Community Information

Local Resources
  • Altadena Connection (pdf) -  Essential guide for residents of Altadena. A list of community resources, organizations, and contact information for services in Altadena. Please pick up the latest copy at the Library!
  • Altadena Farmers Market - At Loma Alta Park parking lot. Wednesdays (Fall/Winter) 3-7PM. Wednesdays (Spring/Summer) 4-8PM. Please check their website to verify.
  • Altadena Chamber of Commerce Promotes the commercial, industrial, civic and general interests of the community of Altadena and the surrounding area.
  • Altadena Community Center Houses several major organizations which serve Altadena: Altadena Town Council, Chamber of Commerce, Altadena Heritage, Altadena Historical Society, NAACP Altadena Branch, Sheriff's Support Group, and the Altadena Foothills Conservancy.
  • Altadena Heritage A volunteer-based organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the rich architectural, environmental, and cultural history of Altadena.
  • Arroyos & Foothills Conservatory seeks to maintain this balance by preserving and protecting pockets of wild lands. We seek to bring people to these lands in a way that allows them to appreciate the wilderness without intruding on it.
  • Altadena Sheriff's Station Provides law enforcement services to the unincorporated county areas of Altadena and remote unattached parts of the city of Pasadena.
  • Altadena Trails Information about Hiking, Mountain Bike, and Equestrian Trails in the Altadena Foothills.
  • Altadena Food Co-op A group of community members interested in establishing a food co-op store in or near Altadena, CA.
  • Altadena Rotary An organization of business and professional leaders who are providing humanitarian services, encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations and helping to build goodwill and peace in the world.
  • Eaton Canyon Natural Area & Nature Center - Eaton Canyon Natural area is a 190-acre nature reserve at the base at the San Gabriel mountains.
  • Pasadena Humane Society  - Did a lost dog wander into your yard after the latest fireworks?  Has your elderly cat wandered off?  PHS cares for lost and found animals in the cities of Altadena and Pasadena (also more cities)
  • Pasadena Unified School District Information on public high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools in the PUSD, as well as event calendars and employment opportunities.

 

Community Organizations

  • Collaborate PASadena - Collaborate PASadena’s core vision is that the children of Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre all grow up in a safe, stable and supportive environment that prepares them for success in school and in life.
  • Neighbors Building a Better Altadena - NBBA promotes community-wide engagement to make Altadena economically strong and socially cohesive, while preserving our cultural and economic diversity.
  • ACONA - The Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations was established in 2010 to provide a means for Altadena neighborhood associations and Neighborhood Watch groups to network and share ideas and best practices.

 

Immigration & Citizenship Resources

https://www.immi.org/ is a helpful resource for undocumented residents that would like to understand their options for remaining in the country. This website is encrypted and protects all information entered. They also offer free- to low cost legal aid and virtual legal services for anyone who is remote.

https://www.citizenshipworks.org/ walks you through the whole citizenship process and offers low cost to free legal advice for permanent residents who would like to become a U.S. citizen.

 

 

Health Resources

HealthCare.Gov  - Provides public and private health insurance options across the nation.  Includes extensive information about your rights as a consumer, how to navigate the health insurance marketplace, and how the Affordable Care Act can help you.

Covered California  - California's new health insurance exchange, where individuals, families and small businesses can find affordable health insurance.California's new health insurance exchange, where individuals, families and small businesses can find affordable health insurance.

Young & Healthy - Young & Healthy’s mission is to provide access to high-quality health care for uninsured and underinsured children, and to improve the quality of life for all children in the greater Pasadena area through prevention, education, and enhanced health care services



News Sources

  • Altadena Now (formerly the Altadena Blog and Altadena Point) features local information and events of Altadena.
  • Altadena Patch Comprehensive local coverage of Altadena, CA. Featuring news and events, business listings, discussions, announcements, photos and videos.
  • Pasadena Star News Covers San Gabriel Valley news, sports, government, and community events.

 

 

Los Angeles County  and State Library Resources

  • LA County Helps Information for the citizens of Los Angeles County about state and federal benefits assistance programs.
  • El Nino Ready Elninoready.org
  • Storming LA: The County Gets Ready for El Nino
  • 211 LA County Call 211 for referrals to social services in Los Angeles County. Professional community resource advisors help callers with critical issues such as health care and substance abuse, domestic violence, shelter, food, legal and financial assistance, programs for children and seniors and different types of mental health services. There is also an online database of social services.
  • LA County Online Official information directory of the services, commissions and operations of LA County.
  • LA County Parks and Recreation Information on the 90+ community parks, playgrounds, nature centers, natural parks and habitat preserves and golf courses in the area.

 

 

State Resources

We Prepare educates Californians about the need to prepare for disasters that may strike our state. Whether they are natural – floods, fires and earthquakes – or man-made disasters, we all must have a disaster plan that includes our family, friends and neighbors.

LA County Locator Use this application to find your Polling Place, Sample Ballot, and District information.

Voters Edge California Find in-depth information about what's on your ballot.

 

Contact Your State And Federal Representatives


 California Governor

Capital Office

 

Local Office

State Capital, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-2841
FAX (916) 558-3160

300 S. Spring Street, Suite 16701
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 897-0322
FAX (213) 897-0319



U.S. Senators for California

Kamala Harris (D)

https://www.harris.senate.gov/content/contact-senator

Washington Office

 

Local Office

112 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3553

312 N. Spring Street, Suite 1748
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 894-5000
FAX (213) 894-5042

Washington Office

 

Local Office

331 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510
(202) 224-3841
FAX (202) 228-3954

11111 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 915
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 914-7300
FAX (310) 914-7318

 

U. S. Congresswoman for Altadena
Click here to identify your Congressman

Judy Chu (D) District 27

https://chu.house.gov/

Washington Office

 

District Office

1520 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5464
Fax: (202) 225-5467

527 S. Lake Ave, Suite 106
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 304 0110
Fax: (626) 304 0132

 

California State Senator for Altadena

Anthony Portantino (D) District 25

http://sd25.senate.ca.gov/

Capitol Office

 

District Office

State Capitol, Room 5061
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4025
Fax: (916) 324-7543

Glendale District Office
501 N. Central Ave.
Glendale, CA 91203
Phone: (818) 409-0400
Fax: (818) 409-1256

 

California State Assemblymember for Altadena

Chris Holden (D) District 41

Contact Assemblymember Holden

Capitol Office

   District Office

P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0041
Tel: (916) 319-2041
Fax: (916) 319-2141

600 N. Rosemead Blvd, Suite 117
Pasadena, CA 91107
Tel: (626) 351-1917

 

County Supervisor for Altadena

Kathryn Barger - District 5

Email: kathyrn@bos.lacounty.gov

Downtown Office

 

District Office

Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple Street, Suite 869
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-5555
FAX (213) 974-1010

215 N. Marengo Ave, Suite 120
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 356-5407
FAX (626) 568-0159

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