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To focus on LEARNING, you need FOOD and HOUSING. To support your FAMILY, you need a good JOB. And to get a good job, you need a good EDUCATION.

Connecting students to resources on and off campus which will allow students to concentrate on school.

Its all connected - shelter, family, job, school, and food

You can get help with the following community services:

  • Medical Insurance
    • Badgercare
    • Marketplace insurance (aka ObamaCare and The Exchange)
    • Optical – free eye exams and glasses for low-income students
    • Reduced prescription drug cards
  • Food
    • Shared Harvest
    • Food Pantries (listing of pantries in the NWTC District)
    • Help applying for FoodShare (Food stamps)
  • Utility bill assistance
  • Legal Services for low-income students
  • WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act)
  • Internet and Phone
    • Low-cost internet and cell phone services
  • Housing
  • Pencil Box – basic school supplies at NWTC

Foster Youth

If you are a student that has been in the foster system or are transitioning out, we can provide you assistance with scholarship and grant applications, referrals to on-campus resources, and off-campus community resources listed above.

We have a dedicated Student Support Specialist exclusively for former foster youth.


For more information, contact Martha Bayer: