Food security

Resources for all (employees, students, postdocs)

Resource available for all

Basic Needs Food Pantry

The Basic Needs Food Pantry is an emergency relief program that is designed to meet the short-term food security needs of the UC Berkeley community, which includes all UC Berkeley students (undergraduate and graduate), staff, visiting scholars, student researchers, postdocs, and faculty who need food.

Student resources

Resource for students

Basic Needs Center

Basic Needs Center provides prevention, education & emergency relief programs in the core areas of basic needs: food security, housing security & financial stability. 

In addition, the Basic Needs Center provides a list of community resources for graduate students.

Resource for students

Student Legal Services

For help with matters such as landlord-tenant disputes and evictions, Student Legal Services advises currently registered Cal students regarding their legal questions, rights, and obligations. 

Employee resources

Be Well at Work - Employee Assistance

Be Well at Work - Employee Assistance provides no-cost confidential counseling and referral for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdocs. Employee Assistance can help you get connected to resources. 

List of community resources for staff

From the Basic Needs Center.