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Economic Crisis Response Team

Economic Crisis Response Team

Food Resources for Students in Crisis



(866) 262-9881 (County Access Line)

  • Full-time and part-time students are encouraged to call CalFresh to connect with a representative who can answer questions and walk students through the pre-screening eligibility process.
  • Students do not have to disclose their roommate’s financial information on application if they purchase and prepare food separately.

Catholic Charities Food Resource Centers

Mid-City San Diego
6360 El Cajon Blvd, Ste B
(619) 286- 1100

Downtown San Diego
349 Cedar Street
(619) 231-2828

  • Emergency food for families and individuals
  • Assistance with applying for CalFresh benefits

Salvation Army Kroc Center - Family Resource Center

6605 University Ave, Bldg A
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 269-1430

Mon: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tue: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Provides assistance in form of food boxes, clothing vouchers, household items and bus passes. Eligibility guidelines apply and services may have limited availability.

San Diego County Certified Farmers’ Markets

1670 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 745-3023

Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Information regarding farmers’ markets, fresh produce, and farmers’ markets that accept EBT

San Diego Food Bank

9850 Distribution Avenue
San Diego, CA 92121
(866) 350-3663

  • Provides emergency food assistance to people in need and connects people to a range of health and human service providers
  • Advocate for the hungry and educates the public about hunger in the community.


SDSU cannot guarantee the timeliness or type of response a student may receive from any outside source being referenced on this site.