Client Resources

MEND offers food, clothing, medical, eye care and dental care for those in need. If you need help and meet the eligibility requirements below, come to the MEND Center reception area during operating hours for an intake interview.

Please see service hours and guidelines for applicants below:

Terms of Eligibility:

All recipients of MEND services must have household incomes at or below the federal poverty guidelines (state guidelines for food).

Service area for emergency food and clothing distributions include:

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

Service area for medical, dental and eye care clinics include:

  • Arleta
  • Lake View Terrace
  • Mission Hills
  • North Hills
  • Pacoima
  • San Fernando
  • Sylmar

MEND’s Hours of Operation

MEND is closed Mondays as a cost saving measure.

  • Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

MEND is open 2 Saturdays a month for Food and Clothing Distribution. Click here to view schedule

 For more information please contact MEND reception at (818) 897-2443, or email

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Client Resources

To receive MEND’s services, clients must provide:

  • Picture ID for each member
  • Proof of current address
  • Proof of income

Click here for eligibility documents.