Food Assistance (Food Pantries) In los angeles, CA And Vicinity

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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
Los Angeles County

El Centro De Ayuda Corporation

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
2130 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 526-9301

Description
The El Centro De Ayuda Corporation gives out free food to the less fortunate who live in Los Angeles County.

Volunteers and donations appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 7:00pm; Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Food Pantry Distribution: Thursday 9:30am - 10:30am

Eligibility
People of all ages who live in Los Angeles County, including those who are homeless.

Documents Required
Call for information.

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

White Memorial Church

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
401 N State St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 264-2170

Description
The White Memorial Church provides a soup kitchen for people in East Los Angeles.

They also offer month's supply of free groceries through the Operation Youth Educational Services.

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are the first and third Tuesday of the month, 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
For people who live in East Los Angeles, including people who are undocumented. Service is targeted, but not restricted to Los Angeles 90022, 90031, 90032, 90033 and 90063 residents.

Documents Required
CADL or CAID and proof of residence are requested, but not required; documentation requirement are determined on a case by case basis.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Hollypark United Methodist Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
13000 Van Ness Ave
Gardena, CA 90249
(310) 516-6457

Description
The Hollypark United Methodist Church offers free food to the less fortunate, including those who are homeless and/or undocumented. Food given typically includes canned goods, potatoes, and sometimes meat. Only one bag is given per family or person.

Hours
Every second Saturday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Eligibility
People in Los Angeles County, including people who are undocumented or homeless. Services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Documents Required
ID is not required.

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

United American Indian Involvement, Inc.

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
1125 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 202-3970

Description
The United American Indian Involvement provides a free food pantry and a soup kitchen for senior American Indians and Alaska Natives. The soup kitchen offers breakfast in the morning and lunch mid-afternoon.

Hours
Center: Monday through Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Food Pantry Hours: Call for information

Daily Meals:
Breakfast: Monday through Friday: 9:00am to 10:00am
Lunch: Monday through Friday: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Eligibility
Daily Meals
For American Indians/ Alaska Natives over 50 years old or who are chronically ill. There are no geographic restrictions.

Clients must provide proof of American Indian lineage; proof may be a CDIB (Certificate Degree of Indian Blood).

Food Pantry
For American Indians/ Alaska Natives - call for information on requirements.

Documents Required
Proof of American Indian lineage; this proof may be a CDIB (Certificate Degree of Indian Blood)

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Brownson House Community Services Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1307 Warren St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(213) 251-3512
(213) 251-3514

Description
The Brownson House Center provides an emergency food pantry for Los Angeles County residents. They would receive enough food to last three to four days, and baby food is available sometimes.

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

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm; other hours may be available by appointment only.

Eligibility
Applicants must have incomes at or below the federal poverty guidelines.

Documents Required
Picture ID; proof of residence; proof of income are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Joy Community Outreach to End Homeslessness

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
1938 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90018
(323) 939-5808

Description
The Joy Community Outreach offers a food line and occasional and emergency food assistance. They provide produce, canned and dry foods, and fresh meat.

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are the second Tuesday of the month, 10:30am to 2:30pm or until food runs out.

Eligibility
For anyone in Los Angeles County. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to people who are homeless, low-income families with children and older adults.

Documents Required
ID is NOT required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Tamarind Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
417 S Tamarind Ave
Compton, CA 90220
(323) 774-0181

Description
The Seventh Day Adventist Church offers a food pantry for people in need. They can be helped with perishables once a month, but non-perishables are available five days a week.

Hours
Office hours are Tuesday, 9:00am to 12:00pm; Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 3:00pm to 6:30pm.

Perishable groceries are distributed every 4th Tuesday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am. Non-perishable groceries are distributed Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm. Call to verify if food is available.

Eligibility
Low-income people in Compton zip codes 90220, 90221 and 90222. Services are available for people who are undocumented; people who are homeless or who are in an emergency situation and live outside of the service area may be assisted if no other resources are available and if food is available.

Documents Required
ID or registration is not required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County