Support Services

As a college student, you face challenges outside of the classroom, and these challenges can sometimes make academic success difficult. We totally understand that, so support services are available to help you deal with important issues and to provide greater opportunity for your academic success.

In Crisis?

If you are experiencing a crisis that requires immediate attention, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

 Additional emergency resources include:

  • The Lorain County Crisis Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week: 800-888-6161
  • The National Suicide Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week: 800-273-8255
  • The National Crisis Text Line is always available: #741-741
  • Lorain County Community College Campus Security: 440-366-4053
  • On-call crisis counselor during business hours through LCCC Counseling Services: 440-366-4033
 
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Accessibility Services

LCCC’s Accessibility Services empowers students by providing accommodations and assistance to students with disabilities. We’re here to help all students make the most of their educational opportunities and potential.

Learn more about Accessibility Services.
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Addiction Recovery

It can be tough when you’re managing your recovery from addiction while earning your education. To help, we offer addiction recovery group meetings, along with opportunities for personal counseling and information about professional recovery resources.

Learn about CARE Center.
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Childcare – LCCC’s Children’s Center

LCCC provides a comprehensive child care and enrichment program at the Children’s Learning Center. Programs are available year-round for toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children up to age 12. Licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, this program meets or exceeds all requirements.

Learn more about the Children's Learning Center.
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Emergency Financial Assistance

Unexpected financial challenges can make completing your education more difficult. LCCC provides emergency financial assistance in the forms of grants and loans, for traditional and non-traditional students.

Learn more about our emergency financial assistance programs.
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Emergency Food Assistance

The Commodore Cupboard is an emergency food assistance program for LCCC students. 

Learn more about Commodore Cupboard.
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Housing Assistance

Women’s Link provides a listing of houses, apartments and rooms for rent, as well as roommate situations. Some opportunities on the list may be available as month-to-month leasing from private homeowners or renters. 

Learn more about housing assistance from Women’s Link.

LGBTQA+ Community

Lorain County Community College provides a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.  The LGBTQA+ student body plays an integral role in shaping our diverse community.  LCCC encourages education of LGBTQA+ issues and offers resources and advocacy opportunities. 

Learn more about LCCC's LGBTQA+ Community.
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Personal Counseling

We understand that sometimes our students are faced with personal issues that can be overwhelming. It’s hard to focus on academic success when you’re dealing with a personal crisis. If you are having a hard time and need someone to talk to, don’t go it alone. Please considering working with our personal counseling resources to find the support you need. 

Learn more about LCCC's resources for personal counseling.
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Staying Safe on Campus

At LCCC, we take our commitment to your safety seriously. That’s why we work to foster a culture of preparedenss that focuses on your personal safety as well as the safety of our entire campus environment. Any time you feel the need for assistance, have a concern, or even just want someone to walk you to your car, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Campus Security team. 

Learn more about Campus Security.
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Student Ride-Share Program

LCCC’s student ride-share program connects student drivers and riders. After the connection is made, then driving arrangements will be made privately between the parties, including schedules and driver compensation.

Learn more about Student Ride Share.
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Students With Prior Convictions

If you are an LCCC student with a criminal record, know that we are committed to helping you overcome barriers so you can achieve academic success – and then employment. 

Learn more about Second Chance.
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Suicide Prevention Resources

Whether you are personally in crisis or know of someone else who is, it’s important to reach out for help – and nowhere is this truer than with suicide prevention. We care about all students, so we provide professional resources and hotline numbers, along with a link to a free and confidential mental health screening tool.

Learn more about LCCC's suicide prevention resources.
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Tobacco-Free Resources

LCCC will become a 100 percent Tobacco-Free campus as of August 1, 2017.  To assist our campus community in preparing for LCCC to become a Tobacco Free campus well in advance of the August 1, 2017 effective date, free resources are available for all employees, students and visitors to help you go Tobacco-Free.

Learn More About Going Tobacco-Free
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Veterans Services

LCCC has been designated a Military Friendly School, making us among the top 15 percent of schools in the United States when it comes to delivering the best experience for military students. We strive to provide our military and veteran students with all the necessary tools to be successful.

Learn more about Veterans' Services.
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Women’s and Men’s Link

Women’s Link is a special place on campus where women and men can obtain free, confidential help with both personal and academic concerns. We offer counseling, crisis intervention, legal services, a housing service, and short term emergency loans.

Learn more about Women's Link.