Emergency Food Assistance, Mama's Kitchen

Cancer Outreach Project

General Information
Description of ServiceEmergency Food Assistance (EFA) provides short-term food bags to individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The program is designed to assist individuals facing emergency food needs. The program provides up to twelve (12) weekly grocery bags in a twelve (12) month period each containing perishable and nonperishable food items sufficient to make up to 21 meals or one week of groceries. Also included is a list of suggested menu ideas using the bag contents set up in a weekly format.
Geographical AreaSan Diego County
Intake ProcedureReferral required.
Intake RequirementsMust be referred by a case manager, client's cannot self-refer. Case Managers may also pick up EFA bags on behalf of a client by using the Designated Shopper form which is signed by the client.

There is no income requirement, however, for demographic purposes, Mama's Kitchen requires income documentation i.e. income statement, bank statement or an affidavit if client has no income. Diagnosis letter is also required.
Documents RequiredCall for details/more information; Proof of Disability; Proof of employment; Proof of Income; SS Card
Client Information
Target PopulationIllness - AIDS
Age GroupAdults
Languages SpokenSpanish
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityResident of San Diego County living with HIV/AIDS in need of food.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees.
Hours of Operation 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday
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Contact Information
Contact's Name Mr.
Physical Site Address 2 3960 Home Ave.
Physical Site City, State, Zip San Diego, CA 92105
Main Phone (619) 233-6262
Fax (619) 233-6283
Service Location Email clientservices@mamaskitchen.org
Web Address www.mamaskitchen.org
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date02/15/2018
Breast Health ResourceYes
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mama's Kitchen
Affiliated Program: Cancer Outreach Project
This Service: Emergency Food Assistance, Mama's Kitchen
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Home Delivered Meals (BD-5000.3500)