Services Offered By Salvation Army - California South Division

Salvation Army of Pomona

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Baby Items

Contact
490 E La Verne Ave
Pomona, CA 91767
(800) 958-7825
(909) 623-1579

Description
The Salvation Army offers baby food for families, couples, and single people in emergency situations, and food can only be given four times a year, depending on individual circumstances.

For anyone who wants to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
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.

Documents Required
Picture ID for the head of the household, ID for all other family members, proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Pomona

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
490 E La Verne Ave
Pomona, CA 91767
(800) 958-7825
(909) 623-1579

Description
The Salvation Army of Pomona provides free, occasional food for families, couples, individuals, and the homeless who are in certain zip codes. The typical bag or box of groceries includes canned food, dry boxed food, and meat (when available). Baby food is also given when needed and available. People may apply for food four times per year, depending on circumstances.

Volunteer opportunities are also accepted.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
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.

Documents Required
Picture ID for the head of the household, ID for all other family members, proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Compton

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
736 E Compton Blvd
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221
(310) 639-0362

Description
The Salvation Army provides utility bill payment assistance, and they will pay up to $100 per household, $200 for electric only houses, once a year.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Intake hours are Monday, 1:30pm to 2:30pm; Friday, 9:30am to 3:00pm.

Eligibility
Families, couples and individuals who live in Compton and Lynwood zip codes 90220, 90221, 90222 and 90262.

Documents Required
Proof of Income
Proof of Residence
Current or delinquent utility bill are required (cannot be older than 2 months).

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Compton

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
736 E Compton Blvd
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221
(310) 639-0362

Description
The Salvation Army of Compton provides no-cook food in the form of snack packs. Fruit, cereal and other snack foods are included in the snack packs. Ongoing emergency food assistance and a soup kitchen is also available. The service area for the no cook food and soup kitchen is restricted to Compton, Lynwood, Paramount and South Gate residents.

Hot meals are provided one night a week for families, couples and individuals who are homeless or without cooking facilities. The meal is prepared and served by members of neighborhood churches. People may receive this service as often as needed.

They also provide a bag of food once every 30 days that consists of canned goods and dry goods such as cereal and pasta.

Volunteer opportunities are also available.

Hours
Wednesday, 9:30am to 12:00pm, and the soup kitchen is on Mondays, 6:00pm, but closed on holidays.

Eligibility
For people who live in Compton, Lynwood, Paramount and South Gate.

Documents Required
ID Required
Proof of Income
Proof of Residence

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army of Los Angeles Central

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
906 Francisco St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 896-9178

Description
The Salvation Army Los Angeles Central provides utility bill assistance for residential customers of Southern California Edison through the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) program. The program will pay up to $100 and for all electric houses they give pay $200.

For anyone who wants to help, they have volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Call to schedule an appointment for application.

Eligibility
Must be residential customers of Southern California Edison.

Household income earnings cannot exceed the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Documents Required
Proof of income, proof of residence and a current or delinquent utility bill (cannot be older than 2 months) are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Los Angeles Central

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
906 Francisco St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 896-9178

Description
The Salvation Army Los Angeles Central provides a soup kitchen and a food pantry.

The soup kitchen offers breakfast for people 60 and older from 9:00am to 10:00am and then bags of food are distributed.

The food pantry provides one bag of food for families with one to five people, and two bags for families with more than five people once per month.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Fridays (Seniors only), 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility
Seniors age 60 and up, single adults and families with low income. All individuals and families must register with the agency and present ID in order to be eligible.

Documents Required
ID Required

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Santa Monica

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1533 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-1358

Description
The Salvation Army of Santa Monica provides free groceries to low-income and/or homeless individuals and families in the Santa Monica area. The usual bag of food items contains canned goods and dry, boxed foods. Produce and baby food are sometimes available depending on donations. The amount of food lasts five days, and the amount varies on family size. Assistance is available once a month.

Volunteers and donations are relied on and appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility
People of all ages who are in Santa Monica, including people who are homeless. Services are restricted to Santa Monica and Venice residents.

