Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance

Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance ( Older Adults )


The program provides emergency food for families, senior citizens and people who have disabilities who live in Los Angeles zip codes 90002 and 90059, including families who receive government assistance. Services include government surplus food distribution sites, ongoing emergency food assistance, and sack lunches/dinners. Ongoing emergency food assistance is restricted to residents of zip code areas 90002 and 90059. There is no geographic restrictions for sack lunch services.

The program provides bags of groceries which contain USDA surplus food, canned vegetables and fruit, and packaged dried goods. The amount of food varies with family size but is usually enough to last approximately three days.

The program also supplies sack lunches and beverages three days a week which is targeted, but not restricted, to homeless people. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Walk in to apply emergency food. People line up during the distribution hours and are served on a first come first served basis. Proof of residence such as CADL, a CAID, a current utility bill and birth certificates for each child are required. People with disabilities must show proof of SSI or disability papers. Adults 52 years and older qualify as seniors.

Walk in for the lunch at distribution times. This program has a limited number of lunches available so it is recommended that people arrive promptly. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
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10122 Compton Ave.

Los Angeles , CA 90002 (Physical)

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Service hours
Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00am to 8:30am.

Service/Intake and Administration

(323) 567-1439

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