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Pirates' Cove

OCC's Pirates' Cove Pantry and Resources Hub is available to assist students facing food insecurity and in need of other basic needs. This is a judgment-free zone that can be used by currently enrolled students needing assistance.



  • Access to non perishable and fresh food
  • Linkages to community resources including housing referrals
  • CalFresh application assistance            
  • Basic needs resources
  • Referrals and assistance for students experiencing homelessness
  • Clothing closet with free, gently worn professional clothing


Pirates' Cove is accessible to:

  • Orange Coast College students with a valid OCC identification card
  • Participate in a short orientation 
  • No eligibility forms or proof of income are necessary


Journalism 108

Hours of Operation (Intersession 2020)

  • Mon:    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tues:    10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Weds:   12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thurs:   11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Fri:        Closed


Pirates' Cove accepts donations of non-perishable goods all year round in Journalism 108.

Pantry Donation List:

  • Applesauce
  • Boxed milk
  • Canned Fruit (water packed)
  • Canned Meat and Fish (water packed)
  • Canned or Boxed Soup (low sodium)
  • Canned Vegetables (low sodium)
  • Dried Beans
  • Granola, protein or breakfast bars
  • Jelly
  • Mac n cheese, mashed potatoes
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Natural Nut and Seed Butters
  • Oatmeal, Whole Grain Cereal
  • Raw Nuts and Dried Fruit
  • Rice-Brown or White (bagged)
  • Whole Grain Pasta

For more information please contact Pirates' Cove at (714) 432-6892,