Brown Bag Food Distribution Program

Regulations & Applications

A supplement of groceries is available to low-income residents of Signal Hill over the age of 55 through the City’s Brown Bag Food Distribution Program. Groceries consist of a variety of meat, chicken, fresh fruit and vegetables, and canned goods. Program applications are available at the Community Services Department, which is located at:

2175 Cherry Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755

Upon completion, return your application to the Community Services Department with the following documentation:

  • Income certification
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of residency
  • Verification of age

Funding Source

The City receives funding for this program annually from a Community Development Block Grant from the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission. The amount varies annually.

Pick-Up Information

Food distribution occurs every other Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Jessie Nelson Circle in front of City Hall.

2175 Cherry Avenue
Signal Hill, CA 90755

Individuals who are unable to pick up their food at the designated time may make an appointment with the Community Services Department to pick up their Brown Bag between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Arrangements for late pick-up must be made no later than 8 a.m. Thursday morning. The designated person will be required to present the member’s membership card at the time of pick-up.

Rotary_International_Emblem_2013Volunteer support provided by the Signal Hill Rotary.