required on the first visit.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


There are no fees for service.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

HACIENDA HEIGHTS FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1545 S. Stimson Ave.

Steinmetz Park Senior Center

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626) 934-7041 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ST. MARTIN DE PORRES OUTREACH CENTER

Agency AKA's: ST. JOHN VIANNEY CHURCH - ST. MARTIN DE PORRES CENTER

1345 Turnbull Canyon Rd.

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626) 330-2269 -228 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The center provides emergency food for low-income residents of zip codes 91744, 91745, 91746,

91747, 91748 and 91790. The service includes ongoing emergency food assistance for registered

participants. U S Government Low Income guidelines are used to determine eligibility. The program

distributes USDA commodities weekly. People receive a bag of food containing canned and packaged

goods, and perishable items such as produce and refrigerated food. People may come in every week, if

necessary.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Walk in for service during distribution hours. Documentation includes ID for everyone living in the

household, proof of income and address; ID for children may include immunization record, birth

certificate or school ID card.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

YMCA FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER - APEC

Agency AKA's: LA PUENTE VALLEY WELFARE, YMCA FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

751 N. Vineland Ave., Rm. 33

Torch Middle School

La Puente, CA 91746

(626) 931-2759 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for families and single people who live in Bassett,

Hacienda Heights, La Puente, Valinda and Walnut. When the Delhaven Community Center is open, the

agency refers people to that resource. When it is closed, the agency provides bread and bags of

groceries. The amount of assistance provided varies with family size. The groceries include enough

canned and packaged dried goods to last for one to two days. Infant formula and baby food may also

be available depending on donations. People may receive emergency assistance more than once

depending on their situation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

People may be referred by an agency or may call directly for services. People apply by phone only.

Staff may make a home visit to evaluate the need. ID is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

OPTIONS - STATE PRESCHOOL DIVISION

Agency AKA's: OPTIONS - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS

18455 Railroad St.

City of Industry, CA 91748

(626) 854-3449 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides child care and family service programs for people who live in portions of the San

Gabriel Valley and Northeast Los Angeles. This office administers all of the agency's programs which

include child care, child care information and referral, child care subsidies, a food program for child care

providers, and technical assistance. The geographic restrictions vary for each program.

The food program for child care providers offers subsidies to licensed day care services who provide

meals and snacks to children. These services are provided in Alhambra, Azusa, Baldwin Park, El

Monte, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South El Monte, Temple City, and

Whittier.

The child development centers provide a full day/full year child care program for children ages 3 to 5.

The program offers developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children including pre-math

activities, pre-reading activities, science, outdoor play, art, music, dramatic play, nutrition and parent

education. Families may qualify for a full or partial State subsidy by meeting the guidelines developed

by the Department of Education, Child Development Division. The Child Development Centers serve the

communities of Covina, Glendora, West Covina, Rowland Heights, and South Whittier.

The Head Start Division (see the separate entry) and the State Preschool Division provide a half day

preschool program for eligible families as well as a home based program for parents and their preschool

children.

Early Head Start programs are provided for children, age 0 to 3 years of age, who live in zip codes

91744, 97148, 91790, 91791, and 91792. The service area is currently restricted to these zip codes,

and there is a waiting list for service. The Early Head Start on-site program at the Renault St. EHS

Center provides parent-child activities for Infants, age 0 to 1; Wobblers, age 1 to 2; and Toddlers, age 2

to 3. There is is also an in-home component for special needs children and at-risk pregnant and

parenting women. The program emphasizes healthy living choices, smoking cessation and good

nutrition to promote healthy pregnancies and healthy births.

The Surround Care Division (see the separate entry) provides child care before and after regular school

hours for children ages 5 to 12. Full day care is provided during vacation periods. The Enrichment

program provides after school enrichment activities for elementary and middle school children.

Subsidies are also available for families with children, age 21 and younger, who have physical, mental,

emotional or developmental disabilities. Applicants must be referred by a doctor or an agency that can

verify the child's disability or cooperate in obtaining verification. This service is provided to residents of

Los Angeles County.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or for an appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

There are no fees for some services.

LA VERNE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2029 Bonita Ave.

La Verne, CA 91750

(866) 440-3374 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF MONTEREY PARK

Agency AKA's: FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF MONTEREY PARK

333 S. Garfield Ave.

Monterey Park, CA 91754

(626) 573-1240 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income residents of Monterey Park and neighboring

cities, including people who are undocumented or who are homeless. The program provides a bag of

groceries which contains non-perishable canned and packaged food. The amount of food provided

varies with family size but is usually enough to last two days. People are assisted once and then the

agency examines each case independently to determine if additional assistance is needed. Service

area includes Alhambra, Montebello and Monterey Park.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service; referrals are required. CADL, CAID, or a social security card for the head of

household is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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WEST SAN GABRIEL VALLEY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

Agency AKA's: MONTEREY PARK GIRLS AND BOYS CLUB

328 S. Ramona Ave.

Monterey Park, CA 91754

(626) 573-2831 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Summer Food Service Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The club provides youth services for youth ages six to 18 in Los Angeles County. Services include

camperships, community service clubs, smoking education/prevention, tutorial services, physical fitness,

computer classes, teen pregnancy prevention, and a summer lunch program. Age restrictions apply;

there are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; proof of age is required for children ages six to nine.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The school year membership fee of $25; the summer fees vary. Call for more information. Limited

financial assistance may be available.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

DOWNTOWN POMONA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Thomas Plaza

S. Thomas Plaza and N. Main St.

Pomona, CA 91766

(909) 469-1121 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

POMONA VALLEY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Garey Ave. and Pearl St.

Pomona, CA 91766

(626) 588-1112 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

BETHEL FOOD BANK OUTREACH

Agency AKA's: OPERATION REACH

1921 N. Garey Ave.

Pomona, CA 91767

(909) 629-0106 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in San Gabriel Valley and Pomona Valley,

including people who are homeless. Services are targeted to individuals, families, senior citizens and

disabled that are experiencing a financial crisis. Food packages provided includes staples, canned

goods, limited amounts of meat, dairy products and occasionally fruits and vegetables. The amount of

food varies with family size and should last four days. People may be assisted once every 35 days; one

package/address/household. Families with 6 or more individuals may receive 2 boxes every 35 days.

Services are restricted to San Gabriel Valley and Pomona Valley residents.

The agency is closed from middle of October to the middle of February to prepare for holiday services.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. An application is taken on the first visit for that year. Numbers are distributed on a

first-come, first-served basis; handicapped, disabled or frail elderly are served first. Two current forms

of ID, including one picture ID for the head of household; ID for all family members; and proof of

residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - POMONA

Agency AKA's:

490 E. La Verne Ave.

Pomona, CA 91767

(909) 623-1579 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(909) 623-1579 -202 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Food Vouchers, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides occasional emergency food assistance for families, couples and individuals who

are in Pomona zip codes 91711, 91766, 91767 and 91768, and La Verne, zip codes 91750, 91773,

91765 and 91749, including people who are homeless. The typical bag or box of groceries includes

canned goods, dry boxed foods, and meat (when available). Baby food is also provided when available.

People may apply for food four times per year, depending on individual circumstances. Vouchers for

meals are available one time only for people who are homeless.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. Picture ID for the head of the household, ID for all other family members, proof of

residence and proof of income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

INLAND VALLEY HOPE PARTNERS

Agency AKA's: INLAND VALLEY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES, POMONA VALLEY COUNCIL OF

CHURCHES

1753 N. Park Ave.

Pomona, CA 91768

(909) 622-3806 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(909) 622-3806 -234 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to anyone who resides in Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La

Verne, Montclair, Pomona, San Dimas and Walnut, including people who are homeless. Services

include formula/baby food, government surplus food distribution sites and occasional emergency food

assistance. Services are restricted to Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La Verne, Montclair, Pomona,

San Dimas and Walnut residents.

The program provides a bag or box of groceries which contains canned goods, cereal, powdered milk,

cheese, butter and beans to last three to five days. Infant formula and baby food are also provided,

depending on donations. The program also provides USDA surplus food every month to people whose

income is below the Federal Poverty Level. People may be assisted once every 30 days. The amount

of groceries provided varies with family size.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. ID for all family members,

proof of residence and proof of income are required. People who are homeless are required to provide

ID only. Homeless individuals must have been a resident of the particular city served prior to becoming

homeless.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

POMONA NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

Agency AKA's:

999 W. Holt Ave., Ste. D

Pomona, CA 91768

(909) 620-7691 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services for people who live in the Pomona Valley. Services

include clothing, community voicemail, and temporary mailing address. There are no geographic

restrictions.

The center permits homeless individuals to receive messages and mail at the agency.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

INLAND VALLEY HOPE PARTNERS - SAN DIMAS COMMUNITY CHURCH

Agency AKA's: INLAND VALLEY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES, POMONA VALLEY COUNCIL OF

CHURCHES

110 E. 3rd St. (in the back of the building)

San Dimas, CA 91773

(909) 622-3806 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to anyone who resides in Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La

Verne, Montclair, Pomona, San Dimas and Walnut, including people who are homeless. Services

include formula/baby food, government surplus food distribution sites and occasional emergency food

assistance. Services are restricted to Chino, Claremont, Diamond Bar, La Verne, Montclair, Pomona,

San Dimas and Walnut residents.

The program provides a bag or box of groceries which contains canned goods, cereal, powdered milk,

cheese, butter and beans to last three to five days. Infant formula and baby food are also provided,

depending on donations. The program also provides USDA surplus food every month to people whose

income is below the Federal Poverty Level. People may be assisted once every 30 days. The amount

of groceries provided varies with family size.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. ID for all family members,

proof of residence and proof of income are required. People who are homeless are required to provide

ID only. Homeless individuals must have been a resident of the particular city served prior to becoming

homeless.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SAN DIMAS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

E. Bonita Ave. and N. Walnut Ave.

San Dimas, CA 91773

(909) 581-4744 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

PEOPLE FOR PEOPLE FOOD PROGRAM

Agency AKA's:

1311 E. Las Tunas Dr.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

(626) 285-2549 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food, Occasional Emergency Food

Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income residents of the San Gabriel area, including

people who are undocumented and who are homeless. Services include occasional emergency food,

ongoing emergency food, and assistance with food stamp applications. Ongoing services are restricted

to Alhambra, Arcadia, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel and Temple City residents. There are no

geographic restrictions for one-time occasional emergency food.

The program provides bags of groceries which contain USDA surplus food, canned and packaged dried

goods and powdered milk. The amount of groceries varies with family size but is enough to last

approximately four days. Baby food and infant formula are usually available. People may receive

assistance once a month. Seniors 65 years and older who live independently may be assisted once per

month; groceries can be delivered to seniors who live in Rosemead if they are disabled with no

transportation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply; an appointment is required. Picture ID, social security card, CalFresh card (if applicable)

for the head of household, social security cards for all family members including children

(undocumented birth certificate is accepted), proof of income and a current utility bill are required.

A referral from 211 is required for occasional emergency food for individuals beyond the general service

area; service is provided one time only.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCES

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

SAN GABRIEL MISSION CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: CHRISTIAN SERVICE CENTER

254 1/2 S. Santa Anita

San Gabriel, CA 91776

(626) 289-5165 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people of all ages who live in the city of San

Gabriel, including homeless people. Services include occasional and ongoing emergency food

assistance. Services are available for single people, couples, and families, regardless of their religion,

source of income or citizenship. The contents of the bags vary but usually include staples such as

beans, rice and pasta; canned goods; and infant formula and baby food, if available. People should

have cooking facilities for the food. The amount of food provided varies according to family size and is

enough to last three days. People may register for ongoing assistance once per month. Services are

restricted to San Gabriel residents who live within San Gabriel Mission Parish.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information and availability of food. Program staff complete a form for all emergency food

applicants and make home visits when circumstances require ongoing services. People may apply

once a month. Picture ID or proof of address, such as a utility bill or rent receipt, is required from head

of household and other adults; people who do not have I.D are assisted one time only.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ST. ANTHONY'S CHRISTIAN SERVICE

Agency AKA's:

1901 S. San Gabriel Blvd.

San Gabriel, CA 91776

(626) 288-8912 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live within the parish boundaries, which are

Valley Blvd. on the North, Rosemead Blvd. on the East, Pomona Freeway on the South, and New Ave.

on the West. Services include formula/baby food and occassional emergency food assistance.

Services are restricted to parish boundaries.

Occasional emergency food assistance include bags of groceries that contain canned good, dried

packaged foods, powdered milk and bread.

Infant formula and baby food are available depending on donations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply; an appointment is required. Picture ID and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

TEMPLE CITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

9701 Las Tunas Dr.

City Hall parking lot

Temple City, CA 91780

(626) 422-1419 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

JACK NEWE'S CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1100 N. Grand Ave.

Mt. San Antonio College, Lot B

Walnut, CA 91789

(909) 630-6302 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

WALNUT VALLEY FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

382 N. Lemon Ave.

PMB 343

Walnut, CA 91789

(909) 594-3663 (Message/Answering Service)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in need who live in Walnut and Diamond Bar zip

codes 91765 and 91789. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance. Services are restricted

to Walnut and Diamond Bar zip codes 91765 and 91789 residents.

This program is unable to assist people who are homeless. People who are undocumented can be

assisted.

The program delivers bags of groceries which usually contain canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned

meat, and packaged dried foods such as macaroni and cheese, rice, and beans. The amount of

groceries varies with family size, but is enough to last approximately two weeks. People may be

assisted six times during a twelve month period.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. Clients leave name, address and phone number on a message recorder for staff to return

call and make arrangements to deliver food. ID is not required, but clients must live in the service area.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

WEST COVINA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1035 W. Covina Parkway

West Covina, CA 91790

(626) 338-8496 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

LIFE AT THE HEIGHTS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2370 S. Azusa Ave.

