Student Advocacy & Resource Center
The campus is closed due to COVID-19 but...
We're Always Here to Support You!
Everything comes after food, shelter, and clothing... even college.
Out of 2,445 Alamo Colleges Students Surveyed in 2018:
59% Felt Housing Insecure*
48% Felt Food Insecure*
17% Experienced Homelessness in the Previous Year*
Only 5% of Homeless Students Utilize Housing Benefits*
* Source: 2018 #REALCOLLEGE SURVEY REPORT FOR SURVEY PARTICIPANTS FROM THE ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT
Increase student retention rates by supporting their unmet socio-economic or mental health needs outside the classroom which negatively impact levels of stress, focus, and student performance.
Urgent Community Resources
Changing the lives of our students by providing them with the resources they need to meet their basic needs so they are able to focus on academics, increasing student performance, retention, and graduation rates, contributing to a healthy, stable, and successful community.
Virtual Hours: M-W and Friday 8am-5pm Thursday 8am-7pm and 1st Saturday of the Month 9am-1pm
Dial: 210-486-4181 or Email: email@example.com
Case Management provides one-to-one assessment and planning to help coordinate and monitor student’s health and human service needs.
Counseling and Mental Health Support Services are provided via a secure online environment. Brief, solution-focused mental health counseling can scheduled.
Information and Referral Services provide information about support programs accessed through public and private service providers after a brief assessment of client needs (but not diagnosis and evaluation) to facilitate appropriate connection to community resources.
Emergency Assistance is provided for students through emergency grants to help with unexpected emergencies, such as rent and utilities.
Both CPS and SAWS have temporarily halted disconnections due to non-payment.
Go to https://www.sanantonio.gov/NHSD/Programs/FairHousing to apply for assistance.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
TEXT HOME TO 741741
Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line's Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis.
The City of San Antonio's Neighborhood and Housing Services Dept. is now accepting emergency rental, mortgage, and utility assistance referrals for individuals or families that require financial assistance during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Families can apply for rental, mortgage, and utility assistance online. The Fair Housing phone line, (210) 207-5910, is open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Click the “Request Assistance” button on that page.
Local physicians available for home visits through virtual medicine.
HEB is hiring temporary employees during crisis:
Sign up for updates:
Help is available from the National Domestic Violence Hotline:
If you are unable to speak, you can also login at:
Compassion during COVID-19
Like many of you, we are hearing from students who are facing uncertainty about meeting their most basic needs. It feels especially pronounced at this moment when many of our wildcats are struggling with job loss or reduced hours, transitioning to online but not having the connectively or equipment to do so.
The wonderful news is we have a support system in place ready to assist! We invite you during this extraordinary time, to continue to live and engage in our touchstones of caring and community through an online gift of support.
Texas 211 can be called from any landline or cellphone for 24 Hour up-to-date information and referral for Bexar and surrounding counties for health and human service related resources.
24 Hour Crisis and Substance Use Helpline 800-316-9241