Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Basic Needs

Everyone needs help sometimes and we’re here for you. We want  you to be successful in reaching your education and career goals!  If you are struggling to make ends meet and don’t know what resources are available, reach out.  We can help you connect to resources on campus and in the community.

Need help?

If you would like to talk to someone about your situation, contact us at gethelp@pcc.edu or 971-722-6465.

If you need help using Single Stop, contact singlestop@pcc.edu.

Single stop screenshot showing over $16k of benefit eligibility, including SNAP and tax prep

Single Stop can calculate your eligibility for assistance programs

See what’s available

See a map of all assistance programs in your area. You can filter by category, keyword, or language.

Single Stop: see all resources map marker

Calculate your eligibility

Get a customized list of programs that you should apply for. It takes about 20 minutes, and you’ll need info about your income and expenses (pay stubs, tax returns, utility and medical bills, etc.).

Single Stop: find your eligibility search

About privacy

The personal information you share in Single Stop is not shared with your instructors and has no impact on your student record. Only PCC staff who are helping you access benefits and services will be able to see your information. See more about Single Stop’s privacy policy.