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Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center will continue to operate during the “Safer at Home” order in place for Los Angeles County.  The ELARC office buildings will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020. The best way to contact your service coordinator is by email or phone.  We want you to stay safe and be well. Additional information is available at ELARC/COVID-19

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CalFresh Enrollment UPDATE

Post Date:February 19, 2020

 At this time, in line with current Public Health guidelines, this meeting will proceed with social distancing of 6 feet between participants. Please check back daily as COVID 19 situation changes daily

Ever wonder how you could put more food on the table? CalFresh (also known as Food Stamps or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Pram-SNAP) may be able to help. CalFresh is a supplemental program that helps people buy food. Monthly benefits are provided on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card that works just like a bank debit card to buy food at most grocery stores, markets and some farmer’s markets. In June 2019, CalFresh benefits opened its doors to Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment(SSI/SSP) recipients.

We are happy to announce Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has partnered with Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC) to assist individuals served by ELARC in applying/ enrolling in CalFresh. We encourage you to apply. For your convenience we will have two dates of enrollment:

Enrollment will be by appointment only, on a first come first serve basis, so please contact Karen Sibrian at 626-248-4927 or kasibrian@elarc.org to secure your appointment.