Dedicated to Student Success & Wellbeing

In a bind? We can help! The FRC Basic Needs Center is your one stop shop for all things health, wellness, and basic student needs. The Basic Needs Center is dedicated to helping you find the support and resources you need so you can stay focused on your education! 

Available Resources

TimelyCare

TimelyCare

Looking for mental health support? Feather River College now offers FRC TimelyCare - a new 24/7 telehealth program for students. This service provides access to FREE mental virtual health care from anywhere in the United States through your smartphone, laptop, or desktop.

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Student Housing

Student Housing

We are one of the few campuses in the California Community College system that offers student housing, both on and off campus. Plus, if you are in need of emergency housing, you can visit the Ohana House website for resources.

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Students in class

Food Services

FRC and the Quincy community provide a number of different ways you can access food. No student should have to suffer from food insecurity on this campus. We offer CalFresh to all FRC students, which is essentially free food for qualifying applicants. Plus tons of free meals provided by the Perch!

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Mental health and wellness

Mental Health Services

You can walk in to the Mental Health & Wellness Center on campus, or call them 530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234, or visit their website below. You have the ability now to schedule a face-to-face appointments, or utilize any of their Telehealth services. Whether you need to speak to a counselor about more serious concerns, or just the day-to-day stresses and anxiety that most of us experience, we are here to help!

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Transportation

Transportation

All FRC students have direct access to Plumas County Transit that services Quincy and the surrounding areas. FRC Student Photo ID cards serve as the bus pass to be presented upon boarding. ID cards are issued at the Admissions and Records office. The Plumas Transit System schedule and information can be found below.

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Child care

Child Care

Being a parent and a student is tough. We do offer a child care option on campus at our Childcare Developement Center. On top of this, there are a few other options to help you eliminate one less worry. There is a Child Care Payment Program through Plumas Rural Services, Head Start through Sierra Cascade Family Opportunities, and CalWORKs through the CA Department of Social Services. 

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Health care

Health Care

FRC provides health services through a special agreement with the Plumas County Public Health Agency Health Clinic. Services include family planning, physical assessment, referral, counseling, and health education. The clinic is located in the building next to the FRC on-campus residence halls.

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Home energy assistance program

Utility Assistance

Plumas HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) is a low-income energy assistance program that can help pay ONE of your utilities bills ONCE per year for eligible households. The application process for HEAP is easy and you can access below. 

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Financial aid

Money for College

The Financial Aid Office can assist with resources, such as California Promise Grant and the Federal Pell Grant, as well as various COVID relief funds available to students. You can reach them by phone at (530) 283-0202 Ext. 603, or schedule an appointment online through their website below. 

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Contact Us

Leasa Tolen 

Basic Needs/CalWORKs Coordinator

530-283-0202 ext. 239 ltolen@crmnet.net

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Tara Hamler

Director of Student Success Programs 

530-283-0202 ext. 301 thamler@crmnet.net

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