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CC Cares - Basic Needs: General Resources

Food Resources for Cerro Coso Students

Cerro Coso Basic Needs


Cerro Coso Community College Basic Needs Center strives to support students to be successful by ensuring their basic needs are met through resources, access, and advocacy. Basic needs include access to nutritious foods, mental and physical healthcare, technology, transportation, and more. Having one's basic needs met has a direct impact on the academic performance, mental health, physical health, and holistic well-being of our students.

CalFresh or SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Support and Resources


CalFresh is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules and want to add to their budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The link below is a resource page where potential applicants can click for more information as well as apply for the program.

CalFresh Information - English

CalFresh Information - Spanish

We have computers available in the Counseling Round-About area, Student Center, Library and Learning Resource Center here on campus for students to use. Please also call for a telephone or virtual appointment for application assistance.

CalFresh Program

Benefits Helpline 1-877-847-3663

You may be eligible for resources now, even if you have applied previously and were not. Please consider applying. We are here to help with the process!

Women, Infants, Children (WIC)

California Association of Food Banks