Fostering Success strives to connect students and those helping our students with the resources they need. Community and campus resources are always changing; however, we will do our best to keep this page up-to-date regarding what's available. If you are experiencing any issues connecting with these resources, or would like to suggest a change to this page, please contact us at email@example.com.
Anyone can find themselves in crisis and there's no shame in knowing that you need some help to get through it! The Crisis Response Center, operated by Banner University Medical Center, is a valuable resource for those experiencing immediate mental health needs. Contact the Crisis Response Center at (520) 622-6000.
When in doubt, call 911.Crisis Response Center
Food - Community Food Bank
Not having enough to eat is a widespread problem amongst college students, especially those that do not have the option to call home for immediate help. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides a range of options for those struggling with food insecurity.Community Food Bank
Food - Apply for SNAP (Food Stamps)
Nutrition Assistance or SNAP (formerly the Food Stamp Program) is Arizona’s program for helping those that are struggling with hunger. The Department of Economic Security provides guidelines for eligibility and the process of applying on their website. Additional help with the application process is available through various local agencies.Apply for SNAP
Housing - On Campus
Housing - Off Campus Student Housing
Housing - Primavera Foundation
Housing is one of our most basic needs as human beings. Without stable housing, it's unrealistic to think that a student will realize their potential in the classroom, on campus, and in life. Primavera Foundation offers several housing assistance options.Primavera Housing
Housing - Our Family Services
Aging out of Foster Care
Resources at Metro
Goodwill Metro Youth Program on 4th Avenue - just a short distance from campus - offers several resources for young adults ages 14-24, that income qualify.
The staff at Goodwill Metro are some of the most knowledgable in our community about connecting youth to desperately needed resources and caring adults. Every 2nd Tuesday 11am-3pm, Metro offers help with applying for benefits such as AHCCCS (health insurance) and SNAP (food stamps) and getting connected with community providers for added support.Goodwill Metro
Employment - Goodwill Job Connection Centers
Employment - Arizona@Work
Arizona@Work helps job seekers connect with the services and programs needed to find, prepare for, and keep the right job. You can post your resume on the statewide job database, get career guidance and assessment, engage in customized training, education and skills development, connect directly with employers, and much more!Arizona@Work
Employment - UA Handshake
On Handshake, you can easily search and apply for on-campus jobs, internships, and full-time opportunities with employers recruiting UA students and alumni. You'll also gain access to career coaching, job fairs, and skills building programming. There is so much to be gained from this resource!Campus Jobs
Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth
Youth that were in foster care or tribal foster care in the state of Arizona on their 18th birthday, currently live in Arizona and meet the citizenship requirements should apply for the Young Adult Transitional Insurance Program, or YATI. There are no exclusions based on income and most youth are eligible for YATI until their 26th birthday. For more information call Keogh Health Connection at (602)266-0397 or email at keoghhealth.org.YATI Information
Relationships are complicated and can add so much to our lives.
exists to engage, educate, and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. A 24/7 text line is available for those struggling with abusive relationships- text "loveis" to 22522 for help. For more information call Love Is Respect at (866) 331-9474.Love Is Respect
Pregnancy & Parenting Supports On Campus
Pregnancy & Parenting Supports
Financial literacy - Take Charge Cats
Taxes - Get help from VITA
Filing taxes can be stressful and confusing even for those not filing for the first time. The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona provides Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for those that income qualify. Check out their website for more information on how to take advantage of this incredibly helpful service!Tax Filing Assistance - VITA
Concerned About a Student?
The University of Arizona Dean of Students office works closely with Fostering Success to help support students struggling with academic, personal, or emotional difficulties or who may be exhibiting concerning behavior. CARE reports can be submitted by any person concerned about a student. Reports will be evaluated during normal business hours.Submit a CARE Report
Academic Support - THINK TANK
Seeking the best possible grades on math quizzes? Writing a first-rate paper? Refining you Spanish essay? The THINK TANK is here for you. Found in a variety of locations on campus, the THINK TANK is home to the Writing Center and math, science, Spanish, and French tutoring.THINK TANK
Thrive Center is all about support, connection, and making the most of your time at the UA. Thrive provides a variety of resources and programs (including Fostering Success!!), from learning your way around campus to grad school preparation. Thrive Center offers workshops and mentoring options that can help you stay connected.Learn more
The YWCA of Southern Arizona is a valuable Fostering Success community partner connecting our students that identify as a female to professional clothing to be used for upcoming job interviews or employment needs. Click the red JOIN button at the top right of this window to participate in Fostering Success and request a referral to Your Sister's Closet at the YWCA!YWCA of Southern AZ