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Hunger, Housing & Health Resources

Help with Daily Essentials

Are you stressed and struggling to secure the daily essentials of food and housing? At Foothill, we care about your health and wellness and are here to help.

For assistance navigating our resources, we've moved our food pantry, housing insecurity support and other services offered from this website to our new Owls Nest Basic Needs Center, located in the Campus Center, Lower Level, Building 2100, Room 2152.

Please visit our new center or contact Sonia Sanchez, our Basics Needs Center coordinator, at 650.949.7618 or

Visit the Owls Nest website Now!

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We're Here to Help!

Owls Nest Basic Needs Center



Building 2100, Room 2152

Fall Hours–In Person

  • Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Winter Recess Hours Dec. 21 – Jan 5

  • Mon. – Thurs. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fri. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Winter Hours Starting Jan. 8 – In Person

  • Mon. – Thurs. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fri. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.


  • Nov. 10: Veteran’s Day
  • Nov. 23–24: Thanksgiving Recess
  • Dec. 22: Christmas Eve
  • Dec.25: Christmas Day
  • Dec.26: Day After Christmas
  • Dec. 27: December Holiday #1
  • Dec.28: December Holiday #2
  • Dec.29: New Year’s Eve
  • Jan. 1: New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Feb. 16: Lincoln’s Day
  • Feb. 19: Washington’s Day

Winter Recess Hours | Virtual Only

In Person Hours starting Jan. 8

Project Hope Initiative

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Want to help? See the Foothill-De Anza Foundation donation webpage to give online.

Learn more about the Hope Initiative and how it supports students' basic needs.