Low-Income Fare is Easy Program

The Low-Income Fare is Easy program (LIFE) provides discounts to eligible Metro, Long Beach, Montebello, Norwalk, Foothill, Torrance, or LADOT transit riders towards the purchase of weekly or monthly passes, EZ passes, or 20 Regional Rides. Human Services Association (HSA) assists clients in applying for the discount. See brochure for new changes (New Changes Brochure).

LIFE subsidy discounts are available to residents of the Gateway, San Gabriel Valley, and the Southeast Bay Region of Los Angeles County (Cities by Region) who participate in a low-income program or whose household income is below the following income guidelines: LIFE Income Guidelines.

 

Life Discounts Available

Discount Pass Options

Total Discount

Regular riders

$24 off monthly or EZ pass

Regular riders

$6 off weekly pass (up to four times per month)

College/Vocational riders

$13 off monthly pass on one transit system

K-12 student riders

$10 off monthly pass on one transit system

Senior or Disabled riders

$8 off monthly or EZ pass on one transit system

20 Regional Rides

Free for LIFE patrons & good for any participating transit system

 

To apply, please present Valid Photo ID (and proof of address if applicable), a valid TAP card for each person applying, and proof of low income such as a tax return, check stubs, SSA/SSI award letter, Medi-Cal, EBT, Free or Reduced School Lunch, CARE or Lifeline. 

Please call or email us with any questions at (562) 806-0250 or life@hsala.org.

 

Enrollment Schedule and Locations

July 2019 – June 2020 discount enrollments will be at the following locations, dates, and times:


Human Services Association (HSA)
6800 Florence Ave., Bell Gardens, CA 90201

  • June 22, 2019
  • June 23, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Walk-ins are welcome as of Tuesday June 18th and every Tuesday and Wednesday during normal business hours (unless it conflicts with an outreach event). We will continue to provide transportation assistance throughout the year.


HSA Monrovia Office
605 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016

  • August 8, 2019
  • September 12, 2019
  • October 10, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • December 12, 2019

(Second Thursday of each month)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Long Beach Transit & Visitor Information Center
130 E. First St, Long Beach, CA 90802

  • September 5, 2019
  • October 3, 2019
  • November 7, 2019
  • December 5, 2019

(First Thursday of each month)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Bellflower Farmer’s Market
Simms Park: 16614 S. Clark Ave., Bellflower, CA 90706

  • August 5 & 19, 2019
  • September 16, 2019
  • October 7 & 21, 2019
  • November 4 & 18, 2019
  • December 2 & 16, 2019

(First and third Monday of each month, except holidays)
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


El Monte Transit Center
3501 Santa Anita Ave., El Monte, CA 91731

  • September 11, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • November 13, 2019
  • December 11, 2019

(Second Wednesday of each month)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Azusa Downtown Station
N Azusa Ave, Azusa, CA 91702

  • August 29, 2019
  • September 26, 2019
  • October 31, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • December 19, 2019

(Last Thursday of each month, change of date may apply for Holidays)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Pomona Transit Center
100 W Commercial St, Pomona, CA 91768

  • August 27, 2019
  • September 24, 2019
  • October 29, 2019
  • November 26, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

(Last Tuesday of the month, change of date may apply for Holidays)
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA
4801 E. 58th St., Maywood, CA 90270

  • August 15, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 18, 2019

(Third Thursday of each month)
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Paramount Park Community Center
14400 Paramount Blvd., Paramount, CA 90723

  • August 16, 2019
  • September 20, 2019
  • October 18, 2019
  • November 15, 2019
  • December 20, 2019

(Third Friday of each month)
12:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

* Dates and times are subject to change without notice.
** Due to an expected high volume of participants, the line can be shut down earlier than the hours above.

Contact Us

Human Services Association (HSA) is a private nonprofit agency whose principal mission is to provide families with compassionate and comprehensive care to promote wellness and build strong communities.

Address: 6800 Florence Ave. Bell Gardens, CA 90201
Tel: (562) 806-5400
Fax: (562) 806-5394
Clarendon Office
Address: 2629 Clarendon Ave, Suite B, Huntington Park, CA 90255

Early Childhood
Tel: (323) 513-0594