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Community Connection Resource Center

The NHCC Community Connections Resource Center (CCRC) connects students to campus and community resources and opportunities. The goal of the center is to help students overcome barriers to academic success and meet their current needs and goals. The CCRC is open to all NHCC students, and offers support and services to help NHCC students remove barriers to success.

Visit the CCRC to:

  • Expand your support system and get one-to-one help - Staff in the CCRC can assist students in finding low cost healthcare and energy assistance, access to the food pantry and SNAP, locate money management information and more.
  • Attend a workshop or presentation - The CCRC workshop series includes a variety of topics. Visit or call the center for a schedule of upcoming workshops and events, or check out our complete spring 2019 workshop series.
  • Visit the information library - The CCRC also includes an Information library related to many topics of interest and importance to support students.
  • Visit with guest resources - Guest resources from the community provide help in areas such as tax preparation, completing applications for social services. Guest resource information is posted outside of the CCRC.
  • Meet with a community support advocate - Click here for more details.
  • Past Workshops

    Taxes 101

    Taxes 101 workshop.
    NHCC Students and staff learned from Alica Whitmore about free tax preparation services provided by Prepare + Prosper, during this workshop in March.

    Responding to Islamophobia

    Islamophobia workshop.
    Jaylani Hussein, Executive Director of CAIR-MN, led a conversation on responding to Islamophobia with a group of NHCC students and staff on April 24. The Community Connections Resource Center worked with NHCC’s Muslim Students Association to set up the event.

 

Emergency Grant Program - Random Acts of Kindness

Through a generous donation, NHCC has an emergency grant program, called Random Acts of Kindness (RAK). The grant offers a one-time, up to $500, to students who are experiencing financial hardship and who have an unforeseen financial barrier, such as a car repair, medical costs, child care, transportation, food, bills or other needs that they cannot meet. In order to receive this grant a student should schedule an appointment with the either the Counseling Office or Access Services to determine eligibility and complete an application. Don't let an unexpected challenge stand in the way of you being in school, talk to us today!

Counseling Office (ES 118) - 763-493-0554

Access Services (LRC 165) - 763-493-0555