CalFresh Outreach Program

Immediate Assistance

Temporary Virtual Services

The Center for Healthy Communities is closed until further notice. However, CalFresh application assistance is still available.  

Are you a Chico State student? Apply on your own by using the Chico State CalFresh Student Application(opens in new window) or email calfresh@csuchico.edu(opens in new window) for direct assistance.  

If you are not a student, please email CalFreshHelp530@gmail.com(opens in new window) to set up an application appointment or to ask general CalFresh questions.  

CalFresh Outreach Subcontractors, please visit our CFO Subcontractor Resource(opens in new window) webpage for more information.  

We can help anyone in California!

Call, drop-in, email or apply online.


student grabbing apples at the wildcat food pantry

1) Chico State Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry

Student Services Center, Room 196
530-898-4098
CalFresh@csuchico.edu
www.csuchico.edu/basic-needs

Chico State students can apply for CalFresh Food at https://www.getcalfresh.org/s/cshwfp 

Pantry Drop-In Hours:

Monday–Friday
9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. or by appointment


Outside view of CHC office building where CalFresh outreach desk is

2) Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) CalFresh Outreach Desk

25 Main Street, Chico CA
Suite 201 upstairs
530-345-9749
CalFreshHelp530@gmail.com
www.csuchico.edu/chc

CHC Drop-In Hours:

M-F
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.