San Gabriel Valley Service Center

1441 Santa Anita Ave
South El Monte, CA 91733

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San Gabriel Valley Service Center

Located in South El Monte, the San Gabriel Valley Service Center was relocated around 2007 to serve the increasing needs of the communities of Avocado Heights, Rowland Heights and Valinda unincorporated areas and other neighboring communities offering a wide range of services and social activities providing opportunities for daily learning, skills enhancement, community engagement, socialization, and healthy living for residents of all ages.


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Public Access Computers/Computer Labs Computers and printers available for the public to use on their won or in a class setting; tablets available at some centers too
Mahjong Offered on Fridays 12 pm-4pm.  Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in the 19th century in China and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century.  The activity is open to all adult community members.
Painting Class for Adults Class teaches all levels to paint with different mediums; varied dates and times
Crochet/Knitting Crochet/Knitting is taught from new to advanced learners; varied dates and times
Sewing Class that teaches sewing to community members; varying dates and times
Jewelry Jewelry class for all levels; varied dates and times
Health Screenings A variety of screenings are held at various centers; varying dates and times
Arts & Crafts Group that focuses on arts and crafts projects; varied dates and times
Yoga Yoga class teaches different yoga poses/movements to the community; varied intensities, dates and times
Food Pantry & Emergency Food Shelf-stable food is available to individuals and families in need
Title V Centers serve as training sites for subsidized part-time work for unemployed older adults (age 55 or older)
Dances Events held at centers that include entertainment such as music to dance to and/or food, games, etc. This is an opportunity for community members to socialize with each other
Presentation/Workshops – Showcase them somewhere else Variety of topics covered at the center; varied dates and times
Holiday Giveaways/Seasonal Celebrations: Halloween, Christmas & Thanksgiving Centers plan celebrations and activities around holidays that can include giveaways
Back to School Backpack Giveaway School supplies and local resources provided to the community
Meeting Room Available Centers have meeting rooms available for organizations to use to provide a service to the community
Adult Protective Service Referrals Center staff are able to submit referrals for elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect on behalf of concerned community members
Utility Assistance Utility assistance provided to income eligible households for SoCal Gas and SCE utility bills; varying dates/times at centers
Fitness Centers Exercise equipment available at the center such as treadmill, elliptical, etc.
Information & Referral Provide information and refer community members to programs/services available
Translation Staff assist translate simple documents for the community
Form Assistance Staff help complete simple forms such as Utility CARE Discount, Jury Duty, etc.
Kid’s Arts/Crafts Children create fun arts and crafts projects planned by center staff
Toy Loan Program DPSS Toy lending program that provides incentives to children in the community
Kid’s Movie Day Center plays a movie for youth and children to watch; different movies are shown, varied dates and times


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