Harbor Interfaith Services

670 W 9th St, San Pedro, Ca 90731
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Our mission The mission of Harbor Interfaith is to empower the homeless and working poor to achieve self-sufficiency by providing support services including shelter, transitional housing, food, job placement, advocacy, childcare, education and life skills training.

Harbor Interfaith Services

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Ways to help

Foster Grandparent

Help develop a child’s vocabulary, grammar, and social skills. You could be assigned up to five children per week. Must have medical proof of recent TB Test as well as proof of vaccinations. Background check and commitment to at least 2-3 hours a week and 3 months of service required.
  • Weekly
  • 55+
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

Children's Center Aide

Help supervise children. This includes playing with the children (toys, card games, recess, etc) or simply watching them during nap time. You might also read to the children or help with their homework. You'll also help with cleaning duties around the classrooms on occasion and help our cook present meals, snacks, and beverages to the students during meal time. TB Test and proof of vaccinations required.
  • Weekly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays

Clerical Support

Support assistant aids our directors and case managers in their daily work, including filing, scanning and organizing paperwork, taking and making phone calls, front desk duties, and general assistance around the office as needed. Office work experience is a plus.
  • Weekly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work
  • On-site
  • Weekdays

FRC Aide

Engage in a multitude of tasks but primarily helps maintain our Food Pantry, which is one of our primary resources for our clients. After a client meets with a case manager and is given a referral, an FRC Aide prepares a bag of groceries (along with other items they may need such as a hygiene supply bag). FRC Aides also help clean, sweep and mop; process noncash donations; and maintain our clothing closet.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10)
  • Indoor
  • On-site, Formal
  • Weekdays
Items we need now


Until further notice, we are only accepting food and hygiene item donations.  The greatest needs are as follows:

  • Peanut butter
  • Instant cups of soups and noodles
  • Individually packaged fruits
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Disinfectant
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Shampoo, conditioner, and bar soaps
  • Size 5 and 6 diapers
  • Boxed macaroni and cheese
  • Bagged pasta noodles

Thank you for delivering to our loading dock at the back of the building at 670 W. 9th, San Pedro, between the hours of 9 to 5, M-F.  Ring the buzzer when you arrive, and an employee will answer.

Thank you for disregarding what is below for now.  We will let you know when this changes.

  • Item Collection
How you help Hundreds of volunteers regularly staff the food pantry, clothing closet, and distribute food and toys to our clients during the holidays.
About us Each year, our 90-day emergency shelter and 18-month transitional housing program provide residence and support (including childcare) to approximately 450 people. The Family Resource Center (FRC) extends aid in virtually all areas: free groceries, clothing and hygiene items; rental/utility assistance; case management and individualized referrals; access to medical and dental services; and enrollment in 14 benefit programs. Last year, 31,000 services were provided to 10,400 people.
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