Important Virtual Service Information
We have moved to all virtual services and we are still here to help. Schedule an appointment with a counselor through Starfish or contact us at email@example.com or 651-779-3285 to connect with resources related to basic needs. Also, check out the Community Support resources below.
Century’s Resource & Support Center strives to help students succeed. The goal of the Center is to connect students with a variety of community resources and services that help ease obstacles many face every day.
Some of the many services of the Resource and Support Center include food assistance, support for student parents, help in applying for scholarships, assisting with completing the Bridge to Benefits screening tool for public benefits like SNAP and Energy Assistance, and more. The Resource and Support Center is open to all Century students and we collaborate with partners to better serve a variety of students needs!
- Child care resources
- Financial management
- Food and nutrition
- Healthcare enrollment
- Legal assistance
- Mental Health Resources
- Parent Services
- Scholarships - search and apply
- Transportation resources
- Connecting with Resources and for Basic Need Emergencies
View our monthly calendar visits from our partners and other resources on our Resource and Student Support Center FAQ!
Food packs of nonperishable food are available and students can pick one up on campus by going to the Records Office (W2220) Monday - Friday 8 AM - 4 PM. Century College students can also pick up To-Go Bags of Groceries at the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf. The YMCA also provides free daily meals in many locations through-out the Twin Cities.
Resources for Student Parents
The Resource and Support Center provides some programming and resources geared toward the unique challenge of student parents currently enrolled at Century College with at least one child who is 18 years old or younger:
- Sessions on various topics that reflects student parent interests
- Opportunity to meet other student parents
- Extra food from the food pantry for dependent children
- Referrals for child related items (i.e. child care grant, child care search, diapers, etc.)
- Parenting resource library
- Family friendly space
For nursing mothers, lactation rooms are available on East Campus (Health Services, E2232) and West Campus (W1203).
- 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) or email Michele Jersak 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.
Michele Jersak, Counselor