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Food Pantry

The Hawks Nest Food Pantry is newly developed for SCC students in need of food. 
SCC works with community partners to provide food at no cost to our students.
The food supplied from our community partners will be distributed to students on: September 14th from 10am-2pm

How you can help:

To donate funds to the Hawk's Nest Food Pantry, 

please visit the SCC Foundation website and 

designate Food Pantry on the form.

Where to find the Food Pantry:

The Hawks Nest Food Pantry is located next to the Women’s Softball field
in the Athletics Complex on the South East side of campus.

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If you are in need of on-going nutritional support, 

Cal-Fresh would like to help.

You may qualify for CalFresh if you are:

  • Between 18 and 49 years old
  • Enrolled in an Institution of Higher Education at least half time

  • Physically and mentally fit for work

In addition, College students must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Full Time Students – Must be employed a minimum of 20 hours per week and get paid

  • Part Time students – May qualify under other CalFresh regulations

  • Approved for a work study program

  • In an on-the-job training program

  • Receiving CalWORKs benefits

  • Have a child under age 6 or between 6 and 12 and no childcare is available

  • A single parent who attends school full-time and has a child under age 12

You cannot get CalFresh if you have a meal plan that provides more than 50% of your meals

NOTE: Student Financial Aid is not counted as income for CalFresh

NOTE: Students under age 22 living with their parents must apply with their parents as a household

3 ways to schedule an appointment to apply:

  1. Schedule an appointment online at (This link is the fastest way to schedule an appointment). 

  2. CalFresh Appointment Line: 714-589-2367

  3. Email:

For Immediate Assistance or Additional Resources: Dial 2-1-1

Thank you to our on-campus partners: 

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Thank you to our community partners:

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