Help for Financially-Challenged Residents

Programs

It is our goal to help provide residents with access to free or low-cost programs that help families enjoy a high quality of life despite financial stresses. Please contact us at (562) 989-7330 for more information about any of the following programs.

Recreation Scholarship

Don’t let financial challenges get in the way of you or your family members enjoying our many wonderful recreation programs. Signal Hill residents who meet income qualifications may apply for Recreation Scholarship funds by applying through the Community Services Department. It’s quick and it’s easy! Stipends of $100 per youth are available each year to those who qualify. These $100 yearly stipends may be used to help pay for youth, family, or senior excursions, Cookies with Santa, sports banquets, classes, and emergency kits. Residents must meet income guidelines and submit an application (PDF). Call (562) 989-7329 for more information.

Food Distribution Program

View more information on the Brown Bag Food Distribution Program.

Transportation Programs

The Signal Hill subsidized transportation program is available (by application) to Signal Hill residents who are over the age of 62 or to residents 18 years and older who can provide proof of disability. Programs allow a reduced-fare monthly Bus Pass for Long Beach Transit buses, Dial-A-Lift, or Dial-A-Taxi voucher books allowing subsidized use of Yellow Cab services.

Additional Programs

We also offer many free programs throughout the year including:

  • Adult book clubs
  • Children's story times
  • Quarterly family art-making workshops
  • Summer concerts in the park