"We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together" Bill Richardson
We all need support on our way to success. Ventura College is here for you. This page contains campus and community resources that may be helpful.
Visit the Basic Needs Office on campus to get assistance with access to free groceries, applying for CalFresh, housing, free student I.D card, free transportation and more. Call John Ruff: Call 805-289-6583 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Call 211 for information on all Ventura County resources
Interface Youth Outreach Hotline (Ages 12-21) - Call 805-469-5882 or click here for more information
PDF of all available Ventura County services for homeless in the West County
VC Financial Aid - Call 805-289-6369, email email@example.com or click here for more information on assistance with financial resources for school, food, showers on campus and student ID
Ventura County - Click here for financial and work resources in Ventura County
Get assistance signing up for Cal Fresh food stamps at the Basic Needs Office.
Ventura College Food Pantry - Collect free grocery items at the food pantry in the cafeteria Monday - Thursday.
Shelters & Housing
Year round shelters - Click here for list of available shelters in Ventura County
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program - Call 805-385-1800 or click here for more information on how they can help.
Independent Living Program (former foster youth) - Call 805-654-3245 or click here for more information
Mental Health Resources
VC Student Health Center - Click here for more information on free confidential counseling services on campus
Ventura County 24/7 Suicide Hotline - Call 877-727-4747
Free Mental Health Crisis 24/7 Text line - Text "courage" to 741741
Ventura County Mental health Services and Support - Call 866-998-2243
Tay Tunnel (For ages 18-25 ) - Call 805-240-2538 or click her for more information on free counseling and support
Medical & Dental Resources
Student Health Center - Call 805-289-6346 or click here for more information
Academic Medical Center - Call 805-652-6500 or click here for more information
Free Clinic of Simi Valley - Call 805-522-3733 for free medical and dental assistance. Click her for more information
Thousand Oaks Free Clinic - Call 805- 497-3575 for free medical and dental assistance. Click her for more information
Westminster Free Clinic - Call 805- 241-8366 for free medical and dental assistance. Click here for more information