Student Support Center

Fresh Success

Fresh Success

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For Students Receiving CalFresh (Federal Food Stamp Program)!


Fresh Success is an education and job training program serving Sacramento County CalFresh recipients who are enrolled in 6 or more units at CRC in an AA degree or certificate program.



1.) CalFresh participation is a mandatory requirement for Fresh Success eligibility. If you're not receiving CalFresh, we can help you apply! 

2.)Transfer degree (AA-T or AS-T) programs are not eligible for Fresh Success.


Program participants will receive:

  • Academic counseling
  • Career and employment readiness assistance
  • Career assessment
  • Tutoring
  • Assistance with internship/employment opportunities
  • Referrals to campus and community resources to help students meet basic needs

Eligible participants may also receive the following Fresh Success services:

  • Textbook Voucher
  • Transportation Assistance (Gas Cards)
  • Parking Permit
  • Required class tools and supplies

Minimum Eligibility Requirements include:

  • Not enrolled in CalWORKs
  • ​Not a declared transfer student(i.e., enrolled in Associate Degree to Transfer programs (AA-T or AS-T))
  • Sacramento County residency
  • Legally eligible to work in the USA
  • At least half-time enrollment at CRC (6 units)

And meet one of the following criteria

  • Educationally disadvantaged
  • Timed-out of TANF
  • A veteran
  • Emancipated foster youth       

To apply, please print & fully complete the attached forms:

  • Consent of Release
  • Fresh Success application (with requested documents).
  • Return both forms and documents to the Student Support Center, Library Building-Room L106. 

We look forward to working with you!

Magalean Martin,, 916-691-7128

Shelly, 916-691-7433

Lauren Ballesteros, Front Desk, 916-691-7365



Fresh Success

Fresh Success

Fresh Success

Fresh Success

Where to Find Us

Location: Library Building, L106 (1st Floor)

Mon - Fri - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (916) 691-7465
Fax: (916) 691-7434