Do you need money for groceries? Cal Fresh can provide you with a monthly benefit to help you buy groceries! CalFresh is a federally funded program that provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families with low-income and provides economic benefits to communities. The program issues monthly benefits on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Food may be purchased at any grocery store (Walmart, SaveMart, etc.) or other retailers that accepts EBT cards.
Meet with a CalFresh Advocate
If you need help or information about apply for CalFresh, come by Tiger Link in CCS-2 or call 494.3789. Application assistance is also available from a Central California Food Bank advocate once a month on campus. Contact Tiger Link for times/dates.
Tiger Pantry, Food and Diaper Distribution, and Clyde's Closet
Students who are currently enrolled at Reedley College are eligible to visit the Tiger Pantry, which offers non-perishable food items, personal hygiene products, fresh produce, and vegetables.
The Diaper Program at the Tiger Pantry also provide diapers to families with children of diaper-wearing ages.
Clyde’s Closet offers professional attire (including dress clothes for men and women) for students to use for interviews and career prep activities.
To learn about more about the Tiger Pantry & Clyde’s Closet, including the hours of operation, visit the RC Tiger Pantry is available to all students.
Here are some other resources that can help with food:
Student Parent Resources
- CalFresh. Receive money for groceries each month from Cal Fresh, a federally funded benefit program.
- California Earned Income Tax Credit Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) are tax credits for working people who have earned a low to moderate income.
- Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) The Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) provides up to $1,083 per eligible tax return. California families qualify with earned income of $30,000 or less.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age 5.