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Community Resources

Information on local and state resources to help individuals, families and veterans in need of housing, food, medical, legal or mental health assistance.

Campus Resources

Center for Access Services (CAS)  

CAS provides extensive non-academic supports to help students in need overcome barriers that may impact their ability to focus on academics or stay in school. Working closely with community based organizations, CAS assists students in applying for federal and state financial resources, housing assistance, food assistance and more.

The center provides FREE help to students in accessing the following resources and services:

  • Grocery Assistance
  • Emergency Housing Options
  • Utility Assistance
  • Health Insurance
  • Educational Matched Savings Accounts
  • Thrive Financial Literacy Services
  • And more!

Ram Cupboard - An on-campus emergency food pantry to help students access additional groceries when needed.

SNAP Application Assistance - Center staff are trained in assisting students with applying, and recertifying for SNAP (formerly known as food stamp) benefits. Stop in today to see if you may qualify. For more information on SNAP for college students click here.

Meal Cards - Students who agree to meet with a staff member may be eligible to receive meal cards that can be redeemed at the cafeteria located in Building 2. This is a free hot plate, single use meal option for students in need of this support.

$10 Farmers' Market Coupons (seasonal) -  A limited number of $10 coupons are available to students interested in shopping at the market for fresh and locally grown produce. The market operates on Wed. from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm between Buildings 2 and 13. 

Invest in College Success - Learn how to receive a match of $1,500 for educational expenses. For every $1 saved, you receive $2. Save up to $750 to receive $1,500, giving you $2,250 for educational expenses.

Contact Information:

M-F, 8:00 am-4:00 pm 
Evenings M-Th, 4:00-6:00 pm, by appointment only 
Building 15, Room 107 
Phone: 413-755-5761

Email: 
cas@stcc.edu