East Los Angeles residents may be able to receive free food, recreational programs, utility bill assistance and other referrals from the Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services center in East Los Angeles.
- .Free food for anyone who resides in East Los Angeles, including the undocumented and/or homeless. This program is especially provided for the Spanish-speaking community. You may receive food once every 30 days. Groceries are dry goods and amounts vary by family size.
- Free toys for children in the East Los Angeles area. Toys are borrowed like books from a public library and must be returned weekly.
- Utility bill assistance for Southern California Edison customers. You can receive up to $100 per household every 12 months if your income does not exceed the federal poverty guidelines. Call to schedule an appointment.
- Cooling Center provides a cool area for those without access to air conditioning. This is a free walk-in service with no restrictions. It is available Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm during hot weather.
To qualify for service from this location, you will need to reside in East LA zip codes 90023, 90033 and 90063.