Community Services

 Welcome to the San Gabriel Community Services Department! 


Winter Programs

10-30-15_FALLFUNFEST16This winter brings exciting classes, programs, and events for youth and adults of all ages to enjoy! To view a full list of our current class offerings and upcoming events, please see the GUIDE

The Winter Guide is now available! Winter registration for recreation classes begins December 17th, and classes begin in January. Click here to REGISTER.

Upcoming Community Events

Letters to Santa | Letters must be postmarked by December 14th
writing santa a letter
The Community Services Department and Santa's elves have been busy building a special mailbox so that your letters are delivered to the North Pole. Santa will respond to every child who writes him. Tell Santa a little something about yourself an how you've been good all year! Drop off your letters in the special mailbox located inside the Community Services Department or mail your letters to the Community Services Department. He will respond by Friday, December 21st. 

Santa Claus
c/o San Gabriel Community Services Department
250 S. Mission Drive

Santa is Coming to San Gabriel Neighborhoods
| December 20th - 23rd
Santa on Fire Truck
Be on the lookout for Santa in your neighborhood!

Santa's Schedule

Thursday, December 20th: Southwest area
Friday, December 21st: Southeast area
Saturday, December 22nd: Northwest area
Sunday, December 23rd: Northeast area

The city will be divided by Del Mar and the railroad tracks and Santa will be visiting neighborhoods from 6:00p.m. - 9:30p.m, weather permitting. Santa travels as many streets in  San Gabriel as possible but he cannot promise he will be able to visit every street.

Dial-A-Ride & Transportation Survey

The Community Services Department is in the process of evaluating our transportation services for the residents of San Gabriel.  We are committed to providing a reliable, customer friendly service for city residents who are senior citizens and individuals with disabilities.  

Please see the survey links below or for more information regarding our services, please feel free to contact the Community Services Department at 626.308.2875 or contact Tom Boecking directly at

Case Management Services Have Changed

The City of San Gabriel has contracted with Santa Anita Family Services to provide case management and referrals for our senior residents.  As of July 1, 2018, Santa Anita Family Services will no longer provide onsite case management in San Gabriel.  Case management will still be available by contacting Santa Anita Family Services directly.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  For additional information, please contact our department at (626) 308-2875.

Santa Anita Family Services
603 South Myrtle Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 358-1185

Office hours are:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm,
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm