Student Resources

  • Contact Information

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    Email:  basicneeds@mhcc.edu
    Phone:  503-491-7185, (habla español)
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    Click to download a PDF of MHCC's Basic Needs Resource Directory.

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    Emergency Money

    Learn about free emergency money available for currently enrolled students.

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    Food

    Book an appointment to access Barney’s Pantry, our on-campus food bank, and find other resources for free food in our community.

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    No-cost Counseling

    Find free, confidential and professional counseling services and referrals related to depression, anxiety, dealing with a failing grade, stress management or suicide.

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    Academic Support Programs

    Current students or students who are just thinking about college should review this list of programs to see all of the ways MHCC can offer additional support when it comes to academic and personal success.

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    MHCC Students with Children

    Services for eligible families include preschool and child care programs, home visits, parent and child activities, health screenings and education, meals, transportation, child care provider education, child care referral services, opportunities to volunteer and parent involvement activities.

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    Housing Help

    Find housing resources if you are houseless, couch surfing or having trouble paying rent.

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    Help Finding a Job

    Get personalized help with resumes, cover letters, interviews, internship/job search resources and more.