Website of the US Department of Agriculture offers tips for eating healthy foods on a budget, daily food plans, sample menus and recipes, and various tools and resources for good nutrition.
Health & Wellness ResourcesThese health and wellness resources are an extensive, curated collection of tools and resources. The library includes external resources as well as resources that were developed under CCC Health & Wellness or submitted by the colleges. Search by keyword, topic, and/or audience.
CUFBA was created to support existing and new campus food banks and pantries. They provide a food pantry startup toolkit, fundraising toolkit, and more.
Connecting Students to the Homelessness Response System & Addressing Housing Instability: 10 Practical Strategies for California Institutions of Post-Secondary Education
This publication outlines ten strategies campuses can adopt to connect their students experiencing homelessness to the local homelessness response system, and support their homeless students on campus.
Covered California is where Californians can get brand-name health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services.
The APA Deep Poverty Initiative establishes ongoing collaboration between psychological science and the public and private sectors through advocacy efforts, user-friendly science-based resources and partnerships to effect population-level change. APA produced five videos to support critical thinking about deep poverty, … read more
Non-profit organization that offers community outreach services and advocacy for disabled veterans.
Urban.org created a Data dashboard by county with 2017 date on food insecurity and other data points of relevance to California’s community colleges. This dashboard equips counties with data about their food insecurity levels and related risk factors, identifies cross-cutting … read more
This one-page referral form was developed to help connect students to needed services on campus across a variety of departments.
Emergency Housing, Food, & Financial Resources for Undergraduates at California’s Public Colleges and Universities
CHYP compiled information from the websites of 50 of the state’s 114 California Community College campuses, all 23 California State University campuses, and all 9 University of California campuses. With the aim of empowering undergraduate students experiencing basic needs insecurity, … read more
PowerPoint presentation and training notes on sleep in college, including strategies for student services to promote better sleeping.
NEFE created these customizable workshop kits on financial topics. Select “College Series” to filter your results to workshops to present to college student audiences.
Food Recovery Network is a student movement aimed to fight waste and feed people.
Lists state and federally funded programs that can help families afford child care.
This resource from Value Colleges discusses time management guidelines, benefits of working during college, and financial management considerations.
Website of the US Department of Health and Human Services offers information, publications, and other resources on issues related to health, fitness, and nutrition.
SchoolHouse Connection has issued a new brief examining the implementation of California’s priority housing laws for students who have experienced foster care or homelessness. State law requires the California State University (CSU) system to offer priority on-campus housing to homeless … read more
Video highlighting food and housing insecurity and its impacts on campus life.
The Education Leads Home campaign has established a goal of a 60% postsecondary attainment rate for youth experiencing homelessness by 2034. Identifying these students is the first step in helping them complete their postsecondary education. From this webinar, participants will: … read more
Incorporating the Needs of Foster Youth Info into Community College Student Mental Health Plans (2014)
Foster youth have typically suffered from experiences far outside the norm of a typical childhood, and even outside the norm for other low-income, minority or first generation students. For this reason, the John Burton Foundation as prepared this document to … read more
Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health
Health care systems are paying increased attention to social factors, such as access to stable housing, reliable transportation, and nutritious food. These upstream social conditions help shape people’s health because they affect both the delivery and the outcomes of health … read more