Financial Resources

Financial Resources

Emergency Funds

John Jay College Wellness Center Emergency Funds

The John Jay Wellness Center provides access to emergency food tokens and metrocards for students in need, regardless of status. At the Wellness Center, request an “emergency funds counselor.” You can also check your eligibility for public benefits.
Phone: 212-237-8111
Room: L.68 NB 

The Carroll & Milton Petrie Fund Student Emergency Grant 

John Jay offers the Emergency Funding grants as a resource available to all students regardless of immigration status.

These funds are capped at $1,000.00; requests for amounts over $1,000.00 must be approved by the Emergency Funds Committee. If a student is not eligible to receive Petrie Foundation Grant funds, they may be eligible for the Student Emergency Assistant Fund based on the discretion of the Emergency Funds Committee.

How to Apply
To qualify, one must check in with an Emergency Funding counselor at the Wellness Center, fill out paper work & go through an interview to establish eligibility.

Find out more information about The Carroll & Milton Petrie Fund Student Emergency Grant

Housing and Shelter

John Jay College Single Stop
Single Stop at John Jay can make referrals to local shelters and other housing options.
Phone: 212-237-8111
Room: L.68 NB

Coalition for the Homeless connects you with shelters and housing options near you. Many of the programs are specific to situation and immigration status may be required for some programs. For guided support, stop by their main office (walk-in only):  http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/contact-us/