Over the long term, a college degree or certificate is an investment that can promote career advancement. In the short term, some may find it challenging to try to make ends meet while in school.
Financial Aid can help college students with the costs of attendance (including some living expenses). However, students typically find that containing living costs is essential to keeping debt manageable and ensuring college success.
- State Emergency Measures for those experiencing pandemic related economic hardship
- Connections Peer Support Available by telephone
- Portsmouth Food Resources – Mar 17 2020
- Information on health care coverage: https://acanavigator.com/nh/home
- Stimulus payments
- College Area Resources
- Apply for help with utility bills through May 29th
- Apply for W.I.C. food vouchers by phone
- Remote Services for Parents and Families
- SNAP Application by Phone
Following is a list of some community resources that may be of assistance in that regard.
Don’t see what you need here? Call 211 from any NH phone number or go on-line to search the 211 database yourself.
Additional resources are also available through the Seacoast Directory.
Note: The above-listed resources are not provided by GBCC. The best way to learn if you qualify for the ones that interest you is to contact the organizations listed directly.