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Owls Nest

Community Resources

CalFresh for Students

CalFresh: Need Money for Food?

Find out if you're eligible for CalFresh!

  • Monthly cash assistance for purchasing food
  • Provided via EBT debit card (looks like any other debit card)
  • Use it to buy groceries and fresh produce at participating stores, restaurants and farmers' markets

To find out if you qualify, get help with your application, or extend your eligibility ... You can ask questions or get help via Zoom with a Foothill staff member. Please reach out to Sonia Sanchez at

Get started to see if you qualify. Then apply.

Basic Needs Support 

Phone: 211

Housing, Food, Health, and Crisis/Emergency

Hunger Support

Second Harvest  

Gilroy Salvation Army  408.848.5373

Milpitas Food Pantry  408.946.5564

Jewish Family & Children's Services   (San Francisco) 415.449.1200 

West Valley Community Services  (Cupertino) 408.255.8033

Santa Clara First Baptist  408.241.7635

Redemption Church  (San Jose) 408.262.0900

Feeding America (National Support) 

Emergency Assistance Network of Santa Clara County

EAN Website | Download  Service Contacts Flyer

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We're Here to Help!

Owls Nest
Basic Needs Center


Building 2100, Room 2152

Owls Nest Office Hours