COVID-19 Response and Reopening

Help for Students in Need


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Thrive Central Oregon

  • Thrive Central Oregon helps prevent housing and financial insecurity by connecting people to the resources they need. Available for phone or virtual appointments. Email us: or call us: 541-527-6884.

Financial Resources

Financial Resources

  • COCC's Pathways to Opportunity (PTO)
    The PTO program provides students facing financial barriers with needed financial support, including help with tuition and fees, transportation, food, books, testing fees, and more. The program is open to all students.

  • COCC Student Emergency Fund
    If you have suddenly encountered unanticipated expenses related to your education, the COCC Student Emergency Fund may be able to help.

  • COCC Childcare Assistance Fund
    The COCC Childcare Assistance Fund is a program to supplement the costs of childcare.

Food Resources

Food Resources

Health & Wellness Resources

Health & Wellness

  • COCC Personal Counseling (CAP Services)
    Free personal counseling for students enrolled at COCC.

  • Dental Clinic at COCC
    Low income individuals with no dental insurance are provided necessary fillings or extractions by licensed dentists for only a $20 supply fee. Contact Deschutes County Health Services at 541-322-7400.