We work with students to address life challenges that are preventing academic success. We want to see you graduate! Our warm friendly environment provides comfort when you are going through life’s challenges. Our role is to connect you with the resources and services that will help you overcome these challenges. 

Our services

 

Onondaga Community College has a Food Link located in the Community Care Hub that is open to all students (on/off campus and workforce development students).  We can provide you with food assistance short-term while we connect you with community and government resources that will help you with food assistance long-term. To schedule an appointment, call 315-498-2801, or stop in.

Stop by the Community Care Hub (Gordon 230) to meet with any of these community resources on their schedule dates and times.

 

Organization Dates Time What they offer Contact Info
ACR Health Gordon Hallway on Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

ACR Health offers a wide variety of services, including:

  • Navigators to assist with insurance needs
  • Q Center - Support for LGBTQ youth and their families
  • CAPP - Reproductive and sexual health - condoms and lube
  • FREE and confidential HIV and STI testing
  • Syring Exchange - A drug user Health Hub and more

Main Number (315)475-2430

 

CAPP (Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention) - (315)415-6041, call or text

[email protected]

AmeriCU

Gordon Hallway on Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. AmeriCU offers free memberships and solutions for budgeting, saving money, understanding credit and more. 

Paula Ford
315-356-6000
ext. 6140

 

Tab Rightmyre
315-356-600

ext. 6278

Family Planning of Syracuse Gordon Hallway on Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. We offer affordable and confidential services to the community regarding sexual health and wellness. Our clinic provides services such as birth control, STI testing and treatment, annual wellness examinations, pregnancy testing, free emergency contraception, and many more.

Shannon Hefti
Health Education Coordinator
[email protected]

Health Education Team
(315)325-2010

Family Planning Clinic
(315)435-3295

Fidelis Care Gordon Hallway on Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Fidelis offers New York State-funded health insurance options. It also assists students with health insurance and medical needs. They help facilitate enrollment in various insurance plans such as Fidelis Care, Excellus, United Healthcare, Molina Healthcare, and explore other options that may be available to students. 

1-888-FIDELIS

(1-888-343-3547)

315-437-1835

 

Stephanie Pestillo

[email protected]

 

Beatris Gonzalez

(Health Benefit Rep.)

315-460-6882

Interfaith Works of CNY (Center for New Americans)

Gordon Hallway on Mondays

9/20
10/18
11/15
12/6

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. InterFaith Works affirms the dignity of each person and every faith tradition, build racial and religious equity, and creates bridges of understanding among us.  Grace Carlic
Office for New Americans CNY
Immigrant Community Navigator
(315)449-3552 x220
[email protected]
Legal Services of CNY N/A N/A They provide free civil legal services (not criminal) to low-income individuals and families. 315-703-6500
NBLCH (National Black Leadership Commission on Health)

Gordon Hallways on Tuesdays

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NBLCH promotes the health and well-being of Black communities through advocacy, policy and action. They also provide campus outreach and HIV testing.

Marlo Judge

[email protected]

315-466-1754

PEACE, Inc. (Tax Prep) N/A N/A PEACE, Inc. helps people with low to moderate income receive the largest refund possible and access to all eligible tax credits. Free on-site tax prep; free off-site tax prep via document drop-off service.  Ralph Lyke
(315)635-3756
[email protected]
Planned Parenthood

Gordon Hallway on Wednesdays

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Planned Parenthood provides information, referrals and resources related to reproductive health care. They assist in scheduling appointments with outside agencies. They also provide safer sex materials (information, condoms, internal condoms, dental dams and lube) and other Planned Parenthood merch. 

Hillary Warner

[email protected]

315-475-5540

REACH (Protection Connection) Gordon Hallway on Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. They provide accurate, comprehensive, non-judgmental information about sexual health and services. REACH gives free condoms, dental dams, lube and other materials to make sex safer and more pleasurable. They also provide assistance with setting up reproductive health appointments as well as other health, academic, occupational, and financial services.

Main Number: (315)424-0009

Camry LeRoux
[email protected]

REACH (Healthy Families) N/A N/A REACH provides assistance with applying for health insurance, Public Assistance, SNAP, WIC. They also help with family planning, finding daycare, finding a dentist, a doctor for you and your bab, as well as conducting health screenings, giving breastfeeding support, prenatal education, and more. 

Brandi Tracy

315-424-0009

[email protected]

RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment) Education Department Gordon Hallway on Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. RISE provides assistance setting and achieving academic and career-related goals and navigating your college experience. 

Hillary Oddo

315-214-4480

[email protected]

RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment) Bridging Case Management and Employment Department Gordon Hallway on Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. They assist refugees and immigrants in navigating everyday tasks that may seem overwhelming or complex but are ultimately necessary for their path to self-sufficiency.

