Meals & food assistance
2-1-1 Nor Cal
Provides assistance for finding resources:
Brown Bag Food Programs
Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites
CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps)
CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps), also known as SNAP, is a federal nutrition program that helps people with low or no income purchase healthy food.
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR INCOME ELIGIBLE SINGLE PARENTS.
Shasta College food services meal cards are available for CARE students attending classes on the main campus. Alternatives available for Tehama, Trinity and Burney students.
Emergency Food Banks & Assistance Programs
USDA Commodities .
Food, Financial Help and Housing
Living on a limited budget can sometimes mean juggling food, rent, utility and transportation expenses. We have several programs to help families put food on the table and pay for basic living expenses during tough times.
Fresh Success Grant
This grant provides a one-time semester grant to Shasta College students who report they experience food insecurity and meet eligibility criteria.
Good News Rescue Mission
3100 South Market St. Redding 241-5754. Everyone is welcome for meals whether they stay overnight or not. Anyone in need of a meal is welcome to join us in the dining hall for 6:30 a.m. Breakfast, 12 p.m. Lunch (Sunday 1 p.m.), 5:15 p.m. Dinner.
The Salvation Army - Compassion Food Ministry
Closed Tues & Fri.
2691 Larkspur Redding 222-2207 Food: Mon, Wed & Thurs. 9 -11:30
Monthly food for seniors & families with kids. Weekly perishables for anyone.
Student Senate Campus Food Pantry
Shasta College students can visit the Food Pantry once every seven days and may receive a meal voucher once every 30 days.
Located on the main Redding campus.
Hours Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00
Surplus Food Distribution
Provides food (such as rice, oats, beans, and donated produce) two days per month for families and individuals with low income (regardless of age). May be used once per month: 1st or 3rd Friday of the month, 8-9am.
Tehama County Food and Meal Providers
Tehama County food banks and pantries.