Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Provider: ST. JOSEPH CENTER

The agency provides emergency food for people who live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066. Services include diapers; government supplemental food for people who have been accepted for ongoing assistance program; formula/baby food; and soup kitchen is for people who are homeless. The agency serves people who live in Culver City, Inglewood, Mar Vista, Palms, Venice, Santa Monica; or Los Angeles zip code 90025, 90034, 90036, 90064, and 90066.

The ongoing food program is for housed families and provides a bag of groceries once per week, depending upon the number of people in the family, their income, and their expenses. The bag of groceries may contain USDA surplus foods and other items which have been donated like rice, beans, flour, honey, canned goods, bread and fresh produce. Baby food, formula and diapers may also be provided. The bag usually contains enough food for one to two days.

People who want a hot morning meal sign up at the center for one of the three meals served at the agency's restaurant for homeless people, the Bread and Roses Cafe. People who sign up regularly can obtain a meal daily. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to apply for ongoing emergency food; an appointment is required to apply for the program which is conducted at the Family Center. Eligible applicants will be interviewed and assigned a day to pick up food on a regular basis. Picture ID is preferred, but not required; proof of residence and proof of income are required.

Homeless individuals walk in to sign-up for a hot meal at the Homeless Service Center. ID is not required. People who want the hot meal apply at the agency's Homeless Day Center on Rose Ave., Monday through Friday. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Information Only

(310) 399-6878 (Homeless Service Center)

Service/Intake

(310) 478-3711 ext 41033 (Veterans Rep Payee Program) (310) 396-6468 ext 358 (Early Learning Center - Toddler - Preschool) (310) 396-6468 ext 381 (Senior Case Management) (310) 396-6468 ext 313 (Emergency Food Intake Appointment) (323) 657-5550 (SSVF Screening Line Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm)

FAX

(310) 392-8402

Service/Intake and Administration

(310) 396-6468

Service/Intake and Hotline

(310) 358-2835 (Community Hotline)
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