West Covina, CA 91792

(606) 622-0002 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

ALHAMBRA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

S. Monterey St. & East Bay State St.

Alhambra, CA 91801

(626) 570-5081 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located

in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved

by the county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the

California Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is

purchasing directly from the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles

County. There are no geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial

savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh

fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets

can be found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

OPTIONS - SURROUND CARE DIVISION

Agency AKA's: OPTIONS - CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS

304 S. First St.

Alhambra, CA 91801

(626) 284-9935 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides child care and family service programs for people who live in portions of the San

Gabriel Valley and Northeast Los Angeles. This office administers all of the agency's programs which

include child care, child care information and referral, child care subsidies, a food program for child care

providers, and technical assistance. The geographic restrictions vary for each program.

The food program for child care providers offers subsidies to licensed day care services who provide

meals and snacks to children. These services are provided in Alhambra, Azusa, Baldwin Park, El

Monte, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South El Monte, Temple City, and

Whittier.

The child development centers provide a full day/full year child care program for children ages 3 to 5.

The program offers developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children including pre-math

activities, pre-reading activities, science, outdoor play, art, music, dramatic play, nutrition and parent

education. Families may qualify for a full or partial State subsidy by meeting the guidelines developed

by the Department of Education, Child Development Division. The Child Development Centers serve the

communities of Covina, Glendora, West Covina, Rowland Heights, and South Whittier.

The Head Start Division (see the separate entry) and the State Preschool Division provide a half day

preschool program for eligible families as well as a home based program for parents and their preschool

children. Early Head Start programs are provided for children, age 0 to 3 years of age, who live in zip

codes 91744, 97148, 91790, 91791, and 91792. The service area is currently restricted to these zip

codes, and there is a waiting list for service. The Early Head Start on-site program at the Renault St.

EHS Center provides parent-child activities for Infants, age 0 to 1; Wobblers, age 1 to 2; and Toddlers,

age 2 to 3. There is is also an in-home component for special needs children and at-risk pregnant and

parenting women. The program emphasizes healthy living choices, smoking cessation and good

nutrition to promote healthy pregnancies and healthy births.

The Surround Care Division (see the separate entry) provides child care before and after regular school

hours for children ages 5 to 12. Full day care is provided during vacation periods. The Enrichment

program provides after school enrichment activities for elementary and middle school children.

Subsidies are also available for families with children, age 21 and younger, who have physical, mental,

emotional or developmental disabilities. Applicants must be referred by a doctor or an agency that can

verify the child's disability or cooperate in obtaining verification. This service is provided to residents of

Los Angeles County.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or for an appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for some services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


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Service Planning Area (SPA) 3

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

CITY OF LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - WILSHIRE FAMILYSOURCE

CENTER

Agency AKA's: CDD - HSFD

3910 Oakwood Ave.

Children's Bureau-Oakwood Family Resource Center

Los Angeles, CA 90004

(323) 953-7356 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The FamilySource centers provides emergency food programs for low-income families in the City of Los

Angeles. Services include occasional emergency food assistance and ongoing emergency food assistance.

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provides a weekly food pantry service at several center locations.

People may return for service once a month. Food includes basic commodities such as canned and bulk

food, cereal, and occasionally fresh produce and bread.

Enrollment for CalFresh EBT card can also be done at the time of the first food pantry visit. Staff from the

Regional Food Bank assist clients with application for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Progam, which

allows them to purchase additional food items in regular grocery stores.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Documentation requirements include ID for each family member; proof of residence such

as a utility bill; and proof of income such as a pay stub or letter from public assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

LARCHMONT VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

209 N. Larchmont Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90004

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PATHMALL SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's: TEEN CANTEEN

340 N. Madison Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90004

(323) 666-9987 (FAX) [Fax]

(323) 644-3500 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides travelers' assistance for people of all ages who are in transition in Los Angeles County.

Eligible applicants include military personnel, runaway youth, stranded travelers, people who are homeless, at

risk of being homeless, unemployed or victims of crime. Services case management, sack lunches, travelers'

assistance, and return to point of origin services. There are no geographic restrictions.

Travelers' assistance includes specialized information and referral about travel and transportation, such as

general directions and information about bus routes. The program assists people by contacting their family or

friends in an emergency or by arranging protective travel services for children, elderly people, or people who

have disabilities to help them get to their bus or plane during a layover. The program assists with family

reunification by offering a discount on Greyhound and Amtrak (if appropriate).

The program can provide brief case management services to connect people with needed resources or to

resolve immediate problems. Secondary services include restaurant vouchers based on need, and telephone

services. Through a joint project with AT&T the program enables homeless, runaway youth and stranded

travelers to make free calls to their home communities.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Spanish-speaking staff are available; staff also have access to interpreters who speak other languages.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Call or walk in to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PEOPLE ASSISTING THE HOMELESS

Agency AKA's: PATH REGIONAL HOMELESS CENTER (RHC), P. A. T. H. - PEOPLE ASSISTING THE

HOMELESS

340 N. Madison Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90004

(323) 644-2200 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(323) 644-2229 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services to homeless and at-risk people who live in Los Angeles

County. Income restrictions apply for some services; there are no geographic restrictions.

Services include case management, specialized information and referral, temporary mailing address, clothing,

haircuts, a hot lunch and shower facilities. Case management includes a needs assessment and referrals for

food, veterans services, shelter, housing and health services.

The PATH Hollywood shelter provides temporary shelter for pets of homeless shelter residents.

The PATHMall provides services from social service agencies all under one roof. The services available may

include case management, substance abuse counseling, a job center, mental health services, legal advocacy,

health care and a beauty salon. There is an on-site contract clinic for homeless people or people who have

no health insurance.

Contract clinic services include outpatient health services for uninsured, low-income Los Angeles County

residents of all ages, including General Relief recipients. It provides primary general medical care.

Applicant's household income must be at or below 134% of federal poverty guidelines, or who are GR

recipients.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for services. Line up for case management services; three to six tickets to be seen are handed out

each day.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's: APLA

611 S. Kingsley Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(866) 772-2365 (Service/Intake)

(213) 201-1600 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Special Diet Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides HIV/AIDS services for people of all ages who live in Los Angeles County. Services

include advocacy, bereavement support groups, case/care management, comprehensive outpatient

substance abuse treatment, crisis intervention, dental care, dental screenings, disease/disability information,

health education, health/disability related support groups, home health care, nutrition education, prescription

drugs for specific health conditions, psychodynamic therapy, special diet food and specialized information and

referral. There are no geographic restrictions for most services. The program provides advocacy and builds

awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS at all levels of government. The agency advocates for increased

funding for HIV/AIDS services and policy to improve the lives of those living with HIV. The program also

connects individuals with their elected officials and provides information on public policy issues.

Case/care management services provide integration of services for a client, based on an individualized

service plan. Clients may receive dental care; emergency food assistance from the agency's food pantry;

health education, and nutrition counseling; work services; and benefits assistance, as needed. The food

pantry, NOLP, offers special diet food that meet the dietary needs of people with HIV/AIDS. The program

also collaborates with other HIV/AIDS programs throughout the county to provide this special pantry service

for people living with HIV/AIDS. Call the designated number if information on NOLP hours and service

locations.

Mental health services include crisis intervention, assessment counseling, substance abuse prevention

assistance, and specialized referrals for additional services. Significant others of clients or people living with

HIV/AIDS may also apply for support and counseling; support groups are available. Adults and teens who

have HIV/AIDS who are involved with alcohol or drug abuse or who have a problem with any addictive

behavior, including eating or using sex addictively, may be involved in individual counseling and support

groups to deal with the addiction. Mutual peer support groups are provided for people with HIV/AIDS and their

families. Special groups for women are also available.

The center enrolls patients for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), which provides FDA-approved

HIV-related drugs at little or no cost to those who are eligible; call for more information.

Home health services include medical case management, psychosocial services and attendant care in the

home. Other services available to registered members of APLA include transportation to and from doctor's

appointments, bus passes, and treatment advocacy.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Spanish; Translation services for other languages may be available with advance notice.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply; applicants must have a documented diagnosis of HIV/AIDS and T.B. clearance and must

participate in an evaluation with case management staff. Visit the agency's Web Site at www.apla.org for

additional information and to download registration forms.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for most services. Dental fees are on a sliding scale starting from $0.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES - NECESSITIES OF LIFE PROGRAM

Agency AKA's: AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES - NECESSITIES OF LIFE PROGRAM, NOLP/APLA

611 S. Kingsley Dr.

David Geffen Center

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 201-1433 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food assistance for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Los

Angeles County. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance, and volunteer opportunities.

Services are restricted to Service Planning Areas (SPAs) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8.

The ongoing emergency food assistance service is a supplemental food assistance and nutrition education

program. Eligible participants have a monthly income of less than $1,395. During visits a variety of items such

as fresh produce, canned goods, dry goods, and protein items are recieved.

The program actively recruits volunteers to work with the food distribution program. Call for information.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Clients must provide proof of residency in Los Angeles County, proof of income, and a nutrition screening

completed by a dietician or medical provider at their own health care facility or have a signed nutrition

education form from AIDS Project Los Angeles.

First-time clients must provide a medical diagnosis form. Clients are required to re-enroll a year from their

enrollment date.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOPE-NET - FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

760 S. Westmoreland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 384-2151 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOPE-NET - FIRST UNITARIAN

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

2936 W. 8th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 389-1356 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOPE-NET - WILSHIRE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

634 S. Normandie Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 382-6337 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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ANGELICA LUTHERAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

1345 S. Burlington Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90006

(213) 382-6378 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Lines, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Los Angeles city zip codes 90006, 90015 and

90057, including people who are homeless or who are undocumented. Assistance consists of a one to two

day supply of canned goods, fruit and vegetables and staple food items. People may apply for assistance

weekly. Services are restricted to zip code 90006, 90015 and 90057 residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in service. No appointment is necessary; services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

CENTRO SANTO TOMAS

Agency AKA's: ST. THOMAS CENTER FOR THE NEEDY

2727 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90006

(323) 737-3325 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food and an on-going food program for people within parish boundaries; zip

codes 90006, parts of 90007 and 90019. Services include occasional and ongoing emergency food

assistance. Geographic restrictions apply.

Services are provided on the first three Saturdays of the month. People who are homeless or undocumented

are eligible for service. People who receive government assistance are served only in an emergency. Food

recipients may participate in the center's holiday assistance program.

Medical examination services are provided on a very limited basis by a volunteer physician during the food

distribution times.

The contents of the bag of groceries varies, but may include canned goods, staple food items, powered milk,

butter, and eggs. Occasionally, personal items such as soap are available. Each family receives about 50

lbs. of food. Individuals and families with fewer than three children may be served one time per month.

Families with three or more children may be served two times per month. People who live outside the service

area will be served one time only and be given a referral to a food agency closer to their residence.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Walk in for Service. ID for all family members and proof of residence are required. ID is not required for

homeless people. Each applicant is visited by the director to determine need. Intake and distribution hours

depend on the type of family served. Applicants are given a number as they arrive and food is distributed on a

first-come, first-served basis. There is no food distribution on fourth Saturday or the fifth Saturday when one

occurs.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HUNGER ACTION LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's:

961 S. Mariposa, Ste. 205

Los Angeles, CA 90006

(213) 388-8228 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Food Vouchers, Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides community action groups services to individuals in Los Angeles County. Services

include certificates/forms assistance for food stamps recipients, food vouchers for food stamp and SSI

recipients, and planning/coordinating/advisor groups on hunger issues. There are no geographic restrictions.

Services include monthly open community meetings to improve nutrition and end hunger in Los Angeles. The

public is invited. The program provides direct services through a food voucher program and CalFresh

enrollment assistance and advocacy.

The Veggie Voucher program is restricted to recipients of CalFresh (SNAP), recipients of SSI, and recipients

of WIC. Vouchers are honored only at the Adams/Vermont Farmers' Market and Long Beach Downtonw

Farmers Market. The program gives eligible benefits recipients $5 worth of vouchers in exchange for their

spending $5 at the Farmers' Markets. The vouchers can be obtained one to two times a month at the Market.

The program runs April through September on the Wednesday market day.

The CalFresh Assistance program provides certificates/forms assistance to applicants for the SNAP program.

Group volunteers help people understand eligibility requirements; handle mail-in applications; and advocate

for individuals with DPSS if a problem arises wth someone's CalFresh case.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information about monthly meetings - days and locations may change; call to make an appointment

for the Veggie Voucher program; or call to learn more about CalFresh application eligibilty trainings. To

qualify for the Veggie Vouchers, people must bring their EBT card, their WIC membership card or their SSI

award letter. Information on the group's programs is also available on their web site www.hungeractionla.org

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY LOS ANGELES KOREAN CORPS

Agency AKA's: SALVATION ARMY KOREAN SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER, KOREAN CORPS

933 S. Hoover St.

Los Angeles, CA 90006

(213) 480-0714 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Brown Bag Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides services for senior citizens who live in Los Angeles County. Services are targeted, but

not restricted to the Korean community. Services include counseling, ESL classes, a brown bag food

program, donation pick-up, translation services, transportation and visiting at convalescent homes and

hospitals. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for most services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ARTS DISTRICT LITTLE TOKYO CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

200 N. Spring Street.

L.A. City Hall, South Lawn

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(323) 660-8660 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

CATHEDRAL OF OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS CHARITIES PROGRAM

Agency AKA's: CATHEDRAL CHARITIES

555 W. Temple St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 680-5231 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for families with children in the greater City of Los Angeles

area. Services include occasional and ongoing emergency food assistance. The service area is the general

Cathedral boundaries, which include L A City zip codes: 90005, 90006, 90007, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90015,

90017, 90021, 90026, 90029, 90031, 90032, 90033, 90042, 90057, 90065 and 90071. Geographic

restrictions apply.

