Food Access

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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted residents across California. As part of his ongoing commitment to ensure that all Californians can access fresh, healthy food, L.A. Controller Ron Galperin released a map of 1,800+ food bank, food pantry and emergency food distribution centers across the state.

Click here to view the map.

Department of Aging Meal Program

The City’s Department of Aging is distributing packaged and frozen meals for older adults enrolled in its meal program.

If you are a senior already enrolled in the program and would like to find out who your meal provider is, call 1-800-510-2020 for assistance. To enroll in the program, call the Department of Aging at (213) 482-7252. Phone lines are open Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands Community is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most vulnerable to COVID-19: senior citizens, the immunocompromised, and people with pre-existing medical conditions that put them at additional risk. A community of volunteers deliver groceries, medicine and other necessary supplies to empower everyone to stay healthy and responsible.

Call (855) 955-3353 or visit