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College of Communication & Education

Community Resources

We understand that many factors in your personal life may affect your ability to attend class, no matter the class format. In order to help you succeed, we've listed resources available to you in the Chico and surrounding area.

Please see the resources listed below. If you have any questions, please contact us at

  • Streaming and Internet Services
    - EveryoneOn: EveryoneOn is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.
    Xfinity On Campus: Xfinity On Campus is designed for students living in on-campus housing, and is included as part of the students' housing fees. Students can log into Xfinity On Campus while at home or via their mobile device to continue watching their favorite shows.
    - Xfinity WiFi Hotspots: Access free hotspots that are normally located in business areas, retail locations, and transit areas.
    - Internet Essentials: A home internet connection is more essential than ever for today's families. Since 2011, Internet Essentials from Comcast has connected more than 8 million low‑income Americans to all the opportunities of a digital world through low‑cost, high‑speed Internet at home. 

  • Butte County and Glenn County Help Central
    Resources for food and personal items for residents in Butte and Glenn counties.

  • Disability or Paid Family Leave Benefits
    The following information provides you general guidance as to what programs are available and what situations may be applicable to your circumstances.

  • Employment Development Department
    The Employment Development Department (EDD) is one of the largest state departments with employees at hundreds of service locations throughout the state. For more than 70 years, they have connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State.

    The EDD provides a variety of support services to individuals affected by COVID-19 in California. Please visit the EDD Coronavirus 2019 site for more information on how we can help.

  • Food Access Assistance and Local Food Pantries
    - Food for All
    - Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry
    - North State Food Bank

  • Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims
    Unemployment Insurance (UI) is an employer paid program that provides partial income replacement when you become unemployed or have your hours reduced and meet all eligibility requirements.

    For faster service, use UI Online to file your claim, certify for benefits, and get payment information.