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Salvation Army Family Service Center
  1710 West Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 384-0481

Provide food distribution, utility assistance, transportation (gas vouchers, bus tickets), clothing, household items, other forms of assistance and community referrals. See website for specific hours of availability.

South County Outreach
  26776 Vista Terrace, Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 380-8144

Comprehensive services to families and seniors. Food, shelter, computer learning lab, transitional housing, and clothing (via Thrift Shop).

Women Helping Women / Men2Work
  1800 East McFadden Avenue, Suite 1A, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(949) 631-2333

Offer employment readiness program, business apparel and professional styling.

Working Wardrobes
  3030 Pullman Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 210-2460

Provide job skills training, job placement assistance, and wardrobe services.



FAMILIES & CHILDREN

See Off-Campus Resources > Families & Children Resources.



FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

See Off-Campus Resources > Financial Assistance Resources.



FOOD

CalFresh (Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/”Food Stamps”)
  (877) 847-FOOD (3663)

Federal nutrition assistance program that helps eligible low-income people purchase the food they need. Food Stamp benefits are not cash. To be eligible, individuals must: reside in Orange County, have a Social Security Number (SSN), and fall within certain income limits. Vehicles are not counted for eligibility. Appointments available to meet on campus with a Second Harvest Food Bank representative for assistance signing up. More information here.

Catholic Charities
  1710 West Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 668-1130

Food pantry (first come, first serve basis), clothing, document preparation, translations. When funds available: utility, rent, and transportation assistance. Services provided in Spanish and Vietnamese.

Salvation Army Family Service Center
  1710 West Edinger Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 384-0481

Provide food distribution, utility assistance, transportation (gas vouchers, bus tickets), clothing, household items, other forms of assistance and community referrals. See website for specific hours of availability.

Second Harvest Food Bank
  (949) 653-0700

In partnership with more than 340 member charities, the Second Harvest Food Bank helps feed more than 200,000 individuals each month through primary services of acquiring and distributing donated and surplus food. Mobile pantries offer fresh produce at various locations across the county and the website provides additional useful links to emergency food and meals locations.

Serve the People Food Pantry
  Operates every first and third Saturday of each month. Provides a free grocery bag of food along with fresh vegetables and fruits (when available). Also provides free articles of clothing, shoes, baby foods, diapers, toiletries, all subject to availability.

Share Our Selves (SOS) Community Health Center
  1550 Superior Avenue (near Newport & 17th), Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 270-2100

Daily distribution of grocery bags filled with produce, meats, dairy products, breads, and assorted canned goods.

Someone Cares Soup Kitchen
  720 West 19th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-8861

Hot meal served daily, Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Breakfast served Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am to 11:00am.

UCI Mobile Food Pantry
 

Parking lot of the UCI Health Family Health Center, Santa Ana

800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701
mobilefoodpantryuci@gmail.com

The UCI Family Health Center in Santa Ana has collaborated with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County to launch the UCI Mobile Food Pantry on the first Saturday of each month at 9:00am to 11:00am.

UCI Mobile Food Pantry’s mission is to offer free groceries to their underserved patients and community members, with a goal is to help 220 households each month by distributing 55 pounds of food to each household with 60-70% of the food distributed to be fresh produce.

There is no need to come early as there will be a lottery system in place. Please bring a box to carry your fresh fruits and vegetables.




HOUSING

See Off-Campus Resources > Housing Resources.



TRANSPORTATION

See Off-Campus Resources > Transportation Resources.

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Last updated: March 2nd, 2017