Food Options

Child Development Institute & Food Forward are distributing food (fruits & vegetables) every Wednesday by appointment only
To schedule an appointment call Tuesdays between 2:00pm-3:30pm (818)712-0453
CDI Early Learning Center 7260 Owensmouth Ave. Canoga Park, CA 91303

Supervisor Sheila Kuehl has partnered with LA Food Bank to provide a FREE Drive-thru Food Distribution. No eligibility requirements, open to all!
Thursday, April 30, 2020; 9 am to 12 pm @ El Cariso Community Regional Park (13100 Hubbard St, Sylmar, CA 91342)


Starting today, CalFresh recipients can now use their EBT card to buy groceries online at Walmart and for home delivery! Spend $35 or more on groceries and get home delivery for FREE. Visit for more information.

Cal Fresh on Amazon

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services – Via Avanta, a residential resource with everyone that has current openings for clients,. Contact Elan Javanford Phone: 818-897-2609 between 9am -4:30pm to express interest

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services-Via Avanta (DHMHS-VA) is a 24-hour, non-medical residential drug rehabilitation program licensed and certified by the State of California Department of Health Care Services. Our comprehensive program provides individually-tailored, culturally-competent, gender-specific and trauma-informed substance abuse treatment and mental health services that include assessment, treatment planning, individual and group counseling sessions, random drug and alcohol testing, access to 12-step programs including AA/NA meetings, a parenting program, case management services, individual and group psychotherapy, and medication support services. DHMHSVA aims to help women resolve challenges through a broad array of services and support to ensure successful, independent, drug-free living. Via Avanta accepts pregnant and parenting women. Space permitting and with approval of treatment team, up to 2 children under age 7 may reside on-site with their mother during mother’s treatment. On average clients remain in the program between 4-6 months.

Referrals will be prioritized if they can provide:

  • All typical documents needed, TB Screening, Physician Report
  • 7-day recording of the following:
    • Temperature
    • Respiratory Symptoms
    • Contact with a presumptive positive

Fruits & Veggies Image Credit