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How to Get Started

How to Get Started

Step 1: locate an enrollment location

  • Check our event calendar for enrollment locations/dates here
  • Find an administrator in your area

If you live in:

Antelope Valley

Acton, Lancaster, Littlerock, Llano, Palmdale, Pearblossom, Valyermo

Central Los Angeles

Baldwin Hills, Boyle Heights, Chinatown, Echo Park, Hancock Park, Hollywood, Hyde Park, Jefferson Park, Koreatown, Ladera Heights, Leimert Park, Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Mid-City, Mt. Washington, Silver Lake, South Los Angeles, West Adams, Westlake, Wilshire Center

Gateway Cities

Artesia, Carson, Compton, Florence, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Signal Hill, Watts, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, La Mirada, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South Gate, Whittier

San Fernando Valley

Agoura Hills, Atwater Village, Burbank, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Canyon Country, Chatsworth, Encino, Glendale, Granada Hills, Griffith Park, La Crescenta, Mission Hills, Montrose, North Hills, Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, Porter Ranch, Reseda, San Fernando, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sun Valley, Sunland, Sylmar, Tarzana, Topanga, Tujunga, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Verdugo City, West Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills, North Hollywood

Santa Clarita Valley

Castaic, Lake Hughes, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Stevenson Ranch, Valencia

South Bay

Southeast Los Angeles, El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, San Pedro, Torrance, Westchester, Wilmington

Westside

Beverly Hills, Culver City, Marina del Rey, Mid-City West, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Santa Monica, Venice, West Hollywood, Malibu, Pacific Palisades

Contact:
FAME Assistance Corporation (FAC)
323.870.8567
lifeinfo@famecorporations.org
famecorporations.org

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If you live in:

Gateway Cities

Artesia, Carson, Compton, Florence, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Signal Hill, Watts, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, La Mirada, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South Gate, Whittier

San Gabriel Valley

Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Claremont, Covina, Diamond Bar, Duarte, Eagle Rock, East Los Angeles, El Monte, El Sereno, Glassell Park, Glendora, Hacienda Heights, Highland Park, La CaƱada Flintridge, La Puente, La Verne, Lincoln Heights, Monrovia, Montebello, Montecito Heights, Monterey Park, Pasadena, Pomona, Rosemead, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South El Monte, South Pasadena, Temple City, Walnut, West Covina

Contact:

International Institute of Los Angeles (IILA)
818.244.2550
lifeinfo@iilosangeles.org
iilosangeles.org

Step 2: visit to enroll

Be sure to bring all the following to your agency:

  • Government-issued picture ID
  • Proof of income (check-stub, Medi-Cal, EBT, Social Security Award or tax return)
  • Valid TAP card
  • Email address or phone number

Step 3: load LIFE subsidy

Please allow 24 hours after enrollment for activation.

Once enrolled, load LIFE subsidies on your TAP card by:

  • visiting any TAP vendor
  • purchasing online at taptogo.net, or
  • purchasing by phone at 866.TAPTOGO (866.827.8646).

Call 866.TAPTOGO (866.827.8646) or visit taptogo.net/vendors to find the TAP vendors nearest to you.

Enrollment is valid for 12 months and subsidies are available at the start of each month.

Use your LIFE subsidies towards the purchase of a Metro 7-Day, 30-Day Pass or a 20-Regional Ride option valid on any one of the participating transit agencies.

Enrollment Calendar

Application approval will be made on-site at enrollment events with the presentation of the following documents:

  • Government-issued picture ID
  • Proof of income (check stub, Medi-Cal, EBT, Social Security Award or tax return.)
  • Valid TAP card
  • Email address or phone number

For additional enrollment opportunities, click here .