BASIC NEEDS UPDATE

COVID-19 Update

Aggie Compass and the ASUCD Food Pantry are considered essential services and will remain available remotely and in different ways. We will be monitoring the situation closely in these next few weeks and will move in alignment with public health and city decisions. This webpage will be updated frequently with new resource information.

All Basic Needs Center services are still available and provided remotely. 
If you are a student in need of housing or emergency food resources, please submit a
Basic Needs Assistance Form.

Crisis Resolution

If you are a student lacking adequate nutritious food, homeless, at risk of losing housing, etc., please communicate with us:

Emergency Shelter

  • Emergency/Short Term Housing is available for students experiencing homelessness or in imminent danger of becoming homeless. Please submit a Basic Needs Assistance Form to apply.
  • College Focused Rapid Rehousing Program provides safe, stable housing for houseless students as well as a meal plan and intense case management focused on holistic and academic success. Please submit a Basic Needs Assistance Form to apply.
  • Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter is a volunteer run emergency homeless shelter that runs from December 2 - March 17. Call 530-492-1974.
  • Davis Community Meals and Housing is a resource center and day shelter, at 1111 H Street in Davis. This program provides homeless and low-income individuals with access to basic necessities. Call 530-753-9204.
  • Fourth and Hope shelter in Woodland provides free meals, shower and laundry services, call 530-661-1218.

Immediate Food

  • The ASUCD Pantry is operating on a weekly distribution schedule. Register to pick up free food resources, menstrual products, and toiletries on the Pantry website.
  • The Aggie Meal Share Program provides Dining Commons swipes for students in need of assistance. Please submit a Basic Needs Assistance Form to apply.
  • Davis Community Meals Program offers a free meal on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and lunch on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.;The meals are prepared and served at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, located at 640 Hawthorn Lane, Davis
  • Yolo Food Bank offers a free home-delivery food service. Please call 530-668-0690 or email info@yolofoodbank.org to participate. 
  • FRESH TEXT will send you text messages about produce/pantry distributions in Davis by texting TOMATO to 888777.

Mental Crisis Health Resources

  • Mental Health Acute Care Services are available at the Student Health and Wellness Center (SHCS), on LaRue between Hutchison and Orchard, during business hours.
  • Online Counseling, you can make an appointment with a counselor 24/7 and meet via the web. 
  • 24-hour Suicide Prevention Line – 530-756-5000.
  • Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7, immediate and confidential texting service for students in crisis. Text RELATE to 741741 from anywhere in the US, to text with a trained crisis counselor.

Financial Hardship

  • Housing Assistance Grants cover deposits necessary to allow individuals to move immediately out of houselessness and to stabilize in permanent housing. Please submit a Basic Needs Assistance Form to apply.
  • Basic Needs Grant provides emergency funding to assist students with urgent food and housing needs as well as, lost wages, WiFi hot spots, medical co-pays, technology, and transportation. Please submit a Basic Needs Assistance Form to apply.

For longer term support:

COVID-19 GUIDANCE