Are you in need of assistance? Image Are you in need of assistance? Image

Are you in need of assistance?

Call Us Email Us
Are you in need of assistance? Image Are you in need of assistance? Image

Are you in need of assistance?

Call Us Email Us
Are you in need of assistance? Image

Are you in need of assistance?

Call Us Email Us

We're here to help.

The Salvation Army offers assistance to those in need through a variety of outreach efforts both in and outside of The Siemon Center. Additionally, The Salvation Army offers a variety of programs, services and assistance both nationally and globally that you may qualify for.

Do you need help right away? Contact The Salvation Army's Social Services Department at 323.904.9931 to receive more information on local assistance.

Receive help in Los Angeles.
The Salvation Army offers a variety of programs in our area to help individuals and families in need. Learn more below.

Reduced Price Memberships

It is important to us at The Salvation Army that everyone, no matter their income level or social status, be able to attend and benefit from the life-changing opportunities available at The Siemon Family Youth & Community Center.

Through our Member Scholarship Program, we offer help to individuals and families who would like to become a member but may need financial assistance.

Learn More

Food Pantry

The Siemon Center Food Pantry is dedicated to providing supplemental food on a short-term basis to local residents in need.  We presently serve zip codes 90001, 90002, 90003, 90011, 90037, 90044, 90059, 90061.

FIRST TIME CLIENTS, please bring the following:
• A valid picture ID
• Proof of Income, e.g. Check Stubs, SSA, GR, Calworks/Calfresh
• Proof of Address

RETURNING CLIENTS, ages 18+
• A valid picture ID

CHILDREN & YOUTH, ages 17 & Under
• Immunization Record
• Birth Certificate
• Benefits ID Card (View Example)

Clients that are homeless or are not in possession of their ID are still welcome.
Call 323.904.9931 to inquire about our food pantry program or other services that may be available to you.

Gas: Southern California Gas

In Partnership with United Way the Siemon center provides gas assistance to individuals who are in need.  This program starts in February of every year and goes until the funds are exhausted.  Clients are assisted once every 12 months.  There are no zip code restrictions for this program.

Electric: Edison

In Partnership with United Way the Siemon Center provides assistance with bill payment to individuals who are in need.  This program starts in February of every year and goes until the funds are exhausted.  Clients are assisted once every 12 months.  There are no zip code restrictions for this program.
Please note that customers of the Department of Water & Power are not covered by this program.

Call 323.904.9931 to inquire about our utility assistance program or other services that may be available to you.

Adopt-a-Family

The LA Clippers Foundation and Clippers Players celebrate the Holiday Season with families from the Salvation Army Siemon Center.  The families share in a reading timeout and holiday dinner, followed by a gift distribution.  This program is available to current clients and members of the center only.

All families interested in being a part of this program are required to complete a family profile which is submitted to the LA Clippers Foundation. The LA Clippers Foundation will then choose the families that they will adopt for the holiday season.

Call 323.904.9931 to inquire about Christmas assistance.

Christmas Toy & Joy

The Salvation Army Siemon Center partners with the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program to provide approximately 4,000 toys to kids in the Los Angeles area.
This program serves families in need who have children ages 0–12 years old. We create the atmosphere of a toy store, allowing pre-registered clients to select a toy of their liking for their child.
Registration starts the last week of November.

Applicants will need to bring the following:
• Proof of Address (Current Bill or Mailing) & Valid Photo ID

Plus, one of the following:
• Child's Birth Certificate
• Child's Immunization Card
• Child's Medical Benefits ID Card (View Example)

Tools for Schools

The Salvation Army Siemon Center in partnership with Each One Teach One provides a back-to-school assistance program to help local children in need by providing them with basic school supplies, backpacks, and food supplies. Assistance is available for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Call 323.904.9931 to inquire about our Tools for Schools program or other services that may be available to you.

Feed the Community with the LA Clippers Foundation

Every October The Salvation Army Siemon Center partners with The LA Clippers Foundation and Feed The Children  to provide over 1,200 South Los Angeles families with food and personal care items. Pre-registration is necessary in person in order to be a part of this program.

Applicants will need to bring the following:
• Proof of Address (Current Bill or Mailing)
• Valid Photo ID

Plus, one of the following for children 17 & under:
• Child's Birth Certificate
• Child's Immunization Card
• Child's Medical Benefits ID Card (View Example)

Call 323.904.9931 to inquire about our Feed the Community program or other services that may be available to you.


Learn More about The Salvation Army

Many Americans are familiar with The Salvation Army's thrift stores which fund our well-known drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs. And our iconic red kettles have become a symbol of the Christmas season and the spirit of giving.

But in hundreds of communities across the Western United States, The Salvation Army also operates programs and services which are designed to meet human need in Christ's name, alleviate human suffering, and promote wholeness by addressing the spiritual, social,emotional, psychological and physical well-being of those served.

Learn More 

 

These programs are made possible through the generous efforts of donors and volunteers.

Become a Volunteer  Make a Donation

Have Questions?

We're here to help! Contact our helpful and caring staff today and we will be happy to assist you with whatever you need.

Call Us Email Us