Food Assistance (Food Pantries) In The Los Angeles Region

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St. John's Episcopal Cathedral

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
514 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 747-6285

Description
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.

Hours
1st & 3rd Sunday 10:30am -11:30am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.

Los Angeles Mission

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
303 E 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 629-1227

Description
Weekly Food Basket Program. Food baskets contain various perishable items as well as toiletries with a minimum value of $100.00 per basket.

On average, 50 baskets are distributed every Wednesday to low-income families who are living in SRO’s and hotels in the Greater Los Angeles area. Each basket feeds an entire family and provides eight meals to provide low-income households the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. Baskets for large size families of more than four individuals are also accommodated.

The soup kitchen 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.

Hours
Food baskets are distributed every Wednesday.

Breakfast is served Monday through Saturday, first come, first served, to 100 people at 5:00am;.

Lunch is served Monday through Saturday, 12:00pm and 1:00pm;

Dinner is served Monday through Saturday at 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

Eligibility
Low income and/or homeless.

Must attend chapel service to receive hot meal.

Documents Required
No ID required for soup kitchen.

Area Served
Los Angeles

Trinity Baptist Church

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
2040 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 735-0044

Description
Provides a hot lunch to needy families abd homeless individuals in the Jefferson Park community.

Emergency food assistance include bags of groceries through the food pantry. Assistance is provided once a month.

Hours
The meal is served every other Friday, 11:00am
Hours for emergency food are Wednesday, 9:00am to 11:00am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
Call for Information. ID required.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.

Salvation Army of Compton

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
736 E Compton Blvd
Compton, 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
Restricted to zip codes 90051, 90052, 90059, 90061, 90062, 90082, 90220, 90221, 90222, 90223, 90224, 90247, 90248, 90249, 90262, 90746 and 90747.


Bienestar Human Services - East Los Angeles Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
5326 E Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(866) 590-6411
(323) 727-7896

Description
The East Los Angeles Center gives out boxes and bags of free food to low-income people that are eligible. People get food on a monthly basis, but if you're not eligible, they can provide some food once and a referral.

For people who'd like to help, volunteer opportunities are available.

Hours
Tuesday 11:00am – 2:45pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 1:45pm, 3:00pm – 4:45pm
1st and 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00am – 12:00pm
*Closed on the 5th Tuesday and Thursday of each month

Eligibility
Clients must be involved in a case management program in order to be eligible. Income restrictions apply; services are restricted to residents of SPA 7.

Documents Required
HIV Status
Proof of Income
Proof of Residence

Area Served
East SPA 7 (SP7)

First Baptist Church of Los Angeles

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
760 S Westmoreland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 384-2151

Description
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.

Hours
Friday 8:30am - 9:30am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.

First Unitarian Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
2936 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 401-1191
(213) 401-1190

Description
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.

Hours
Saturday 8:00am-10:00am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.

Immanuel Presbyterian Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
3300 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 389-3191

Description
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.

Hours
Saturdays from 9:30 – 11:30 am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.


St. James Episcopal Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
3903 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-3417

Description
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.

Hours
Thursday 8:00am -9:00am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.

First Church of the Nazarene

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
3401 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 385-6345

Description
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 for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

Hot meals are served Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Breakfast coffee and donuts are served Wednesday, 9:30am to 10:30am.

Hours
Food Pantry: Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Hot meals are served Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 12:30pm.
Breakfast coffee and donuts are served Wednesday, 9:30am to 10:30am.

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
There are no geographic restrictions.