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Assistance - Various Types

Various Types of Local Assistance Available 

Riverside County Community Connect                                        

Provides Emergency Shelter, Food, Medicines. Dial 2-1-1

Anza Baptist Church Food Pantry

39200 Rolling Hills Rd in Anza

Ofiice is currently closed. Can call for Emergency Food 

951-763-4937 ask for Dennis Fogle or Pastor Matt Nevills


Anza Catholic Church

56250 Hwy 371 in Anza

Office closed.

951-763-5636 - Call hours Wed, Thurs, Fri 7:30-3:30pm


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

Must be signed up ahead of time. Call 951-763-5636 to sign up for a box (sign-ups waived during the COVID-19 pandemic).


Community Action Partnership HEAP/Weatherization applications available at AEC office or can be downloaded from AEC website (HEAP app).

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


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 - Community Hall Food Pantry


Food pantry every Thursday. Pick-up only starting at 8:00am. Please call to order a box. Contact Mike Patke (951) 333-9149 or Bill Donahue (951) 288-0903.


Senior Lunches 60+ - Prepared Meals

Free Senior lunches. 2 meals are available every Monday and Thursday of the month.

Monday pick up at Anza Community Hall between 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Drive through only.

Thursday pick up at Anza Indian Health Center between 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Drive through only.

If you would like to join, call the Pechanga Kitchen at 1-800-732-8805 ext. 1999.



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.

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 $1390.00 per month if single, $2780.00 per month if combined (must show proof).

This program only available one time per person or household.    



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