We know that when life gets tough, academics can suffer. That’s why ACC has a number of resources that support our students so they can achieve success. ACC services include food pantries, child care assistance, and emergency funds. Students can make appointments at the Amplify Center, ACC’s mental health counseling services hub. Visit today and see how we can help.
Campus Assessment Response Evaluation and Support (CARES)
The CARES program is dedicated to the prevention, early intervention, and response to students’ concerning, disruptive, and threatening behaviors. If a person poses an active or immediate risk of violence to self or others, ACC Police should be contacted at 512-223-7999 or call 911.
ACC District Clinical Counseling Services provides virtual tele-mental health and in-person mental health counseling for enrolled ACC students. Visit the Mental Health Counseling website for more information.
Please note that ACC does not provide Crisis Counseling and does not employ a Crisis Counseling Team. If you are in need of more urgent or immediate assistance, please contact:
- 911 (all emergencies)
- Travis County 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 512-472-HELP (4357)
- Williamson & Bastrop Counties 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255
- Hays & South Counties Hotline: 1-877-466-0660
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
- CHAT Crisis Services: IMAlive.org or suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat
- TEXT Crisis: START to 741741 or TalkWithUs to 66746
- Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: 833-986-1919 (24/7, toll-free)
Appointment Information: To schedule an appointment or referral for mental health clinical services please submit a District Clinical Counseling Services Request.
Help ACC support a safe and healthy learning environment by reporting concerns and incidents to college officials. Not sure what to report? Learn how to report an incident.
The Student Advocacy Center (formerly the Support Center) provides specialized assistance and referrals to help you overcome personal and family challenges to completing your education. Contact the Student Advocacy Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or by directly contacting an advocate.
Visit ACC’s Social Support Resources website to learn about child care support. Additionally, ACC’s Student Advocacy Center can provide eligible parents with child care scholarships and guidance accessing related family support, including family civil legal assistance.
You and your family can receive groceries at no cost through ACC’s partnerships with Central Texas Food Bank’s (CTFB) mobile food distributions and other community partner food access opportunities. ACC-hosted food access events will be updated on this schedule and on ACC’s events calendar.
Apply for ongoing federal benefits like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Women, Infants & Children (WIC) with the help of ACC’s trained Student Advocacy Center specialists or schedule an appointment with CTFB. Apoyo con SNAP aplicación por CTFB.
Check ACC’s Food Access Calendar for help finding food when you need it, where you need it.
Rent, Housing, and Utility Assistance
ACC’s community resources and student emergency funds are there for you. Find out more through the Social Support Resource Development listserv/newsletter or reach out to the Student Advocacy Center.
Keep on moving with ACC’s transportation services. We offer Cap Metro passes, car share, and rideshare options. Learn more today.
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