Student Financial Resource Center
Welcome to the Student Financial Resource Center (SFRC).The SFRC is here to provide students information about public assistance, community and college resources and other forms of financial assistance that will assist them with achieving their educational goals. The SFRC will Educate, Connect and help students Navigate these resources to ensure support is provided in a timely and respectful manner.
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Services offered at Resource Center
- Financial Workshops
- Book Voucher
- Emergency Funding
- Budgeting assistance
- Childcare funding and provider options
- Transportation resources
- Assistance with Submitting applications for state and federal benefits (SNAP, Medicaid)
- Referrals to community resources (ex. United Way, SARA)
- Counseling referrals
- Healthcare options
- Case Management services
- Funding options for college related expenses
Other services available in the center
- Food Pantry/Snack Pantry
- Clothing Closet
- Information on Kathy Hudson Emergency Grant Fund (no longer taking applications)
- Community Resource Guide
Need assistance? Click link and complete intake form.
Coming soon! A list of Fall 2020 Financial Workshops.
Panther Food Pantry : Provides nutritious food options twice a month to PVCC students. For more information and to access these services please click the link.
Panther Snack Pantry: Have you tried taking a test on an empty stomach or maybe you got off work late so you didn't have time to grab dinner before class. The new Snack Pantry has been created to assist in these situations. Stop by the SFRC and pick up a granola bar, trail mix, fruit, and other items.
Panther Clothing Closet : The clothing closet provides no-cost clothing and shoes for PVCC students.
PVCC will host its annual pop-up "Panther Boutique" in March to help students prepare for the PVCC Job Fair. Donations for this event will be accepted the entire month of March. Please contact the SFRC for more information on how to make a clothing donation.
Low-cost/free healthcare options
Financial Assistance offered at University of Virginia Hospital and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
2-1-1 Virginia Food, Housing, Mental Health Services, etc.
Virginia 211 is a resource for all residents of Virginia that provides information on basic needs: food, housing, mental health services, and more. Individuals who are seeking these services may obtain access to these services three ways:
- Look online at https://www.211virginia.org. You can search for resources based on your where you live.
- Call 2-1-1 hotline, where you can obtain information 24 hours a day.
- Contact the Student Financial Resource Center for additional support
- 434.961.6538 or firstname.lastname@example.org
New Health Coverage For Adults
If you applied for Medicaid in the past and were denied, you may now be eligible. Applications will be accepted starting November 1, 2019 For more information about the new coverage, including answers to frequently asked questions, visit Cover Virginia .
To apply for state benefits go to Common Help.
- PVCC Campus and Community Guide
- United Way Guide to Community Self-Sufficiency
- Community Resource Guide for Richmond VA
- Community Resource Guide for Lynchburg VA
*if you have questions about information on the resource guides, please visit or contact the SFRC.*
Community Partners and Supporters
Virginia Department of Social Services
Brooks Family YMCA
UVA Credit Union
Anthem Healthkeepers Plus
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
Loaves and Fish
Nelson Food Bank
Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Virginia Credit Union