Basic Needs Student Support Webinar: CalFresh- Applying, Renewing, & Accessing Benefits

Amidst Spring Quarter adjustments there are so many changes to the student experience that our Basic Needs team of staff, faculty, student leaders, and community partners want to share resources available to support your success! Our Campus Basic Needs Co-Chair, Tim Galarneau, and Student Basic Needs Online Programming Lead, Brenda Walker, will facilitate a set of presentations across food preparation and distribution, Cal Fresh enrollment and renewal, off campus and on campus housing assistance, crisis management and support, and Financial Aid assistance in the era of a pandemic.

What you will get:

  • Connection and updates to ensure you have what you need and your peers to support your spring quarter success and beyond!.
  • Tools and resources to stay supported in your planning and academic pathway at UCSC
  • A space to ask timely questions and contribute to our collective learning on how we are advancing basic needs services and support

For faculty and staff, these sessions may provide further guidance and resources for you to share with students in your programs, classes, and undertakings so please join us!

Calfresh- Applying, Renewing, & Accessing Benefits (Tuesday, 3-4pm)
Featuring: Andreana Fernandez, Second Harvest Food Bank CalFresh Outreach Team; &, Nisse Spicer, CalFresh Ambassador Lead, Dean of Students Office

Come find out details on how can you get support applying and renewing for Federal SNAP benefits available as "CalFresh" in the state of California. Learn the steps you can take and how CalFresh can add additional food purchasing power in your pocket without it affecting your financial aid package. Presenters will go through the online and appointment based support services available to you in completing your application as well as what additional COVID 19 related pandemic support is available.

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Tuesday, May 26 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event