Resources

Clark College is committed to helping you build your resources. Here is a list of resources Clark and in the community.

Service Locators

2-1-1 - a search tool for local resources

Washington Connection - connects you with services administered by the state, such as SNAP, for food, and TANF.

Transportation

Registered students can purchase C-TRAN Backpass for $10.00 per quarter. Visit the Clark College Security & Safety Desk for more information 360-992-2133

Human Service Council - transportation services for employment, medical, and bike to work programs 360-694-6577   

Friends of the Carpenter - may be able to provide gas vouchers and bus tickets 

Metropolitan Family Service Ways to Work Program - affordable loans to purchase, repair, or refinance a car for working families

Housing

If you are in need of housing and rent assistance contact Council for the Homeless 360-695-9677

HousingSearchNW.org - affordable housing locator

Vancouver Housing - provides opportunities to people who experience barriers to housing, including Section 8 administration

St. Vincent de Paul - offers a variety of services including rent and utility assistance 360-694-5388

Clark Public Utilities - payment assistance programs available 360-992-3000

Food

Clark County Food Bank - list of all the hot meal sites and food box distribution sites in Clark County. Click on the “GET HELP” Tab.  

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program 1-800-841-1410

Employment

Clark College Career Services - career advising, job search assistance, resume reviews and more! 360-992-2902

WorkSource - State of Washington's official site for online employment services

Partners in Careers (PIC) - provides resources, training and job placement opportunities

Clearview Employment Services (though Columbia River Mental Health Services) provides help with work search, application assistance, job interview preparation and resumes

Health

Clark College Counseling and Health 360-992-2614

Washington Health Plan - find and apply for healthcare coverage

Clark County Low Cost Healthcare Options - a comprehensive list of free and low cost medical, mental health and dental options

Mental Health Emergency Hotline 1-800-273-8255

PeaceHealth - free cancer screenings for men and women ages 50 and over 1-800-992-1817

Child Care

Clark College’s Early Childhood Center - child care and education for the promotion of healthly and strong families; reduced cost for students 360-992-2393

Child Care Aware of Southwest Washington – child care referrals and subsidies

Children’s Home Society of Washington - family support, early learning, and child and family counseling programs

Computer and Internet

Clark College Student Run Help Desk in AA4, room 110 - assists with computer hardware and software issues for free 360-992-2562

Empower Up in partnership with Salvation Army - lost cost computers and a program for free computers for low-income families 360-448-2890

CenturyLink - low cost internet 

Comcast - low cost internet

Safety

Child and Adult Protective Services 24/7 Hotline 1-866-363-4276

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline 24/7 1-800-695-0167

Safe Choice (Engish/Espanol) - support for men and women fleeing abuse/domestic violence 360-695-0501

Veteran's

Clark College Veteran's Resource Center - support for student veterans. Check out their resource page.

Clark County Veteran's Assistance Center - assist veterans and their families in obtaining benefits, services, and resources 360-693-7030

Dreamers

Clark College supports Dreamers (undocumented students) in pursuit of their educational goals. Stop by the Diversity Center in Gaiser Hall 214

Immigrations and Refugees

Lutheran Community Services - offers various services including help refugees and immigrants access resources and gain skills to successfully transition to their new communities 360-694-5624

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) - extensive programming to help immigrants and refugees integrate, become self-sufficient, and live healthy lives