Housing Insecurity Resources
Ways We Can Help
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The purpose of the Housing Insecurity Resources webpage is to provide the most up-to-date county and community housing resources available to assist Foothill College students who are facing homelessness or who are housing insecure.
Please Note: Foothill does not provide student housing nor do we act as a liaison to local apartment housing.
Have you applied for Financial Aid?
Students who meet Federal and State eligibility criteria, are eligible to apply for Financial Aid. Housing is an expense consideration when Financial Aid is awarded. Contact the Foothill College Financial Aid Office for more information:
Foothill College Emergency Relief Fund
For Foothill students and have expenses related to COVID-19
Housing Impacted by COVID-19?
(Click on each resource to access information)
Santa Clara County and Community Resources to Assist with Housing Insecurity and Homelessness
Although Bill Wilson Center and Catholic Charities have adapted their coordination to the Shelter-in-Place orders, both remain open to assist eligible students with establishing stable housing. We encourage you to connect with these established partners.
Catholic Charities House Sharing Inquiry FormHomeless Student Support & Partners
April Henderson (pictured at left), Director of EOPS/CARE & the Foothill College Homeless Student Program, has joined forces with two Silicon Valley housing partners to help our students in need of housing.
The Bill Wilson Center
The Bill Wilson Center will assist students who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with immediate rental support.
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (CCSCC)
We are partnering with CCSCC to find shared housing opportunities specifically for Foothill College students. CCSCC can match you with safe and affordable housing options.
For More Information
Please contact April Henderson at AboutHousing@fhda.edu. She'll help connect you with the services that you need!
April knows that in some cases families move away from the South Bay due to the high cost of living while they still have a child in college.
If you are housing insecure, you are not alone.
Students in that situation who stay to complete their studies often can’t find affordable housing. There are many reasons a student may find themselves on the brink of homelessness.
April is excited to directly serve students facing housing insecurity and get them the services they need.
More Referrals & Partners to Come
We are currently building our housing referrals and partnership list.
If you know of organizations within your community that may help to house college students or programs you have benefitted from, please contact April C. Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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