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Emergency Food Banks & Free Meals

 Loaves & Fishes Community Center         Food & Clothes                       

818-997-0943                                                       

Part of the Catholic Charities of Los Angeles

14640 Keswick Street., Van Nuys, Ca.   91401                                            

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10:00-3:00     Turn left on Keswick at Van Nuys Blvd.

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Saint Jane Francis Church Food Pantry      Christian Science                  818-766-7393

13001 Victory Blvd.

North Hollywood, Ca.91606

 Bring Picture ID.

 Mon.-Thurs.: 9:00-12:00 ________________________________________________________________________

 Church On the Way                 Pastor Jim Nelson                                      818-779-8000

14300 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, Ca.

 Food Pantry

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 Lutheran Social Services                                                                              818-901-9480

6425 Tyrone Ave., Van Nuys, Ca. 91401

Tuesday-                            10:00-12:00

Wednesday - Friday:       10:00-12:00

                                           1:00 – 2:45              * Food * Clothes  * Referrals

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Saint Elizabeth Church                                                                                 818-779-1774

14647 Kittridge, Van Nuys, Ca.

 * Food & Clothes

Monday &                   12:00-3:00 

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Saint Charles Church                                                                                   818-985-7365

10825 Moorpark St., North Hollywood, CA           

Lankershim Blvd. at Moorpark ,  Go across the street from church

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday:   9:00-11:45

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Salvation Army Family Food Services  (Food Vouchers)                         818-361-6462

               McClay Street                                 one time only

San Fernando, Ca,   91340

Salvation Army Family Food Services                                                        818-781-5739

14717 Victory Blvd.

Van Nuys, Ca.   91411

Picture ID & Proof of Address.            Closed Every November & December

 Mon-Fri: 10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:30

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 Saint Cyirls Church                                                                                      818-981-6832

15520 Ventura Blvd., Encino, Ca.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday:   9:00-12:00

Need a voucher from a minister, caseworker or social worker.

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N. H. Interfaith Prespreterian Church                                                        818-760-3575

4390 Colfax  (Front of Church)

N. Hollywood, Ca.

Monday & Friday: 10:00-12:45

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N. H. Interfaith Prespreterian Church

Burbank Temporary Aid Center  (Burbank Residents Only)                  818-846-2330

1304 W. Burbank Blvd, Burbank, Ca.   91502

Proof Required

Mon.-Fri.: 9:00-12:30 & 1:30-5:00 

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Calvary Baptist Church                            Ask For Elizabeth                      818-896-0798

12928 Vaughn Street, San Fernando, Ca.  (Cross Street is Dronsfield)

Monday – Thursday:   9:00-4:00

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Calvary Baptist Church                                                                                818-897-1074

Monday-Friday:   10:00-4:30

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Saint Steven’s Lutheran Church                                                                 818-891-1759

15950 Chatsworth, Granada Hills, Ca.   91344

Referring agency must place order before 12:00 noon and filled by 3:00.

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Home Visitation Center                                                                                818-896-6122

13412 van Nuys Blvd.

Pacoma, Ca.

Wednesday only:  1:00-3:00          $1.00 Plus a Plastic Bag.

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Fish of Chatsworth                                                                                       818-882-FISH

20440 Lassen St.

Chatsworth, Ca.                    Require a prearranged appointment

Mon.-Thursday   4:00-5:00

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 SOVA  Food Pantry Program (part of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles)

Main office:  13425 Ventura Blvd, Suite 200. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

818-789-1804

Sova@jfsvalley.org                                                                                                           

     Sova is Hebrew for “eat and be satisfied.”

Although part of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, it is NON-SECTARIAN.  The difference is that they are able to provide kosher food, upon request.  Many synagogues and Jewish organizations collect food in SOVA bins and then donate the food.

They run 3 food pantry locations.  Please contact the main office to confirm hours (818-789-1804 or Sova@jfsvalley.org):

SOVA Metro

7563 Beverly Blvd., (near Curson Avenue)

Hours: 

Mondays and Wednesdays; 10a.m. to 2p.m.

Sundays (except first Sunday of month) = 10a.m. to noon

SOVA West

11310 Santa Monica Blvd., (near Sawtelle Blvd.)

Hours: 

Mondays and Wednesdays = 10a.m. to 2p.m.

