The Crisis Text Line is a free and confidential 24/7 text and WhatsApp counseling service available to any California community college student who may be experiencing a mental health challenge. Text COURAGE to 741741 to be connected to a trained crisis counselor. Available in English and Spanish.
Some work-study programs allow students to still receive payment if you are not able to work due to COVID-19 closures. You should check with your work-study employer to see if you are eligible to still receive payment.
Possibly not. The CARES Act does not require Pell grants or federal student loans to be returned if you had to drop out due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check with your college on how state assistance or other financial aid may be affected.
Colleges have been authorized to transfer financial aid funds between programs on an emergency basis. Make sure to explain your situation to your college to see if you can receive emergency assistance.