MEND Office Hours

In light of COVID-19 and its impacts, MEND has modified its programming and hours as follows:

  • All onsite programs have been temporarily suspended, except for food distribution.
  • Food Distribution will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays, 9AM-11AM only
  • MEND will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays.

We are assessing the situation and our response day by day and will update this information as we know more.

MEND Reception Desk | (818) 897-2443

10641 N. San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331

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Clinic Closure FAQ’s

Why did MEND close its clinic? After years of running deficits, MEND’s Board decided we can no longer sustain the high-cost of operating a free clinic.   Didn’t MEND serve people without health insurance? What will they do now? There are numerous Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that are required to provide healthcare services...

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Client News

Amelia’s Story

At the age of 32, Amelia, has known more pain and struggle than anyone deserves over a lifetime.  She has lived through cruel abuse, rejection, homelessness, intense physical pain and persistent hunger. From a very young age, Amelia worked alongside her Mom, Elizabeth, selling whatever they could to make ends meet. ...

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Volunteer News

Meet the A-Team!

The A-Team brings positive energy and joy to the kitchen every Tuesday where they prepare hot meals for MEND’s most needy clients, individuals experiencing homelessness. Inspired by and led by Linda Dooley,  the A-Team, which counts among it Amy Brophy, Jeannine Isaacs, Cordon Walker, Narong Tanawong and Diane Parker, has...

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