Food Assistance Program

Short term financial award for non-CalFresh eligible students with financial need or CalFresh eligible students in extreme need who have yet to receive their EBT and have exhausted other funding options, including student loans (if applicable).

CalFresh eligible students need to be in the process of applying for CalFresh in order to be considered for the Food Assistance Program.

Find out more at the Basic Needs Holistic Support Application.

Available to:

  • non-CalFresh eligible students with financial need 
  • CalFresh eligible students in extreme need who have exhausted other funding options.

Questions? Contact our Financial Aid Counselors Andrea Silas at andrea.silas@berkeley.edu and Shellaine Gallego at shellaine.gallego@berkeley.edu.

Still need help? Find additional food resources or email us at basicneedscenter@berkeley.edu