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Assistance - Various Types

Various Types of Local Assistance Available     


Anza Baptist Church Pantry

39200 Rolling Hills Rd in Anza

Open Friday 10–2pm 

951-763-4937 ask for Pete Kitchen, Bill Smith or Dennis Fogle


Anza Catholic Church

56250 Hwy 371 in Anza

Office Hours M-F  8-3pm


Emergency Food Box available 10-1pm – call the office for more details

Clothing bin available during normal office hours, open sometimes on Saturday (call for more info)


Food For The Faithful food ministry provides a box a food at no cost the last Friday of the month.

Must be signed up ahead of time – sign-ups available M-F during normal business hours.


Community Action Partnership HEAP/Weatherization applications available at AEC office - AEC will fax documents

for applicant if all paperwork and application is complete and if the assistance is for an Anza Electric utility bill.


Anza Christian Men’s Service Club

Jeff Crawley, President  951-763-1257

Food Distribution at Community Hall third Wednesday of every month.

Medical Equipment free of charge when available – call for more info

Emergency funds to assist with various needs when funds available – call with request


Apostolic Church

951-377-6216  Ask for Ignacio

Food Ministry – call with request (food comes in on Thursday & Friday but available at other times)

Thrift Store – free clothing available Thursday & Friday, sometime Saturday (call for more details)

Calvary Chapel

951-767-1531 or 951-294-0683 ask for Kirk Bates

Food Pantry – for food requests, call for appointment


Cooperative Care Program


Applications available by mail, AEC office & or download application here..

Mail completed applications to:

The Thimble Club

Attn: CCP Committee

PO Box 391909

Anza, CA 92539

To be eligible for funding you must live within Anza Electric Service territory. You will need to provide proof of your residency, which will be verified by Anza Electric. You do not need to be a member of the Co-op. Grants are limited to a maximum of $300 per household in a 12 month period.

In writing, you will need to tell how the funds will be used, & explain the circumstances that have prompted your need of assistance. Attach appropriate bids/estimates/bills etc. directly relating to your request. Provide proof of household income, proof of residency, and a copy of picture ID.

Please visit our web page for more information about the CCP


From the Heart Christian Women’s Group

951-595-2400 Christi James

Help with various Emergency needs. Call with request.


Living Hope Christian Fellowship


Free Community Dinner last Sunday of every month 1-3pm at Anza Community Hall

Food Pantry – call with food requests

Monday’s – perishable food box distribution, no charge – will deliver


Western Eagle food box distribution every Monday – call ahead to order & pay.

$25/box; $30/box with meat


Valley Gospel Chapel

951-595-2400 ask for Christi

Western Eagle food distribution first Wednesday of the month, pick up at Valley Gospel Chapel between 4 – 6pm. Cost is $25 per box, must order and pay ahead of time. Orders/payments may be made at Valley Gospel Chapel the first Tuesday of the month between 4 - 6pm or at Lorraine’s Vet Supply Tuesday thru Saturday between 9am – 5pm. All orders must be placed no later than the day prior to delivery. Call Christi with any questions at the number above.


Senior Lunches

Free Senior lunches are available every Tuesday of the month and the second and fourth Thursday of

the month. Pick up at Anza Community Hall between 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

If you would like to join, call the Pechanga Kitchen at 1-800-732-8805 ext. 4520


Shepherd of the Valley


Food Pantry – Call with food requests


Other Resources


CAP of Riverside County – Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

951-955-4900   1-800-511-1110                   

2038 Iowa Ave, Suite B102                                          

Riverside, CA 92517-5760

749 N State St

Hemet, CA 92543      


Utility Assistance & Home Weatherization Programs – mail in application.

Applicants must be income eligible – income guidelines available with application.

Applications available at,, at AEC office and Anza Catholic Church.

A CAP Riverside/HEAP Representative is available at the Food Distribution at the Anza Community Hall the 2ndWednesday of every other month. (March, May, July, Sept, Nov) to process applications.

Please visit our web page regarding the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) for more information.


Smiles For Seniors

909-790-6671 – Call for phone intake to see if you qualify for the program.

Applicants must be 65 years of age or older and must reside in CA to receive funds.

Income must not exceed $15,000 a year if single, $20,000 combined. (must show proof)

This program only available one time per person or household.    



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