Food Resources

  • CalFresh for Individuals or Families: Apply for an EBT card with money for food at or call  (888) 613-3777.
  • WIC:  Apply for free food for moms, babies and children under 5 at or call (888) 942-9675.
  • Free internet: If you want to apply online for the above programs but don’t have reliable access to internet, you can find a list of Wifi hotspots near you by visiting or dialing 211.
  • Find Food through 211: Visit  or dial 211 to locate food resources near you.

Food Banks In South El Monte

  • San Gabriel Valley Service Center: 1441 Santa Anita Ave., South El Monte. Phone: (626) 575-5431 *Must call for an appointment.       
  • San Gabriel Valley Family Center: 2144 Tyler Ave., South El Monte. Phone: (626) 442-5470     
  • El Monte Wesleyan Christian Church: 2400 Santa Anita Ave., South El Monte. Phone: (626) 274-8444  

For additional food bank locations visit:



  • Senior Meals: The City of South El Monte Senior Services Division  provides nutritious meals for seniors Monday through Friday at the South El Monte Senior Center. For more information call (626) 448-0131.
  • Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS):  The WDACS provides information and services on senior meals and nutritional programs. For more information, call (800) 510-2020.