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!  

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 is a referral service amidst COVID-19 that links students with financial, academic, and personal resources. This
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

Give it up for our Let's Go Basic Needs Fellows🥳 These incredible advocates are very committed and passionate to address student basic needs and want to make sure that no student is affected by basic needs issues. Our fellows will advocate for change, raise awareness of resources available to students, and educate decision-makers and the general public about the student basic needs crisis.

In the comments let us know your thoughts about basic needs or what you think our fellows should prioritize during the fellowship ⬇⬇⬇ #basicneeds #csu #ccc #uc #california #colleges
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