Food Resources

Food Resources

If you are finding yourself struggling to afford food while attending West Valley College, your are not alone. Our mission is to address food insecurity within our campus community and empower West Valley College students to succeed academically.

Mobile Food Pantry

West Valley Community Services Agency Mobile Food Pantry provides free food on campus weekly. Simply bring your student ID card to the Mobile Food Pantry, which is open to all West Valley College students.

Dates and Location

The Mobile Food Pantry is available every Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM in parking lot 3 by the West Valley Transit Center.

Benefits

  • Free access to food, including fresh produce, meat, dairy products, dry goods, and canned foods.
  • Referrals to the EAN agency in your zip code area for emergency financial assistance and case management.
  • If you live in one of our service zip codes, then you are eligible for case management services and food at the mobile food pantry. This includes access to resources, referrals, and emergency financial assistance. You can also receive information about other services, including bus passes, public benefits, and special programs.
Mobile Pantry fruits and veggies

Eligible Zip Code Areas

  • 95014
  • 95030
  • 95032
  • 95033
  • 95044
  • 95070
  • 95129
  • 95130

Program Contact

For more information, please contact Malia O'Brien at 408-857-0351 or maliao@wvcommunityservices.org

Food Connection

Second Harvest Food Bank logo
  • CalFresh Application Assistance: Help applying for a free debit card you can use at stores and markets.
  • Family Harvest: Monthly groceries with children under 26
  • Brown Bag: Groceries for seniors (60+) and disabled (55+)
  • Produce Mobile: Monthly fruits and vegetables
  • Pantries: Groceries from local organizations
  • Prepared Meal Programs: Hot meals, served in the community
  • Partners in Need (PIN): Groceries for food bank volunteers

Income-Based Qualification

People in House Household's Monthly Income Maximum
1 $1.980
2 $2,670
3 $3,360
4 $4,050
5 $4,740
6 $5,430
7 $6,122
8 $,6816

Call Food Connection

1-800-984-3663

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

A specialist will answer with a smile and speak English, Vietnamese, and Spanish. Additional languages are available through a phone translation service.

  1. Mention your preferred language
  2. Give your address and zip code to the specialist
  3. The specialist will set up your appointment
last published: 9/24/18