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  1. EBT

     What: A map of venues that accepted EBT in the area surrounding University Park campus.

     Eligibility: To see if you are eligible to receive EBT(Electronic Benefit Transfer) that can be redeemed at the locations above, please visit: https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/apply

  2. Virtual Food Pantry

     What: Up to four times a semester, students can receive a $25 gift card for Trader Joe's if they fill out an intake form and book an appointment with a virtual food pantry liaison.

     Eligibility: Anyone

     Contact: Liaisons listed on website

  3. USC Civic Engagement Housing Law Clinic

     What: Provides professional services in housing discrimination law, local affordable housing issues, landlord/tenant dispute resolution.

  4. Late Night Hot Meal Program

     What: Wednesday at 9pm at the United University Church anyone can receive a free meal.

     Eligibility: Anyone

     Contact: Brian Gaeta-Symonds, brian@uuc-la.org, (213)740-2673

  5. Trojan Guardian Scholars

     What: The Trojan Guardian Scholars program is committed to supporting current and former foster youth who attend the University of Southern California and to building a regional network that creates new pathways for college-bound students exiting the foster care system. Through providing comprehensive support services, the Trojan Guardian Scholar program helps enable students who attend the University of Southern California to experience the campus to its fullest and to achieve their goals of academic excellence, self-sufficiency, and successful professional careers in their desired fields.

     Eligibility: Foster youth and students who at any point have been wards of the court, emancipated minors, homeless, or in kinship care. If you are a current USC student who has not been contacted by our program and believe you might be eligible please.

     Contact: tgs@usc.edu

  6. Low Income Student Benefits

     What: For access to CalFresh food stamps and Safety Net Wireless phones and data plans, visit the student government office in TCC 224 on Mondays from 2-4pm. Please bring a government issued ID, your social security number, green card if you are an international student, income tax ID if application, and low income verification (CalFresh card, MediCal card, Pay Stub, or 2017 Income Tax Return).

     Eligibility: Work study and low income students

     Contact: tgs@usc.edu