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Lumberjack Support Network

Lumberjack Support Network

Student Resource Guide
Services are free unless otherwise stated

ACC Resources

ExerciseACC Wellness Center
CTR 101
Wellness Center webpage

Explore careers
Career Coach
Career Coach website

Take a career assessment that matches you with careers. Explore the pathways that match your interests and find the program at ACC that will prepare you for your favorite career.

Figure out your personal finances
Student Success Center - Alpena Campus
We offer free financial literacy workshops in person or virtually.

Food Assistance
ACC Food Pantry
Alpena - Next to BTC 120 • gibsonc@alpenacc.edu989.358.7408
Oscoda - OSC 206 •
No student should go without food. Take what you need but please don’t abuse it. Hygiene supplies are also available. No proof of need is required.

Get a loaner laptop
Help Desk
Rent a Microsoft Surface Pro 7 for a small fee that goes toward maintaining our equipment.

Get help with the FAFSA & financial aid
We get it. Filling out the FAFSA is frustrating. We can help with that and any questions you may have about financial aid. We also have self-guided online courses on managing tuition, budget, and bills.

Learn about scholarship opportunities
BTC 125 - Brenda Herman, ACC Foundation Director
Contact Brenda Herman to learn about scholarships you may be eligible to receive.

Loaned WiFi HotspotsFree to TRiO Students

Mental health counseling
Counseling Services webpage
Student Appointment Request Form
You are not alone. We have a licensed mental health counselor available Fridays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. by appointment only. In-person appointments are available at our Alpena campus and we offer telemed and telephone appointments. Appointments are confidential and free to ACC students. No health insurance is required. Limited to 4 sessions per semester.

Off-Campus/Online Resources

Find free meals
Off-campus locations offering soup kitchens & food resources to those in need. For a full list visit the Student Food Pantry Webpage.

Get assistance with tuitionMichigan Works!
Michigan Works! Northeast Consortium assists students with tuition costs and other support services through their adult, youth, and special initiative programs and provides a multitude of employment opportunities and services.

Help finding housingNEMCSA
NEMCSA Housing Services & Programs
NEMCSA helps low-income individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with a court-ordered eviction. If you are not considered low-income, please contact the State of Emergency Relief website (michigan.gov/mdhhs) prior to contacting NEMCSA.

Legal AssistanceLegal Services of Northern Michigan

Mi-Bridges is designed to help you every step of the way.

  • Childcare
  • Clothing/furniture/household items
  • Emergency housing or utility relief
  • Food assistance
  • Healthcare services
  • Transportation support

To use MI Bridges, visit their website. Create an account and then search for resources to see local services available.

Sexual & Domestic Violence Support
Hope Shores Alliance
Hope Shores Website
The help and support line is answered by a real person, locally, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is no limit to the number of times someone can call, but you must be a primary or secondary survivor. See the website for a full list of services.