REACH Project (Resources, Encouragement, and Advocacy for Crafton’s Homeless)
The REACH Project is dedicated to providing access, advocacy, resources, and support for homeless and at-risk students within the college.
The REACH Project is also a resource for ALL Crafton Hills students struggling to cope with mental, financial, or academic success..
REACH services include:
- Referral to social services
- Fast-tracked referral to EOPS, Counseling, Health and Wellness Center, Mental Health Services, and other college services
- Financial Aid and Admissions assistance
- Referral to the CHC COACH Cupboard (Food Pantry)
- Referral to resources for academic success
The federal McKinney-Vento Act defines homeless students as those who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. They may:
- Share the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason
- Be living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, shelters, or awaiting foster care placement
- Have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings
- Be living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings
Erika Sherman, Basic Needs Coordinator, Student Life (CCR-153): firstname.lastname@example.org; 909-389-3233.
- Community Resources - Please call or email for a list of available community resources.