Fridays = !0a.m. to 1:30p.m.

SOVA Valley

6027 ½ Reseda Blvd. , Tarzana,  CA

Entrance on Baird – first street W of Reseda Blvd.  (S.W. Corner of Reseda & Oxnard)

Wednesdays = 10:00a.m. -2:00 p.m.    

Fridays: 10:00-noon     

Sundays: 10:30- noon

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Prince of Peace Episcopal Church   

West Valley Food pantry

5700 Rudnick, Woodland Hills, Ca.   91367

Monday-Thursday:   10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday                       10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

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Project Angel Food 

Hollywood, Ca.

Prepares & delivers hot & frozen food meals to more than 1,000 men, women & children living with HIV/AIDS in the Los Angeles Area.

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Project Chicken Soup/LA Jewish Aids Services, Los Angeles, CA

www.projectchickensoup.org

The goal of LA Jewish Aids Services/Project Chicken Soup is to provide nechama—comfort to those in need.  Their focus is preparing freshly cooked kosher meals and delivering them to people living with HIV/AIDS in the Los Angeles County area.  Their all-volunteer organization currently provides over 100 families with 3 meals and a visit twice each month.  ________________________________________________________________________

Guadalupe Center (Serves West of Reseda)                                                 818-340-2050

Part of the Catholic Charities of Los Angeles

21600 Hart St.

Canoga Park, Ca.  91303

Monday & Wednesday: 9:00-11:30

* “Project Amigo”  Youth at Risk Activities: Sports & Recreation

* “Health Choices”  Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

* Social Services  * Job Help Preparation  *Referrals   * Shelter

* Provide a comprehensive range of services to meet the needs of the poor &                    disadvantaged.

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 MEND      “Meeting Each Need With Dignity”                                             818-897-3443

13460 Van Nuys Blvd. ,  Pacomia, Ca.                                                          818-896-0246                                                        

Monday, Tuesday, Friday:  9:00-12:00

Medical                 Fund Raising                           Food / Clothing

Dental                   Children’s Field Trips

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Children’s Hunger Fund                                                                              818-899-5122

12846 Pierce Street      Main Office                                                            1-800-708-7589

Pacoima, Ca.   91331                                                                                www.chf@gte.org

P.O. Box 7085, Mission Hills, Ca.  91364

Jewish Family Services

http://www.jfsla.org/                          

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS/LA) is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency which has served individuals and families since 1854. They are a nationally accredited leader in providing a wide range of mental health and social services to people of all ages. Jewish Family Service has received top rating from Charity Navigator, an independent organization which rates charities for efficiency and financial health. Charity Navigator found that JFS spends only two cents to raise a dollar, placing the agency among the most efficient charities in the country at putting donors' funds to work to provide services (the median is eight cents).

If you or members of your family need quality service from trusted professionals at cost-effective prices, or you wish to volunteer your services or make a donation,   take a moment to browse our web site at http://www.jfsla.org/   .  If you have any questions, contact their main office at:

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T:(323) 761-8800
Fax: (323)761-8801

Valley Satellite office (they have several satellite offices):

Valley Storefront Multipurpose Center

12821 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood, Ca.   91606-3012

Ths location can give you information about a variety of social services

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Valley Interfaith Council                                                                              818-718-6460

10824 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Chatsworth, Ca.   91311

A non-profit organization for the people of the San Fernando Valley.

* Children/Youth/Family Programs

* Involved in Homeless Programs        *  Interfaith & Social Concern Activities

* Meals on Wheels                                * Senior Programs

* Work with Abused Children

*Food Pantry

North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry Location

            (run by Valley churches and synagogues)

4387 Troost Avenue North Hollywood, CA

818-760-3575

Pantry Hours:

Monday and Friday = 10a.m.-11p.m.

Mailing Address :

4390 Colfax Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91604

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Union Rescue Mission            Christian Life Program                          213-347-6300-                                           

545 S. San Pedro St.   , Los Angeles,   90013                 * See Brochure                                                                                       

http://www.urm.com

13422 Saticoy Street                                                                                        818-785-4476

North Hollywood, Ca.  91605    They supply the food banks.

