Acton, CA
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 28 child care programs in the Acton, California area.

Care.com

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Acton , CA 93510

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Additional Services:
Low and reduced cost childcare in Acton , CA.

Area Served:
Acton , CA


I have been all things unholy; if God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
-- St Francis Assisi




Tujunga United Methodist Church

14 Miles Away

9901 Tujunga Canyon Blvd.
Tujunga, CA 91042
(818) 473-4185

Services:
The program provides emergency food for people in La Crescenta, Lake View Terrace, Montrose, Sunland and Tujunga, including people who are undocumented, who are homeless or who receive government assistance. The service area is restricted to the above communities and does not include Sun Valley. The church provides bags of groceries which include bread, peanut butter, canned food, packaged dried goods and staples. Baby food, infant formula and powdered milk are occasionally available. The amount of food varies with family size but is enough to last approximately three days. People are eligible for assistance once every month. Diapers are occasionally available for food recipients. People are provided three diapers at a time and can apply for this assistance every month. Services are restricted to La Crescenta, Lake View Terrace, Montrose, Sunland and Tujunga residents.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:00am to 1:00pm; 4th Saturday, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Eligibility:
Walk in to apply for service.

Area Served:
La Crescenta (LC) Montrose (MT) Sunland (SN) Lake View Terrace (SYL) Tujunga (TJ)

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
Picture ID for all adults, proof of residence if not current on ID, and ID for all children are required.



EARN as much as you can. SAVE as much as you can. INVEST as much as you can. GIVE as much as you can.
-- Rev. John Wellesly




Altadena Seventh-day Adventist Church

20 Miles Away

2609 N. Lincoln Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001
(626) 794-3953
(626) 797-8544

Services:
The agency provides personal goods for anyone in need in Altadena. Services include bedding/linen, clothing and toys/toy loan. The program provides clothing for men, women and children. Sizes and styles depends on donations. Bedding, linen and toys are also provided, based on availability. There are no geographic restrictions.

Hours:
Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon.

Eligibility:
Call to apply for service.

Area Served:
Countywide - All Zips



I can write good songs. I can sing 'em, and I mean it, I mean it deeply, and I pour everything into that. Other than that, I suck.
-- Adam Duritz




Hands Ministry, The

22 Miles Away

151 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Coleman James Learning Center
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 275-2607

Services:
The agency provides personal goods for people who live in Pasadena. Services include clothing. The agency provides clothing in all sizes including children's clothes and baby clothes. Diapers are sometimes available depending on donations. There are geographic restrictions.

Hours:
Distribution is on the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am. Use For Refe

Eligibility:
Low income. Walk in for service.

Area Served:
PASADENA

Additional Services:
Food

Documents To Bring:
Proof of residence is required such as CAID, CADL and utility bill. Services are provided on a first come, first serve basis.



When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
-- Cynthia Heimel




Ecumenical Council Of Pasadena Area Congregations

23 Miles Away

444 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 797-6072
(626) 797-2402

Services:
The program provides supplemental groceries consisting of frozen food, canned goods, peanut butter, dry products including cereal, rice, beans and pasta, and powdered milk. Bread and fresh produce is provided when available; infant formula and baby food may also be available. Assistance may be provided on an ongoing basis, once per week.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Intake on Wednesday only, distribution hours for ongoing emergency food are Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Eligibility:
Applicants must meet federal low-income guidelines.

Area Served:
Services are restricted to Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, San Gabriel, San Marino or South Pasadena residents.

Documents To Bring:
Walk in to apply. For first time applicants, proof of income and ID for head of household and ID for all family members are required.



The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
-- Winston Churchill




Burbank Temporary Aid Center

23 Miles Away

1304 W. Burbank Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 848-2822

Services:
The program provides emergency food for people who live in Burbank, including people who are homeless or undocumented. Assistance consists of groceries. The contents may vary, but usually include items such as canned goods, bread, rice, and dry milk; the amount of food varies with family size and usually is enough to three to five days. Baby food, infant formula and diapers are often available. People may be assisted six times per year. Services are restricted to Burbank residents. The program also provides sack lunches five days per week for people who are homeless in Burbank.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm; closed 12:00pm to 1:30pm.

Eligibility:
Call or walk in for service. Applicants are interviewed in person to determine eligibility.

Area Served:
Burbank

Additional Services:
Utility Assistance

Documents To Bring:
ID, proof of residence and proof of income are required. ID is not required for sack lunches.



