Emergency Food And Clothing


Family Rescue Center
(818) 884-7587
22103 Vanowen Street
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Family Rescue Center serves individuals and families in need in the West San Fernando Valley by providing food, clothing, medical and educational services, as well as referrals as needed.

FISH of West Valley
(818) 882-3474
20440 Lassen Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311
FISH has been providing food and a helping hand to low income, homeless and stranded travelers in the West Valley since 1972.

Grace Resources
45134 North Sierra Highway
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 940-5272
Grace is a food bank, first and foremost - they provide bags of groceries to some 6,000 individuals on a monthly basis and hot meals four times per week. Aside from feeding people, as donations allow, they also provide clothing, household items, furniture, vehicles, personal hygiene supplies, and other services and referrals on an as-needed basis.

Loaves & Fishes
(818) 997-0943
14640 Keswick Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405
Organization provides social services.

Los Angeles County Health & Nutrition Hotline
(877) 597-4777
Hotline provides food stamp information.

Lutheran Social Services
(818) 901-9480
6425 Tyrone Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Organization offers food, clothing, and employment referrals.

Meet Each Need with Dignity (MEND)
(818) 897-2443
10641 N. San Fernando Road
Pacoima, CA 91331
MEND, the largest poverty agency in the San Fernando Valley, provides emergency food, clothing, medical, vision and dental care, job skills training and job placement assistance, English as a Second Language classes, and youth activities.

Salvation Army
(818) 781-5739
14917 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA  91411
The Salvation Army in Southern California provides alcohol and drug rehabilitation, emergency disaster services, family services, homeless centers, senior resident services, transitional living centers, and youth services.

South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (S.A.V.E.S.)
37925 North Sierra Highway, Suite H
Palmdale, CA 93550
(661) 267-5191
The SAVES program was started in 1983 to offer assistance to individuals and families who are experiencing a temporary emergency situation. To qualify a person must be experiencing circumstances that fall within federal program guidelines. These circumstances might include: recent job loss, awaiting approval of benefits and benefits exhausted or cut off.  The SAVES program provides a large assortment of food items to qualified persons: fresh and canned fruits and vegetables; chili and soup; breads and bakery goods; beverages; dry milk; and staples such as rice, beans and dried cereals. SAVES also provides special assistance (as available, seasonally) with back to school supplies, holiday food baskets and utility assistance.

SOVA Food Pantry
(818) 988-7682
16439 Vanowen Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
SOVA is a nonsectarian program of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, dedicated to alleviating hunger and poverty in the community through food distribution and offering a wide range of supportive services.

Women & Infants Children Program (WIC)
(800) 313-4WIC
(818) 361-7541
1172 N. Maclay Avenue
San Fernando, CA 91342
WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

EHHF, The Enlightened Helping Hand Foundation

(818) 503-7775
12128 Vanownen Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605

EHHF assists struggling single parent families in the United States by meeting their essential needs for food, household items, clothing, toys, etc. EHHF’s vision is to create a support system for single parent families and their children. So no struggling single parent feels hopeless and no single parent family’s child goes without essentials. We hope that with time we’ll develop a community of empowered single parent families for whom our support will be nothing more than a stepping stone to a successful and joyful life.


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