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Comfort Casita is DACC's in-house food pantry

Welcome to ALL DACC Students, Staff, and Faculty
Comfort Casita Eligibility

Espina Campus DASH 109B

Monday 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Comfort Casita →

Micro Casita's

Unable to come to distributions or need extra support?

Micro Casitas provide bags of food with about a weeks worth of goods


Please contact your location to schedule pick up time

Micro Casita Bags can be found at Student Accessibility & AVANZA locations 


Locations & Contacts

Chaparral & Gadsden Center- Cynthia Dominguez

East Mesa Campus - Molly McCaskell

Espina Campus - Daniella Rivera or Monica deHerrera-Pardo

Sunland Park - Alma Olacio

DACC Mobile Food Pantry

In partnership with Casa De Peregrinos DACC serves as a distribution center that provides food baskets that typically consists of a variety of fresh vegatables, meat, canned goods, bread, and other pantry items.
Welcome to ALL Students, Staff, Faculty and the Community 
No Sign Up required

Fourth Thursday of Each Month

Espina Campus -
Outside Library Parking Lot
9:30am - 10:30am

East Mesa Campus -
Outside Student Resource Building Parking Lot
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Interested in Volunteering? or Have Questions?


Southern Doña Ana County Students

In partnership with Southern New Mexico Project & Gadsden Independent School District

DACC students are able to access local resources closer to their communities

Each distribution requires sign up prior to collection

For Sunland Park Area 

Email Alma
For Gadsden, Anthony, Chaparral Area

Email Cynthia

Aggie Cupboard

NMSU's in-house food pantry provides free supplementary food assistance to the NMSU community, including Las Cruces and DACC students, faculty, and staff

Food Distributions:
906 Gregg St. Las Cruces, NM
Tuesday: 11:00am- 2:00pm
Wednesday: 3:00pm -6:00pm

Mobile Food Pantry:
SW Corner of Preciado Park
Every Fourth Tuesday of the month
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Aggie Cupboard→

Casa De Peregrinos

Families are eligible to receive one distribution of food per month.

Food Distributions average of 80 pounds


Distributions Times

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00am - 11:00am

1:00pm - 3:00 pm


999 W. Amador Ave., Suite F

Casa De Peregrinos →

Yes New Mexico

One Application for a variety of public assistance programs

Food Assistance (SNAP)

Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

Water Assistance (LiHWAP)

Cash Assistance (TANF)

Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)



WIC (Women, Infant, Children)


Offers free healthy foods, nutrition education, nursing support, and community connections to help families.

For low- income pregnant, postpartum, and nursing (breastfeeding) women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk



El Caldito Soup Kitchen

A hot nutritious meal served daily Sunday- Friday to anyone who come into their dining room for lunch. A take-out sack lunch is offered on Saturdays

Serving Hours 

Sunday- Friday 11:30am - 1:00pm

Saturday 11:30am - 12:00pm

El Caldito →

FYI+ Families & Youth Innovations Plus Nutrition

At-risk After School Meals 
Provides nutritious dinner to children that would possibly be without food upon arriving home from school

Summer Food Service
Provides breakfast, lunch and dinner for children (1-18) when school is not in session

Child & Adult Care Food
Provides reimbursement for meals to non-resident children or adults being cared for in a home setting

 FYI+ →