How to Register for Project Shepherd Assistance

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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 runs from November 6 to November 19 at the Burns Community Center and Palms Park Community Center. Registered families will be notified in December of the time and place to pick up assistance. Visit www.lakewoodcity.org/ProjectShepherdRegistration for additional information.

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.
  • Those who are low-income, unemployed or on public assistance.

Registration hours at the Burns Community Center, 5510 Clark Ave., are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Closed Sunday. Registration will be in the recreation office on the 2nd Floor.

Registration hours at the Palms Park Community Center, 12305 E. 207th St., are Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with extended hours on Tuesday until 8:00 p.m. Weekend hours are Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information, call the Burns Community Center at 562-925-7512 or Palms Park Community Center at 562-865-6414.

Project Shepherd would like to thank our sponsors EDCO, Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Macy’s, and Farmers and Merchants Bank for their generous support this holiday season!