Food Services and Resources
A variety of food services and resources are made available to students to assist those facing food insecurity while attending FRC. The services listed below provide free or low cost meals throughout each semester, and students are encouraged to access resources in the community as needed.
New online menus and daily specials can be found on The Perch website. There are FREE breakfasts on Thursdays for FRC students and lots of new items added weekly!
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Friday
Stocked with non-perishable food items and hygienic supplies, any hungry student currently enrolled at FRC is welcome. Students may recieve a bag of groceries up to twice a month. Bring a bag or backpack to carry your items. The pantry is located in the Student Lounge.
Hours: 9:00 - 12:00 PM; Monday - Thursday; Contact Bama for Appointments (firstname.lastname@example.org or 283-0202 ext 277)
If the pantry is closed, contact Stacey Svilich at email@example.com or call 283-0202, ext 244, to arrange for a bag of food.
During regular work hours, the Student Services office can also assist students when the Pantry is closed.
Twice a semester fresh fruits and vegetables will be available at the food pantry.
Date and time of distribution will be posted on the FRC app.
Twice a semester perishable food items such as milk, cheese, eggs, butter, and bread will be available at the food pantry.
Date and time of distriburtion and a list of food items available will be posted on the FRC app.
- Learn to cook a new recipe at each workshop
- Offered twice a semester
Date, time and location of each workshop will be posted on the FRC app.
- Attend a workshop to improve your study skills; a different topic will be covered at each workshop
- Offered two Mondays a month in DSPS from 12-1
- A free meal voucher will be provided to each participant
Upcoming Workshop: To Be Announced
Dates of workshops will also be posted on the FRC app and on the FRC website events calendar.
Formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, Cal-Fresh is for people whose funds for food are limited or non-existent. The application process is respectful and confidential. Once approved, you will be issued a card that can be used like a regular bank card at grocery stores and other participating locations.
Eligibility for College Students
- Meet income requirements
- Be a US citizen (except if receiving SSI/SSP benefits) or a legal permanent resident
- Be enrolled at least half time
- Enroll in work study OR work a minimum of 80 hours a month (work study can count towards the 80 hours). If you have a child under age 6 without adequate childcare you are exempt from this requirement.
Pick one up from the Plumas County Social Services office located in the building next to the FRC dorms, OR
Call 530-283-6350 to have an application mailed to you, OR
Go to Student Employment on the FRC website. Follow the links to view student job opportunities and apply for the job you would like to have.
A “work study letter” will automatically be generated once you have applied to one of the student employment positions available.
Login to MyFRC — click on “financial aid,” then “award,” then “award for aid year,” and select the current term.
Login to MyFRC — click on “student,” then “registration,” then “student detail schedule.”
If you live in the dorms, request a copy from the dorm office.
If not a dorm resident, ask your landlord or property manager for a copy.
Driver’s License and/or FRC Student ID
Prior CalFresh? Ask your parents if you are on any food assistance through them in California or any other state you reside in.
FRC students are invited to attend a free dinner once a week sponsored by the Quincy Methodist Church. The dinner is open to all Quincy community members.
Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Quincy Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 282 Jackson St.
- Provides monthly vouchers for C.A.N. food bank programs
- Laundry and shower facilities available at no charge
- Free coasts, hats, and gloves available October - March
- Assistance with Cal-Fresh Application
Location: 594 w. Main Street, Quincy
PCIRC - follow the link for more information
C.A.N. Food Bank Programs - follow the link to view the schedules and locations of Food Bank Programs in Plumas County.
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