This resource from Value Colleges discusses time management guidelines, benefits of working during college, and financial management considerations.
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.
Hanging on by a Thread: The Cumulative Impact of the Pandemic on Youth who have been in Foster Care or Homeless
JBAY surveyed 598 youth aged 18 to 24 from across California who have been in foster care or experienced homelessness. The purpose of the current analysis is to understand the cumulative impact of the pandemic on these two groups of … read more
Website of the US Department of Health and Human Services offers information, publications, and other resources on issues related to health, fitness, and nutrition.
Homelessness and Health Data Sharing: Why and How Communities Are Sharing Data to Improve Outcomes for People Experiencing Homelessness
When considering a match between homeless data from an HMIS system and a health care database, it is important to first determine the specific purpose of the match. Communities should limit what they share to specific needs and should always … read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives in unimaginable ways, and education is no exception. Youth with experiences of homelessness have long faced significant and unique barriers to education, health, and well-being, but their challenges have been further amplified in the … read more
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
This webinar took place on May 11th, 2022 – Homelessness and housing insecurity have become an ever-increasing problem for college students across the country. College Housing Northwest (a nonprofit in Portland, Oregon) has been housing college students for over 50 … read more
New state laws requiring surplus edible food to be donated rather than landfilled signal a growing nationwide trend. Food banks should benefit, but need to get ready for the challenges.
They are App Ambassadors for the suite of mental health apps developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and its partners. These interactive mobile applications provide information, tools, assessments and support resources for people and families managing stress, anxiety, sleep … 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
Many students are dealing with emergency needs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis and the consequent economic downturn. The economic fallout from the crisis is likely to last months, if not years, and it is therefore crucial that students take action … 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
JBAY Launches Statewide Training for Foster Parents
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, vision, dental, life, income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Applicants interested in this position, send a cover letter addressing how you … read more
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
Following COVID-19 shelter in place directives, the Nod app was rapidly to provide tips, tools and prompts to help students maintain relationships while staying safe and adhering to public health precautions. Using all of the same positive psychology and cognitive … read more
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.