Other Community Resources & Services

In the greater Pasadena area, there are other congregations and organizations, besides Friends In Deed, that provide important services to our community in need.  Below we have listed some of the principal resources for low income and homeless services in Pasadena.

FREE MEALS

The NELA Connection Drop-In Center, a project by Recycled Resources for the Homeless
Highland Park All Saints Episcopal Church
Saturday Brunch: 10:00 AM
5619 Monte Vista Street 90042 (Cross Street is Ave 55)

Pasadena Church
Dinner: Mon, Wed, Fri. Served from 6 – 7 pm
404 E. Washington Blvd.
(626) 794-2951

Lake Avenue Church
Sundays, 4:30 pm, Skyroom – the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sundays
393 N. Lake Ave.
(626) 817-4505

Jackie Robinson Center
Wednesdays, 5:00 pm to 6:30pm
1020 N. Fair Oaks, Ave.
(626) 744-7300

Central Park
Breakfast: Sundays 8:30am (Church in the Park)
Dinner: Saturdays 4pm (New Life Church)
Dinner: 1st Sunday each month 2pm – 4pm (Christian Assembly)

SHELTER

Foothill Unity Center
(626) 584-7420
191 N Oak, Motel vouchers

Friends In Deed Bad Weather Shelter
HOTLINE: (888) 915-8111
Pasadena Covenant Church Gymnasium – 539 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena
Day after Thanksgiving through end of February
(For more information call Friends In Deed, (626) 797-2402)

Salvation Army
(626) 773-4404
1000 E. Walnut St., Suite 102; Motel Vouchers

Downtown Los Angeles:
Union Rescue Mission
(213) 347-6300
545 S. San Pedro Ave, Los Angeles

FREE GROCERIES
(in addition, many individual Congregations have food pantries)

Acts Food Pantry
Altadena Community United Church of Christ
943 East Altadena Drive
Altadena, CA
(626) 798-1185
Access through the upper parking lot. Every Saturday, 10 am to 12 noon.

All Saints Episcopal Church
132 N. Euclid Ave.,
(626) 796-1172
Mondays, 9am – 3pm

Pasadena Church of the Nazarene
3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
(626) 351-9631
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm, (once weekly), CA ID required

Foothill Unity Center
191 N Oak
(626) 584-7420
Tuesdays, 9 – 11:30 am; Wednesdays, 1 – 3:30 pm; Thursday 9 – 11:30 am (once monthly); call for requirements. Once a week bread and vegetables.
New clients anytime, M-F 9 – 5pm

Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church
1180 Lincoln Ave.
(626) 798-9163
Bread program, Mondays and Thursdays, 10:00am; Groceries, third Wednesday 10am

Salvation Army
1000 E. Walnut St., Suite 102
(626) 773-4404
Groceries and food vouchers, 9am – 11:30 am Monday-Friday

St. Andrew’s Catholic Church
42 Chestnut St.
(626) 792-4183
Tuesdays and Saturdays (once monthly) 9:30 am- 11am, picture ID required

CLOTHING

The NELA Connection Drop-In Center, a project by Recycled Resources for the Homeless
Highland Park All Saints Episcopal Church
Donation Closet: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM – The donation closet offers clothing, shoes, hygiene products, tents, and sleeping bags. They also offer homeless resources and complete CES (Coordinated Entry System) surveys in order to get people in the system for future housing opportunities.
5619 Monte Vista Street 90042 (Cross Street is Ave 55)

Pasadena Church of the Nazarene
3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
(626) 351-9631;
Free clothing Wednesdays and Thursdays 2pm – 4pm

Lake Avenue Church
393 N. Lake Ave.
(626) 817-4505
Free clothing each Sunday at 5pm in the Skyroom

Salvation Army
1000 E. Walnut St., Suite 102
(626) 773-4404
Clothing vouchers

Foothill Unity
191 N. Oak
(626) 7584-7420,
Clothing vouchers to Rainbow’s Inn in Monrovia.

To donate clothing or other articles, please go to one of the following:

Salvation Army
56 W Del Mar Blvd.
Pasadena
(626) 577-4649

Goodwill Industries Donation Drop Off
112 E California Blvd.
Pasadena
(626) 449-3721