City Offers Cooling Fan Assistance Program

The Cooling Fan Assistance Program is administered by the City of Glendale’s Community Services & Parks (CSP) Dept. to help low-income seniors in Glendale keep cool when the temperatures rise. The program provides one free fan to elderly residents 60 years of age or older who live in the City of Glendale and meet other eligibility requirements.

The program enables seniors to remain comfortable while observing the “Safer At Home” Order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be 60 years of age or older.
  • Service Areas: Glendale, Montrose, Verdugo City and La Crescenta
  • Meet low income guidelines (see application at
  • Have an urgent need for cooling assistance – no existing central air, fan or wall unit.

Required Documentation

  • Government issued photo ID to verify age and identity
  • Income documentation to verify income eligibility (see application at

How to apply

  • Online:Fill out and submit the application at
  • Phone:Call (818) 548-3775 to begin the application process – a case manager will help applicants fill out the form and verify eligibility. 
  • Mail:Adult Recreation Center, c/o Cooling Fan Assistance Program, 201 Colorado St., Glendale, CA 91205

Supplies are limited and will be distributed to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested seniors are urged to fill out the application online if possible. 

The fans will be delivered to the household to ensure applicants continue to observe the “Safer-At-Home” Order.