Community Resources for Low/No Income

Free Resources for the Antelope Valley Community

Food Banks due to COVID-19:

Salva provides a Free Drive- Thru food distribution every Saturday from 10am-12pm at 1012 E Ave Q-5 Palmdale, CA 93550. COVID Vaccines are also provided for free. For more info, call (661)526-7540

Grace Resources provides hot meals, infant needs, food pantry, hygiene kits, and clothing everyday. They are located at 45134 Sierra Hwy. Lancaster, CA 93534

Margarita Humanitarian Foundation gives out hygiene kits or personal care products to anyone in need based on availability.

Government Resources

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) — (661) 723-2272

Advocate for foster children.

Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS)

Palmdale - 39959 Sierra Hwy., Palmdale, CA 93550 — (661) 223-4200

Lancaster - 300 E Ave. K6, Lancaster, CA 93535 — (661) 471-1001

Department of Social Services (DPSS)

Cal-Works for Families — (866) 613-3777

General Relief for Individual — (661) 974-9883

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) — (562) 922-6111

Allows you to apply for benefits, such as Cal-Fresh (food stamps), Cal-Works (cash aid), and Medical.

Unhoused/Homeless Resources

Grace Resources provides hot meals, infant needs, food pantry, hygiene kits, and clothing.

They are located at 45134 Sierra Hwy. Lancaster, CA 93534

Office Hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm

Closed for lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm

Valley Oasis

310 E Palmdale Blvd, Palmdale, CA 93550


The shelter is a 60 day emergency shelter open 24-hours a day. With a 65 bed capacity, the shelter provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are victims of domestic violence. The shelter provides shelter to victims from around the world due to being one of the first shelters in the country to provide services to men. The shelter provides the following supportive services:

  • 24-hour hotline

  • Peer counseling

  • Maintaining a business center

  • Shelter

  • Emergency food and clothing

  • Legal assistance with temporary restraining orders/permanent restraining orders

  • Response to law enforcement calls

  • Response to hospital emergency room calls

  • Transportation

  • Counseling for children

  • Social service advocacy

  • Court advocacy/accompaniment

  • Household establishment


The children’s service program is staffed through the shelter grant. We have three full time employees who see hundreds of children each year ranging from days old to 17 years. The program offers a full range of services to all ages: These services include:

  • Early child development activities

  • Pre-school readiness activities

  • Social interaction skill development

  • Peer support activities and groups

  • Assistance in enrolling into school

  • Assistance with special needs children (i.e. attendance at IEP’s, parent-teacher conferences, etc.)

  • Anger management groups

  • Tutoring

  • Assistance with homework

  • Windows Between Worlds Art Therapy

  • Referrals

  • Transportation

  • Nutrition program

  • Safety Planning








Salvation Army

Phone: 661-267-5296

Olive Support Services

• 52-week batterers classes, life skills, parenting, anger management, professional training, monitored child visits/exchanges, domestic violence victims’ group, and others. • Location: 45111 Fern Ave. Lancaster, CA • Phone: (661) 941-8688