Client Information

Client Information

If you need help, come to MEND's Welcome Desk during operating hours to apply for services.

You may also call 818-896-0246.


Services are available to individuals and families who reside within MEND’s area of service and meet income guidelines. When registering for services, please bring a photo ID, proof of address and verification for each child under 18 in your household. 

MEND’s Service Areas are currently the following: 

  • Arleta 
  • Lake View Terrace 
  • Mission Hills 
  • North Hills 
  • Pacoima 
  • Panorama City 
  • San Fernando 
  • Sun Valley 
  • Sylmar 

In accordance with MEND’s nondiscrimination policy, Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.



Food Box Distribution
& Buen 

Food distribution is open to any community member in need. If available, please have picture ID.

Walk-up and Drive-Thru Service

Tuesday and Friday 9-11am
**Saturday Distribution dates vary – Please call front desk for dates. 818-897-2443

CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

If COVID-19 has affected your ability to pay or receive rent and utility payments, the State of California may be able to help you. Income-eligible renters and their landlords may receive 100% financial assistance through the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program. 

Our team is available to answer your questions, fill out your application, and much more!

You MUST call to schedule an appointment: 818-896-0246

Hope & Care

Our Hope & Care team can help you with COVID-19 resources, finding testing sites, and much more. Call MEND’s Hope and Care line at 818-686-7323 for more information. 

Diaper Distribution
Open to Enrolled MEND Clients. Call 818-686-7328 to learn more about eligibility and registration.
Here We Thrive
Open to Enrolled MEND Clients. Here We Thrive includes Gateways Employment Services. Pathways to Wellness, and Connections Resource Coordination. Call 818-897-2443 to get connected to our team. 
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