Resource and Support Center/Basic Needs

The Resource and Support Center, in partnership with Counseling Services, helps students connect with a variety of campus and community resources to help them succeed inside and outside of the classroom. Watch the Wood Duck Weekly for information on workshops and other events. Connect with the Resource Navigator, Kristen Laramy, anytime at 651-779-5829 or

Resource and Support Center sorting bins of food

Campus and Community Resources



  • Through grants and community partnerships, the Resource and Support Center provides daily food items for students in need of a meal or snack for the school day as well as some limited groceries.
  • The Resource and Support Center partners with the White Bear Food Shelf to provide periodic Mobile Markets for students.  Specific date and location information is sent through Century email.
  • The Connection provides low-cost hot and cold food options. 
  • Food Service
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP

Community Resources

Financial Assistance


Community Resources

Mental and Physical Health


  • Personal Counseling: counselors are available to help students with personal life issues that interfere with their academic success.  This site also has a variety of other related resources.
  • Learn to Live is a free online program to hep students manage stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and substance abuse.  The password is Century. 
  • Student Health Clinic: two nurses and a doctor are available to hep with a variety of on campus and virtual services.  Free for students.
  • ULifeline

Community Resources



Community Resources

Childcare & Parenting Resources



Other Resources

Upcoming Events


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We are happy to take the following types of donations:

  • Food items, nonperishable and garden produce
  • Diapers, wipes, and related items
  • Personal hygiene items (shampoo, lotion, soap, conditioner, hand sanitizer, feminine products)
  • School supplies

Donations can be dropped off at the Resource and Support Center (W1490) during business hours or  email to make your drop off arrangements. Financial donations can be made through the Century College Foundation - select Random Acts of Kindness/Food Pantry under Department/Program.