Logo of Basic Needs at Delta CollegeDelta College recognizes that basic needs have a direct impact on the mental-emotional-physical health, wellness, academic performance, professional development, and holistic success of students. The District strives for equitable access to basic needs through student empowerment, community collaboration, advocacy, and institutional integration. The District believes access to food and housing is a guaranteed right for every person and refuses to accept hunger, malnourishment, and homelessness.


Student Referrals

If you are a student in need of basic need services, or if you are a campus / community member who knows a student that needs basic needs services please fill out the following form at this link.

Basic Needs Center – Student Referral Form


Delta College Resources


CalFresh, also known as SNAP/EBT, is a long term food assistance program that awards eligible students up to $281 per month for groceries. It can be used to buy nutritious and healthy foods. Meet with one of our CalFresh ambassadors to apply today! Appointments are available in person and via zoom at the following link.

Schedule a CalFresh Appointment

If you would like to apply for CalFresh on your own, please use the following student friendly link.

CalFresh Application

The Student Food Pantry:

The Student Food Pantry provides access to food for ALL currently enrolled Delta College students who may otherwise go hungry because of lack of sufficient income or access to food. Visit our Student Food Pantry at this link

Delta College Food Pantry

Laundry Services:

Free Laundry service is available to qualified students during the semester. You can drop off your laundry and pick up the same day. No need to bring laundry supplies.

To qualify, you must have: A current Student ID, Enrolled in classes for the current semester, and a food pantry application on file.

Hours: Every Tuesday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Jan 30 - May 7, 2024) 

H1 Parking Lot Location


​Additional Campus and Community Resources

Please visit this link for a complete list of basic needs resources

Campus and Community Resources



Contacting the Basic Needs Office

Location: Danner 202
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM -5:00PM
Phone: (209) 954-5836
Email: basicneedscenter@deltacollege.edu