* Lodging   * Basic Medical/Dental   * Teaches Job Skills   * Men & Women

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Salvation Army Family Food Services                                                        818-781-5739

14717 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys, Ca.   91411

Picture ID & Proof of Address.            Closed Every November & December

Mon-Fri: 10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:30

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El Centro De Amistad                          Main Office                                     818-347-8565                                    

7024 Derring Ave. , Canoga Park, Ca. 91303

 

El Centro De Amistad                         Satellite Site                                     818-898-0223

568 S. Brand Bl.                                                                    E-Mail: SFCentro@aol.com

San Fernando Ca.  91340

 

El Centro De Amistad                         L. A. Bridges                                     818768-0820

Fulton Middle School

7447 Kester Ave., Van Nuys, Ca.   91405

 

El Centro De Amistad                        L. A. Bridges                                    818-772-1425

Sutter Middle School

7330 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka, Ca.  

Batterer’s Program Court Referred       Main Office        *   Parenting Classes                      

Spanish & English                                                             *   Family Counseling

Mon.- Fri.     8:30-5:00 P.M.                                             *   Child Abuse Program

*   Mental Health Counseling:  Acute & Chronically Mentally Ill

*   Crisis Intervention & Referral Case Management

*   Chronic Illness & Medication Education

*   Emergency Food/Shelter Referrals

*   Employment Development Referrals

*   Immigration & Advocacy Assistance Referrals

*   Community Beautification Program

 Youth At Risk Programs

*   Computer Literacy Program

*   Fine Arts & recreational Activities   L. A. Bridge

*   Community Mobilization   L. A. Bridge

*   Mentoring   L. A. Bridge

*   Educational Tutorial Assistance  L. A. Bridge

*   Case Management   L. A. Bridge

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Our Redeemer Lutheran Outreach

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The Tangan Community Center of San Fernando Valley

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Grace Resource Center

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Encino B’Nai B’Rith

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Shalom Project Centers

United Methodist Church of El Mesias & Sepulveda

Free Meals For the Homeless

Sepulveda Methodist Church                                                                       818-892-1164

15435 Rayen , Van Nuys, Ca. 

Rayen is halfway between Parthenia & Nordhoff on Sepulveda. North of Sepulveda

Meals:   Monday, Wednesday, Friday:   8-9:00 A.M.    (Showers)

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Church  ?

Corner of Sherman Way & Louise   (1/2 mile West of Balboa Blvd.)

Every 4th. Saturday of the month:   12:00 Noon

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7th. Day Adventist                                                                                  

14615 Sherman Way     West of http://www.howmuchjoy.com/jl80.html an Nuys Blvd.

Free Lunches:    Tuesday & Thursday:   10:00 A.M.- 2:00 P/M.

 1st. & 3rd. Wednesday: 6:00-8:00P.M.

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Church of the Way

14300 Sherman Way , Van Nuys, CA   (Cornerstone Building)

Wednesday:  5:30 P.M.   Soup or hot meal

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Jewish Family Services  --

http://www.jfsla.org/                         

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS/LA) is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency which has served individuals and families since 1854. They are a nationally accredited leader in providing a wide range of mental health and social services to people of all ages. Jewish Family Service has received top rating from Charity Navigator, an independent organization which rates charities for efficiency and financial health. Charity Navigator found that JFS spends only two cents to raise a dollar, placing the agency among the most efficient charities in the country at putting donors' funds to work to provide services (the median is eight cents).

If you or members of your family need quality service from trusted professionals at cost-effective prices, or you wish to volunteer your services or make a donation,   take a moment to browse our web site at http://www.jfsla.org/   .  If you have any questions, contact their main office at:

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
T:(323) 761-8800
Fax: (323)761-8801

Valley Satellite office (they have several satellite offices):

12821 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood, Ca.   91606-3012

This location can give you information about a variety of social services

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Showers

YMCA

6901 Lennox, Van Nuys, Ca.       818-989-3800

   Donation if Possible

*done on a case-by case basis.  Must speak to director

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Sepulveda Methodist Church                                                                       818-892-1164

15435 Rayen   , Van Nuys, Ca.  

Rayen is halfway between Parthenia & Nordhoff on Sepulveda. North of Sepulveda

Meals:   Monday, Wednesday, Friday:    8-9:00 A.M.    (Showers)

 

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