The Basic Needs Center has been established to serve as an access point to connect students with on-campus and community resources for food, housing, mental and physical health, and transportation. The food pantry, the Eagle’s Essentials Marketplace, is open to all students of WCC. Assistance with housing, transportation, and medical and mental needs is also available to students who demonstrate a need. If you need assistance, please click on the link on the right to complete the request form.

Eagle’s Essential Marketplace (WCC), Eagles’ Basic Needs Center (LCC) & the Food Pantry (CCC)

The marketplace supports the well-being and academic success of WCC and LCC students by providing nutritious, cultural, and dietary-responsive food items, school supplies, self-care items, and home products to meet the basic needs of our students.

WCC Hours

Monday and Tuesday8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

LCC Hours

Monday - Thursday9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

CCC Hours 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Thursday


Pre-registration required

In response to the popularity of the marketplace, we are now requiring pre-registration for students to be able to shop. Pre-registration will allow students to select their preferred shopping day during the week. Pre-registration will also help us to manage the number of students shopping each day so that we could maintain adequate inventory.

Pre-register for WCC marketplace here!

LCC Shopping tracker

Marketplace PolicyGrocery shelves with a variety of food items

Students are welcome to shop at no cost on a once-weekly basis for food items. In an effort to serve as many students as possible, there are limits on the number of individual items that can be taken in one shopping trip.

Students are also encouraged to bring their own bags when shopping as we have a very limited supply available.


CalFresh provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families with low income. CalFresh is the largest food program in California and provides an essential hunger safety net. CalFresh benefits can help buy nutritious foods for a better diet. CalFresh benefits stretch food budgets, allowing individuals and families to afford nutritious food, including more fruit, vegetables, and other healthy foods. The amount of benefits a household receives is dependent on household size countable income, and monthly expenses, such as housing and utilities. The program issues monthly benefits on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Food may be purchased at any grocery store or farmers market that accepts EBT cards.  Apply for CalFresh today!

Yolo Food Bank

Yolo Food Bank increases food and nutrition security
and helps create an equitable and sustainable local food system by connecting individuals and families to healthy, high-quality food and resources. Food distribution sites in Woodland and Davis


WCC does not currently have dormitories or any housing facilities, however, we have identified community partners who provide emergency housing assistance.

Fourth and HopeDavis Community Meals & Housing
Fourth and Hope is a community - a faith-based organization with more than 35 years of experience in providing services and facilities that benefit the homeless populations of Yolo County. We provide a continuum of care for the hungry and homeless by moving them from the streets to stability in Woodland and Yolo counties.The purpose of Davis Community Meals and Housing is to provide low-income and homeless individuals and families with housing, food, and human services to help them rebuild their lives.
Empower Yolo Safety ShelterYolo Housing Choice Vouchers
Emergency shelter for individuals escaping domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking. Rapid rehousing offers financial assistance and services for those experiencing homelessness. Financial coaching, meditation, credit counseling, and case management.Yolo County Housing Choice Voucher program (formerly known as Section 8) provides assistance to very low-income individuals and families to enable them to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private rental market.

Medical Care / Mental Health

WCC partners with CommuniCare Health Centers to provide comprehensive and high-quality health care to students, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. CommuniCare is in Room 770 of the Student Services building.