Documents Required
Picture ID, proof of income, and a utility bill as proof of residence are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Santa Monica

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Toiletries, Baby Items

Contact
1533 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-1358

Description
The Salvation Army of Santa Monica provides baby food and diapers, both based in donations, and hygiene kits are available once every month.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility
People of all ages who are in Santa Monica, including people who are homeless. Services are restricted to Santa Monica and Venice residents.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army of Santa Clarita Valley

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
22935 Lyons Ave
Newhall, CA 91321
(661) 799-7486
(661) 799-5841

Description
The Salvation Army of Santa Clarita Valley provides a food pantry, and meal and food vouchers are supplied when available.

For anyone who wants to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Intake hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm. Distribution hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Eligibility
Services are restricted to Aqua Dulce, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Val Verde and Valencia residents.

Documents Required
Proof of income, and ID required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Santa Clarita Valley

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Clothing

Contact
22935 Lyons Ave
Newhall, CA 91321
(661) 799-7486
(661) 799-5841

Description
The Salvation Army of Santa Clarita Valley provides clothing for men, women, and children in the Santa Clarita Valley. Sizes and styles depend on donations.

Donations are relied on and volunteers are accepted.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm.

Eligibility
Santa Clarita Valley residents.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Burbank

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
300 E Angeleno Ave
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 845-7214

Description
The Salvation Army of Burbank provides a food pantry where they give a three-day supply of food to people with kitchen facilities. Baby food is sometimes available, and people can receive assistance once a month.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Eligibility
Families, couples, and individuals, including people who are homeless. Services are restricted to Burbank, North Hollywood, Sun Valley, Sunland and Tujunga residents.

Documents Required
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.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Glendale

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
801 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 246-5586

Description
The Salvation Army of Glendale offers a food pantry once every 30 days. The amount of food varies, depending on availability. Baby food and formula are sometimes available.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Morning hours by appointment only.

Eligibility
Families, couples and individuals who live primarily in Glendale. Services are restricted to Glendale, La Canada, La Crescenta, and Montrose residents.

Documents Required
A photo ID, proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army of San Pedro

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
138 S Bandini St
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-7228

Description
The Salvation Army of San Pedro provides a food pantry for low-income people. The food usually lasts two to three days, and people can apply for service six times a year.

There are volunteer opportunities available for those who want to help.

Hours
Tuesday and Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm; and 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

Eligibility
For low-income people who live in Rancho Palos Verdes and San Pedro. Household income eligibility is determined according to the federal poverty guidelines. The program cannot accommodate people who are homeless.

Documents Required
ID for head of household, birth certificate or other legal document for all children, proof of residence, proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of San Pedro

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
138 S Bandini St
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-7228

Description
The Salvation Army of San Pedro offers utility payment assistance for residential customers of Southern California Edison through the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) program. The program will pay up to $100 per house, but for all-electric houses they pay up to $200. The assistance is available once every 12 months.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Intake hours are Monday, 9:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
Must be a Southern California Edison customer
Must be eligible for low-income assistance

Documents Required
Proof of income, proof of residence and a current or delinquent utility bill (cannot be older than 2 months old) are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of East Los Angeles

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
140 N Eastman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 263-7577

Description
The Salvation Army of East Los Angeles provides a food pantry once a month. If someone needs a special diet, they will do their best to help.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 11:40am and 12:30pm to 3:30pm.

Eligibility
For individuals and families who live in designated zip codes of Los Angeles 90022, 90023, 90031, 90032, 90033, 90040, 90063, 90091, 90103, 90640, 91754, 91755, 917 56.

Documents Required
Picture ID is required at time of intake.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of East Los Angeles

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
140 N Eastman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90063
(323) 263-7577

Description
The Salvation Army of East Los Angeles offers electric payment assistance for residential customers of Southern California Edison through the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) program. The assistance is offered once a year. The program will pay up to $100 per house, unless if the house is all-electric, when they will pay up to $200.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Call to apply; an appointment is required.