The amount of food varies with the size of the family and level of income. The program will determine on a

case by case basis how often a family is eligible to receive groceries. The center provides daily sack lunches

five days per week to surrounding community providers.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

An appointment is not required. First time applicants are required to bring ID for all adult family members;

birth certificates for children 18 years and younger; proof of residence, including a rental contract or lease, a

current rent receipt and a utility bill; and proof of income. A current rent receipt from an applicable zip code to

be presented each time the family comes for assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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KOREISHA CHUSHOKU KAI

Agency AKA's:

244 S. San Pedro St., Rm. 408

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 680-9173 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides home delivered meals primarily for people of Japanese descent age 60 and older who

live in the Little Tokyo (Los Angeles 90012) and Los Angeles zip code 90033 and 90063 areas. Home

delivered meals are provided for adults age 60 and older who are ill, have a disability, or who are frail elderly;

whose ability to leave home is limited; and who are unable to shop or cook for themselves. The program

delivers one meal per day, five days per week. No meals are available on the weekend. The meal delivered

is primarily Japanese and the agency is unable to accommodate special diets.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the center to apply for the service. The agency screens applicants in their homes, to determine eligibility.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The suggested donation is $2.00 per meal.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


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Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

OUR LADY QUEEN OF ANGELS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's: LA PLACITA CHURCH

535 N. Main St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 629-3101 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing

Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food for anyone in Los Angeles 90012. The program serves families and

seniors, ages 55 and older. Services include groceries and a meal. People who live outside of 90012 are

given emergency groceries on a one-time only basis and referred to a resource in their area. Services are

targeted, but not restricted, to the Spanish-speaking community.

The program provides occasional and ongoing emergency food assistance for people who have cooking

facilities. It provides a week's supply of groceries that includes staples such as rice, beans, butter, flour,

powdered milk and bread. Canned and packaged dried goods, infant formula and baby food are occasionally

available. The amount of groceries given varies with family size. The frequency people are served is

determined on a case-by-case basis and may range from weekly to monthly.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To apply for ongoing emergency food assistance, specialists call to verify availability of food and arrange for

same day assistance during the intake hours. Picture ID for the head of household and proof of residence,

such as a utility or rent receipt, are required. Program staff interview applicants to assess their need and

determine how often they can receive assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

UNION STATION

Agency AKA's: TEEN CANTEEN

800 N. Alameda St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(323) 644-2283 (Administrative)

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides travelers' assistance for people of all ages who are in transition in Los Angeles County.

Eligible applicants include military personnel, runaway youth, stranded travelers, people who are homeless, at

risk of being homeless, unemployed or victims of crime. Services case management, sack lunches, travelers'

assistance, and return to point of origin services. There are no geographic restrictions.

Travelers' assistance includes specialized information and referral about travel and transportation, such as

general directions and information about bus routes. The program assists people by contacting their family or

friends in an emergency or by arranging protective travel services for children, elderly people, or people who

have disabilities to help them get to their bus or plane during a layover. The program assists with family

reunification by offering a discount on Greyhound and Amtrak (if appropriate).

The program can provide brief case management services to connect people with needed resources or to

resolve immediate problems. Secondary services include restaurant vouchers based on need, and telephone

services. Through a joint project with AT&T the program enables homeless, runaway youth and stranded

travelers to make free calls to their home communities.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Spanish-speaking staff are available; staff also have access to interpreters who speak other languages.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Call or walk in to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ANNE DOUGLAS CENTER OF THE LOS ANGELES MISSION

Agency AKA's: CITY LIGHT WOMEN'S OUTREACH PROGRAMS

310 Winston St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 614-0743 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(213) 629-1227 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides personal goods for homeless people in Los Angeles County. Services include diapers,

formula/baby food and personal/grooming needs for women. Applicants can receive diapers two times per

week; the child who requires diapers must be present to receive service. Baby food may also be available,

depending on donations. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

DOWNTOWN WOMEN'S CENTER

Agency AKA's:

442 S. San Pedro St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 213-6130761 (Service/Intake)

(213) 680-0600 (Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for homeless women in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. Services

are targeted, but not restricted, to single women. Soup kitchen services include a light breakfast, a hot lunch

and afternoon snacks. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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EMMANUEL BAPTIST RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

530 E. Fifth St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 626-4681 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to anyone, including people who are undocumented. Service includes

a hot meal. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to homeless men who are in the Skid Row area of

downtown Los Angeles. People may receive assistance as often as needed. Attendance in a religious

service is required to receive a meal. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in during intake hours. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

FRED JORDAN MISSION

Agency AKA's: AMERICAN SOUL CLINIC

445 Towne Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(626) 915-1981 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack

Lunches/Dinners, Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to anyone in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles, including

people who are undocumented. Services include groceries and a hot meal. Attendance at a religious service

is required to receive the hot meal, but not for the groceries. Services are held in English and in Spanish.

People may apply for assistance as often as necessary. There are no geographic restrictions.

Groceries (Emergency Food Bags) consist of a two to three-day supply of packaged goods and fresh

produce. The amount given varies with family size. Infant formula and baby food are sometimes available

depending on donations. The soup kitchen serves lunch. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for food services. People must attend a religious service to receive the hot meal. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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LOS ANGELES MISSION

Agency AKA's:

303 E. 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 629-1227 -393 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(213) 629-1227 -301 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides a hot meal for anyone in Los Angeles County who attends a mandatory chapel service.

Services include meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The mission primarily serves homeless people in the

Skid Row area of Los Angeles. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. People line up at meal times. ID is not required. People line up as early as 30 minutes

before the meals are served.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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PERSHING SQUARE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


532 S. Olive St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY HARBOR LIGHT CENTER

Agency AKA's: HARBOR LIGHT CENTER

809 E. 5th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 626-4786 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The center provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles. The center's soup kitchen provides a lunch

and dinner for individuals, couples and families. An optional chapel service is offered before each meal.

There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in for Service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

UNION RESCUE MISSION

Agency AKA's:

545 S. San Pedro St.

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 347-6300 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(800) 833-0078 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The mission provides a soup kitchen for anyone in the downtown Los Angeles area. Service is a lunch-time

meal, open daily. There are separate times for men and for women. Guest women are served from 12:00pm

to 1:00pm; guest men are served 2:00pm and 2:30pm. There are no geographic restrictions.

During the time before the lunch, and for a short time after (12:00pm to 3:00pm) the courtyard is open for

hygiene services, classes and speakers.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meals.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

MIDNIGHT MISSION

Agency AKA's:

601 S. San Pedro St.

Los Angeles, CA 90014

(888) 624-9258 (Service/Intake)

(213) 624-9258 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(213) 624-9258 -1243 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The mission provides emergency food for people in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles. It operates

a soup kitchen which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are two seatings for lunch and dinner; people

who miss the first seating and who are outside the building are seated immediately after the first group. There

are no geographic restrictions.

The mission recruits, trains, and utilizes volunteers to serve hot meals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in and line up during intake hours. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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TOTAL FAMILY SUPPORT CLINIC - LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's:

830 S. Olive St.

Los Angeles, CA 90014

(213) 213-0581 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food assistance for individuals who live in Los Angeles County. Services

include occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. There are no

geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for and receive service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PTA TENTH DISTRICT

Agency AKA's: PTSA TENTH DISTRICT, PTA TENTH DISTRICT AND CENTRAL VISION AND DENTAL

CLINICS

1000 Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 745-7114 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(213) 745-7502 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food services for families who are referred by local PTA school personnel.

Services include occasional emergency food assistance. Geographic restrictions apply; to be eligible, the

family must be living in PTA District 10 or 31.

Some flexibility exists for cases of extreme hardship; however service is usually limited to schools that are in

good standing with PTA.

Families that are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to purchase enough food may apply for

emergency food assistance through the local school. The program supplies enough canned goods to last

each family member for three days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Families apply through school personnel at the local school. The referral is forwarded to the PTA District

office and a referral to World Harvest Food Bank is provided.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for the referral to emergency food.

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SALVATION ARMY - LOS ANGELES FAMILY SERVICES OFFICE

Agency AKA's:

906 Francisco St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 438-0933 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Brown Bag Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for homeless individuals and for low-income families in Los Angeles.

The service includes an ongoing emergency food program that provides a bag of groceries at intake and

every three months thereafter. A typical bag of food may include dry boxed goods such as cereal, bread, and

canned goods The amount varies with family size. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to check for food availability. ID is required for adults; birth certificates or medical record cards are

accepted for children; proof of income is required for families. People may bring SSI or welfare benefits

letters as proof of income. Ongoing participants should call to verify availability of food.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ST. FRANCIS CENTER - LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's:

1835 S. Hope St.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 747-5347 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Brown Bag Food Programs, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Sack

Lunches/Dinners, Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for families who are in downtown Los Angeles, including people who

are homeless. Services include brown bag food programs, occasional emergency food assistance, sack

lunches/dinners and soup kitchens. Service area is bounded by 9th Street on the north; Adams Blvd. on the

south; Hoover on the west; and Central on the east. There is also a small service area in 90007 bounded by

Olympic on the north; Adams on the south; Hoover on the west; and Central on the east. Service is restricted

to the service areas for groceries; there are no geographic restrictions for meals.

The program provides a bag of groceries for families. Food items include canned and dried goods. People

who reside outside the service area are served once only and then referred to an agency in their area. A

brown bag program is also available for seniors; the program provides groceries for adults 65 years and older.

The program provides hot breakfast three days per week for homeless individuals, single men and single

women. Sack lunches are available five days per week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply; an appointment is required; 211 referrals for emergency food, call with client's name and

number of family members. ID, proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Seniors may walk in to register for the brown bag program; proof of age and proof of residence are required

for the brown bag program.

Walk in for meals and sack lunches. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

WORLD HARVEST FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

1014 W. Venice Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90015

(213) 746-2227 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Food Outlets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food services to individuals who live in Los Angeles County. Services

include food donation programs, animal food, and ongoing emergency food service. There are no geographic

restrictions.

Types of food available includes canned food, dry goods, frozen foods (meat, burritos, frozen dinners), dairy

products, organic produce.

Dog and cat food are also available.

The agency sells food vouchers to organizations or individuals to give to clients or friends who are in need of

food. The vouchers are for use at World Harvest only.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for and receive service. No identification is required to receive service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is a requested $30 donation or work for service (4 hours of work); after the first $30 fee, the client

receives a coupon book worth a discount of $5 on subsequent visits.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

S. Figueroa and W. 7th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90017

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Agency AKA's:

Los Angeles Unified School District

333 S. Beaudry Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Service Types: Summer Food Service Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food through the Summer Food Service Program in Los Angeles County,

including Los Angeles City parks and recreation centers. Services include lunches and snacks for youth ages

1 through 18 at various sites. The goal of the program is to ensure children receive at least one nutritious and

balanced meal per day when school is not in session. The program will operates June through September.

People with disabilities 19 years and older can also participate as long as they are in enrolled in a school or a

private, non-profit formal program. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's:

1809 West Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90019

(323) 935-5204 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Lines, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides occasional emergency food assistance for people live within the church boundaries,

including people who are undocumented or homeless. The service area includes portions of Los Angeles zip

codes 90016, 90018 and 90019; it is bounded to the north by Pico Blvd., to the south by Jefferson Blvd., to

the east by Fifth Ave., and to the west by La Brea Ave. The church serves people from outside of the service

area when resources allow.

Groceries include a 4 to 5 day supply of USDA surplus, powdered milk, canned and dried goods. The amount

of food varies according to family size. People may apply for assistance monthly.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Picture ID for head of household is required; proof of income and proof of residence are

requested, but not required. Service is on a first-come, first-served basis. In special circumstances, the

church will deliver food to people who lack transportation or who are homebound.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

RAV TOV COMMITTEE TO AID NEW IMMIGRANTS

Agency AKA's: HAYIM TOVIM ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE

1061 S. Fairfax Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90019

(323) 937-5646 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(323) 864-7021 (Message/Answering Service)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides ongoing emergency food assistance for low-income people in Los Angeles. The

program serves single men and women, couples and families. To be eligible, the person's income must be no

greater than 150% of federal poverty guidelines. There are no geographic restrictions,.

The bag of groceries contains primarily canned goods, and fresh fruit and vegetables when available. The

amount of food given varies with family size. The program can accommodate special diets such as low salt or

renal restrictions; and can provide Kosher food.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREAn appointment is preferred, however, people may walk in for service.

Documentation includes ID and proof of income such as a public benefits letter. People may also self-certify

that they receive public benefits or qualify for service based on federal poverty guidelines.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

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HOPE-NET - ISLAMIC CENTER

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

434 S. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90020

(213) 382-9200 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family. Sack

lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened canned

meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOPE-NET - WILSHIRE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

309 S. Oxford St.

Community Center

Los Angeles, CA 90020

(213) 387-5387 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

KOREAN AMERICAN FAMILY SERVICE CENTER INC

Agency AKA's: KOREAN FAMILY COUNSELING AND LEGAL ADVICE CENTER

3727 W. 6th St., #320

Los Angeles, CA 90020

(213) 389-6755 (Service/Intake)

(888) 979-3800 (Hotline/Talkline/Warmline) [Voice]

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides youth services for Korean youth ages 14 through 17 in Los Angeles County. Services

include adult/child mentoring programs, child and adult care food programs, communication training,

leadership development, school readiness programs, and youth enrichment programs. Age restrictions apply;

there are no geographic restrictions.

The youth enrichment program includes effective communication, leadership development, time

management, resume writing, and summer/temporary job planning.

A school readiness program is available for Korean immigrant parents and their pre-kindergarten children.

The program includes seminars, school visits, and field trips to familiarize families with the local school

system. Participating children also take part in safety field trips to raise awareness on emergencies and how

to respond to them.

The agency works with licensed family day care homes and child care centers to provide nutrition education

and healthy snacks and meals that meet national nutritional standards. Participating centers are reimbursed

for food costs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Fees are set on a sliding scale that starts at $0; no one is turned away due to inability to pay.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PATHWAYS

Agency AKA's: CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES - CHILD CARE RESOURCE AND REFERRAL, CHILD

AND FAMILY SERVICES - CONSULTANT NETWORK, CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

3550 W. Sixth St., Ste. 500

Los Angeles, CA 90020

(888) 922-4453 (Service/Intake)

(213) 427-2700 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides child care services for children age 18 months to five years who live in Los Angeles

County. Services include child and adult care food programs, child care centers, child care providers, child

care provider training, child care subsidies, organizational development and management services, parenting

skills classes, and preschools. Geographic restrictions apply to some services.

