Hudson Helps

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Alone we can do so little.
Together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

Mission

Hudson Helps seeks to provide a thorough list of services, programs, and resources that address many basic needs of our HCCC community members beyond the classroom. The mission of Hudson Helps is to provide thoughtful, caring, and comprehensive information on access to services, programs, and resources that will assist in addressing basic needs beyond the classroom, ultimately resulting in greater student success.
Koral Booth
My experience as a student has been fulfilling on so many different levels, I’ve seen many things come into being that have been things that have been put to the forefront, not because of the staff’s or faculty’s needs, but because of the needs of the student.
Koral Booth
English and Acting, Class of 2020
Click here to view her full testimonial video.

Statistics

The United States Government Accountability Offices (GAO) recently conducted research. They found that increasing evidence indicates that some college students are experiencing food insecurity, which could significantly affect their academic success negatively.
49%
HCCC students experienced food insecurity in the prior 30 days
58%
HCCC students experienced housing insecurity in the previous year
14%
HCCC students experienced homelessness in the previous year

Internal HCCC Resources

Hudson Helps is your one-stop for all student support services.

Single Stop Logo

Single Stop offers a one-stop off-ramp out of poverty by supporting families in meeting their basic needs.

Visit our Single Stop page here.

NJ SNAP Logo

New Jersey’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) provides food assistance to families with low incomes to help them buy groceries through a benefits card accepted in most food retail stores and some farmer's markets. Eligibility is set by several factors, such as income and resources. You can use SNAP benefits to stretch your food budget and buy nutritious foods that can keep you and your family healthy.

Click here to learn more.

Aunt Bertha Logo

Search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training and more.

Click here to learn more.

Food Pantry Logo

Donate and/or volunteer at the Food Pantry.

Visit our page here.

Volunteer here.

Visit our Portal page here.

Hudson CARE Logo

The Hudson County Community College CARE Team strives to maintain a healthy, welcoming, and safe campus environment.  The HCCC CARE Team, in partnership with the college community, will engage in proactive approaches to address concerning student behavior.

Visit our Portal page here.

Mental Health Logo

The Mental Health Counseling and Wellness Center is here to help you with obstacles that might impact your academic goals. We embrace diversity, acknowledge that you are all unique and special. We will treat each of you with respect and dignity you deserve.  Our role is to advocate, support, and help you achieve your individualized Dreams. We will provide a Safe Place for all.

Visit our page here.

Visit our Portal page here.

Talk Campus Logo

TalkCampus is here and FREE for all HCCC students. We have partnered with Talk Campus resources and they will connect you with instant  peer-to-peer support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.   

It is a safe place. You can remain anonymous or not, and you can talk about anything, judgement-free.

- your boyfriend broke up with you

- your dad is annoying 

- you're are stressed over school

- you have COVID-19 anxiety...it doesn’t matter.”

No more suffering in silence!    

TalkCampus also provides free guided meditations, wellness tips, sleep tips, and journaling advice.

Click here to learn more.

Additional Resources

 

 

Events and Flyers

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline flyer.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Emergency Broadband Benefit flyer.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The NJ SNAP flyer.

NJ SNAP Flyer

The NJ SNAP Benefits flyer.

NJ SNAP Benefits

The NJ SNAP Fact Sheet flyer.

NJ SNAP Fact Sheet

The NJ SNAP English flyer.

NJ SNAP English Flyer

The NJ SNAP Spanish flyer.

NJ SNAP Spanish Flyer

 

Contact Information

Hudson Helps

Katherine Morales Headshot
Katherine Morales, MSW, LSW

Director of Hudson Helps Resource Center
70 Sip Avenue, Third Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4188
SMS: (201) 733-3189
kmorales@hccc.edu

June Barriere

Administrative Assistant
81 Sip Ave. - 2nd Floor (Suite 212)
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4602
jbarriere@hccc.edu