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Student Resources During Pandemic

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As our community responds to COVID-19, Tri-County Technical College Wellness Programs is available via wellness@tctc.edu or 864-646-1569 to provide services, answer questions, and assist with resources. In addition to resources, Wellness will continue to assist with personal issues, attendance concerns, academic suspension, SC Thrive applications, emergency fund applications, food insecurity, and REACH counseling referrals.

In collaboration with SC Thrive and our community partners, below is a short list of community resources and information that may be beneficial during this time.

Please feel free to contact Wellness Programs at TCTC for additional resources, assistance, and information.

Covid-19 Student Issues and Help Form

Covid-19 Employee Reporting Form for Student Concerns

 


 

Telehealth Virtual Care Providers
(COVID-19)

Several South Carolina health systems are offering telehealth options to the public. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. In order to access the free consult, use the promo code COVID19.

 

SC DHEC COVID-19 Updates

https://www.scdhec.gov/

 

Free Counseling Services for TCTC students

REACH Student Assistance Program 1-855-691-4941

For additional information about the Student Assistance Program, click Student Assistance Program (User Name: REACH-TCTC/ Password: Student).

**REACH is offering very flexible and confidential venues for counseling services.

 

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Coronavirus & Mental Health

Coronavirus and the pandemic in our world can put a strain on our mental health as well as the threat to our physical health. Mental Health First Aid has a host of resources and blogs available that address mental health in light of Coronavirus. You can access that HERE.

 

Housing Resources: Eviction Suspension Relief

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced on March 23, 2020 eviction suspension programs to keep renters in their homes during this difficult time. The program will provide mortgage forbearance for property owners who suspend evictions for renters unable to pay rent due to impacts of Coronavirus. You can learn more about this program HERE.

 

Internet Resources

There are several companies that are offering assistance with internet access.

Employment/Unemployment Resources

SC Department of Employment and Workforce

Financial Resources

SNAP, Medicaid, other State and Federal Resources

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Online Tax Filing

Practicing social distancing, but haven’t filed your taxes yet? With SC Thrive, you can file state and federal taxes absolutely free if your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is less than $65,000 ($95,000 if your filing status is married filing jointly). We opened up the option for our neighbors from North Carolina to file with us as well. You can file your own taxes now at scthrive.org/filetaxes.

Food Insecurity

Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, most food providers are changing the way their services work. Please call ahead before visiting a provider to learn of any changes.

Resources and Updates (provided by SC Thrive)

The College partners with SC Thrive to offer resources and assistance such as state and federal resources, SNAP (Food Stamps), etc. For the latest updates on resources, please click on our SC Thrive partner link:

https://scthrive.org/coronavirus-resources/