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Basic Needs

Basic Needs include food, clothing, housing, and financial resources, and summarizes the essential elements that students need to thrive. Providing access to these needs serves to support student success and well-being.

 

Available Services and Resources

Food Security  Clothing Closet  Financial Resources

Physical Health  Mental Health

 

How to Benefit

Students need to be currently enrolled and have Moreno Valley as their home college in order to access the campus resources. Some services have individual application requirements.

 

Regional Assistance

Along with MVC, the City of Moreno Valley and the surrounding community also make access to basic needs a priority. The following information represents the local resources that students can access to assist with meeting their basic needs.

 

Food Security

CALFRESH PROGRAM
CalFresh is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules and want to add to their budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table.

CITY WIDE FOOD BANK
21866 Brill Rd. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-807-3362
Thursday, 9 am to 12 pm
Arrive before noon to check in/register. Bring picture ID, proof of residence (utility bill with name and address). Exceptions will be made for Homeless individuals.

TIFFANY'S HOUSE OF HOPE
14405 Unity Ct. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-777-4673
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm and Saturday, 10 am - 12 pm

SALVATION ARMY
14068 Graham St. Moreno Valley, CA 92551
Phone: 951-653-9131
Monday and Tuesday, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bring IDs for all family members, income verification, renter agreement, current rent receipt, and social security cards

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
12649 Indian Ave. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-242-6694
Friday, 9 - 10:30 am

GOD'S HELPING HAND
13958 Southeast Highway 215. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-653-2529
Thursday, 10 am - 12 pm

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SAN BERNARDINO & RIVERSIDE - INLAND VALLEY
23623 Sunnymead Blvd., Ste. E. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-924-9964
Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

MORENO VALLEY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH FOOD BANK
24215 Fir Ave. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-924-7474
Monday, 1 pm - 3 pm (food)
Food bags on the 4th Thursday of the month From 1 pm - 4 pm.

MORENO VALLEY UNITED METHODIST
24215 Fir Ave. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-924-7474
Monday to Thursday, 9 am - 1 pm and 4th Sunday of the month, 2 pm - 3 pm
Food bags on the 4th Thursday of the month From 1 pm - 4 pm.

See more in the Moreno Valley Resource Guide

Housing and Shelters

U. S. VETS
15105 6th St. March Air Reserve Base, CA 92518
Phone: 951-656-6892 or 951-269-1119
For Veterans only.

CIRCLE OF HOPE
420 West Harrison St. Corona, CA 92880
Phone: 951-278-2215
SERVICES: Transitional Housing, 9 Month Shelter
POPULATION: Families, Children NO older than 17 Years of Age

HORIZON HOUSE CRISIS LINE
Riverside, CA
Phone: 951-683-0829
Call for Hours, and Directions
POPULATION: Abused women and children only

PATH OF LIFE MINISTRIES COMMUNITY SHELTER
2840 Hulen Pl. Riverside, CA 92507
Phone: 951-683-4101
In at 4 pm - Out at 8:30 am, Inclement Weather from December 1st - April 15th
Open every day (Intake is Mon/Wed/Fri)
For adult men and women

PATH OF LIFE MINISTRIES FAMILY SHELTER
2530 3rd St. Riverside, CA 92507
Phone: 951-275-8755
In at 4 pm - Out at 7:45 am
Emergency Cold Weather Shelter, Rapid Re-Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing, Rental Assistance, Childcare, Shower Facilities
For families and single parents

HARRISON HOUSE TRANSITIONAL LIVING AND PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM
72-695 La Canada Way, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
Phone: 760-636-4799
18 months of transitional living for older homeless youth between the ages of 18-22. Seven apartments of Permanent Supportive Housing for older disabled or chronically homeless youth ages 18-24.

See more in the Moreno Valley Resource Guide

Clothing

FOCUS OUTREACH CENTER
14329 Frederick St., Ste. 7-9. Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Phone: 951-656-6633

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF RIVERSIDE
3707 Sunnyside Dr. Riverside, CA 92506
Phone: 951-682-3445

See more in the Moreno Valley Resource Guide