Services include early intervention services for developmental delays; parenting seminars; and technical

assistance to child care providers.

The West Hollywood State Preschool location, provides child care for children, age 2.5 years through 5 years.

The Child Development Center - Eagle Rock provides child care for children 18 months to 5 years.

Child care subsidies are available to qualifying low-income families receiving child care in the areas of Beverly

Hills, Chinatown, Downtown, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Highland Park, Hollywood, Koreatown, Little Tokyo, Los

Feliz, Mid-City, Silverlake and West Hollywood.

Provider trainings are available on the topic of child care. Technical assistance for child care providers,

preschools, and groups interested in becoming licensed child care providers.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or to apply for any service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for most services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

CHRISTIAN FOOD CENTER

Agency AKA's:

1101 E. Washington Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

(800) 798-7099 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(213) 741-0213 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Food Outlets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people who live in Los Angeles County. Service

includes ongoing emergency food. The program provides 200 pounds of food, which includes canned goods,

frozen meat, beans, rice, pasta, bread, cereal, milk, fruits and vegetables. The amount of food does not vary

according to family size. People may apply for assistance once per week. There are no geographic

restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food. Proof of income is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The initial membership fee is $10.00. Weekly fees for emergency food is $25.00.

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HOSPITALITY FREE KITCHEN

Agency AKA's: HIPPY KITCHEN

821 E. 6th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

(213) 614-9615 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who are in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless or undocumented. Service includes a hot lunch. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

There are no geographic restrictions.

The program also provides volunteer opportunities. Volunteers assist in preparation, serving and clean-up

duties.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service.

Call or walk in for volunteer opportunities; groups of 3 or more required an appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

WEINGART CENTER ASSOCIATION

Agency AKA's: HOMELESS ACCESS CENTER - WEINGART CENTER

501-515 E. Sixth St.

Los Angeles, CA 90021

(213) 627-9000 (Administrative) [Voice]

(213) 689-2224 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Banks/Food Distribution Warehouses

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides homeless support services through the Hope Row Resource Center for people of all

ages who live primarily in the downtown Skid Row area. Services include case management, a community

voice mail, general legal aid, housing search and information, specialized information and referral, mail and

message services, remedial math and reading classes, a Veterans Administration representative, legal rights

assistance for homeless families, and certificate/forms assistance. Income restrictions apply for some

services; there are no geographic restrictions.

The Community Voice Mail Programs provides free voicemail service to people without phones seeking jobs,

housing, healthcare, safety, etc.

HIV counseling is provided for residential program participants who test positive for HIV.

Veterans services include case management, veterans benefits assistance, and specialized information and

referral services.

General legal aid services are provided by staff from the Inner City Law Center.

The certificate/forms assistance is provided by the Hope Resource Center. It provides application assistance

for Social Security, Disability, Retirement and Medicare for individuals, homeless individuals, families with

children who have special needs and individuals with special needs. The program also assist with

applications for ID's other than a Drivers License and birth certificates. Vouchers are provided to pay for the

ID and birth certificate.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service; Clients who want to donate automobiles and real estate can email kim@weingart.org. For

the certificate/forms assistance for Social Security Benefits Assistance Program people can walk in or call for

an appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

DREAM CENTER

Agency AKA's:

2301 Bellevue Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(213) 273-7021 (Service/Intake)

(213) 273-7042 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Food Lines

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The center sponsors emergency food programs for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. The

services include a food line and ongoing emergency food assistance. There are no geographic restrictions.

The Wednesday food giveaway program is for anyone in the community. The program distributes groceries

and fresh fruit, depending on donations. People are asked to line up early (around 10:00am) as it is heavily

attended. Recipients get 7 to 8 bags of food, and are encouraged to bring a cart or shopping basket to hold

the bags.

The Food Truck is an emergency food program which specifically targets low-income individuals and families.

The mobile food program visits 29 locations, five days per week. The sites are not advertised to prevent

misuse of the program. Food items are USDA government surplus food with additional items such as

produce and other fresh foods, as donations permit. People self-certify their income level to qualify. There

are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for the weekly food line. Tickets are distributed based on the amount of food available.

Call the desigated phone to apply for the Food Truck service. A voice mail message may be left for a return

call. The caller will be given the site closest to their location and the pick up time. No ID is required. People

register by signing in and self certifying that they meet low-income guidelines.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Food Truck services are free.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ECHO PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

W. Sunset Blvd. and Logan St.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SILVERLAKE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

3700 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(323) 661-7771 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SILVERLAKE TUESDAY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1500 Griffith Park Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(213) 413-7770 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ST. ANTHANASIUS AND ST. PAUL

Agency AKA's:

840 Echo Park Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90026

(213) 482-2040 -205 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government

Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless or undocumented. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance for low-income people

and seniors in Los Angeles County. There are no geographic restrictions.

The church provides a bag or box of groceries which contains enough canned and frozen foods, dried goods

and USDA food product to last 2 weeks. The amount of food provided varies with family size. Infant formula

and baby food are sometimes available depending on donations. People may receive assistance once per

week.

The program also provides a food program for seniors 60 years and older once per month. A bag of groceries

containing juice, cereal, canned milk, bread and other items is provided.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. Applicants line up for assistance prior to intake hours. ID, proof of residence and proof

income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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BETHANY EMERGENCY CENTER

Agency AKA's: BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH

4975 Sunset Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90027

(213) 304-2503 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people in the Hollywood and Los Angeles areas,

including people who are homeless and persons who are undocumented. The program provides groceries

consisting of USDA surplus food products such as canned and packaged dried goods; staples such as flour,

rice and beans; and occasionally, baby food and formula. People may be served once a month; homeless

people may be served every two weeks. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is no fee for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

BIENESTAR HUMAN SERVICES - HOLLYWOOD

Agency AKA's: BIENESTAR LATINO AIDS PROJECT, GAY AND LESBIAN LATINOS UNIDOS

4955 W. Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 660-9680 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides ongoing emergency food assistance for low-income people with HIV or AIDS. Services

are targeted, but not restricted, to the Spanish,-speaking community; and are offered at the East Los Angeles

location only. Clients must be involved in a case management program in order to be eligible. Income

restrictions apply; there are no geographic restrictions.

The program provides groceries twice per month for people with HIV or AIDS and their dependent families.

Monthly income for a one-person household cannot exceed $745. Groceries include canned and dried

goods, fresh produce and meats, and Latino foods. The program also provides personal hygiene and

household supplies such as shampoo, razors and paper goods.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A referral is required. Case managers call to schedule an appointment for their clients.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOPE-NET - MT. HOLLYWOOD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

4607 Prospect Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 663-6577 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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HOPE-NET - SILVERLAKE COMMUNITY CHURCH

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

2930 Hyperion Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 663-3151 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family. Sack

lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened canned

meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

4800 Hollywood Blvd.

Barnsdall Art Park

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

4814 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 463-3171 (Information Only)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

LOS FELIZ VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1825 N. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90027

(323) 272-9171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HOLLYWOOD

Agency AKA's:

6054 Yucca St.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 463-7161 -270 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the city of Hollywood, including people who are

homeless. Services include a soup kitchen. There are no geographic restrictions. The hot lunch is provided

Wednesday and Sunday. The program does not require documentation.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required for the meal.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

FOOD ON FOOT

Agency AKA's:

1625 N. Schrader Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(310) 442-0088 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people of all ages in Los Angeles County. Services include a

weekly meal and clothing. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program provides a weekly meal for people that includes a hot chicken meal with corn, rice and tortillas, a

granola bar, crackers, baby carrots, an apple, orange and banana, bread, water and milk for children. The

program also provides clothing, shoes and blankets, based on availability.

The agency has a Work for Food program where individuals demonstrate reliable work habits and join a team

of workers that clean local shopping centers and other areas in Hollywood during the week in exchange for

additional food gift cards. Participants are ultimately encouraged to use their skills to obtain employment that

the agency has found after they leave the program.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Volunteers who speak Spanish may be available.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOLLYWOOD CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1500 Ivar Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

HOLLYWOOD FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

Ivar Ave. and Selma Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 463-3171 (Information Only)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions. These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a

substantial savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include

fresh fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

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HOLLYWOOD UNITED METHODIST FOOD PANTRY

6817 Franklin Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 874-2104 (Administrative) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone in the Hollywood area. Service include sack lunches.

Service is targeted, but not restricted, to Hollywood area residents. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

MY FRIEND'S PLACE

Agency AKA's:

5850 Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(888) 968-8450 (Service/Intake and Hotline) [Voice]

(323) 908-0011 -100 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides runaway services for youth ages 12 through 17 who are in the Hollywood area.

Services include certificates/forms assistance, clothing, runaway/homeless youth counseling, sack

lunches/dinners, specialized information and referral, telephone facilities, and temporary mailing addresses.

Services are targeted, but not restricted, to youth in the Hollywood area. There are no geographic

restrictions.

Certificates and forms assistance includes assistance with obtaining birth certificates, ID's, and social security

cards. Legal counseling is provided twice per week by attorneys from Public Counsel.

Lunches and snack are provided once a day; individuals may come every day.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Staff assist in obtaining ID's, social security cards and birth certificates if necessary.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

The program provides homeless support services for people 12 through 24 years who are in the

Hollywood area. Services include certificates and forms assistance, clothing, sack lunches/dinners,

specialized information and referral, and temporary mailing addresses. Services are targeted, but not

restricted, to people in the Hollywood area. There are no geographic restrictions.

Certificates and forms assistance includes assistance with obtaining birth certificates, ID's, and social security

cards. Legal counseling is provided once a week by attorneys from Public Counsel.

Specialized information and referral is provided and includes referrals for medical services, shelters and

additional support services. A mobile health clinic is available weekly; this service is provided by Children's

Hospital and Saban Free Clinic.

A meals and a snack are provided daily; individuals may come every day.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service, or to get a lunch or dinner. Proof of age is required; ID cards and drivers licenses are

accepted. Staff assist in obtaining ID's, social security cards and birth certificates if necessary.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PEOPLE ASSISTING THE HOMELESS - HOLLYWOOD CENTER

Agency AKA's: PATH REGIONAL HOMELESS CENTER (RHC), P. A. T. H. - PEOPLE ASSISTING THE

HOMELESS

5627 Fernwood Ave.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 960-3333 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services to homeless and at-risk people who live in Los Angeles

County. Income restrictions apply for some services; there are no geographic restrictions.

Services include case management, specialized information and referral, temporary mailing address, clothing,

haircuts, a hot lunch and shower facilities. Case management includes a needs assessment and referrals for

food, veterans services, shelter, housing and health services.

The PATH Hollywood shelter provides temporary shelter for pets of homeless shelter residents.

The PATHMall provides services from social service agencies all under one roof. The services available may

include case management, substance abuse counseling, a job center, mental health services, legal advocacy,

health care and a beauty salon. There is an on-site contract clinic for homeless people or people who have

no health insurance.

Contract clinic services include outpatient health services for uninsured, low-income Los Angeles County

residents of all ages, including General Relief recipients. It provides primary general medical care.

Applicant's household income must be at or below 134% of federal poverty guidelines, or who are GR

recipients.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for services. Line up for case management services; three to six tickets to be seen are handed out

each day.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY - THE WAY IN

Agency AKA's: THE WAY IN TEEN CENTER, WAY IN, THE

5939 Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 469-2946 (Service/Intake and Hotline) [Voice]

(800) 843-9294 (Service/Intake and Hotline) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides runaway services for youth 12 to 17 years who are in the Hollywood area. Services

include a drop-in center, an outreach program and referrals to other programs. Services are restricted to

youth in the Hollywood area.

The drop-in center provides case management, counseling, five evening meals per week, shower facilities,

clothing, bus tokens, telephone services and access to other programs. The program also provides family

reunification which involves phone contact and mediation between youth and family.

The outreach program targets youth 12 to 21 years. Outreach workers from the center establish contact with

youth on the streets and provide information about the drop-in center and make referrals to social service and

health agencies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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SOCIAL SERVICES AT BLESSED SACRAMENT INC

Agency AKA's: CHURCH OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT, BLESSED SACRAMENT SOCIAL SERVICES

6636 Selma Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 871-8042 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the Hollywood area. Services include breakfast in the

morning, a brunch on Wednesday and hot lunches. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to people who

are homeless. Service is restricted to people in the Hollywood area.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES OF LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

6605 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 220

Hollywood, CA 90028

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(323) 463-3171 -23 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

GREATER WEST HOLLYWOOD FOOD COALITION - MEAL SITE

Agency AKA's: GREATER WEST HOLLYWOOD FOOD COALITION-ADMINISTRATION

Sycamore Ave. & Romaine St.

West Hollywood, CA 90038

(323) 462-7055 (Administrative)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles County, including people who are homeless

or undocumented. Service includes a daily hot meal. The program can serve up to 200 people daily.

Clothing, blankets and sleeping bags are also available, depending on donations. There are no geographic

restrictions.

The program also accepts food donations from organizations and restaurants.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. People are given a ticket for that day's meal. ID is not required. People may be asked to

sign in their name, age, and gender, but are not required to provide verifying information.

