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!  

Credit Score 101
Basic Needs Support

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
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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
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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

SoCal CAN Changemakers is a paid student advocacy fellowship where fellows will build knowledge around issues impacting today’s students, while developing the advocacy skills and strategies to pursue policy change. 📚🏛️🗣️APPLY TODAY! More info and application: bit.ly/changemakers2022 (link also in bio) ⁠

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Are you a first-generation college student?📚Looking to hear from other first-gen students and build community? Join our student advocacy intern Nathen on Monday, December 6th at 5 pm to meet Estrella, host of cafecito on Estrellita! They will be discussing what it's like to navigate higher education as a first-generation student ✏️ Be sure to turn on our post notifications so you don't miss out! 🥰 #firstgen #community #college #advocacy #storytelling #stories ...

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