GRABBING A SNACK TO FOCUS OR FINDING A MEAL
FREE Over the Counter Nutrition
Need something small to eat to help you focus on your studies? The Student Health Centers at both campuses provide what we call free “over-the-counter” (OTC) nutrition, like protein bars and other small snacks. Stop by and say hi—it’s that easy! LAC-Building A-Room 1010, or PCC-Building EE.
Food Banks and Local Hot Meals
Long Beach is home to dozens of churches and community organizations that provide hot meals and food pantries to students, children, and adults who experience food insecurity on a regular basis. We work closely with these providers to make these services available to students. Click here to see a map of all food services in Long Beach, or call us at (562) 938-3992 to have one of our Student Health Center staff help you make a plan.
Cal Fresh for Students
California just made it easier for students to access Cal Fresh, a state program that provides monthly food benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing the food they need to stay healthy. Click here to learn more about Cal Fresh, or call us at (562) 938-3992 to have one of our Student Health Center staff help you apply.