Food Programs

‍Food Bank Resource

If you need assistance acquiring food at this time, please visit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Locator online to find the nearest food bank or call 323-234-3030.

Los Angeles County is committed to preventing hunger and ensuring access to food for all residents. The County is currently mobilizing a Countywide response to hunger by coordinating public agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide meals to anyone in need during the weeks and months to come. Learn more from the County of Los Angeles website.


LA County residents can call 2-1-1 for referrals to food pantries, food distribution sites, or CalFresh food benefits; referrals to sign up for health insurance or find a clinic; shelter referrals, motel vouchers for homeless families only; referrals to health, human, and social services and supports.

In addition, the County and City of Los Angeles are providing free meals to older adults age 60+ who are impacted by COVID-19. Call 800-510-2020 to request services. The state has authorized an emergency issuance of additional CalFresh (food stamps) benefits for all eligible households. Additional CalFresh benefits for the month of March will be issued on Sunday, April 12. Additional benefits for the month of April will be issued on Sunday, May 10. Find more information at the Department of Public Social Service website.

The County is partnering with restaurants/food service providers, including small neighborhood food establishments, to provide meals through the 'Great Plates Delivered' program. Learn if you qualify for the Great Plates Delivered Program online.

Critical Delivery Service

WDACS is providing temporary delivery services to seniors and individuals with disabilities who are unable to leave their homes due to COVID-19. You can call 888-863-7411 to request a free service delivery. View this FAQ (PDF) online for more information.

Resources for Restaurant Workers, Artists & Musicians

The County has a list of resources for restaurant workers, artists, and musicians. View this list online.