This website provides an updated list on the latest news on COVID-19 and higher education across universities.
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.
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 form may be completed by a financial aid administrator (FAA) who is evaluating a student’s eligibility for independent student status. There is no official federal form that FAAs are required to use for unaccompanied homeless youth determinations; this form … read more
The Meeting Basic Needs: Campus Planning Toolbox is designed to help administrators, staff, and faculty who are interested or engaged in planning basic needs services for their campus. Available in English and Spanish.
The Meeting Basic Needs: Customizable Resource List is intended to help colleges raise awareness about basic needs resources that are available on and off campus. Available in English and Spanish.
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.
According to a new survey with 23,000 respondents from the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice. 53% of parenting students were food insecure; 68% were housing insecure; and 17% of parenting students were homeless in the previous year. This … read more
In recent years, tax filing has received increased attention as a strategy to reduce poverty by directing financial resources to low-income Californians, including foster youth. California expanded its earned income tax credit in 2017 to include youth ages 18 through … read more
Pilot to Practice: Lessons from Six Counties to Achieve Full Implementation of California’s New Foster Youth Tax Credit
During the pandemic, tax filing has proven to be critical as it was the means to distribute over $12 billion in emergency relief. In its recently adopted state budget, California established the Foster Youth Tax Credit, a $1,000 refundable tax … read more
Youth with lived experience are our strongest partners and our greatest resource. They are experts that bring invaluable perspectives, innovative ideas, and critical feedback that informs our practice. If we want to improve our programs, policies, and practices, we must … read more
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
First Place for Youth has released a new policy brief revealing that when youth are properly supported with a combination of extended care alongside customized services and support, their likelihood of achieving 80% or more of the living wage standard … read more
SchoolHouse Connection released ““Working Harder Just to Be Seen and Heard:” Barriers to Financial Aid for Homeless and Foster Youth.”
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
Self-Reported COVID-19 Infection and Implications for Mental Health and Food Insecurity among American College Students
Analyzing data from the sixth annual #RealCollege Survey, conducted at 202 colleges and universities in 42 states in the fall 2020, Hope Center researchers compared students based on whether or not they reported having had COVID. Almost 7 percent of … read more