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Food Assistance Resources in San Diego County

A high-quality diet is a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes, with lean, low-fat protein sources. These foods are nutrient-dense, and will contribute much more to your health and well-being than empty calories from sugar and fat.

Organization Contact Information

CalFresh Food Stamp or Food Stamp Programs

CalFresh is the new name for the food stamp in California or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. This program helps you supplement your food budget, and support families and individuals to purchase healthy food.

To apply for this benefit, call 2-1-1 or visit www.mybenefitscalwin.org. You can ask for more information in your local Family Resource Center.

Daniel’s Pantry

This is a service provided at Being Alive to all Being Alive clients. It consists of donated food and produce for free. To see if you're eligible, visit or call:

4070 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103

Meals on Wheels

This program delivers affordable choices of one or two nutritious meals seven days a week including holidays. To sign up for this program, contact:

2254 San Diego Avenue Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92110
Email: metro@meals-on-wheels.org

Mama’s Kitchen

This non-profit organization prepares and delivers food to HIV/AIDS + individuals, including men, women and children at no charge. Mama’s Kitchen also provides pantry services under a program called Mama’s Pantry. If you would like to know more about these services contact us via:

3960 Home Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105
Phone: 619-233 6262

Being Alive San Diego
Peer Advocacy Program - Emergency Food Packages

This one-time emergency food package is available for people that are in an emergency and they must be HIV positive.

Phone: 619-291-1400
Email: info@beingalive.org

NAMI San Diego

Nami provide food assistance services.

4480 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116
Toll free: 800-523-5933