Client Information

Client Information

If you need help, come to MEND's Welcome Desk or call 818-896-0246.

Starting January 6th, MEND's service schedule will be changing. Read Here


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.

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 Service ONLY

Tuesday and Friday 9am-12pm
**Saturday Distribution dates vary – Please call front desk for dates. 818-897-2443

First Step

Services for those who are unhoused occurr every Thursday from 9-11am.

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. 

Living Wise + Well

Join us for a special food distribution for seniors only. *Must be 55 and older*

 Come for a food bag specially packed for you & stay for easy & fun exercise and information on healthy living! 

Every first & third Wednesday of the month 9-11am *Arrive by 9:15 to participate in distribution

Other Resources

To sign up for up-to-date information on MEND's services & events, email or text EVENTS to 900900. View Terms of Service & Policy Statement Here