Center for Healthy Communities

Center for Healthy Communities

Temporary Virtual Services

The Center for Healthy Communities physical office is closed until further notice. However, CalFresh applications are still available via phone. Please email us at to set up an application appointment or for general CalFresh questions. 

If you are a CalFresh Outreach subcontractor please visit our CFO Subcontractor Resources webpage for more information. 

Please see the CHC Staff Directory for staff emails or you can contact the department via our general department email at

Chico State’s Center for Healthy Communities (CHC) is a leader in research-based nutrition, physical activity, and policy changes to support community health. Read the CHC Story.

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CHC Featured Program

530 Food Rescue Coalition

Aimed at combating food insecurities, the Coalition is teaming up with local businesses to help divert excess food from landfills and provide it to those in need throughout the Chico community.

Check out the great work our team is doing!