Eligibility
For residential customers of Southern California Edison. Household income earnings cannot exceed the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Documents Required
Proof of income, proof of residence and a current or delinquent utility bill (cannot be older than 2 months old) are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army - Stillman Sawyer Family Service Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
820 Lomita Blvd
Harbor City, CA 90710
(310) 835-1986

Description
The Stillman Sawyer Family Service Center offers a food pantry once a month. Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:30am to 12:30pm; Wednesday, 10:00am to 12:30pm.

Eligibility
Individuals and families in the South Bay area, including people who are homeless or who are undocumented in the following communities: Torrance, Lomita, Carson, Harbor City, and Wilmington.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Southeast Communities - Huntington Park

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
2965 E Gage Ave
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(323) 587-4221

Description
The Salvation Army of Southeast Communities Huntington Park location offers food assistance and a soup kitchen for those in need.

A four-day supply of groceries is available for families with children, single women, disabled people, and people aged 55 or older. The amount given depends on family size. The usual bag of food contains USDA food items and canned goods. Assistance can only be received once a month.

The brown bag program for seniors provides monthly groceries for seniors aged 62 and older. Calling each month to verify availability of food is recommended.

There is a soup kitchen which provides a hot lunch four days a week. The kitchen is targeted (but not restricted to) homeless people.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Food Assistance Program
Intake hours are Wednesday, 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Distribution hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

Soup Kitchen
Tuesday through Friday 11:30am to 12:30pm.

Eligibility
For families, couples and individuals who live in Bell, Bell Gardens, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Maywood and South Gate. Services include emergency food assistance and a brown bag program for seniors (62 years old and older).

Both food programs are offered monthly upon registration. Seniors should call monthly to verify availability of food.

Soup Kitchen service is targeted, but not restricted, to people who are homeless. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
ID for the head of the household; ID such as birth certificate, School ID or social security cards for all family members; proof of residence such as a current utility bill; and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Southeast Communities - Huntington Park

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Bathing Facilities

Contact
2965 E Gage Ave
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(323) 587-4221

Description
The Salvation Army of Southeast Communities Huntington Park location provides free bathing facilities for those in need. The facilities are open only on Fridays. Sometimes showers are not available. Shampoo and soap is provided.

Hours
Fridays 11:30am (registration starts)

Eligibility
Service is targeted, but not restricted, to people who are homeless. walk in for service, showers are only available for the first 10 registered individuals.

The agency can reserve the right to not provide shower for certain individuals

Sometimes showers are not available, call for information.

Documents Required
None required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Southeast Communities - Huntington Park

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
2965 E Gage Ave
Huntington Park, CA 90255
(323) 587-4221

Description
The Salvation Army of Southeast Communities Huntington Park location offers utility payment assistance to those who need it. The program will not pay re-connection or deposit fees.

There is another program that provides utility bill assistance for residential customers of Southern California Edison through the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF). EAF will pay up to $100 for every household and $200 for every electrical household. Assistance can only be received once every 12 months.

The agency also receives private funding for gas bill assistance for residents of Downey and Huntington Park.

Hours
Intake hours for year-round utility bill assistance are Tuesday or Friday, 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Call to schedule an appointment.

Eligibility
Year-Round Utility Bill Assistance
This service is restricted to residents of Huntington Park, Downey and Maywood.

Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) Utility Bill Assistance Program
Residential customers of Southern California Edison.
Household income earnings cannot exceed the Federal Poverty Guidelines. There are no geographic restrictions.

Gas Bill Assistance
For residents of Downey and Huntington Park.

Documents Required
Year-Round Utility Bill Assistance
ID, proof of income and a delinquent bill are required. A final call bill or cut off notice is required. The program will not pay reconnection or deposit fees. An appointment is required.

Gas Bill Assistance
ID, proof of income and a delinquent bill are required. An appointment is required.

Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) Utility Bill Assistance Program
ID, proof of income and a current or delinquent bill (cannot be over 2 months old) are required. An appointment is required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army of South Central Los Angeles - Siemon Family Youth & Community Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
7651 S Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(323) 904-9931
(323) 586-0288

Description
The Salvation Army of South Central Los Angeles offers free food for low-income individuals and families, regardless of immigration status.

The typical bag of food usually contains boxed and canned goods. The amount given depends on family size. Assistance can only be received once a month.

Hours
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00am to 12:45pm and 2:15pm to 5:45pm.

Eligibility
For low-income individuals and families, regardless of immigration status, residing in zip codes 90001, 90002, 90003, 90011, 90037, 90044, 90059 and 90061. Services include ongoing emergency food. Age restrictions apply for some services; there are geographic restrictions. Homeless individuals are welcome.

Documents Required
FIRST TIME CLIENTS, please bring the following:
* A valid picture ID
* Proof of Income, e.g. Check Stubs, SSA, GR, Calworks/Calfresh
* Proof of Address

RETURNING CLIENTS, ages 18+
* A valid picture ID

CHILDREN & YOUTH, ages 17 & Under
* Immunization Record
• Birth Certificate
• Benefits ID Card

Clients that are homeless or are not in possession of their ID are still welcome.

Annual Food Program with LA Clippers Foundation (in October)
Pre-registration in person is necessary, call for information on Feed the Community Program.
Applicants will need to bring the following:
• Proof of Address (Current Bill or Mailing)
• Valid Photo ID

Plus, one of the following for children 17 & under:
• Child's Birth Certificate, Child's Immunization Card OR Child's Medical Benefits ID Card

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of South Central Los Angeles - Siemon Family Youth & Community Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
7651 S Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90001
(323) 904-9931
(323) 586-0288

Description
The Sieman Family Youth and Community Center provides electric payment assistance. The program starts in February and goes on until the money is gone. People are assisted once every year. Customers of the Department of Water & Power are not assisted.

They also provide gas assistance in the same way they provide electric assistance.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.


Hours
Monday – Friday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Eligibility
For anyone who are in need of help. Customers must be
- residential customers of Southern California Edison
- residential customers of Southern California Gas

Clients can only be assisted for once every 12 months.

Documents Required
Call for information and to apply.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Antelope Valley

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
44517 Sierra Hwy
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 948-3418

Description
The Salvation Army of Antelope Valley offers free lunches three times a week and dinners once a week for people in need.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Tuesday 11:00am to 12:00pm & 3:00pm to 4:00pm;
Wednesday, Friday, 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
For people who live in the Antelope Valley area. There are geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
None required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Antelope Valley

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Electric Payment Assistance

Contact
44517 Sierra Hwy
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 948-3418

Description
The Salvation Army of Antelope Valley provides utility payment assistance through the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF). The program will pay up to $100, but for all-electric houses, they will pay up to $200. Assistance is available once a year.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; closed for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Eligibility
For residential customers of Southern California Edison. Household income earnings cannot exceed the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Call Tuesday at 9:00am for an appointment. The agency will assist the first 10 callers. Applicants will receive appointments for the following week.

Documents Required
Proof of income, proof of residence and a current or delinquent utility bill (cannot be older than 2 months old) are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Salvation Army of Pasadena Tabernacle Corps

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
960 E Walnut St
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 773-4404
(626) 529-0503

Description
The Salvation Army of Pasadena Tabernacle Corps offers a food pantry where they give bags and boxes of free groceries once every three months.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00am to 11:30am

Eligibility
For families, couples and individuals who live in Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena residents.

Documents Required
ID for each family member, such as Medi-Cal or school ID (for each child), proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Pasadena Tabernacle Corps

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Clothing

Contact
960 E Walnut St
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 773-4404
(626) 529-0503

Description
The Salvation Army of Pasadena Tabernacle Corps provides clothing vouchers redeemable at the Salvation Army thrift shop. The dollar value of the vouchers vary based on the number of people or family members who receive assistance.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00am to 11:30am

Eligibility
For families, couples and individuals who live in Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena residents. Each person is eligible for one clothing per year.

Documents Required
ID for all family members and proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County