Earlier this year, SchoolHouse Connection, Youth Villages, and Juvenile Law Center created an editable toolkit for colleges and universities to help inform decisions to support students with experience with homelessness and foster care during COVID-19. As the semester comes to … 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.
CA Homeless Youth Project partnered with a team of graduate students from Claremont Graduate University and interviewed 20 current and former community college students who experienced housing insecurity across California. The resulting report, Student Resilience in the Face of Challenges … read more
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
Resources for undocumented communities during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Topics covered include: Addressing Fear and Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks; Health Access & Guidance Regarding Covid-19; Connecting To Free/Low-Cost Resources; Legal Rights and Supports for Workers; Housing; and … read more
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
This workshop will begin by reviewing important themes that arise in the complex, diverse experiences of our undocumented students, such as those that deal with identity, fear, and coming out. The session will then move on to explore trauma, its … 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
My HealtheVet provides links to manage Veterans Affairs prescriptions, appointments, and records, as well as mental and physical health resources and screening tools.
Provides support service for veterans and their families, including housing, counseling, and career development.
Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about … read more
Young people are leading the movement for change. This guide is designed for youth activists who want to organize for change. It contains tips and tools gathered from youth activists working on issues such as reproductive justice, gun violence, climate … read more
Youth Connection, a new hub of resources that are designed to help students succeed in K-12 education, higher education, and life. Written by students, for students, resources address topics such as understanding homeless definitions, getting help with financial aid (including … read more