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Resources - South Bay


Harbor Area Counseling Services

Sliding fee scale

(310) 831-0006

Harbor Community Clinic

Sliding fee scale

(424) 292-4233

San Pedro Mental Health Center

Walk-ins: Mon-Fri 8:00 am-4:00 pm



Department of Mental Health

On-call therapists


Downtown Mental Health Center FSP

Outpatient clinic / wellness center

(213) 633-2950




Beacon Light Mission

Providing FREE hot dinners to homeless men

 Seven days per week at 7 PM, following required church service attendance.

(310) 830-7063; For open bed, call (310) 518-3667

Harbor Interfaith

Free food pantry for resident of the South Bay area of Los Angeles  whose household income does not exceed the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines:

(562) 831-0589

Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Mary Star of the Sea Christian Care

Free lunch and food pantry for those in need (must sign up).

Lunch service begins at 11:30 am until food supply has finished.

Groceries are distributed every Monday at 9:00 am. 

Mon-Thur 9:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-8:00 pm;

Friday 1:00 pm-4 pm; Sat-Sun 9:00 am-3:00 pm.

(310) 833-3541

Salvation Army of San Pedro

Free food pantry for low-income residents of RPV and San Pedro 

Food boxes every Friday; food usually lasts two to three days, and people can apply for service six times a year


Toberman Neighborhood Center

Free food pantry for San Pedro Residents in need.

Bags/boxes of groceries and sometimes instant formula and baby food are available.

Food distribution is Monday through Friday 9:00 am-11:45 am and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

(310) 832-1145

Stillman Sawyer Family Service Center

Free food pantry, one (1) time per month.

Serving Torrance, Lomita, Carson, Harbor City, and Wilmington, documents required.

Formula and baby food are sometimes available. 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm; Wednesday, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

(310) 835-198


HACC Harbor Area Substance Abuse Treatment

​Outpatient Treatment for adolescents with alcohol and drug related problems with 12-step model

Low cost and no cost/ sliding fee scale

(310) 831-0331

Harbor Community Clinic - Pediatric Center

Child health and disability prevention (CHDP) exams, medical services, and immunizations

Low cost and no cost/ sliding fee scale

Mon – Fri, 9:00 am-7:00 pm

(310) 321-4389

Assistance League Of San Pedro - South Bay - Frances J. Johnson Dental Center

Providing dental for low-Income children to age 18 living in the South Bay

Low cost

Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

(310) 832-5295

Medical Mission Adventures

Providing Free Medical, Dental, and Optical care for everyone

Mobile service; check calendar for dates & locations:

(818) 890-3656

Wilmington Community Clinic

Free to low cost

Providing Breastfeeding classes, Child health and disability prevention (CHDP) exams. Children's immunizations, Family planning, Mammograms, Pediatric care, Pregnancy tests, Prenatal care, School physicals for children.
Dental services include: Complete exams, X-rays, Cleanings, Filings, Sealants, Extractions, can also cater to emergencies such as a chipped or lost tooth.

The clinic also provides school-based pregnancy-prevention programs for youth.
Mon-Thurs:8am-9pm Fri/Sat: 8am-4pm

(310) 549-5760

Wilmington Health Center - LA County DHS

Medi-Cal, serving Wilmington, Carson, Lomita, Torrance, San Pedro and Harbor City communities

Providing adult state/local health insurance programs through Medi-Cal managed care, Child health and disability prevention (CHDP) exams, childhood immunizations, contraception, prenatal care, pediatrics and well-baby clinics, public clinic services.

Mon - Fri, 8:00 pm - 4:30 pm

(310) 404-2040



Beacon House of San Pedro

Addiction Housing Program for men, 12-step residential substance abuse treatment program

Free, must attend church service before dinner at 7 PM.

Mon – Fri, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

(310) 514-4940

Fred Brown Recovery Services

Addiction Housing Program for men, 12-step residential substance abuse treatment program


Mon – Fri 8:00 am-5:00 pm

(310) 519-8723

Harbor Interfaith

Free Emergency Shelter

Mon – Fri 9:00 am-7:00 pm

(562) 831-0589

Rainbow Services

Free Emergency Shelter for Domestic Violence Victims

Emergency & Crisis Assistance, Transitional & Community Housing, Supportive Services & Education, Advocacy and Innovative Practices, Community Education

(310) 548-5450

House of Hope

Free women's shelter with structured residential program which can last up to 90 days; counseling

(310) 831-0331

Shawl House

Free women's Shelter with support, transitional housing for women; 3-month residential program for women who are beginning their journey of recovery from addiction

(310) 521-9310

Beacon Light Mission

Providing free temporary housing to homeless men

Must attend chapel before dinner at 7 pm.

For open bed, call (310) 518-3667

Doors of Hope

Free shelter for single homeless women.

7 night stay. Call first for availability.

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday-Saturday
Intake Hours: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Monday-Saturday

(310) 518-3667

LA Housing + Community Investment Department

Helping LA residents find affordable housing.

(866) 557-7368

LA Housing + Community Investment Department - Handywork Program

Must be 62+ homeowner, home in City of LA, free minor home repairs and/or improvements to eligible homeowners; must fill out application

(213) 808-8803

Handywork Program:


World Tots LA

Free clothes and counseling for low-income mothers

Maternity and baby clothes; baby personal goods and supportive counseling

(310) 547-8031

Baby Safe Surrender

Baby must be 3 days or younger.

Helpline: 1-877-222-9723

Fire Station 101

1414 25th Street, San Pedro (South Shores), CA 90732


Fire Station 110

2945 Miner Street, Berth 44-A (Fort MacArthur Area), San Pedro CA 90731

Fire Station 112

444 South Harbor Boulevard, Berth 86 Ports O’ Call / Cruise Terminal, San Pedro, CA 90731


Fire Station 48

1601 South Grand Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731

Little Company of Mary – San Pedro Hospital

1300 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA 90732

Salvation Army of San Pedro

Electronic payment assistance for low-income LA residents.

They will pay up to $100 per house, but for all-electric houses they pay up to $200. The assistance is available once every 12 months; Must be a Southern California Edison customer. Documents require, including current or delinquent utility bill (cannot be older than 2 months old).

Intake hours are Monday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

(310) 832-7228

Housing Programs
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