For people who would like to make a food donation, call the food donation program for information and to

make arrangements.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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L A GAY AND LESBIAN CENTER - JEFF GRIFFITH YOUTH CENTER

Agency AKA's: GAY AND LESBIAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER - YOUTH TALK LINE, GAY AND

LESBIAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER - KRUKS-TILSNER YOUTH

7051 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

(323) 993-7501 (Service/Intake)

(323) 461-8163 (Hotline/Talkline/Warmline)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food primarily for bisexual, lesbian and gay street youth ages 15 to 23 who

are in the Hollywood area. The service is a soup kitchen that provides two meals a day on a first-come, firstserved

basis. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREWalk in at meal time. There is a brief intake interview during which ID and

proof of age are requested.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PROJECT ANGEL FOOD

922 Vine St.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

(323) 845-1800 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(323) 845-1816 (Service/Intake)

(800) 761-8889 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides home-delivered meals for people of all ages living with HIV/AIDS and people who have

serious illnesses who are homebound. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program delivers frozen meals and then transport them to enrolled client's homes.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for intake. People must provide proof of diagnosis of HIV/AIDS or other serious illness(es). The project

accepts referrals and intakes from physicians, social workers, and significant others.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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SOVA FOOD PANTRY AND RESOURCE CENTER - METRO

Agency AKA's: SOVA FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM

1140 N. La Brea Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90038

(818) 988-7682 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for people with low income, who live in or near West

Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and in the San Fernando Valley. Services include formula/baby food,

occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. The agency serves

anyone, including people who are undocumented, homeless or who receive public assistance. Services are

targeted, but not restricted to West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley residents. There

are no geographic restrictions. Emergency food includes a four to five day supply of canned and packaged

food, bread, produce, and often, meat and dairy. Kosher, vegetarian, low salt and low sugar foods are

available for those who request them. Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Farsi, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish is spoken at the pantries based on availability; Spanish is

spoken at the administrative office.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply; first time applicants should arrive half an hour before the pantry opens. Bring an official

picture ID for all adult family members; birth certificates are required for children.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ATWATER VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

3250 Glendale Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90039

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ATWATER VILLAGE FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

3250 Glendale Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90039

(323) 463-3171 (Information Only)

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

EAGLE ROCK SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Agency AKA's: EAGLE ROCK 7TH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH - CELEBRATE RECOVERY

2322 Merton Ave.

Eagle Rock, CA 90041

(323) 257-5803 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The church provides emergency food to people who live in Los Angeles County. Services include soup

kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The hot dinner is available for any one. There is a short devotional before dinner but attendance is not

required for the meal.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal. No ID is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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OLD LOS ANGELES CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Avenue 58 and Figueroa

Los Angeles, CA 90042

(323) 255-5030 (Service/Intake) [Other]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


AID FOR AIDS INC

Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

Agency AKA's: AFA

8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 200

West Hollywood, CA 90046

(323) 656-1107 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides financial assistance for very low-income people living with AIDS, and who are unable to

work because of the HIV disease, in Los Angeles County. Services include food vouchers, gas service

payment assistance, moving expense assistance, and rent payment assistance. Geographic restrictions vary

from program to program.

AFA financial grants are intended to provide limited help supplementing existing income or provide assistance

while waiting for government assistance. Expenses such as move-in expenses, rent, food vouchers,

transportation and utility bills may be covered. In addition, free vitamins are provided through participating

pharmacies.

All programs require documentation, and grant amounts vary per program. Housing and utility bill grants are

paid directly to the landlords/mortgage holders and utility companies.

The Keep It Fresh food voucher program provides food vouchers. Eligible individuals may receive up to $60

of groceries (Family units may vary) once a month for either 6 months or 1 year in duration. Currently, there

is a waiting list that lasts about 6 months to 1 year.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in or call for an application. The following documentation is required in all programs: Picture ID,

application form, diagnosis of HIV disease signed by a California certified physician, rent agreement, proof of

employment, proof of residence, and proof of income.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

CHABAD RUSSIAN SYNAGOGUE AND JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's: CHABAD RUSSIAN COMMUNITY CENTER

7636 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90046

(323) 848-2999 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to Russian Jewish immigrants and anyone in need in the West

Hollywood area. Services include bread distribution five days per week. The program also provides

vegetables and other staples on a very limited basis. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. ID, proof of income and proof of residence may be required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for most services. Participants who take large quantities of bread will be charged $0.50

per loaf.

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Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

WEST HOLLYWOOD CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Plummer Park

7377 Santa Monica Blvd.

West Hollywood, CA 90046

(323) 848-6535 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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WEST HOLLYWOOD UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

7350 Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90046

(323) 874-6646 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the Hollywood area, including people who are

undocumented. Services include sack lunches/dinners. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to people

who are homeless. People may receive assistance as often as needed, however, not more often than once a

day. One sack lunch is given per person; adults with small children are given additional lunches for each

child. No additional lunches will be given for people who are not physically present. There are no geographic

restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID is not required. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


There are no fees for service.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

PROJECT CHICKEN SOUP

Agency AKA's:

P.O. Box 480241

Los Angeles, CA 90048

(310) 836-5402 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals, Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides AIDS/HIV services to people in Los Angeles County. Services include home delivered

meals. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program delivers 10 meals two Sundays each month to individuals who have HIV/AIDS, cancer and a

serious illness which prevents them from obtaining or preparing their meals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or visit the agency's web site for more information. A Physician's statement of diagnosis is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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GOOD SHEPHERD - EMERGENCY FOOD SITE - MACARTHUR PARK

Agency AKA's: GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER FOR HOMELESS WOMEN AND CHILDREN, LANGUILLE

RESIDENCE

2230 W. 6th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for homeless women in the MacArthur Park/Wilshire district of Los

Angeles. Services include sack lunches. The program gives out sack lunches through a mobile outreach

van. The program also provides blankets, tarps and jackets during the winter months. There are no

geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREGo directly to MacArthur Park for the sack lunch provided through the mobile

outreach van. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

REGIS HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's: ESTRELLA DEL MAR DE LOS ANGELES, INC.

2212 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

(213) 380-8168 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for people who live in Los Angeles zip code 90057. Infant

formula and baby food are sometimes available depending on donations. People may receive assistance

once a week. Services are restricted to zip code 90057 residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; an appointment is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

ST. VINCENT SENIOR CITIZEN NUTRITION PROGRAM INC

Agency AKA's: MEALS ON WHEELS - ST. VINCENT, ST. VINCENT MEALS ON WHEELS

2201 Miramar St.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

(213) 484-7775 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides home delivered meals for people who are homebound due to age, disability or illness,

including AIDS, and are unable to shop or cook for themselves. This service is restricted to zip code areas

90026, 90029, 90038, 90057, and parts of 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90012, 90015, 90019, 90020,

90027, 90036, 90039, 90046, parts of 90048, 90068, and 90069 residents.

A hot lunch is delivered seven days per week. In addition to the noon meal, a cold supper and breakfast are

also available. The program is able to accommodate special diets including diabetic, low-fat, and no added

salt.

There are no age requirements; however, people must be homebound. The general boundaries of the

service area are north to Mulholland Dr., east to San Pedro St., south to Washington Blvd., and west to

Doheny Dr.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or to apply for service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The suggested donation for a hot lunch is $2.50; the suggested donation for the optional breakfast is $1.00

and for the cold supper an additional $1.25. People are encouraged to donate a smaller amount if they are

unable to pay these fees; no one is denied service due to inability to contribute.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

YAMASHIRO CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1999 N. Sycamore Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

(310) 869-8979 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

MELROSE PLACE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

8400 Melrose Place

Los Angeles, CA 90069

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 4

Food Services

BANK OF AMERICA PLAZA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

333 S. Hope St.

Los Angeles, CA 90071

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

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Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

MEALS ON WHEELS - WEST LOS ANGELES INC

Agency AKA's: WEST LOS ANGELES - MEALS ON WHEELS

900 Hilgard Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90024

(310) 208-4028 (Administrative) [Voice]

(310) 208-3439 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals, Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides home-delivered meals for people of all ages and incomes who are homebound due to

age, disability or illness, including people who have AIDS. Clients must be unable to prepare meals for

themselves; most are homebound. The program serves the following areas: Brentwood 90049, Westwood

90024, West Los Angeles 90025 north of Pico Blvd only, and parts of 90064, 90066 and 90077. Geographic

eligibility will be determined in the phone interview between the applicant and program staff.

The agency delivers a hot lunch and a cold supper five days per week; meals for Saturday and Sunday are

delivered on Friday, if needed. The program is able to accommodate people who require low-sodium,

diabetic, soft diets, and other specialized diets. A letter from a physician, explaining the dietary needs of each

participant is required; this should include enough information to guide a hospital dietitian in preparing daily

meals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service. Applicants eligibility is determined by a phone interview with staff. All participants

must provide a detailed letter of prescription-cum-diet plan from their doctor explaining their dietary needs.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The fee is $6.00/day, which includes a hot lunch and cold supper. Payment is made at the end of each

month. A limited amount of client assistance is available for those unable to pay the full amount.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTWOOD CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

11000 Wilshire Blvd.

United States Veterans Administration - Vets Garden

Los Angeles, CA 90024

(310) 861-8188 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTWOOD VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1050 Broxton Ave.

Westwood, CA 90024

(323) 282-0258 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WEST LOS ANGELES CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

11360 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

(562) 449-9299 (Service/Intake) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

KAISER WEST LOS ANGELES CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

6041 Cadillac Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90034

(562) 495-1764 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

SOVA FOOD PANTRY AND RESOURCE CENTER - WEST

Agency AKA's: SOVA FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM

8846 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90035

(818) 988-7682 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Formula/Baby Food, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food assistance for people with low income, who live in or near West

Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and in the San Fernando Valley. Services include formula/baby food,

occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. The agency serves

anyone, including people who are undocumented, homeless or who receive public assistance. Services are

targeted, but not restricted to West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley residents. There

are no geographic restrictions.

Emergency food includes a four to five day supply of canned and packaged food, bread, produce, and often,

meat and dairy. Kosher, vegetarian, low salt and low sugar foods are available for those who request them.

Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

Secondary services include case management, counseling, and information and referral to additional social

services.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Farsi, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish is spoken at the pantries based on availability; Spanish is

spoken at the administrative office.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply; first time applicants should arrive half an hour before the pantry opens. Bring an official

picture ID for all adult family members; birth certificates are required for children.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

JOY COMMUNITY OUTREACH TO END HOMELESSNESS

Agency AKA's:

5730 W. Manchester Ave.

Westchester, CA 90045

(323) 939-5808 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Food Lines, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food

Assistance, Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone in Los Angeles County. Services include bag of groceries

and a weekly meal. Infant formula, baby food and diapers are occassionally available, depending on

donations. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to people who are homeless, low-income families with

children and older adults. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for emergency food service. ID or registration is not required to receive groceries from the agency.

Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required for any of the meals served.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for any of the agency's services.

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LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

1 Loyola Marymount University Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 338-2975 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTCHESTER PARK CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Lincoln Blvd. and La Tijera Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 582-5850 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTCHESTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

8065 Emerson Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 670-3777 (Administrative)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food services for people in Westchester and surrounding areas, including

people who are homeless. Services include a soup kitchen. The hot meal is provided twice per month on

Saturday. There are no geographic restrictions.

Secondary services include health checks and occasional clothing distributions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

BRENTWOOD VILLAGE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

741 S. Gretna Green Way

Los Angeles, CA 90049

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CRYSTAL STAIRS

Agency AKA's: FIRST 5 LA PARTNER

5110 W. Goldleaf Circle, Ste. 150

Los Angeles, CA 90056

(888) 543-7247 (Service/Intake)

(323) 299-8998 (Administrative)

(888) 922-4453 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides business services and technical assistance to individual child care providers and centerbased

programs seeking to become more effective professionals. Services include child care referrals,

technical assistance, and workshops about child care-related topics.

The agency assists child care providers in the service area which includes zip codes: 90001, 90002, 90003,

90007, 90008, 90009, 90011, 90015, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90043, 90044, 90047, 90056, 90058, 90059,

90061, 90062, 90247, 90248, 90249, 90250, 90260, 90261, 90301, 90302, 90303, 90304 and 90305.

The agency also publishes a newsletter which provides information regarding child care issues.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information. An appointment is required for technical assistance consultations.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for small business development services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

PEOPLE ASSISTING THE HOMELESS - WEST LOS ANGELES

Agency AKA's: PATH REGIONAL HOMELESS CENTER (RHC), P. A. T. H. - PEOPLE ASSISTING THE

HOMELESS

2346 Cotner Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 996-0034 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(310) 996-0034 -108 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services to homeless and at-risk people who live in Los Angeles

County. Income restrictions apply for some services; there are no geographic restrictions.

Services include case management, specialized information and referral, temporary mailing address, clothing,

haircuts, a hot lunch and shower facilities. Case management includes a needs assessment and referrals for

food, veterans services, shelter, housing and health services.

The PATH Hollywood shelter provides temporary shelter for pets of homeless shelter residents.

The PATHMall provides services from social service agencies all under one roof. The services available may

include case management, substance abuse counseling, a job center, mental health services, legal advocacy,

health care and a beauty salon. There is an on-site contract clinic for homeless people or people who have

no health insurance.

Contract clinic services include outpatient health services for uninsured, low-income Los Angeles County

residents of all ages, including General Relief recipients. It provides primary general medical care.

Applicant's household income must be at or below 134% of federal poverty guidelines, or who are GR

recipients.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for services. Line up for case management services; three to six tickets to be seen are handed out

each day.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

MAR VISTA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

3826 Grand View Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90066

(310) 861-4444 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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ST. GERARD MAJELLA CHURCH

Agency AKA's: SAINT GERARD MAJELLA CHURCH

4439 Inglewood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90066

(310) 390-5034 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Lines, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides a food pantry for people who live within the boundary area of West Los Angeles,

including people who are undocumented. Services include food lines and ongoing emergency food

assistance. Boundaries are north of Jefferson Blvd.; south of Venice Blvd.; west of Sepulveda Blvd.; and east

of Lincoln Blvd. Services are restricted to people who live within the West Los Angeles boundaries.

Participants select food items from the food shelves; the shelves are marked to indicate the quantity that may

be taken. Groceries include canned and dry goods.

