Get Your Basic Needs Met
We are here to connect students without access to food, clothing, housing, technology, or other basic needs to college and community resources. Let us know how we can help you.
The Beaver Cares Center offers walk-up produce distributions throughout the semester where currently-enrolled ARC students can pick up free fruits and vegetables.
Fill out our form for transportation assistance. For currently enrolled American River College students experiencing financial hardships in meeting their costs of gas.
We offer textbook vouchers to low-income students with extenuating financial circumstances. Learn more and apply for this program.
Housing Resources Request
Are you facing a housing crisis? Submit this form to get housing assistance. We offer a short-term hotel vouchers plus additional support to help students secure long-term housing.
Emergency Grocery Assistance
Fill out our form for emergency grocery assistance if you are experiencing financial hardships and are a currently enrolled American River College student.
Diaper and Baby Needs Pantry
We offer a walk-up pantry specifically for student parents who need assistance with diapers and baby wipes.
Laptop and Hotspot Loan Program
Currently enrolled ARC students who are in need of a laptop or hotspot can apply to receive a loan for the semester.