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How to register for Project Shepherd assistance

How to register for Project Shepherd assistance

The holiday season can be tough for some Lakewood households, including those who have faced unemployment or underemployment for many months.

If you are a Lakewood resident facing tough economic times, your Lakewood neighbors want to help.

The registration period to receive help from Project Shepherd for Thanksgivign and the December holiday runs from Nov. 3 to Nov. 17. 

This year, due to COVID-19, residents must make an appointment to register. Starting Monday, Oct. 18, you can call the Burns Community Center Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at 562-925-7512 to make an appointment. 

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Eligibility requirements:
    • Lakewood residents only.
    • Those who are low income, unemployed or on public assistance.

To register, bring the following:
    • A current utility bill and a valid driver’s license or government award letter.
    • Identification for each person in the household, including children.

Project Shepherd would like to thank our sponsors Macy's, Life Center Church, H&H Nursery and Lakewood Regional Medical Center for their generous support this holiday season.