A man who sees action in inaction and inaction in action has understanding among men and discipline in all action he performs.
-- Bhagavad-gita




North Valley Caring Services Inc

24 Miles Away

15453 Rayen St.
North Hills, CA 91343
(818) 891-0481

Services:
The program provides emergency food for people who live in North Hills, including people who are undocumented and people who are homeless. Service includes groceries and a hot breakfast program. Groceries include canned goods, bread and produce. Baby food is sometimes available. The amount of food varies according to the family size and usually lasts three days. People may receive assistance twice every calendar month for groceries and as often as needed for the hot breakfast. The program primarily serves North Hill residents; out of area referrals are served once. There are no geographic restrictions.

Hours:
First and Third Wednesday of the month, 12:30pm to 2:00pm.

Eligibility:
Walk in to fill out an application. Individuals applying for Food Pantry and Baby Food/Formula services must sign up on the first and third Monday of the month to receive service on the first and third Wednesday of the month.

Area Served:
Countywide - All Zips

Additional Services:
Clothing

Documents To Bring:
Proof of income and residence are required.



Men do not die from overwork. They die from dissipation and worry.
-- Charles Evans Hughes




Assistance League Of Southern California - Foster Children's Resource Center

27 Miles Away

19441 Business Center Dr., Unit 110
Northridge, CA 91324
(818) 701-0506

Services:
The program provides clothing and personal goods to foster children in the San Fernando Valley and Antelope Valley. Services include baby clothing and clothing. Children may visit the center twice annually. Service is restricted to children who have been placed by L A County Department of Children's and Family Services in licensed foster homes or with relative caregivers in the San Fernando Valley. New clothing for children of all ages, from newborns to age 18 years is available. Clothing given to children includes layette sets, undergarments, jackets, jeans, t-shirts, sweats and one full week's worth of school clothing. The center also gives children backpacks, books and toys as well as a personal grooming kit. Some used clothing is also available.

Hours:
Tuesday, 9:30am to 4:30pm; Thursday, 1:00 to 4:30pm; and Saturday, 9:30am to 12:00pm. Thursday availability varies; call for availability.

Area Served:
Santa Clarita Valley (05) San Fernando Valley (07)

Documents To Bring:
Call the agency for an appointment. Clients and caregivers must present a referral form provided by Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).



Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
-- Jerry Garcia




Volunteer League Of San Fernando Valley

27 Miles Away

14603 Hamlin St.
Van Nuys, CA 91411
(818) 785-4134

Services:
The agency provides personal goods for school children who live in the San Fernando Valley. The Centre Clothes Corner provides needed school clothing for children. Children must be referred by a school nurse or other school staff for service. Services are restricted to San Fernando Valley residents.

Hours:
Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30am to 12:00pm; September through June only.

Eligibility:
Call for information or to make an appointment. A referral from a school official is required.

Area Served:
San Fernando Valley



The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon.
-- Warren Bennis




Arcadia Welfare And Thrift Shop

27 Miles Away

323 N. First St.
Arcadia, CA 91006
(626) 447-6864

Services:
The program provides used clothing for Arcadia residents and for homeless people who are in the area. Clothing is available for men, women and children. Used clothing is provided from the agency's thrift shop. People may be served more than once depending upon their circumstances. The service is restricted to Arcadia and surrounding area residents.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon. SERVICE HOURS : Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:45am.

Eligibility:
Walk in to apply.

Area Served:
Arcadia

Additional Services:
Food Assistance Rent And Utility Assistance Housing Assistance

Documents To Bring:
ID for the head of household and proof of residence are required.



Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
-- Abraham Maslow




Sova Community Food And Resource Program

29 Miles Away

1140 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(818) 988-7682

Services:
The program provides emergency food assistance for people with low income, who live in or near West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and in the San Fernando Valley. Services include formula/baby food, occasional emergency food assistance, and ongoing emergency food assistance. The agency serves anyone, including people who are undocumented, homeless or who receive public assistance. Services are targeted, but not restricted to West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley residents. There are no geographic restrictions. Emergency food includes a four to five day supply of canned and packaged food, bread, produce, and often, meat and dairy. Kosher, vegetarian, low salt and low sugar foods are available for those who request them. Formula and baby food are sometimes available.

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:00am to 1:30pm; second and fourth Sunday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon. First time clients must be at the food pantry half an hour before opening.

Eligibility:
Low income or anyone in need of assistance.

Area Served:
Countywide - All Zips

Additional Services:
Secondary Services Include Case Management, Counseling, And Information And Referral To Additional Social Services.

Documents To Bring:
First time applicants should arrive half an hour before the pantry opens. Bring an official picture ID for all adult family members; birth certificates are required for children.



He who knows he has enough is rich.
-- Lao-Tzu