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The Connection Center

Technology Center,
Room 8372 or
The Connection Center Kiosk - Student Union, 2nd floor (outside the library)
845-574-4414
lifehaps@sunyrockland.edu

Staff

We’re here for you when life happens.

Are you thinking about withdrawing from some
or all of your classes due to non-academic
problems, such as family, health, or financial issues? The Connection Center can link you
and your family members to the resources you need and help you stay enrolled.

United Way’s 211 confidential, free Helpline is available in multiple languages 365 days a year. Visit The Connection Center on campus or dial 211 directly for more information on how to receive assistance in the following health and human services areas:

  • Housing
  • Telephone/Cell Phone
  • Childcare
  • Mental Health/Crisis
  • Clothing: Clothes Rack on Main Campus & Haverstraw campus; Community Clothing Services
  • Discussion Groups
  • Medical/Prescription
  • Employment/Unemployment
  • Legal
  • Utilities: electric, gas, water
  • Food: Student Voucher Program; RCC Food Cupboard; Community Food Pantries; SNAP application assistance; Nutrition education
  • Health Insurance
  • Counseling

 

Before withdrawing from your classes, come speak to us.

Coffee & Community Sessions Held Regularly!

  • De-stress group discussion held every Tuesday at 12:30 pm in the Technology Center, Room 8372 (downloadable flyer)
  • Safe Zone - LGBT+ group discussion held every Wednesday at 11 am in the Technology Center, Room 8372 (downloadable flyer)
  • Food Cupboard: Located in Fieldhouse 5134.  Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 11-2, Tuesday & Thursday 12-3, Evening hours: Thursday, 4-7.  Additional food support services available at Haverstraw Center and Herbert Kurz Automotive Technology Center.  Contact us for more info.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • We have partnered with Catholic Charities to help you complete and submit SNAP applications.

SNAP Assistance Hours

Fall 2017 SNAP Assistance Hours until Friday, December 22, 2017
DayHours of OperationLocation
Tuesdays 3 - 4 pm Herbert Kurz Automotive Technology Center, Orangeburg, NY
Wednesdays 4 - 5 pm Haverstraw Center, Haverstraw, NY
Thursdays Noon - 2 pm The Connection Center, Suffern, NY (Technology Ctr., Rm 8372)
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