People who live outside of the West Los Angeles area are referred to other food agencies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

Walk in to apply or for services. ID and an utility bill for proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CENTURY CITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1800 Avenue of the Stars

Century City, CA 90067

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

PLAYA VISTA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

6400 Seabluff Dr.

Playa Vista, CA 90094

(424) 645-7211 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

BEVERLY HILLS CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

9300 Civic Center Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

(310) 285-6830 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CITY OF LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - WEST LOS ANGELES

FAMILYSOURCE CENTER

Agency AKA's: CDD - HSFD

5075 S. Slauson Ave.

Latino Resource Organization

Los Angeles, CA 90230

(310) 391-3457 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The FamilySource centers provides emergency food programs for low-income families in the City of Los

Angeles. Services include occasional emergency food assistance and ongoing emergency food assistance.

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provides a weekly food pantry service at several center locations.

People may return for service once a month. Food includes basic commodities such as canned and bulk

food, cereal, and occasionally fresh produce and bread.

Enrollment for CalFresh EBT card can also be done at the time of the first food pantry visit. Staff from the

Regional Food Bank assist clients with application for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Progam, which

allows them to purchase additional food items in regular grocery stores.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Documentation requirements include ID for each family member; proof of residence such

as a utilty bill; and proof of income such as a pay stub or letter from public assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CULVER PALMS MEALS ON WHEELS

Agency AKA's: MEALS ON WHEELS - CULVER-PALMS

4427 Overland Ave.

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 559-0666 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides home delivered meals for people in the Cheviot Hills, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina

Del Rey, Palms, Pico Robertson, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice and Westchester area who are

homebound due to age, blindness, convalescence or disability. Services include home delivered meals and

food preparation/delivery volunteer opportunities. There are geographic restrictions.

The service area is bounded by Manchester and La Cienega on the south, La Cienega on the east, Pico on

the north and the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica city limits on the west. Two meals, a hot dinner and a

light supper, are delivered five days per week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or to arrange service.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The daily fee is $7, which includes both a hot lunch and light supper.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CULVER SOUTH CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

6000 Sepulveda Blvd.

The Westfield

Culver City, CA 90230

(823) 282-0258 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTSIDE CHILDREN'S CENTER

5721 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 120

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 390-0551 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides child care to low-income residents of Los Angeles County. There are no geographic

restrictions.

The child care center provides child care services for children, age two weeks to 11 years. To be eligible,

parents must be working or going to school; family's income must meet federal low-income or poverty

guidelines. The Early Care and Education site program is comprised of a family day care network and a child

care center and also promotes school readiness and literacy.

The food program for family day care providers assists in providing meals and snacks for children. Technical

assistance is available to potential providers who wish to become licensed.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Fees are on a sliding scale.

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WESTSIDE CHILDREN'S CENTER - EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION CENTER

12120 Wagner St.

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 846-4100 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Child and Adult Care Food Programs

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides child care to low-income residents of Los Angeles County. There are no geographic

restrictions.

The child care center provides child care services for children, age two weeks to 11 years. To be eligible,

parents must be working or going to school; family's income must meet federal low-income or poverty

guidelines. The Early Care and Education site program is comprised of a family day care network and a child

care center and also promotes school readiness and literacy.

The food program for family day care providers assists in providing meals and snacks for children. Technical

assistance is available to potential providers who wish to become licensed.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Fees are on a sliding scale.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CULVER CITY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

3850 Main St.

Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 430-2919 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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ST. AUGUSTINE VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICES

Agency AKA's: SAVES

3850 Jasmine Ave.

Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 838-2702 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for individuals, couples and families who meet federal poverty

guidelines and who live in Culver City, and portions of Los Angeles zip code 90034. People receive a bag of

groceries including canned and packaged dried goods and bread. The contents of the bags vary with the

items supplied through the Westside Food Bank. The amount of food given varies with family size. People

can be assisted once every 30 days. Clothing may also be provided for people who receive food. Staff can

also refer people to other resources in the area which may assist them with additional needs. Services are

restricted to Culver City residents and portions of Los Angeles zip codes 90034.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Referrals are required. ID for all family members, proof of income and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


There are no fees for services.

Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CORNUCOPIA MALIBU CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Webb Way at PCH

Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 457-4537 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

PACIFIC PALISADES CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1037 Swarthmore Ave.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

(818) 591-8161 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LOS ANGELES - ST. ROBERT'S CENTER

Agency AKA's: CATHOLIC CHARITIES-ST. ROBERT'S CENTER, CATHOLIC CHARITIES ST. ROBERT'S

CENTER

211 3rd Ave.

Venice, CA 90291

(310) 392-8701 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides an ongoing emergency food program for individuals and families throughout the Los

Angeles area. Services are available for residents of the Santa Monica, Venice, West Los Angeles, Beverly

Hills, and Culver City areas, including Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood and Bel Air. People

who are undocumented or homeless are also eligible for assistance. People who are enrolled in the ongoing

program receive canned goods and packaged groceries on a regular basis.

The program also provides a weekend sack lunch program for homeless individuals. Referring agencies

should be aware that many of the participants are chronically mentally ill or substance abusers. Homeless

people may also receive personal care items, and people with cooking facilities will receive groceries.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information or to schedule an appointment; the program does not serve walk-ins during the week.

Saturday and Sunday food programs accept walk-ins. Picture ID for head of household is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

ST. JOSEPH CENTER

Agency AKA's:

204 Hampton Dr.

Venice, CA 90291

(310) 396-6468 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(310) 358-2835 (Service/Intake and Hotline)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government

Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms,

Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066. Services include

diapers; government supplemental food for people who have been accepted for ongoing assistance program;

formula/baby food; and soup kitchens primarily for people who are homeless. The agency serves people who

live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025,

90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066.

The ongoing program provides a bag of groceries once per week, depending upon the number of people in

the family, their income, and their expenses. The bag of groceries may contain USDA surplus foods and

other items which have been donated like rice, beans, flour, honey, canned goods, bread and fresh produce.

Baby food, formula and diapers may also be provided. The bag usually contains enough food for one to two

days.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's

restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal

daily.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for ongoing emergency food; an appointment is required to apply for the program which is

conducted at the Family Center. Eligible applicants will be interviewed and assigned a day to pick up food on

a regular basis. Picture ID is preferred, but not required; proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Walk in to sign-up for a hot meal at the Homeless Service Center. ID is not required. People who want the

hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave. Monday through Friday.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

ST. JOSEPH CENTER - BREAD AND ROSES CAFE

Agency AKA's:

663 Rose Ave.

Venice, CA 90291

(310) 399-6878 (Service/Intake)

(310) 399-6878 (Service/Intake) [Other]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency operates a homeless service center for homeless people of all ages. Services include bathing

facilities, case/care management, homeless drop in centers, laundry facilities, personal grooming supplies,

and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

Case/care management services include information and referral to community resources, including shelter

referrals, as well as advocacy for public benefits.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's

restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal

daily. People also sign up to schedule use of the shower or laundry facilities. A change of clothing is usually

available for people who come to the center, if needed.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to sign-up for a hot meal or to use the shower or laundry facilities at the Homeless Service Center.

Appointments are made for the following day; the list fills up quickly because services are limited. ID is not

required. People who want the hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave. Monday

through Friday.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

ST. JOSEPH CENTER - HOMELESS SERVICE CENTER

Agency AKA's:

404 S. Lincoln Blvd.

Venice, CA 90291

(310) 399-6878 (Service/Intake)

(310) 399-6878 (Service/Intake) [Other]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION The agency operates a homeless service center for homeless people of all

ages. Services include bathing facilities, case/care management, homeless drop in centers, laundry facilities,

personal grooming supplies, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions. The agency provides

emergency food for people who live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or

Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066. Services include diapers; government

supplemental food for people who have been accepted for ongoing assistance program; formula/baby food;

and soup kitchens primarily for people who are homeless. The agency serves people who live in Culver City,

Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064,

and 90066.

The ongoing program provides a bag of groceries once per week, depending upon the number of people in

the family, their income, and their expenses. The bag of groceries may contain USDA surplus foods and

other items which have been donated like rice, beans, flour, honey, canned goods, bread and fresh produce.

Baby food, formula and diapers may also be provided. The bag usually contains enough food for one to two

days.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's

restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal

daily.

Case/care management services include information and referral to community resources, including shelter

referrals, as well as advocacy for public benefits.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's

restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal

daily. People also sign up to schedule use of the shower or laundry facilities. A change of clothing is usually

available for people who come to the center, if needed.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to sign-up for a hot meal or to use the shower or laundry facilities at the Homeless Service Center.

Appointments are made for the following day; the list fills up quickly because services are limited. ID is not

required. People who want the hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave. Monday

through Friday. Call to apply for ongoing emergency food; an appointment is required to apply for the program

which is conducted at the Family Center. Eligible applicants will be interviewed and assigned a day to pick

up food on a regular basis. Picture ID is preferred, but not required; proof of residence and proof of income

are required. Walk in to sign-up for a hot meal at the Homeless Service Center. ID is not required. People

who want the hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave. Monday through Friday.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

VENICE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Venice Blvd. and Venice Way

Venice, CA 90291

(310) 399-6690 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

DAYBREAK CENTER

1614 Ocean Ave.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 393-4344 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for homeless mentally ill women in the Santa Monica and West Los

Angeles areas, including women who are undocumented. Services include meals at breakfast and lunch.

There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

OCEAN PARK COMMUNITY CENTER - ACCESS CENTER

Agency AKA's: OPCC

503 Olympic Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 450-4050 -131 (Administrative)

(310) 450-4050 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Lines, Sack Lunches/Dinners, Sack Lunches/Dinners, Formula/Baby Food, Soup

Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides homeless support services for women, men, and couples, and families. including people

who are undocumented who are in or have been recently evicted from housing in the city of Santa Monica.

Families are not put in long term case management programs but referred to City programs that can assist

recently evicted families. Services include bathing facilities, case/care management, general physical

examinations, HIV testing, homeless drop in centers, laundry facilities, outreach programs, temporary mailing

address, and welfare rights assistance. Services are restricted to City of Santa Monica residents.

The Homeless Outreach teams provides homeless, mentally disabled people with referral services. The team

provides resources to assist with employment or welfare benefits advocacy, housing, health and mental

health referrals. There is a special outreach project for dually diagnosed, mentally ill substance abusers that

provides case management and counseling.

In addition, a veterans outreach program provides case management for chronically homeless veterans with

at least three co-occuring disabilities such as mental illness, substance abuse and medical or physical

disability.

The Night Lite outreach program provides street youth in the West Los Angeles area with food bags and

referrals to social service programs.

The Swashlock program provides 75-100 homeless people with a locker, daily showers and weekly laundry

room services. The program requires that members are willing to work, participate in a short term educational

program and make a conscious effort towards securing employment.

The program provides emergency food services for people who live in Santa Monica, including people who

are homeless or who are undocumented. Services include food lines, formula/baby food, sack

lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. Services are restricted to Santa Monica residents. The food line

provides a bag of groceries which contain USDA surplus food, powered milk, canned goods and dried foods

to last for approximately one week. Clients may receive assistance for the food line once per week. Baby

food may be available depending on donations.

THe Hand to Hand program provides hot meals through various vendors two times per week; the program

also provides hamburgers three times per week. The sack lunch contains a sandwich, fruit and a juice box.

Clients may receive a sack lunch daily.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in for service. ID is not required. Case management clients are referred to and seen by in-house

service providers at the access center and appointments are required. Families are not put in long term case

management programs. Call to apply for food line service. CADL or CAID or social security cards, proof of

residence and proof of income are required for the food line.Walk in for the Hand to Hand program for hot

meals or hamburgers. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER - SANTA MONICA

Agency AKA's:

1533 4th St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 917-1138 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food, Congregate Meals/Nutrition

Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low income individuals and families who live in the greater Santa

Monica area. A typical bag of food includes canned goods and dry boxed goods. Fresh produce and baby

food is also available depending on donations. The emergency food program includes a five-day supply of

groceries; the amount varies according to family size. Baby food is also available depending on donations.

Assistance with groceries is available once per month. Service is restricted to Santa Monica and Venice

residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for service. Picture ID, proof of income, and a utility bill as proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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SANTA MONICA CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Arizona Ave. and 2nd St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 458-8712 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions. These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at

a substantial savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include

fresh fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

SANTA MONICA SATURDAY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Arizona Ave. & 3rd St. Promenade

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 458-8712 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

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STEP UP ON SECOND

1328 2nd St.

Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 394-6883 (FAX) [Fax]

(310) 394-6889 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides homeless support services for homeless mentally ill adults, primarily in the Santa

Monica and West Los Angeles communities. Services include advocacy, bathing facilities, laundry facilities,

mental health services, including dual diagnosis programs, meals and money management.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in or call for intake appointment.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

MEALS ON WHEELS WEST

Agency AKA's: MEALS ON WHEELS - WESTSIDE ECUMENICAL CONFERENCE, MEALS ON WHEELS -

SANTA MONICA, MALIBU, PACIFIC PALISADES AND TOPANGA

1823-A Michigan Ave.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 394-5133 -1 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

(310) 394-7558 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Home Delivered Meals

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides home delivered meals for homebound people of any age who cannot prepare their own

meals. Long or short term home delivered meal service is available for life style changes and in-home post

surgical convalescing. The service area is restricted to Malibu, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Santa

Monica and Topanga.

The Meals On Wheels program offers two meals each day, seven days per week which include a hot mid-day

meal and a cold dinner for the evening meal. Dieticians plan the meals to provide two thirds of an individual's

daily nutritional needs. Fresh fruit from the local farmers market and a local newspaper is included as

available. Weekend meals are frozen and delivered along with the Friday hot/cold meals. Therapeutic meals

are available for people who have special dietary recommendations from a doctor. Frozen meals are also

offered.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. There is an answering machine for messages. Or, a person can visit the website

www.mealsonwheelswest.org to complete the online intake form.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is a fee of $6.00 per day for the meals; frozen meals are delivered every Wednesday for a fee of $6.00.

However, there is a sliding scale available. No one is denied service due to inability to pay.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

SANTA MONICA PICO CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

Cloverfield Blvd. and Pico Blvd.

Virginia Ave. Park

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 458-8712 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

WESTSIDE FOOD BANK

Agency AKA's:

1710 22nd St.

