With the launch of the Homeless Youth Handbook, advocates and California youth who are unhoused, precariously housed, or transitioning out of homelessness have gained a major new set of legal resources. A multi-year, multi-state pro bono initiative by Baker McKenzie … read more
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.
California’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council White Paper Addressing College Student Homelessness
The paper recommends investing in rapid rehousing programs, college-focused bridge housing, and other housing interventions targeting homeless students; creating incentives for homeless coordinated entry systems to co-locate on college campuses; including representatives from post-secondary education on the HCFC advisory board; … read more
The purpose of this All County Letter (ACL) is to provide County Welfare Departments (CWDs) with additional clarification on current CalFresh student eligibility rules, key definitions, and an expanded list of programs that qualify a student for an exemption from … read more
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.
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.
Compiled by CIYJA staff, the resource guide includes general information on COVID-19, statewide resources, and regional resources.
Experts from the I, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD) will share more the about the Supreme Court decision, its impact on DACA recipients, next steps recipients can take in light of the decision, and … read more
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.
“Know Your Rights” flyers can help get the word out about the rights of students experiencing homelessness, while also helping parents and youth understand how sharing their situation can increase access to and stability in school. SchoolHouse Connection created simple … read more
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.