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Community Resources

Community Resources at NECC understands that sometimes “life gets in the way” of students’ success in college.  Our staff is here to help you connect with on-campus and local, community resources that may help you stay or get on track as a student. We can provide one-time referrals or short-term case management to support your individual goals for both personal and college stability and success.   We respect each individual’s right to self-determination and the inherent dignity and worth of every person.

Community resources works with students facing a wide variety of life challenges, including but not limited to:

  • Housing
  • Child care
  • Food
  • Financial
  • Health care and insurance
  • Legal issues

Please see our online list of commonly requested local resources.

The Community Resources Office oversees the on-campus food and clothing assistance programs for students.

Request a Referral

To set an appointment with Community Resources, please email communityresources@necc.mass.edu.  You can also fill out this form to request assistance.

If you have an immediate need, the United Way has a 24-hour, multilingual health and human service line.

Massachusetts: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-6277; TTY 1-508-370-4890.
New Hampshire: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-866-444-4211.


Program Staff

Janel D’Agata-Lynch, MSW, LCSW

Coordinator, Civic Engagement and Community Resources

Single Point of Contact for Students Experiencing Food and/or Housing Insecurity (SPOC)

jdagatalynch@necc.mass.edu; 978-556-3471

 

Courtney Morin

Campus Compact AmeriCorps Member, Food Insecurity Initiatives

cmorin@necc.mass.edu

Katherine Hailson

Campus Compact AmeriCorps Member, Food Insecurity Initiatives

khailson@necc.mass.edu 

 

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