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 828-6016 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Banks/Food Distribution Warehouses

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The food bank acts as a coordinating organization in the community to provide surplus food to people in

Beverly Hills, Culver City, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Venice, West Hollywood and West Los Angeles. In

cooperation with the food industry, other businesses, foundations, individuals and participating social service

agencies, it acquires donations of useable food and distributes the food donations to member agencies; the

food bank will also accept monetary donations. The food bank also provides an educational program about

hunger for the community. Services are restricted to Beverly Hills, Culver City, Inglewood, Santa Monica,

Venice, West Hollywood and West Los Angeles residents.

The food bank solicits, collects, inspects, sorts, stores, and distributes surplus food donations from all sectors

of the food industry including supermarket warehouses, food manufacturers, processors, wholesalers, and

brokers. The food bank also solicits financial contributions which are used to buy warehouse equipment and

supplies and to support specialized food programs. Participating agencies must have private, non-profit or

religious-exempt status; provide a food program; document their liability insurance; and agree to an on-site

inspection. The food bank provides technical assistance for agencies to help them comply with the standards

set; non-compliance may result in suspension or termination of membership privileges. The food bank also

accepts and investigates complaints from the public about participating agencies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call for information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

The program charges a small fee to member agencies which is due every six months.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

MAIN ST. CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

2680 Main St.

Heritage Park

Santa Monica, CA 90405

(310) 458-8712 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 5

Food Services

ST. JOSEPH CENTER

Agency AKA's:

400 Pico Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90405

(310) 396-6468 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(310) 358-2835 (Service/Intake and Hotline)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government

Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms,

Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066. Services include

diapers; government supplemental food for people who have been accepted for ongoing assistance program;

formula/baby food; and soup kitchens primarily for people who are homeless. The agency serves people who

live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025,

90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066.

The ongoing program provides a bag of groceries once per week, depending upon the number of people in

the family, their income, and their expenses. The bag of groceries may contain USDA surplus foods and

other items which have been donated like rice, beans, flour, honey, canned goods, bread and fresh produce.

Baby food, formula and diapers may also be provided. The bag usually contains enough food for one to two

days.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's

restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal

daily.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply for ongoing emergency food; an appointment is required to apply for the program which is

conducted at the Family Center. Eligible applicants will be interviewed and assigned a day to pick up food on

a regular basis. Picture ID is preferred, but not required; proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Walk in to sign-up for a hot meal at the Homeless Service Center. ID is not required. People who want the

hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave. Monday through Friday.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Directory

October 2012

For Updated Information

Call 2‐1‐1

or

visit www.211la.org

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

LOS ANGELES COUNTY COMMUNITY AND SENIOR SERVICES - FLORENCE - FIRESTONE SERVICE

CENTER

Agency AKA's: FLORENCE/FIRESTONE SERVICE CENTER

7807 S. Compton Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90001

(323) 586-6502 (Service/Intake)

(323) 582-4071 (FAX) [Fax]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites, Ongoing

Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone who lives in Los Angeles including people who are

undocumented or homeless. Services include ongoing and occasional emergency food. Emergency food

consists of a bag of canned and packaged dried goods. The amount of food given varies with family size.

People may apply for assistance once a year for occasional emergency food; people can apply for ongoing

food as much as necessary. Service is restricted to Los Angeles residents. The program provides services

for adults 60 years and older who live in the Florence/Firestone area. Services include a congregate meal

five days per week and health screenings. There are age and geographic restrictions for some services.

Health screenings are scheduled on a regular basis and include blood pressure checks and stress prevention.

The center also provides an exercise program and ongoing educational presentations.

The program provides computer classes for seniors and other adult members of the community. The training

provides basic computer literacy as well as overviews of current computer software applications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

A referral is required for occasional emergency food; 211 LA County staff should call the agency to verify if

food is available and give the person's name. ID for head of household, proof of income and residence are

required.

Walk in for ongoing emergency food. ID is required. Participants are required to bring their own bags to carry

food home.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

SALVATION ARMY - SOUTH CENTRAL LOS ANGELES OFFICE

7651 S. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90001

(323) 586-0288 -4 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for homeless individuals and for low-income families in Los Angeles.

The service includes an ongoing emergency food program that provides a bag of groceries at intake and

every three months thereafter. A typical bag of food may include dry boxed goods such as cereal, bread, and

canned goods The amount varies with family size. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to check for food availability. ID is required for adults; birth certificates or medical record cards are

accepted for children; proof of income is required for families. People may bring SSI or welfare benefits

letters as proof of income. Ongoing participants should call to verify availability of food.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ST. LAWRENCE OF BRINDISI

Agency AKA's:

10122 Compton Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90002

(323) 567-1439 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing

Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Sack Lunches/Dinners,

Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for families, senior citizens and people who have disabilities who live

in Los Angeles zip codes 90002 and 90059, including families who are undocumented or who receive

government assistance. Services include government surplus food distribution sites, ongoing emergency

food assistance, and sack lunches/dinners. Ongoing emergency food assistance is restricted to residents of

zip code areas 90002 and 90059. There is no geographic restrictions for sack lunch services.

The program provides bags of groceries which contain USDA surplus food, canned vegetables and fruit, and

packaged dried goods. The amount of food varies with family size but is usually enough to last approximately

three days.

The program also supplies sack lunches and beverages three days a week which is targeted, but not

restricted, to homeless people.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Walk in to Apply for emergency food.

Food Pantry: Walk in to apply. People line up during the distribution hours and are served on a first come first

served basis. Proof of residence such as CADL, a CAID, a current utility bill and birth certificates for each

child are required. People with disabilities must show proof of SSI or disablity papers. Adults 52 years and

older qualify as seniors.

Lunch Counter: Walk in for the lunch at distribution times. This program has a limited number of lunches

available so it is recommended that people arrive promptly.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCES

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

WATTS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION

Agency AKA's: WATTS HEALTH FOUNDATION, WHCC, WATTS HEALTH CENTER

10300 S. Compton Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90002

(323) 564-4331 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(323) 568-3070 -4428 (Service/Intake)

(888) 942-2229 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental food program that provides food vouchers and nutrition education for pregnant women,

new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age five who live in specified areas of

Los Angeles. This agency serves women and children who live in Watts and parts of South Central Los

Angeles, including parts of Los Angeles 90002, 90003, 90059 and 90061. Eligible applicants meet federal

low-income guidelines and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may

include undocumented women. When funding is cut, services may only be provided to pregnant women and

children younger than age one.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must be used

within 30 days. Participants also receive regular medical assessments. If eligibility continues, women may

participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are breastfeeding,

or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate until age five unless the

nutritional problem is solved first.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call the program office to apply. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional risk, is required, as

are proof of income and residence.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

WATTS HEALTHY CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

103rd St. and Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90002

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

WATTS HEALTHY FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

1335 E. 103rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90002

(323) 463-3171 (Information Only)

Service Types: Community Supported Agriculture, Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT

Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

CITY OF LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - SOUTHEAST LOS ANGELES

FAMILYSOURCE CENTER - COALITION OF MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Agency AKA's: CDD - HSFD

9145 S. Broadway Ave.

Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA 90003

(323) 777-3120 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The FamilySource centers provides emergency food programs for low-income families in the City of Los

Angeles. Services include occasional emergency food assistance and ongoing emergency food assistance.

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank provides a weekly food pantry service at several center locations.

People may return for service once a month. Food includes basic commodities such as canned and bulk

food, cereal, and occasionally fresh produce and bread.

Enrollment for CalFresh EBT card can also be done at the time of the first food pantry visit. Staff from the

Regional Food Bank assist clients with application for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Progam, which

allows them to purchase additional food items in regular grocery stores.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Documentation requirements include ID for each family member; proof of residence such

as a utilty bill; and proof of income such as a pay stub or letter from public assistance.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

LOS ANGELES BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER - WIC

PROGRAM - FLORENCE WIC SITE

Agency AKA's: L A BIOMED WIC PROGRAM, SOUTH LA HEALTH PROJECTS/LA BIOMED

501 E. Florence Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90003

(310) 661-3080 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental nutrition program that provides food vouchers and nutrition, health and breastfeeding

education for pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age

five. Eligible applicants meet 185% of federal poverty guidelines (see WIC eligibility guidelines in CRA

Resource Materials) and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may

include undocumented women.

This agency provides WIC services for residents of Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Cudahy, Downey,

Huntington Park, Los Angeles 90001 and 90011, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, and South Gate. It also

serves people who live in the portions of Carson 90745, 90746, 90747 that are east of Figueroa and north of

the 405 freeway; Los Angeles 90058 and 90059 west of Alameda; Los Angeles 90037 east of Figueroa; Los

Angeles 90003, north of Florence and east of Figueroa; 90002, north of 91st St.; and Los Angeles 90007,

east of Figueroa and south of Washington.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

cereal, eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans, and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must

be used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular nutritional assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are

breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate until age

five.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall for information. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional

risk, proof of income and residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

MOTHER OF SORROWS CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

114 W. 87th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90003

(323) 758-7697 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites,

Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people of all ages who reside in Los Angeles zip code 90003,

including people who are undocumented. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance. The church

serves singles, couples or families; people can receive assistance once per month. The program provides a

bag of USDA surplus food, canned and packaged goods and canned milk. The amount of food varies

according to family size. Services are restricted to zip code 90003 residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Picture ID for head of household, ID for all family members, proof of income and proof of

residence are required. People who are undocumented are required to provide proof of residence only.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There is a fixed fee of $2 for the emergency food.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ADAMS - VERMONT CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

1432 W. Adams Blvd.

St. Agnes Catholic Church

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(323) 777-1755 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ECO-OP USC CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

3200 University Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(323) 272-9171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

HOPE-NET - ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL

Agency AKA's: HOPE-NET/IMMANUEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

514 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(213) 747-6285 (Service/Intake and Administration)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This program provides emergency food which includes groceries and sack lunches, at eight sites in the Mid-

Wilshire area of Los Angeles, including zip codes 90004, 90005, 90006, 90010, 90020, and 90057. The

program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless. Services include ongoing

emergency food assistance, sack lunches/dinners, and soup kitchens. There are no geographic restrictions.

The ongoing emergency food program provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and

vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant

formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened

canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call or walk in to apply; referrals are accepted. Some sites do not accept calls and prefer clients to walk in for

service. Individuals are given a number and wait in line until their number is called.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

LOS ANGELES FARMERS' MARKET - ST. AGNES CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

Adams Blvd. & Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(323) 777-1755 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ST. AGNES CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

2625 S. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(323) 731-2464 -107 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food to people who live within parish boundaries which include Los

Angeles zip codes 90007 and parts of zip codes 90018 and 90037. Services are targeted, but not restricted,

to families with children. People who are homeless or undocumented are also eligible for service.

Emergency food consists of staple goods such as rice, beans, powdered milk, and bread. Canned and dried

packaged foods are available. The program also supplies infant food and baby formula when donations allow.

The amount of food provided varies with family size but is usually enough to last for at least one week.

People who live within parish boundaries may be assisted once every thirty days. Services are restricted to

people who live within parish boundaries.

The parish boundaries are as follows:

North Border: W. Washington Blvd. between Cimarron St. on the west and Hoover St. on the east.

West Border: Cimarron St. between W. Washington Blvd. on the north and Adams Blvd. on the south.

South Border: Exposition Blvd. between Western Ave. on the west and Vermont St. on the east.

East Border: Hoover St. between W. Jefferson Blvd. on the south and Washington Blvd. on the north.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

People line up for food distribution at the church or before intake hours. The first 30 eligible families receive

groceries. Picture ID for the head of household and proof of residence and income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

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ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL

Agency AKA's: ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

514 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(213) 747-6285 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Soup Kitchens, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless and people who are undocumented. The program provides groceries for those in need through the

Los Angeles Regional Foodbank and HopeNet. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in during intake hours; recipients are required to self-certify that they meet the government income

limits.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ST. MARK'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

3651 S. Vermont Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

(323) 731-2157 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless. Services include soup kitchen. There are no geographic restrictions.

The hot lunch is provided two days per week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the hot lunch.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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CHRIST THE GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH FOOD CLOSET

Agency AKA's:

3303 W. Vernon Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(323) 295-4139 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in the Los Angeles area, including people who are

undocumented. People who are homeless may receive assistance one time only. The program is designed

to assist people facing crisis, such as loss of paycheck, and is not for people in chronic need. The program

provides a bag of groceries which contains USDA surplus food, canned and packaged dried food. The

amount of food provided varies with family size, but is enough to last approximately four days. People are

eligible for assistance every 30 days. Service is restricted to residents of Los Angeles zip codes 90005,

90007, 90008, 90011, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90043, 90047, 90062 and 90220.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

None; Spanish is available during intake/distribution hours.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. Picture ID and proof of income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

CRENSHAW CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

3650 M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

CRENSHAW FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

3650 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(323) 462-3171 (Information Only) [Other]

Service Types: Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions. These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a

substantial savings. Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include

fresh fruits and vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ST. BERNADETTE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

3825 Don Felipe Dr.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(323) 293-4877 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

the agency provides emergency food service for low-income individuals in Los Angeles County. Services

include ongoing emergency food assistance, and sack lunchs/dinners. Services are restricted residents of

the parish district which is bordered by Rodeo to the north, Crenshaw Blvd. to the east, Angeles Vista to the

south, and S. La Brea Ave. to the west. This covers Los Angeles zip code areas 90008, and 90043; parts of

90016.

People who are undocumented or who receive government assistance are eligible for ongoing emergency

food assistance which provide bags of groceries that include cereal, rice, beans, and canned meat and

vegetables. The amount of food given varies with family size. People are eligible for groceries once a month.

