COVID-19: Help For Seniors

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As of March 20, 2020, the meal distribution plan for seniors currently enrolled in the Elderly Nutrition Program (ENP) is as follows:

  • 7 days of frozen meals to seniors who have the means to warm up and store the food in refrigerator/freezer.
  • Delivery by City staff or pick up option by the senior or friend/family/designee of senior on assigned days between 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • A Brown Bag meal will be distributed to those who don’t have the means to warm up frozen meals and new clients* at two locations:
    • Adult Recreation Center – 201 East Colorado, Glendale, CA 91205 – 7 days a week
      • Brown Bag Lunch Pick-up time is from 11:30am-12:30pm at Main Lobby entrance near the Glendale Central Library
    • Sparr Heights Community Center – 1613 Glencoe Way, Glendale, CA 91208 – Monday – Friday ONLY
      • Brown Bag Lunch Pick-up time is from 11:30am-12:30pm at Paloma Ave. entrance

*New Clients must fill out Universal Intake Form before receiving meal:

  • New Client’s must be 60 years of age and older;
  • Availability is based on supply

For information and inquiries related to the Elderly Nutrition Program, please call (818) 548-3775.


The Glendale Fire Department is providing delivery services of groceries and essential goods for Glendale seniors and individuals that are at higher risk of getting very ill from COVID-19. The department will provide this service at least through the end of March. Those in need can call 818-548-4814 to request service.

Cooling Fan Assistance Program: 

How it works

The Cooling Fan Assistance Program is administered by the City of Glendale’s Community Services & Parks (CSP) department to help low-income seniors in Glendale keep cool when the temperatures rise.  The program provides one free fan to elderly residents 60 years of age or older who live in the City of Glendale and meet other eligibility requirements.

The program enables seniors to remain comfortable while observing the “Safer At Home” Order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be 60 years of age or older.
  • Service Areas: Glendale, Montrose, Verdugo City, and La Crescenta
  • Meet low income guidelines (See Application)
  • Have an urgent need for cooling assistance – no existing central air, fan or wall unit.

Required Documentation

  • Government issued photo I.D. to verify age and identity
  • Income documentation to verify income eligibility (See Application)

How to apply

  • Online: Fill out and submit the application HERE.
  • Phone: Call (818) 548-3775 to begin the application process - a case manager will help you fill out the form and verify eligibility. 
  • Mail: Adult Recreation Center C/O Cooling Fan Assistance Program, 201 Colorado St, Glendale, CA 91205 (Download Application)

Supplies are LIMITED and will be distributed to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. We urge you to fill out the application online, if possible. 

The fans will be delivered to the household to ensure applicants continue
to observe the “Safer At Home” Order. 

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