Serge Ilambo

315-214-4480

[email protected]

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) N/A N/A Provides one-on-one business advising/coaching for entrepreneurs, start-up and existing businesses in the areas of business plan development, cost analysis, financial management, marketing, financing, strategies, and business expansion. 

Frank Cetera (Advanced Certified Senior Business Advisor)

315-498-6071

Book an appointment

Mulroy Hall, Room 421A

 

Syracuse Community Health Center (Wellcare) Gordon Suite 134 Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Open to all members of campus. Offering Urgent Care, Acute Visits, Basic Wellcare, Physicals, Reproductive Health, Mental Health Services and Medication Management, Immunizations and more. TeleMedicine also available!

OCC Campus

(315)498-2053

 

Main Office 

(315)476-7921

Syracuse Community Connections

Empowered! Self Esteem Support Group  Whitney 315

 

CLEAR (6-week program) informed decision making, and self-regulation  Whitney 316

 

Project Inner Peace: Support group for those looking to heal past wounds and trauma related to unwanted sexual advancements and experiences.  Whitney 315

9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2 (4-5pm) 9/22, 10/20, 11/17 (11:15-12:15)

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9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2 (11:15-12:15)

 

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9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1 (11:15-12:15) 9/23, 10/21, 11/18 (4-5pm)

JEWELS (Journey to Empower Women through Everyday Life Situations) Support groups for informed decision making, self-regulation, self-esteem, building healthy relationships, victims of sexual trauma.

 

FACES (Facing Adversity in our Community through Education and Support) HIV/STD prevention program for men, designed to encourage condom use and improve condom negotiation skills. Community navigation/ linkage and Fatherhood Program.

Shardá Sanders

(Intervention Specialist)

(315) 632-1518 [email protected]

 

Joe Ogletree

(Intervention Specialist)

(315) 671-5829 [email protected]

United Healthcare

(Health Insurance Coverage and Enrollment)

Gordon Hallways on Thursdays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. UnitedHealthcare offers NY State sponsored health insurance programs for students and families (e.g. Medicaid, Essential Plan & Child Health Plus). Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. We explore all health insurance options and help facilitate enrollment in the best plan for the student and/or their family.

Joanne Wynings

(315) 415-9676 [email protected]

Vera House Gordon Hallway on Mondays 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Vera House Office Hours are for students to be able to discuss any questions or concerns that they may have about any issues realted to domestic or sexual violence, abuse, consent, or unhealthy relationships. Vera House advocates are confidential and anonymous resources who can help with navigating systems, understanding what your options and rights are, getting you connected to resources and ongoing assistance. Drop-ins or appointments are available.

Main Phone

315-425-0815

 

Chris Kosakowski

[email protected]

 

Tiffany Bre

[email protected]

 

Confidential Zoom:

[email protected]

Volunteer Lawyers

Project of CNY

N/A N/A

VLP of CNY assists with a range of civil legal issues including: Family Legal Support (Family Court Clinic, Divorce Clinic, Domestic Violence)

 

Housing and Homeless Advocacy (Renters Rights in CNY, Syracuse City Landlord Tenant Court, East Syracuse Landlord Tenant Justice Court, Homeless Advocacy and Prevention, Tenants' Rights Counseling)

 

Elder Law (Surrogate's Court Clinic, Hospital Clinic Wills, Power of Attorney & Planning Services)

 

Economic Opportunity Debt, Small Business - Community Economic Development, New Start Program - Reentry Assistance, Nonprofits)

 

Talk to a Lawyer Community Clinics Veterans Immigration LGBT Rights Virtual Court Access

Main Phone (315) 471-3409 Online Intake: https://vlpcny.org/index.php/i ntake/

 

For Pregnant and Parenting Students

The Community Care Hub can help you find daycare and ways to afford these childcare while attending college.  We can also connect you to community resources for parents that are specifically designed to help reduce the stress associated with finding affordable child care.

If you are interested in the agencies we partner with, check out their contact info in the visitation schedule above.

Drop-In Counseling Hours are conducted by Licensed Social Workers Joelle Conant and Donna Lucente. Stop by to talk and be heard!

Residence Hall Date Time
Res Hall C 3/8 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall A 3/10 1 pm - 3 pm
Res Hall A 3/22 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall C 3/29 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall A 3/31

1 pm - 3 pm

Res Hall C 4/7 1 pm - 3 pm
Res Hall A 4/12 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall C 4/19

4 pm - 6 pm

Res Hall A 4/21 1 pm - 3 pm
Res Hall C 4/28 1 pm - 3 pm
Res Hall A 5/3 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall C 5/10 4 pm - 6 pm
Res Hall A 5/12 1 pm - 3 pm
Res Hall C 5/19 1 pm - 3 pm