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Community Resource Center in El Monte

We are closed due to the COVID-19 Surge. Our food pantry is canceled for January 2022.

El Monte

Free Food Pantry Open to the Community
Free Food Pantry Open to the Community

In partnership with God’s Pantry, we are distributing free grocery items every week on a first come, first served basis. We believe that having access to food is important for good health – and we want you to be healthy! Everyone is welcome. 

When: Every Wednesday | 1pm – 4pm
Where: Community Resource Center in El Monte
3570 Santa Anita Ave
El Monte, CA 91731

Walk-ins welcome – no appointment needed.

L.A. Care Health Plan and Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan are here to serve you and the El Monte community. We are committed to help you and your family maintain your well-being in this time of need.

Our Center offers many free and fun classes and services tailored for L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise members and the community to help keep you, your families and your friends active, healthy and informed.


Virtual Classes

Stay healthy at home with our virtual programming!

New classes will be available each week. Subscribe and ring the notification bell to be notified when new content is available. 

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Personalized Services for L.A. Care and Blue Shield Promise Members

  • Member Services and Navigators – get help receiving quality care and resolving challenges to get the care you need.
  • Management of Chronic Conditions - participate in our diabetes prevention programs. Learn about healthy eating and the importance of regular physical activity with a trained lifestyle coach. 
  • Health Technology – access electronic health resource tools, such as health portals and apps, to help manage and improve your health. The Center will offer support to learn how to use these tools.
  • Care Management – get the most from your health care benefits by working with a Care Manager. A Care Manager can help members organize and develop a plan for their care.
  • Community Link – use the L.A. Care Community Link platform to receive social services assistance for housing, food, bills and more.