The public charge rule, which will be enforced starting Feb. 24, 2020, allows immigration officials to deny green cards (among other visas) if they suspect applicants could possibly use government benefits in the future. Available in multiple languages and with … 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.
LGBTQ+/Gender Centers for each California county.
This resource from Mental Health America focuses on the mental health aspects of balancing work and school, including what to do when feeling overwhelmed.
This special report analyzes survey data from almost 150,000 students at 255 community colleges in 2016. It includes several case studies of effective college supports and a discussion guide for campus administrators and staff.
Case managers are often the first point of contact with college students in crises or distress, providing essential support for students in a time of need. This webinar will examine how case managers can be more intentional when working specifically … read more
This website helps students learn about CalFresh eligibility and apply for benefits.
To provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
The National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness is committed to ending hunger and homelessness by educating, engaging, and training college students to directly meet individuals’ immediate needs while advocating for long-term systemic solutions. NSCAHH has engaged tens of thousands … read more
Through its student survey, The College Student Report, NSSE annually collects information at hundreds of four-year colleges and universities about first-year and senior students’ participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results … read more
US Department of Agriculture offers information on nutrition, health, weight management, shopping, cooking, and meal planning.
Promoting Pathways to Financial Stability: A Resource Handbook on Building Financial Capabilities of Community College Students
This handbook is designed for community college personnel, potential partners, and supporters with an interest in empowering students to better manage their financial lives. It uses detailed case studies (such as Foothill College and Skyline College in California) to discuss … read more
Non-profit organization offers information, resources, and referrals for dating violence, homelessness, sexual abuse, and other issues affecting youth. 24-hour hotline for dating/domestic violence: (800) 621-4673
Sidekick is a collaborative project combining the resources of six programs for CCCs under one, easy-to-use website. Each program is committed to helping you create engaging multimedia content that is accessible to all community college students.
CalFresh is a state program that awards you up to $193 a month for groceries. This website provides a step-by-step online application for students to apply for CalFresh.
Recent research suggests that the combination of high and rising college prices, stagnant family incomes, and increased enrollment of lower-income students leaves many college students struggling to meet their basic needs, including adequate, regular nutrition. This report explores the lived … read more
Support for College Students Experiencing Food Insecurity: How to Make Sure Everyone Has the Food to Succeed
Resource web page with overview of food insecurity, map links to college food pantries, and recommendations for ensuring everyone has the food to succeed
Website of the Harvard School of Public Health offers information about nutrition, health, recipes, and preventing diabetes.
This SchoolHouse Connection series is focused on helping youth experiencing homelessness succeed in college. Best practices for supporting these students from institutions across the country are highlighted. These are living documents that will be updated regularly to provide new and … read more
Many institutions of higher education are designating liaisons for students experiencing homelessness. Similar to their counterparts in K-12 education, homeless higher education liaisons support students by connecting them to available resources on and off campus, and removing barriers to their … read more
Provides veterans with benefits and services. Their Web site includes a wealth of information such as a directory of VAs across the U.S., help for PTSD, descriptions of VA benefits and facts on healthcare. Also includes a blog, which features … read more