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USC-Food Centre

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Department Details

Service Summary

The Unified Support Centre (USC) is a volunteer-supported CUSA department. The Food Centre service cluster is offered by USC, providing on-campus food support and advocacy. The USC strives to offer direct, timely, and substantive support to the Carleton community. 

Check out their Food Centre services below or visit the USC website for a comprehensive service list! Links to common USC forms can also be found through their Linktree.

The USC is always looking for student volunteers. If you’d like to positively contribute to student services at Carleton University, complete the volunteer interest form, send an email, or drop by their office in 314 University Centre.

Operational Hours 

September 1 to April 30:
Dedicated hamper retrieval: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays
All services: 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., seven days a week

May 1 to August 31:
All services: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight, seven days a week

Food Centre Service Cluster

Emergency Essentials Assistance Program

The USC provides hampers of food and essentials to students in need, offering both a pick-up and delivery option.

To request a hamper for the first time, students must complete both the Link2Feed Intake Form and the Hamper Request Form which can be found on the USC’s website or Linktree. Subsequent hamper requests can be made by resubmitting just the Hamper Request Form.

Students are limited to two hampers of food and essentials per month. If you require additional food or financial assistance due to dire need, please complete the Enhanced Assistance Request Form located on their website and Linktree, email the USC, or visit their office in 314 University Centre.

Food Related Programming

The USC holds food drives and other food-related initiatives and events to support its Emergency Essentials Assistance Program, offers food-related educational programming such as food preparation events, and increases awareness of the presence of food insecurity and poverty in our community.

 

To contact the USC directly:

Office: 314 University Centre
Email: usc@cusaonline.ca
Phone: 613-520-4066
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