We Care About You!
If you or someone you know is in crisis…We’re here to help.
If you are hungry, without safe shelter, or need the basics…We’ve got your back!
If you’re going through something…We provide a listening ear and multiple avenues of support and resources.
The Office of Student Advocacy
Founder’s Hall Room E201
973.684.5554 – main line
Who We Are
The Office of Student Advocacy at Passaic County Community College is here to help students with issues that can get in the way of their success. Student Advocacy connects students to necessary resources in areas of food insecurity, homelessness and housing, legal and medical resources, as well as provides a listening ear if students are experiencing personal struggles. Student Advocacy provides students with immediate help if they are experiencing a crisis, and also provides short term counseling with referrals to mental health agencies in the community. Student Advocacy is here to help students achieve success and wellness in all aspects of their lives.
We are providing you with this referral list because we care!
First Call for Help (statewide services for food, shelter, counseling and related social services) 1-800-435-7555, www.NJ211.org
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255
NJ Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-572-7233
Passaic County Women’s Center (24-hour crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence) 973-881-1450
Passaic County Women’s Center (immediate emergency/counseling for domestic violence) 973-881-0725
WAFA House (for victims of domestic violence) Services available for English, Arabic and Urdu speakers. 1-800-930-9232
St.Joseph’s University Regional Medical Center 973-754-2000
Stressed? Take this Well-being Assessment.
Disclaimer: This assessment should not be used as medical advice. Please consult a licensed mental health professional.
Tina Ribaudo, MSW
Student Advocacy Specialist
Lia Travers, LCSW
Coordinator of Student Advocacy