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Location, Hours and Services

UPDATE: Due to the recent Executive Order per Governor Newsom, the Food & Nutrition Center is currently closed. We apologize for this inconvenience but here is a list of resources that are available in the Quick Guide to Student Services. In addition, please reference the Community Resources COVID-19.

Contact Information

Pippa Pierce at ppierce@palomar.edu or (760) 744-1150 x2529

Latest Updates

Hunger Free Kids (Pandemic-EBT Information through San Diego Hunger Coalition)

Community Corner

Food Distribution Resources (local): Updated Weekly
Diaper Distribution Information:  (Spanish) (English)
California Association of Food Banks (local and Statewide)
MyChildCare.ca.gov (local safe child care providers)

CalFresh Updates

Apply for CalFresh
CalFresh Benefits and Response to COVID-19
CalFresh EBT Toolkit
EatFresh.org Mini Course (recipes and nutrition information)
Leah’s Pantry YouTube (online food education and ideas)

The Food and Nutrition Center Services

All on-site services below are temporarily not available as of 3/19/20

  • Assists with resource referrals
  • Free diapers for students and staff 
  • Free hygiene products
  • Grab ‘n’ Go Cooler Locations
  • Provides Calfresh information and assistance
  • Serve our other campuses such as Escondido, Fallbrook and Rancho Bernardo
  • Students and Staff can receive 15lbs of free food per month
  • Weekly farmer markets (Free Food Events)

To mitigate and minimize the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we will be working remotely Monday through Friday. Please email studentlifeandleadership@palomar.edu

SU Building, Room 201
1140 W Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069

(760) 744-1150 x2594

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