Students at Dickinson can experience 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:  Lindsay Mintz (717-254-8211) is the main contact for students seeking assistance.

Housing

Food

Textbooks

  • There are websites where you can find some textbooks for free, such as https://libgen.is/
  • If you cannot purchase a textbook or find it online for a fee, contact Lindsay Mintz.

Clothing

National/Community Resources

  • PA 211 Provides Central Pennsylvania residents with free, Confidential Listening, Health, and Human Services Information & Referral 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • National Network for Youth is an organization of community-based, faith-based, and public agencies working with runaway, homeless, and other disconnected youth.

Health/Medical

Insurance

Career Assistance

Legal/Taxes

Other Resources