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The Hub: Basic Needs

General Information

Behavioral Health Counseling Services

Behavioral Health COVID-19 Student Information & Resources

CA Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-843-5200

Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-385-4657

Friendship Line California (from the Institute on Aging): 1-888-670-1360

Immigrants Rising: Mental Health Connector

Mental Health Plan Information (by County)

Mental Health Resources during COVID-19 (for Families, Parents and Caregivers)

NextUP (assistance for current or former Foster Youth in CA Community Colleges)

Peer-to-Peer Warm Line (Call 619-295-1055 or 1-800-930-WARM (9276) 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm 7 days/week to speak to a Peer Support Specialist)

San Diego Domestic Violence Council (multiple resources list)

Sexual Assault Hotline: 1800-656-4673

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 OR Crisis Text Line = 741741

LGBTQ Resources:
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386 OR Text START 678678
Victims of Crime Resource Center: 1-800-842-8467


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
"Live your breast life"
Thursday, Oct. 1 @ 3:30pm
Friday, Oct. 23 @ 12:30pm
*register at:


Self-Care Workshops (3rd Thursday of each month @ 3-3:30pm)

  • October 15 - Zen Doodle
  • November 15 - Gratitude Thank You Cards

Movies For Mental Health

CampusWell (online magazine full of helpful information and resources for college students)

SWAG (Student Wellness Advocacy Group): Palomar College Peer education program that promotes mental health and wellness.


Technology Assistance (Palomar College)

Transfer Center Workshops

Resources on Race, Anti-Racism, Social Justice and Protests

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
"Live your breast life"
Thursday, Oct. 1 @ 3:30pm
Friday, Oct. 23 @ 12:30pm
*register at:

Movies For Mental Health

Transfer Center Workshops

Technology Assistance (Palomar College)

Zoom Virtual Backgrounds (Palomar Branded Backgrounds)

Virtual Backgrounds (Courtesy of Starbucks)

Umoja University Book Club

eBooks (Palomar College Library)

CampusWell (Palomar College Student Health Centers)

CA Community Colleges Health & Wellness

Each Mind Matters

7 Strategies That Will Help You Feel Better (What's Happening in the World Today is Out of Your Control)

10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Houseparty (face-to-face social network)

Live Well San Diego

Palomar College Performing Arts

Stay Enrolled (CA State Updates for CCC Students)

San Diego County COVID-19 Updates

Statewide COVID-19 Updates

SWAG (Student Wellness Advocacy Group - Palomar College)



Spanish (find local safe child care providers)

Boys & Girls Club of Vista
>Essential Workers we are here for you. The Boys & Girls Club of Vista is offering emergency childcare for Club parents that are essential workers starting May 4th. This includes emergency services health care, military, grocery store workers and other workers as stated by Governor Newsom in Executive Order N 45-20. The program is limited per CDC guidelines and is for kids in grades K-8th grade Monday-Friday 7 am-6:30 pm. The cost is $120 a week with current $50 membership. For more information, please contact 760-724-6606 or


*Upper right corner of page you can pick your preferred language!

*Scroll to bottom of the page and you can click on 211 to make an immediate call from your cell phone!

General Information

Location: San Marcos Campus in SU-22
Telephone: (760) 744-1150 x2529

UPDATE: Due to the recent Executive Order per Governor Newsom, The Hub: Basic Needs is currently closed.  We apologize for this inconvenience but here is a list of resources that are available in the Quick Guide to Student Services. In addition, please reference the Community Resources COVID-19.

The Hub is a safe place for students to visit who are in need of assistance with food insecurities, housing insecurities, financial insecurities or a related crisis. We're here to assist you and connect you to the appropriate resources. Here is a list of Basic Needs and Resources at Palomar College

Services and Resources

We serve as your liaison to connect you to the following services as needed:

  • Applying for Cal Fresh (food stamps)
  • Assistance with obtaining formula or diapers
  • Community Resources COVID-19
  • Housing Assistance
  • Emergency loans
  • Textbook loans

Community Partners

Please view our Resource Guide (food, shelters, mental health, etc.) to connect you with local partners within our district.

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