People who are homeless are referred to the sack lunch program. Sack lunches are distributed five days a

week. There are no geographic restrictions for the sack lunch program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants call to apply for services. Picture ID for the head of household and a current utility bill are required

for emergency food. Families who participate on an ongoing basis, must call during intake hours in order to

receive food on distribution day. People line-up for the sack lunches at the distribution time; ID is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

ALL PEOPLES CHRISTIAN CENTER

Agency AKA's:

822 E. 20th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(213) 747-6357 -23 (Service/Intake)

(213) 747-6357 -41 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides an ongoing food program consisting of supplemental food for low-income families in

South Central Los Angeles. Eligible people may apply to participate in the program at a time when there is an

immediate need or before a crisis occurs. The program provides bags of USDA surplus commodities and

other staples and canned goods. The program is unable to assist people who are homeless, however,

depending on individual crisis situations food may be provided. Services are restricted to 90001, 90002,

90003, 90004, 90005, 90010, 90011, 90016, 90018, 90019, 90037, 90043, 90044, 90047, 90058, 90061,

90062 Los Angeles zip code residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. CAID, proof of income and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

CENTRAL AVENUE CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's:

4301 S. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 463-3171 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

CENTRAL AVENUE FARMERS' MARKET

Agency AKA's: SEE-LA

4301 Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 463-3171 (Information Only)

Service Types: Community Supported Agriculture, Farmers Markets, Markets/Restaurants Accepting EBT

Cards

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The organization provides services for farmers and consumers through 6 certified farmers' markets located in

East Hollywood, Hollywood, North Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, and Canoga Park. Certification

guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from the grower. Services include community supported

agriculture; farmers' markets; and markets that accept EBT cards. Service area includes zip codes 90008,

90026, 90010, 90002, 91303, 90027, 90011, 90028, 90038, and 90039; however, there are no geographic

restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

The agency provides a Community Supported Agriculture program called the Market Basket, in which

residents can order a basket of fresh produce and other locally produced fresh foods for a minimal cost in

order to help support the farmer and the market concept. Organizations or individuals may sponsor a family

or elderly person. The program operates through the Los Angeles Medical Center Farmers' Market.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Consumers may use EBT cards or cash to purchase produce. Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales

to participate.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

FAMILY UNITY

Agency AKA's: FAMILY UNITY TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNITY SERVICE

4858 Ascot Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 232-0990 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for individuals, couples, and families who have no other resources and

live in Los Angeles County. People usually receive a bag of canned and dried packaged goods and

sometimes fresh vegetables and fruit. The type and amount of food provided and the agency's ability to

provide assistance at any given time depend on the availability of donated goods. People may be assisted

more than once, depending on circumstances. There are no geographic restrictions for service.

APPLICATION PROCEDUREAn appointment is required. Call to apply. Callers discuss their situation with

staff; if they are eligible and food is available, they are seen by appointment. People are asked to bring

current identification.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

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HELPING ONE ANOTHER PROGRESS

Agency AKA's:

4044 S. Morgan Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 233-5900 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for low-income people of all ages who live in the Los Angeles, including

people who are homeless and undocumented. Services include an ongoing food program. There are no

geographic restrictions.

The agency provides a bag of groceries that consist of staples such as canned goods, beans, cereal, pasta,

rice and juices. Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of food varies according

to family size but is usually enough to last for 6 days. People can be assisted once a week.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in during intake and distribution hours; food is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. No ID is

required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

LOS ANGELES BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER - WIC

PROGRAM - CENTRAL AVE WIC SITE

Agency AKA's: L A BIOMED WIC PROGRAM, SOUTH LA HEALTH PROJECTS/LA BIOMED

4150 S. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(310) 661-3080 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental nutrition program that provides food vouchers and nutrition, health and breastfeeding

education for pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age

five. Eligible applicants meet 185% of federal poverty guidelines (see WIC eligibility guidelines in CRA

Resource Materials) and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may

include undocumented women.

This agency provides WIC services for residents of Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Cudahy, Downey,

Huntington Park, Los Angeles 90001 and 90011, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, and South Gate. It also

serves people who live in the portions of Carson 90745, 90746, 90747 that are east of Figueroa and north of

the 405 freeway; Los Angeles 90058 and 90059 west of Alameda; Los Angeles 90037 east of Figueroa; Los

Angeles 90003, north of Florence and east of Figueroa; 90002, north of 91st St.; and Los Angeles 90007,

east of Figueroa and south of Washington.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

cereal, eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans, and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must

be used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular nutritional assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are

breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate until age

five.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall for information. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional

risk, proof of income and residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

SPECIAL SERVICE FOR GROUPS - HURTING AND HUNGRY

Agency AKA's: PALS

5101 McKinley Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 231-7026 (Service/Intake)

(323) 567-7123 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Sack Lunches/Dinners

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food and meals for people of any age. Singles, couples, and families are

assisted including people who are homeless or undocumented. Emergency food consists of canned and

packaged dried goods, and canned or powdered milk. Baby food may be available occasionally. Emergency

food is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. The meal program consists of a sack lunch and people

may be assisted as often as requested.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Referring agencies send callers to the site during intake hours, as many sack lunches as are needed are

distributed. First time registration is required for all food programs. ID for all family members, proof of

residence and detailed proof or income, such as a letter from caseworker, notice of action or check stub, are

required for emergency food recipients on the first visit; it is not required thereafter.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for emergency food services.

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ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

2800 S. Stanford Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 232-3494 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who are in Los Angeles zip code 90011. The groceries

include basic government staples, canned and dried foods; people may receive assistance every two weeks.

The program will provide service to people outside the service area one time only. Services are restricted to

Los Angeles Zip Code 90011 residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in during intake hours. ID or registration is not required. After the application is processed, clients may

be placed on a waiting list. However, depending on individual situations same day assistance is available.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

COVER THE HOMELESS MINISTRY

P.O. Box 78465

Los Angeles, CA 90016

(323) 931-5468 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides homeless support services to people in Los Angeles County. Services include case

management to help people find temporary and ultimately, permanent housing; food vouchers; job

search/placement; pastoral counseling; and referrals for health services. There are no geographic

restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall to apply for service. ID is not required. After a telephone interview, eligible

applicants are provided with the agency location information.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

WELLINGTON SQUARE CERTIFIED FARMER'S MARKET

Agency AKA's:

4394 W. Washington Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90016

(323) 732-4464 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Farmers Markets

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The federation provides services for farmers and consumers through certified farmers' markets located in Los

Angeles County and throughout the state of California. Certified farmers' markets are approved by the

county's agricultural commissioner and operate in accordance with regulations established by the California

Department of Food and Agriculture. Certification guarantees that the consumer is purchasing directly from

the producer. Services are provided from seventy-four locations in Los Angeles County. There are no

geographic restrictions.

These open-air markets provide farm-fresh produce directly to the consumer, often at a substantial savings.

Most markets are open year-round, rain or shine. Products typically available include fresh fruits and

vegetables; eggs; nuts; honey; cut flowers; plants; and fresh fish.

LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH

Languages vary at each site.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for Service. Call for more information about applying for membership. Local farmers markets can be

found on the agency's website at www.cafarmersmarkets.com.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

Growers pay a percentage of their gross sales to participate. Consumers may use CalFresh or cash to

purchase produce. EBT cards are accepted at

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

BEREAN 7TH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES

Agency AKA's: BEREAN SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH COMMUNITY SERVICES

4211 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(323) 735-0228 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance,

Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for families with children, seniors 55 years and older and people who

have disabilities who live in Los Angeles County. Service includes formula/baby food and occasional

emergency food assistance. There are no geographic restrictions.

Emergency food usually includes canned goods, rice, beans, flour and dry milk. Infant formula and baby food

are sometimes available. The amount of food varies according to family size and usually lasts three days.

People may receive assistance once every 60 days for the groceries.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID for all family members and proof of residence are required, people who have

disabilities must show proof of receiving SSI; and families with children must have birth certificates for all

children. People are also required to bring bags or boxes to carry food home.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

FIRST AME CHURCH

Agency AKA's: FAME, FIRST AME CHURCH - ALLEN HOUSE

2270 S. Harvard Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(323) 730-7721 (Service/Intake and Administration)

(323) 730-7750 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who live in zip code 90018 and the surrounding areas.

Services include emergency food available one time per month. Groceries consisting of fresh meat, dry and

canned goods. People can apply for ongoing food once every 30 days. Services are restricted to zip code

90018 and surrounding area residents.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply. ID, such as a driver's license, proof of income and proof of residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

HOLMAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

3320 W. Adams Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income people of all ages who live, primarily, in the central Los

Angeles area, including people who are homeless or people who are undocumented. The program provides

bags of groceries which usually include canned goods, rice, beans and dry milk. Baby formula and baby food

are usually available depending on donations. The amount of food varies with family size and usually lasts

five to seven days; people may be assisted once every month depending upon circumstances. There are no

geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

People wishing to come to the Holman Storehouse must call 211 at 8:30 am on the actual day (Monday,

Wednesday or Friday) to register and have their name entered on the list for the day. Appointment is required

at all times for services, including returning participants. ID for all family members and proof of residence are

required. People who walk in without a referral or who are homeless and do not have ID are assisted on a

one-time only basis until they are able to meet program requirements

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

MISSION CHURCH OF THE HOUR FELLOWSHIP

3611 S. Western Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(323) 735-3958 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance,

Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for anyone in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless or who are undocumented. Service include ongoing emergency food. Canned and dried foods,

vegetables and USDA food are available. People can apply for assistance once per week. There are no

geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for ongoing emergency food service. ID or registration is not required.

Call to apply for occasional emergency food service outside of regular intake and distribution hours.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH

Agency AKA's:

2040 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(323) 735-0044 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people who are in Los Angeles County, including people who are

homeless. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance, and soup kitchens. There are no

geographic restrictions.

Soup kitchen services include a hot meal.

Ongoing emergency food assistance include bags of groceries through the food pantry.

Assistance is provided once a month.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in to apply for emergency food. Applicants are given a form to fill out to receive food for the following

week.

Walk in for the meal. ID is required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN UNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's: AAUC

944 W. 53rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(323) 789-7300 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles. Services include ongoing emergency food

assistance. The program serves poverty-level and homeless individuals and families in Los Angeles.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. People should call to make arrangements prior to distribution day. CAID or CADL and proof of

income are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

HOLY CROSS COMMUNITY CENTER

Agency AKA's:

104 W. 47th Pl.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(323) 232-3333 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Formula/Baby

Food

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food for low-income adults 60 years and older and low-income families.

The service area includes Los Angeles that is bounded by Martin Luther King Blvd. on the north, Slauson

Ave. on the south, Hoover St. on the west and Avalon Blvd. on the east. The area served includes portions of

Los Angeles zip code areas 90037 and 90011.

The program provides bagged groceries which contain canned and packaged dried goods, bread and fruit.

The amount of food provided varies with family size. People may be assisted once per month, if necessary.

People who are already being helped by the program may also receive special assistance during the holiday

season.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in or call for service. People are screened and assisted the same day. Some recent form of ID which

documents name and address, proof of residence, such as an utility bill or similar document. People line up

to receive numbers at 8:00am.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH - ON HOLD

Agency AKA's:

1116 W. Vernon Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(323) 295-0490 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Soup Kitchens

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides emergency food through a hot meal for anyone in Los Angeles County, including

people who are homeless and people who are undocumented. Services include a hot meal two times per

month. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for the meal. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

LOS ANGELES BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER - WIC

PROGRAM - FIGUEROA WIC SITE

Agency AKA's: L A BIOMED WIC PROGRAM, SOUTH LA HEALTH PROJECTS/LA BIOMED

4101 S. Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(310) 661-3080 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This is a supplemental nutrition program that provides food vouchers and nutrition, health and breastfeeding

education for pregnant women, new and/or breastfeeding mothers, infants, and children younger than age

five. Eligible applicants meet 185% of federal poverty guidelines (see WIC eligibility guidelines in CRA

Resource Materials) and have been determined to be at nutritional risk by a health professional; they may

include undocumented women.

This agency provides WIC services for residents of Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Cudahy, Downey,

Huntington Park, Los Angeles 90001 and 90011, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, and South Gate. It also

serves people who live in the portions of Carson 90745, 90746, 90747 that are east of Figueroa and north of

the 405 freeway; Los Angeles 90058 and 90059 west of Alameda; Los Angeles 90037 east of Figueroa; Los

Angeles 90003, north of Florence and east of Figueroa; 90002, north of 91st St.; and Los Angeles 90007,

east of Figueroa and south of Washington.

The program provides vouchers that are redeemed at authorized stores for specified foods such as milk,

cereal, eggs, cheese, juice, peanut butter, beans, and infant formula. Vouchers are issued monthly and must

be used within 30 days. Participants also receive regular nutritional assessments. If eligibility continues,

women may participate in WIC for as long as six months after their baby is born or up to one year if they are

breastfeeding, or earlier, if the nutritional problem is resolved. Infants and children may participate until age

five.

APPLICATION PROCEDURECall for information. A medical referral, attesting to pregnancy or nutritional

risk, proof of income and residence are required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCEThere are no fees for service.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.


Service Planning Area (SPA) 6

Food Services

NEW IMAGE EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS

Agency AKA's:

3804 S. Broadway Place

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(562) 983-7483 (Service/Intake)

(562) 983-7289 (Service/Intake and Administration) [Voice]

Service Types: Food Vouchers, Food Vouchers

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The program provides HIV/AIDS services for homeless people in Los Angeles County. Services include

motel vouchers, food vouchers and case management services. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Call to apply. An appointment is required; a referral is preferred. State ID, birth certificate, social security

number, proof of residence, proof of income, proof of age and proof of having HIV/AIDS virus are required. In

some cases proof of citizenship may be required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for service.

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ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH - MY FRIEND'S HOUSE

Agency AKA's:

3533 W. 58th Pl.

Los Angeles, CA 90043

(323) 292-4939 (Service/Intake)

Service Types: Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

SERVICE DESCRIPTION

The agency provides emergency food for people in Los Angeles County, including people who are homeless

and people who are undocumented. There are no geographic restrictions.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Walk in for service. ID or registration is not required.

FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE

There are no fees for services.

Information maintained and distributed by 211 LA County.