Student Financial Resource Center
Welcome to the Student Financial Resource Center (SFRC). The SFRC is here to provide students with access to public, community, and college resources. These are resources that will assist students with remaining in college and on track to complete their program of study. The SFRC will Educate, Connect and help students Navigate these resources to ensure support is provided in a timely and respectful manner.
Services offered at Resource Center
- Financial Workshops
- 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
- Community Resource Guide
Need assistance? Click link and complete intake form.
Financial workshops will be held on the second Thursday of the month:
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 12
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, October 10
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, January 9
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, February 13
⦁ March (spring break; no workshop)
⦁ 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9
Topics, location and presenters will be announced.
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.
Thanks to the support of community partners the SFRC is able to provide extensive support services to PVCC students. List of community partners and supporters can be found below.
Food, Housing, Mental Health Services, etc.
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 www.coverva.org.
To apply for state benefits go to www.commonhelp.virginia.gov
PVCC Campus and Community Guide
*if you have questions about information on the resource guides, please visit or contact the SFRC.*
SFRC Advisory Board Members
Kelsey DeSibour Wooten (Secretary)
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
and many others