Students at Dickinson can experience both short-term and long-term periods of need, including homelessness and food insecurity among other concerns. The College is committed to assisting those students as we are able. This site is meant to provide information about resources and how to access them.
Contact: Angie Harris (717-254-8974) is the main contact for students looking for assistance.
- Winter Break Housing (due December 1, 2018)
- Summer Housing (look for form in April 2019)
- 10-Month Residence Hall - Students can apply to live in the Global Community House to live in Todd House which does not close over winter break. Contact Residence Life & Housing to learn how to apply.
- Winter/Summer Assistance with meals
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - learn how to apply for SNAP benefits (or Food Stamps).
- Project Share
- Farmers on the Square (Cumberland Fresh Match)
- PA 211 Providing Central Pennsylvania residents with free, Confidential Listening, Health and Human Services Information & Referral 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- National Network for Youth Membership organization of community-based, faith-based, and public agencies working with runaway, homeless, and other disconnected youth.
- Wellness Center
- Alder Health Services (LGBTQ Care)
- United Way Carlisle Prescription Discount
- Planned Parenthood
- Sadler Health
- Mid-Penn Legal Services
- VITA Program - Penn State Scool of Law
- National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty