BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT

College isn’t only about books and tuition.

Learn about the ways you can get food assistance through CalFresh

and your campus’ food pantries!  

Survey result: College students struggle with food insecurity
Basic Needs Support

Survey result: College students struggle with food insecurity

College students experience many challenges throughout their higher education journey. Students face many challenges which can include family expectations, financial
Credit Score 101
Career & Early Adulthood

Credit Score 101

We’ve all heard the term thrown around, but what exactly is a credit score? It seems like a random number
SNAP Eligibility Expanded for Millions of Students
Basic Needs Support

SNAP Eligibility Expanded for Millions of Students

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget to families in need so they
Food  Finder | Find Food Pantries Near You
Basic Needs Support

Food Finder | Find Food Pantries Near You

Food Finder is a resource that allows you to find food pantries near you! FoodFinder is a food pantry locator
Personal Expenses
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Personal Expenses

Luckily, financial aid covers most tuition and fees. Other expenses that arise from our college education are our personal expenses.
Basic Needs: Student Navigator Network
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Basic Needs: Student Navigator Network

The Student Navigator Network (SNN) was a system designed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that aimed to assist students with resources
Free or Reduced-Cost Social Services
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Free or Reduced-Cost Social Services

Free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training and more can be found around your area! Food or
Food Banks
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Food Banks

Food is a basic human right, yet prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 36% of college students faced food insecurity
CalFresh – Receive up to $193/month for groceries
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

CalFresh – Receive up to $193/month for groceries

The CalFresh Program is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules. CalFresh provides you with a budget

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Help us improve college affordability in CA by sharing YOUR STORY! Our Changemakers student advocacy fellows will be sharing survey results with policymakers and advocating for more financial aid to cover non-tuition costs❗❗❗📢📢📢⁠

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Meet Marcos Montes, the program manager here at Let’s Go to College CA! Marcos helped launch Let’s Go in an effort to aid students during the pandemic, we wouldn’t be able to offer so many online resources without him! 👏🏽🙌🏽💙 #StudentsCAN #CalStateLA #FirstGen #FirstGenGrad #CollegeSuccess ...

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