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Food Resource Center

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING FOOD RESOURCE CENTER SERVICES: The campus is closed until further notice, the food resource center is not distributing out grocery bags at this time. Instead, we have switched to electronic gift cards for Albertsons and Albertsons sister stores. Please contact Monica Perez for more information on how to receive an e-gift card.

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* — On hold until further notice
  • One week’s worth of free pantry items — On hold until further notice
  • 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

For more information, please email or call 949-451-5221.

Office Hours

Mon. - Thu.: 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.