Food Assistance In whittier, CA And Vicinity

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St. Matthias Episcopal Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
7056 S Washington Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 698-9741

Description
The St. Matthias Episcopal Church provides free meals to the less fortunate in the Whittier area.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Friday 3:00pm

Eligibility
For people in the Whittier area no questions asked. All one need do to be fed is show up and conduct oneself properly, showing respect to others. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
No ID Required.

San Gabriel Valley Service Center

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
1441 Santa Anita Ave
South El Monte, CA 91733
(626) 575-5431

Description
The San Gabriel Valley Service Center offers three food pantry programs.

The ongoing emergency food, is a food pantry for elderly people.

The commodity supplemental food program is provided through the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and the food kits are given once a month to last three to five days.

The ongoing food emergency offers a food pantry for low-income people.

Hours
Food Pantry Program
Wednesday, 8:30am to 10:30am.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (Older Adults 60+)
Fourth Monday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am.

5 Bread 2 Fish Pantry
Friday 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility
Food Pantry
Low-income people who live in El Monte, Baldwin Park, Rosemead and South El Monte. Eligible people must meet federal low-income requirements. Services are restricted to El Monte, Baldwin Park, Rosemead and South El Monte residents.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (Older Adults 60+)
Services are targeted to, but not limited to older residents 60+ of the San Gabriel Valley.

5 Bread 2 Fish Pantry
Open to the community.

Documents Required
Food Pantry Program
Eligibility is not required to access this program.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (Older Adults 60+)
Income verification and picture identification are required to receive the food.

Area Served
El Monte, Baldwin Park, Rosemead and South El Monte, San Gabriel Valley area.

St. John Vianney Church - Food Pantry

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1345 Turnbull Canyon Rd
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
(626) 330-2269

Description
The St. John Vianney Church provides free food for those in need. The program offers USDA foods weekly. Participants receive a bag of food containing canned and packaged foods, produce, and frozen food. Participants are allowed to select the food. Services can be received only once a week.

Volunteers and donations are appreciated.

Hours
Parish Office
Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 8:30pm
Fridays 8:30am – 3:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Food Pantry Distribution
Saturdays 8:00am to 12:00pm. (Hours vary, please call)

Eligibility
For low-income residents of zip codes 91744, 91745, 91746, 91747, 91748 and 91790. To qualify, applicants must be 150% of poverty level or lower.

Documents Required
ID for everyone living in the household, proof of income and proof of residence; ID for children may include immunization record, birth certificate or school ID card.

Area Served
Zip codes 91744, 91745, 91746, 91747, 91748, and 91790.

Heart Of Compassion Distribution, Inc

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
600 S Maple Ave
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 727-7997

Description
The Hearts of Compassion offers a food pantry twice a week, but people can be assisted only once a week. Donations are requested on Wednesday, but are not required.

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

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are Tuesday, 9:00am to 1:30pm; Wednesday 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Eligibility
For people who live in Los Angeles County, including homeless and undocumented people.

Documents Required
ID is not required.

Area Served
Countywide - All Zips


Interfaith Food Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
11819 Burke St
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 903-1478

Description
The Interfaith Food Center provides a food pantry where they give out groceries once or twice a week, depending on household size, on an ongoing basis.

They also offer sack lunches for homeless people four days a week, and personal care items when available.

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

Hours
January and February: Intake hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30am to 11:30am.
March through September: Intake hours are Monday and Thursday, 8:30am to 11:30am.
Distribution hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm; Tuesday, 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

Sack lunch is provided daily; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Eligibility
Low-income families and individuals who live in Whittier, La Mirada and Santa Fe Springs or unincorporated Los Angeles County with a Whittier zip code.

The sack lunch program serves the homeless population of Whittier, La Mirada, Santa Fe Springs, and the surrounding communities, and individuals must live on the street, motel, car, and or shelter to qualify.

Documents Required
Food Program: CADL or CAID for head of household, proof of address (current utility bill or rental agreement), proof of income and proof of the number of household members. Identification and utility bill must have the same address.

Sack Lunch: CAID or CADL

Area Served
Whittier, Santa Fe Springs and La Mirada

Our Saviour Center

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
4368 Santa Anita Ave
El Monte, CA 91731
(626) 579-2190
(626) 329-0860

Description
The Our Savior Center offers free food to low-income people who live in the greater El Monte area. The program provides two bags of groceries that usually contains items such as rice, beans, milk, and produce. The amount given varies on family size but typically lasts for three to four days. Assistance can only be received twice a month.

Donations are welcome.

Hours
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Eligibility
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.

People in crisis from outside the service area will be served one time only and given a referral in their area.

Documents Required
Picture ID for the head of household, proof of residence and proof of income are requested but not required.

Area Served
South El Monte, La Puente, Baldwin Park, and Rosemead.

San Juan Diego Community Services Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
4171 Tyler Ave
El Monte, CA 91731
(213) 251-3514

Description
The San Juan Diego provides emergency food for single people, couples, and families, including homeless people or people who get public assistance and you can apply for food more than once. The amount of food given is typically enough to last three to five days.

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

Hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Eligibility
People must meet low income guidelines and must be willing to work with staff to become more self-sufficient.

Documents Required
ID for head of household, proof income and proof of residence are required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Church of the Redeemer

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
3739 Monterey Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(626) 960-9585

Description
The Church of the Redeemer provides an ongoing free food program for the low-income, homeless, disabled, elderly, and those in an emergency need. A one time only food-assistance program is available to people who are homeless or are in need.

The agency provides a bag of groceries, which usually contains items such as canned goods, fruit, vegetables, rice, beans, bread, and juices. The food lasts approximately two or three days, and the amount of food varies on family size. Thanksgiving baskets are also provided for participants of the ongoing food program.

Donations and volunteers are greatly appreciated. The program provides assistance to over 150 families every month.

Hours
Intake hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00pm. Distribution hours are the last Saturday of each month, 7:00am to 9:00am.

Eligibility
Low-income people, homeless, handicapped, elderly, and those with an emergency need residing in Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale and La Puente.

Documents Required
CADL, CAID is required.

Area Served
Services are restricted to Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale and La Puente residents.


Shepherd's Pantry - Baldwin Park Distribution Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
13020 Francisquito Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(626) 671-0090

Description
The Shepherd's Pantry provides a food pantry where low-income people can receive free food twice a month.

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

Hours
Weekly Food Distribution
Fridays: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Eligibility
Anyone living in the Los Angeles County.

Documents Required
Proof of residence (like a phone bill, driver’s license…) on your first visit.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Shepherd's Pantry - Irwindale Distribution Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1418 Arrow Highway
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
(626) 305-0392

Description
The Shepherd's Pantry provides free food for the less fortunate. A typical bag/box of food contains canned and packaged food, produce, fruit, dairy/deli, frozen meat, and bakery items. Services can only be received twice a month from any of the pantries' locations.

Homeless clients may receive smaller amounts of food during this period as often as necessary during the month.

Volunteers and donations are appreciated.

Hours
Weekly Food Distribution
Tuesdays: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Homeless Food Distribution
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Eligibility
Anyone living in the Los Angeles County.

Documents Required
Proof of residence (like a phone bill, driver’s license…) on your first visit.