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ACC's Food Access Resources

Grocery Pick-Up Schedule (on various ACC Campuses)
Pick-up some free groceries (fresh produce, proteins, dairy, grains and more). Free and open to all ACC students, staff, faculty, and the public.

Student Care Center (SCC) (at Highland Campus)
Come on into the Food Mart in the SCC at ACC’s Highland Campus (Building 1000, West Entrance). ACC students, faculty and staff can pick-up groceries and ready-to-eat food at no-cost. No appointment necessary.

Food Access Calendar
Calendar lists community sites offering groceries and food throughout Central Texas each day. This can be added to one’s Google calendar. Updated regularly, but individual organizations may change their schedules.

Riverside Campus Groceries and Events
ACC students and employees are invited to grab some groceries on-campus at new self-serve Groceries 2 Go locations and to join new ACC FM2 (Free Meal & Farmers Market) events to enjoy a festive grilled lunch and pick up fresh produce and groceries while learning about a variety of helpful resources (all at no-cost).

Student Life Food Pantries 
Modest food pantries at Student Life or campus manager offices on all campuses. Find food pantries at the following locations:

Campus Building – Room
Cypress Creek 2000 – Room 1121
Eastview 2000 – Room 2158
Elgin Room 1181
Hays Room 1118
Highland 1000 – West Entrance Info Desk
Northridge 1000 – Room 1112
Rio Grande Level 0. – Room 1009
Riverside G – Room 8130
Round Rock 2000 – Room 2117
South Austin Main – Room 1121
San Gabriel Main – Room 1128.03
Student Life is open:
Mon – Thurs: 8am – 5pm & Fri: 8am – 12pm
For more information please contact:
[email protected]

Find Food Near You

Maps of Organizations Offering Food Near ACC Campuses

Food Access Calendar
Calendar lists community sites offering groceries and food throughout Central Texas each day. This can be added to one’s Google calendar. Updated regularly, but individual organizations may change their schedules.

Central Texas Food Bank
Call the Distribution Programs Hotline for schedule updates at 512-684-2559.

2-1-1 Texas


Map of Food Resources 

USDA National Hunger Hotline 
Find food resources by calling 1-866-3-HUNGRY OR 1-877-8-HAMBRE OR text “97779”

Financial Assistance for Food

SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program / español
Visit our SNAP Benefits website to learn more about SNAP for students and families.

ACC Support Center staff can help eligible ACC students enroll in these federal assistance programs. Contact [email protected] to enroll.

Central Texas Food Bank also offers application assistance: Schedule an appointment to enroll (español) online or call their Help Line Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 855-366-3401

WIC: Women Infants & Children / español
If you are pregnant or the mother of young children you likely qualify for this benefit. Apply here (español) or email: [email protected] 

WIC Grocery Resources: Email [email protected] for WIC Shopper Program or visit Lone Star Family Market (español).

Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program
Those eligible for WIC get $30 to use at Texas farmer’s markets.

Double Up Food Bucks / español 
Doubles the amount of Lone Star (SNAP), WIC, and FMNP benefits individuals and families can spend on fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets, select grocery stores, and mobile markets in Austin.

Groceries in the Central Texas Community (Free/Low Cost)

Central Texas Food Bank
Scroll down to “Resources For You” for calendars and a big list of places to get free food.

Foundation Communities
Mobile pop up food pantries.

Neighborhood Centers (City of Austin)
Food assistance to help low and moderate-income families in need with free services.

Travis County Community Centers
Six Centers: Central Austin, Del Valle, Manor, Jonestown, Oak Hill and Pflugerville.

El Buen Samaritano
Located in South Austin. Reliable regular hours throughout the week for those living in all zip codes.

Farmshare Fresh For Less Mobile Markets
Low-cost weekly fresh produce & groceries in Travis County. Accepts SNAP benefits.

Hays County Food Bank
Regular weekly grocery distributions in Hays County. 

Round Rock Area Serving Center
Food staples, fresh produce (from 30+ gardens), and more (Williamson County and beyond).

The Caring Place
Individuals and families in the service area can visit the food pantry.

Hill Country Community Ministries
Food pantries & Fresh Food For All produce program (Williamson County and beyond).

Community Grocery Delivery (Free/Low Cost)

Central Texas Food Bank Home Delivery Program
Participants enrolled in the program will receive a monthly box of shelf-stable groceries, delivered directly to their home. All groceries and delivery are free of charge.

Farmshare Fresh For Less Home Delivery
Low-cost weekly fresh produce & groceries in Travis County offering curbside delivery to select areas.  Accepts SNAP benefits.

Prepared Meal PickUp

Saffron Trust/Feeding Austin Families Program
Free ready-to-eat meals and groceries every weekday in Pflugerville and Austin. Order a free meal by filling out their form. 512-599-9011 ([email protected])

Caritas Community Kitchen  
Free lunch M-F (11am -12:30) in downtown Austin. 611 Neches Street

Angel House Soup Kitchen of Austin Baptist
Serving breakfast 9:30am -10am  and lunch 11am-12:30pm daily at 908 E Cesar Chavez, Austin

These resources are for the convenience of our community and do not represent sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any agency or service. For assistance accessing resources contact [email protected].

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