WVCS Market
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FOOD

OUR PROGRAMS


Food Market

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The West Valley Community Services Food Market provides a wide selection of canned, packaged, and perishable foods to families who are experiencing food insecurities. Clients visit our Market weekly and shop from a selection of healthy and delicious foods in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank and donor stores including Costco, Nob Hill, Sprouts, Target, Trader Joe's, 99 Ranch, Creekside Farmer's Market, and other local vendors.

West Valley Community Services grocery pick is open to all clients living in the west valley communities of Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, and West San Jose.

You can call 408-255-8033 to get more information. You will be asked to complete an intake form and submit eligibility documents.

 REQUIRED FORMS: 

 

Please complete and bring the attached forms with you, to ensure a faster registration process and efficient program eligibility verification.

Client Intake Form (Download) 

Residency and Income Verification Form (Download) 

Please either email your completed form to recert@wvcommunityservices.org or bring it with you when you visit the Food Market.

 HOW IT WORKS: 

Click below to read Market Rules in your preferred language

  • Please bring your photo ID.

  • Please do not line up before the market shifts open. Food will only be distributed during the times listed below.

  • As per the CDC's recommendations, please wear a mask at all times and maintain social distancing at a 6 ft distance away from everyone around you at all times.

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm 

(Closed for Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Monday through Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Extended hours THURSDAY ONLY 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Market Pantry Hours:

Please do not line up before Food Market opens

Monday through Friday 9:30am - 11:15am 

Monday through Friday 1:30pm - 4:15pm

Extended hours THURSDAY ONLY 4:45pm - 7:15pm

Fresh Fridays:

Friday Afternoon Market Hours from 1:30pm - 4:15pm are only for ready to eat prepared foods, fruits, vegetables, and bakery items. Clients who have shopped earlier in the week can return to shop during these hours only.

Pre-Bag:

For those who cannot shop in the Market themselves, clients will receive 1 bag each of dry goods, refrigerated proteins, and produce. Households with 4 or more people will receive 1 additional bag of dry goods. We will abide by dietary restrictions and preferences - choices will vary based on availability.

USDA:

Friday afternoons only at 1:00pm. Clients only need to self-certify for USDA.

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In the 2020-2021 fiscal year:

  • 1,872,720 meals were distributed to low income and homeless families.

  • 3,442 individuals visited the West Valley Community Services Food Market and the Park-It Market, receiving groceries, household items, diapers, and personal care products.

 

West Valley Community Services also offers a Mobile Food Market (Park-It Market) to clients living in Los Gatos, Saratoga, and West San Jose, providing nutritious food, case management, and referrals to clients with barriers to transportation. To learn more about the Park-It Market, click here.

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Community Access to Resource & Education (CARE) Program

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Through the CARE program, we provide education on Food Stamps, SSI, SSID, CalWorks, & Earn Income Tax Credit (EITC) services. The CARE program makes public assistance and long-term solutions more accessible and helps clients apply for public assistance services, including food stamps, free/reduced lunches, Medicare, and Medicaid.

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