590 E Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90806
Necessities of Life Program
APLA Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP)

Every Tuesdays
9AM – 2PM


To receive food assistance through APLA, the following documents are required.

  • Photo Identification
  • NOLP Enrollment / 6-Month Certification
  • Nutrition Options
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Residency
  • Proof of HIV Diagnosis

Clients at our NOLP food pantries receive pre-bagged groceries that include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh produce, and an assortment of canned and dry goods that cover 100% of weekly meals as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies.

NOLP clients also receive bilingual, one-on-one nutritional counseling and nutrition classes. Fact sheets about a range of nutrition topics and recipes for use with NOLP products are available in all NOLP locations.

For more information on qualifications, enrollment, and the program, please download the NOLP Enrollment Form.

Download Monthly Nutrition Education Calendar

For the schedule of monthly nutrition classes, nutrition screening dates, Lunch & Learns, and yoga classes, please visit NOLP Food Pantries & Nutrition Page.

Join Necessities of Life Program (NOLP)!

Interested in the Necessities of Life Program? or you have any questions about this program, please contact us. Let’s get you started!