We help students with personal struggles, food insecurity, homelessness, legal and medical issues, and more!

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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 Wellness, Student Advocacy, and Violence Prevention
Memorial Hall, M244
[email protected]
973.684.5554 – main line

What We Do

The Wellness Center is a one-stop center that assists students with non-academic issues that can get in the way of their educational success.

We help connect and refer students to necessary resources for housing and utility assistance, food insecurity, homelessness, financial support and benefits, mental health, and medical care.

We provide an area where students can come de-stress, and a listening ear for students experiencing personal struggles. If students are experiencing a crisis and need immediate help, we provide short-term counseling with referrals to mental health agencies.

Our mission is to help students achieve success and wellness in all aspects of their lives, not just in the classroom.

Uwill – FREE Access to Teletherapy

PCCC has partnered with Uwill to provide students with free immediate access to teletherapy. Private. Secure. Confidential.

Schedule your first teletherapy session in just minutes using your PCCC email when you register for an account.

  • Choose a therapist based on your preferences (gender, language, ethnicity, focus areas)
  • Day, night, and weekend availability
  • Video, phone, chat, or message


  • First Call for Help (statewide services for food, shelter, counseling and related social services)
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
  • National Suicide Crisis Line: 988
  • LGBTQ National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  • NJ Hope line: 1-855-654-6735
  • Passaic County Women’s Center (24-hour crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence):
  • St. Joseph’s University Regional Medical Center: Main Phone 973-754-2000 / Crisis Line (24
    hours) 973-754-2230
  • Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 800-273-8255

In the event of an imminent risk that needs emergency intervention:

  1. Collect the student’s cell phone number and current location
  2. For on-campus students, call public safety at 973-684-5403. 
  3. Provide the public safety officer with information regarding your role, and the risk assessment. Local authorities will send an officer to the student’s location and will assist in facilitating hospitalization as needed. (Passaic County’s designated psychiatric screening center is St Joseph’s in Paterson 973-754 -2000 703 /Main Street Paterson NJ 07501.)
  1. For off-campus students, call the local police. 
  2. Provide the officer with information regarding your role and risk assessment. Local authorities will send an officer to the student’s location and will assist in facilitating hospitalization as needed. 
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Contact Us

Memorial Hall, M244 

Lia C. Travers, LCSW
Director of Wellness, Student Advocacy, and Violence Prevention
[email protected]

Yarmeka McCurtis, MSW
Coordinator of Wellness and Basic Needs
[email protected]

Autumn P. Pilatowski, BSW
Basic Needs Resource Specialist
[email protected]

Megan Ocampo, BSSW, MS
Wellness Specialist 
[email protected]

Byron Moran, MPA
Coordinator of Wellness and Primary Prevention
[email protected]