Contact Us

We are open Monday - Friday from 10 AM - 6 PM. If we miss your call, feel free to leave a voicemail with your name and callback number and we will return your call at our earliest convenience.

If you are experiencing challenges with your basic needs and would like to know more about the resources available to you, we encourage you to fill out our Basic Needs Assistance Form at the bottom of the page.

General Questions

Email: basicneedscenter@berkeley.edu

Food Resources

Email: foodpantry@berkeley.edu

Call: (510) 463-4170

CalFresh Support

Email: calfreshsupport@berkeley.edu

Care Coordination

Fill out our Basic Needs Assistance Form to connect with our Care Team and receive one-on-one support for your basic needs.

Food for Thought

Email: foodforthought@berkeley.edu

Reach out to us for any questions about: course questions, giving or recieving guest lectures, the De Cal Committee, Food for Thought scholarship, and all other Food for Thought activities. 

Research, Evaluation, Reporting 

Learn more about our research and reporting efforts here. You can also reach out to our Research and Education Coordinator at rfarquhar@berkeley.edu