CMC Basic Needs 

CMC is dedicated to making sure you have everything you need to feel secure and keep learning:

Basic Needs Resources


If you’re a CMC student and need help finding food, the CalFresh program will help you buy food and eat healthier.


If you are currently or about to be without a home, there is help available. Search for the best option for you.


Financial aid helps you attend school and fill your basic needs. Find out what other financial aid you can receive.


CMC provides bus passes for all enrolled students.

Technology and Classroom

CMC offers laptop loans and wifi hotspots to use during the semester.

Safety & Wellbeing

Your safety and wellbeing are our top priority.

Security & Safety

Learn more about CMC security measures.


Find information and resources for COVID safety.

Health & Wellness

Your health comes first. Find the resources to help take care of your physical and mental wellbeing.

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call/Text: 988 

If you are in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, call or text 988, or visit the 988-lifeline website, available 24/7.

Help is available.

Contact Us

Basic Needs & Mental Health

Phone: 760.366.3791 ext. 5795