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Food Resource Center

Are you struggling to afford food while attending IVC?

You are not alone. We are here to help.

IVC students struggling with food insecurities are encouraged to seek out resources in the Food Resource Center. The Food Resource Center is a free, confidential service aiming to provide registered students with the appropriate resources to manage a sufficient, healthy diet. The program provides short-term relief and offers referrals for additional community support and ongoing assistance with food insecurity.


Food Resource CenterServices for Current Students:

  • Free protein packs and sandwiches* (while supplies last)
  • One week’s worth of free pantry items
  • Short-term food relief
  • Help applying for CalFresh benefits 
  • Information on community resources
  • Meal plans and nutritional advice

Food Pantry Resources

Helpful Links


*Free protein packs and sandwiches can also be picked up at the Counseling Center (SSC 210), Veterans Services Center (SSC 120), DSPS (SSC 171), EOPS (SSC 220), Student Activities Center (SAC), and the Health and Wellness Center (HWC).​​​

Food Resource Center

Office Hours

Mon. - Wed.: 9 am - 2:30 pm
Fri. - Sun.: CLOSED*

Contact: Monica Perez
Telephone: 949-451-5665
Location: B 105B (view Map)
Food Resource Center Map

*After business hours or if closed, please see the Veterans Resource Center (SSC 120) or Heath & Wellness Center (HWC) for further assistance during each department's business hours. Please be advised — hours may vary during holidays.