Food aid for students

Food aid

COVID-19 / Food aid Avignon city hall

The students of Avignon University can now benefit from free of charge from the Avignon town hall (delivered on monday and thursday).
or by phone 04 13 60 51 46 or 04 13 60 51 45

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Food distribution by Inter'Asso and L'Ordre de Malte
Inter'Asso Avignon and L'Ordre de Malte organize weekly food baskets distributions* from September 7th at the former Firemen's Barracks (116 rue Carreterie in Avignon).

Opening hours (from 29/02/21)
  • Monday: 10.30am to 4.30pm
    + 2 times a month distribution of hygiene baskets by SAJES (from 11am to 5:30pm)
  • Tuesday: 11am to 1:30pm
*under certain conditions, for more information contact or

Food distribution by the mobile grocery store L'Abri Côtier and the CROUS

The Crous Aix-Marseille Avignon and the association ABRI CÔTIER have set up a distribution of food baskets and hygiene products for students every Monday.

How can you benefit from it?
  • Join the association Abri Côtier for 1.50€ per year
  • Presentation of the student card
  • For international students: presentation of the residence permit with the mention "STUDENT"
  • Reservations and information: 06 26 71 81 04
Who can benefit from it?
  • students with scholarships
  • international students
  • students who have proof of a social worker from the Crous
  • students who consider themselves to be in need will fill in a form directly on site.
Times and place of distribution
  • Monday, in the city center at the parking of the residence La Miroiterie from 6:00pm to 6:45pm
  • Monday, in Agroparc at the parking of the residence Jean Zay from 7.15pm to 8pm
Les restos du coeur
Antenne spéciale pour les étudiants (Special branch for students)
7 rue de l'ancienne tannerie
Contact: 09 63 53 82 57 (mornings from 8.30am to 12.30pm)

Registration and collection of parcels
(Registration and appointment by phone or on site)
Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday 8am to 5pm

Departmental headquarters: 04 90 81 02 88 (mornings from 8:30am to 12:30pm)

Secours Catholique
Download the details of the aid and actions of Secours Catholique du Vaucluse

Financial aid

1 Chemin des paroissiens 84000 Montfavet
Tuesday 9am ~ 11.30am

Breakdown service / small works
Monday and Wednesday - 04 90 80 69 30

(single parent place - baby food distribution)
Rue Honoré de Labande 84000 AVIGNON
Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9-11.30am

Distribution of fruit, vegetables and eggs
at Fenouil à Vapeur
(only on referral from partners - associations, social workers...)

Secours populaire
Antenne St Jean/Antenne Jeunes (reception of students)
2 place de Sienne, Avignon
04 90 82 27 56
06 24 74 02 83 (St Jean branch / youth centre)
09 73 65 13 76 (Thursday morning - telephone permanence for registrations)
Distribution day: Thursday afternoon (until October) - From November onwards, contact the telephone hotline to find out the distribution day.

Social grocery stores

The social grocery stores offer foodstuffs and basic necessities at lower prices.

Supermarché solidaire (Solidarity supermarket)
The solidarity supermarket in Montfavet (1697 avenue d'Avignon, Avignon - Montfavet) also welcomes students. It is managed by the ICIPASS association.
To benefit from it, you just have to fill in a file (available on site).

The solidarity supermarket sells foodstuffs taking into account the Date of Minimum Durability (DDM, formerly DLUO). Please consult the information note to find out more.

For more information from the association:

Imagine84 (city center)
27 rue des Infirmières - 84000 AVIGNON
(400 m from the university)
04 90 82 46 20
Monday: 2pm / 5pm
Friday: 2pm / 5pm

Avignon city center (next to Secours Populaire)
35 Rue de la Carreterie - 84000 AVIGNON
(400 m from the university)

Every day 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 6.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 1pm

Avignon Champfleury - Secours Catholique
5 rue Honoré Labande - 84000 AVIGNON
(towards Centre Leclerc Eisenhower)
Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9 - 11.30am

Food and social shop (MIN Avignon)
MIN - 135 avenue Pierre Sémard, Avignon
06 13 18 47 16
04 90 82 46 20

Tuesday 8.30am - 12pm
Wednesday and Thursday 1.30pm - 4.30pm

The harvests of the shared vegetable garden Ville Campus

Every Tuesday, from 5pm, a free distribution of the harvests of the shared vegetable garden takes place, either on the Jean-Henri Fabre campus or on the Hannah Arendt campus.
Follow the Ville Campus Facebook page to find out where and when the distribution will take place.

Date of update June 21, 2021