COVID-19 Update:  To find a food distribution site near you and you live in:
Santa Cruz County: 831-662-0991 /   Monterey County: 831-758-1523 / San Benito County 831-637-0340

Need Food? | ¿Necesita Alimentos?

Call the Second Harvest
Community Food Hotline or email

(831) 662-0991

8am – 4pm Monday-Friday | lunes a viernes

community food hotline

The Community Food Hotline provides information & support to people who need food.

Find out about…

  • Neighborhood pantries
  • USDA food distributions
  • Food For Children and Passion For Produce distributions
  • Hot meal kitchens
  • Summer lunch sites
  • CalFresh and WIC
  • We also provide information on additional resources related to food & nutrition, health, housing, utilities, emergency shelter, education and finance.

La Linea Directa Comunitaria ofrece información y apoyo para personas que necesitan comida.

Infórmese sobre…

  • Despensas comunitarias
  • Distribuciones de alimentos del USDA
  • Distribuciones de Food For Children y Passion For Produce
  • Donde encontrar comidas calientes
  • Sitios con almuerzos de verano
  • CalFresh y WIC
  • También ofrecemos información sobre otros recursos relacionados con alimentos y nutrición, salud, vivienda, servicios públicos, refugio de emergencia, educación y finanzas.

Visit one of our

Nutrition Programs

600 Healthy food and nutrition programs at 73 sites across the county

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Helping low-income people and households purchase nutritional food

Visit one of our 100

Partner Agencies

Pantries, soup kitchens, after-school, and other programs throughout the county

Additional Resources

Emergency planDownload and customize an emergency plan for your family. English (PDF)

Descargue este plan de emergencia y personalicelo para su familia. español (PDF)