We serve Western Los Angeles County, from La Brea Avenue west to the Pacific Ocean, and from Mulholland Highway south to the Imperial Highway.

Our partner agencies serve the neighborhoods of Santa Monica, Venice, Culver City, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Inglewood and the LAX area, as well as the West Los Angeles VA and several college campuses.

*The Westside of Los Angeles County is home to more than 940,000 people, including over 200,000 people who struggle to either afford or access nutritious food.

Why do so many people need food assistance in Western Los Angeles County?

With high costs of living and little money to spare, people in our service area continue to struggle to meet their basic needs:

High Costs of Housing

Renters in Los Angeles need to earn more than three times the local minimum wage to afford the County’s median monthly rent. *

Stagnating Income

20% of households in Western LA County make under $30,000 per year.

Limited Access to Groceries

Nearly 50,000 low-income residents in our service area cannot find or access food that is nutritious, fresh and unprocessed.

* The California Housing Partnership’s LA County Housing Emergency Update, 2018 (USC Data)