Food Assistance In harbor city, CA And Vicinity

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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
Carson, Harbor City, Lomita, Torrance and Wilmington

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
25511 Eshelman Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 326-3364

Description
The St Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church provides a food pantry and people can be helped as many times as necessary.

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

Hours
Every Wednesday, 8:30am to 10:00am.

Eligibility
People who live in Harbor City, Lomita, Torrance and Wilmington, including people who are homeless or who are undocumented.

Documents Required
CADL or CAID for head of household, ID for children, proof of residence are required.

Area Served
Carson, Harbor City, Lomita, Torrance and Wilmington

Wayside United Methodist Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
25904 Cayuga Ave
Lomita, CA 90717
(310) 326-4541

Description
The Wayside United Methodist Church offers free food for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles County.

The typical bag of groceries contains canned goods, rice, beans, pasta, powdered milk, oats, dates, and juice. The amount given depends on family size and usually lasts about two to three days. Assistance can only be received once a month.

Hours
Intake and distribution is the second Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am. People can line up beginning at 7:00am.

Eligibility
For low-income families and individuals in Los Angeles County. People who are undocumented are also assisted. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
No ID required.

Beacon Light Mission

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
525 N Broad Ave
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 830-7063

Description
Hot meal, seven days per week. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to homeless men in the Harbor Area. Assistance is available as often as needed. Meals are served to all who attend church service; 80 people can be served at each meal.

Hours
7pm daily.

Eligibility
Must attend church service. Meal is limited to first 80 people.

Documents Required
No documents required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Wilmington Jaycees Foundation - Amvet Nutrition Site

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
121 West E St
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 513-6554

Description
The Amvet Nutrition Site offers a congregate meal for seniors. Donations are recommended, but not required.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Tuesday: 11:30am

Eligibility
Seniors 60 years and older who live in the cities of Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington.

First time guests are asked to call 24 hours in advance.

Area Served
Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington

Wilmington Jaycees Foundation - Normandale Recreation Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
22400 Halldale Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 856-2796

Description
The Normandale Recreation Center provides a congregate meal for seniors. Donations are recommended, but not necessary.

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

Hours
Monday through Friday 11:00am.

Eligibility
Seniors 60 years and older who live in the cities of Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington.

First time guests are asked to call 24 hours in advance.

Area Served
Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington

Amigos Sin Barreras / Friends Without Barriers (Amigos)

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
20413 Berendo St
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 316-7074

Description
The Amigos Sin Barreras provides free food for people with HIV/AIDS who live in the South Bay area.

The typical food items given are fruit, vegetables, juices, soup, canned tuna, pasta, and grains. The amount of food given depends on family size. Groceries typically last one to four weeks. Powdered milk and diapers may be available, if donations allow. The program caters to special dietary needs such as vegetarian, high-protein, low-salt, or low-fat. Services can only be received once a month.

A hot meal is served once a week.

Donations are appreciated.

Hours
Food Pantry: First Saturday of the month 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Soup Kitchen: Every Thursday at 12:00pm.

Eligibility
For low-income people with HIV or AIDS living in the South Bay area (SPA 8).

Food Pantry: Call to set up an intake interview.

Soup Kitchen: Call to arrange an interview for eligibility.

Documents Required
ID, proof of residence, income, and HIV/AIDS diagnosis are required.

For soup kitchen service, you must bring proof that you have either HIV or AIDS.

St. Philomena Catholic Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
21900 S Main St
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-5294
(310) 835-7161

Description
The St. Philomena Catholic Church provides a food pantry for people in need. Services are usually given once every six months, but depending on family size, sometimes people can be helped more often.

Hours
Intake and distribution is the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:30am to 9:30am.

Eligibility
Residents of Carson, Torrance zip code 90502 or Long Beach zip code 90810. Individuals, couples, and families can be assisted.

Documents Required
Proof of residence and proof of income are required. People complete a detailed application and staff makes a subsequent home visit to evaluate the person's eligibility for the ongoing food program.

Area Served
Carson, Torrance zip code 90502 or Long Beach zip code 90810.


Toberman Neighborhood Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
131 N Grand Ave
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-1145

Description
The Toberman Center offers bags and boxes of groceries for people in need, and sometimes instant formula and baby food are available, depending on donations.

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

Hours
Intake for same-day assistance is Monday through Friday, at 9:00am. Food distribution is Monday through Friday 9:00am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Eligibility
Residents of San Pedro.

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

Area Served
San Pedro

San Pedro Service Center

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
769 W Third St
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 519-6091
(310) 519-6094

Description
The San Pedro Center offers a food pantry where they give bags and boxes of free food to people in need.

Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Food Pantry Program
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Eligibility
Individuals, families, and seniors in need in the South Bay area, including homeless and undocumented people. The service area includes Harbor City, Lomita, San Pedro and Wilmington; however, there are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
ID, either CADL or Califorinia ID; proof of residence such as utility bill; and source of income.

Food is available by appointment for first-time applicants.

Area Served
Harbor City, Lomita, San Pedro and Wilmington; however, there are no geographic restrictions.