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In an Emergency, dial 911, and then notify CCCC Security.

For students experiencing a medical or life threatening emergency, call 911. If you need the police, ask for a CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) officer. CIT officers have received training in assisting persons experiencing mental health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and substance use challenges. These officers have also received training in situation de-escalation.

Campus Security and Local Police/Sheriff Offices

Chatham County

Sheriff's Department
(919) 542-2811

Harnett County

Campus Security
(910) 814-8813

Harnett Co. Sheriff
(910) 893-9111

Lillington Police Dept.
(910) 893-3015

Dunn Police Dept.
(910) 892-2399

Lee County

Campus Security
(919) 718-7512

Lee Co. Sheriff
(919) 718-4577

Sanford Police Dept.
(919) 775-8268


Campus Security
(919) 542-8066 or (919) 542-8011

Police Department
(919) 542-3200

Siler City

Campus Security
(919) 545-8680 or (919) 545-8661

Police Department
(919) 742-5626

Child Care Resources

Child Care Assistance

The Child Care Grant Program provides financial assistance for parents returning to school.

Students in College/University Transfer, associate's degree, and diploma programs may apply. They must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current academic year and must be eligible to receive the Pell Grant. Online-only students are not eligible for the Child Care Grant Program.

Funding is limited; the program provides assistance for 8 to 12 students per year. Students with the greatest need will be served first. Eligibility criteria will be strictly enforced and may change without notice. For more information, check out the Child Care Assistance website.

Evening Child Care

Evening Child Care will be offered for actively enrolled evening students on the Lee Main Campus, Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, check out the Evening Care website.

Connecting with Resources

Mental Health and Community Resources (pdf)
The mental health resources are a collection of resources by each CCCC county. The list does not reflect an endorsement of any given provider or service by CCCC.

AVISO Resource Guide

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Ruby McSwain Career Closet

The Ruby McSwain Career Closet is located in Wilkinson Hall and is managed by Phi Beta Lambda (Student Business Organization). The Career Closet is a clothing resource for students to be able to obtain professional dress for job interviews, upcoming career fairs, or other events where students would need professional dress.

If interested in visiting the Career Closet, complete the attached form and submit to any of the following staff members:

Aucompaugh, Mary Ann
Dept. Chair of Business Technologies
(919) 718-7464

Haley, Martin
Lead Accounting Instructor
(919) 718-7272

Riddle, Pam
OST Instructor
(910) 814-8842

Rijkse, Shirley
Lead Instructor HR & Workforce Readiness
(919) 718-7446

Stainback, Erynn
Accounting Instructor
(919) 718-7571

Interested in donating to the Career Closet? Any help with donations is appreciated. Contact Shirley Rijkse at srijkse@cccc.edu.

Ruby McSwain Cougar Market

The Ruby McSwain Cougar Market, CCCC's Food Pantry aspires to support student success by ensuring that no student goes hungry because of a lack of income or access to food. The Cougar Market is stocked with non-perishable snacks and meal items to temporarily alleviate immediate food insecurity for students and their families. In cases of persistent lack of access to food, Cougar Market works with students to connect them to appropriate community resources.

What to Know:

  • Any currently enrolled student can access the Cougar Market
  • The Food Pantry is open Monday - Friday, 10 - 2 p.m. and by appointment - contact Emily Hare at ehare@cccc.edu to set an appointment.
  • The Food Pantry is located in Douglas H. Wilkinson Sr. Hall on the Lee Main Campus
  • Can't get to Lee Main Campus? Hunger Free Zones can also be found at the locations listed below. At these locations, you can get immediate access to food and communicate future food-related needs to the noted Hunger Free Zone contact.
Lee County

Bell Welcome Center
Adam Wade – Admissions

Budd Hall
Cathy Woelfle

CFC Building, Gym
Carl Bryan

Classroom & Fitness Center
Catherine Entrocaso

LaRonda Reid

John Ainsworth

CCCC Library – Lee Campus
Tara Guthrie

Hockaday Hall
Jessica Rogers - TRiO

Keller Health Building
Karen Lassiter


Lett Hall
Bianka Stumpf

Science Building
Dave Baker, Emily Hare, Lisa Brown, Scott Byington

VMT Building
Megan Kelly

Financial Aid
Isaac Smith

Harnett County

Con-Ed Building
Pamela Fincher

Harnett Health Sciences
Consuela Blaizes

Academic Assistance Center
Jon Matthews and Trinnette Nichols (interim)

Susan Johnson

CCCC Library – Harnett County
Grace Wolf

Chatham County

Academic Assistance Center (Main Campus)
Angela Crisp-Sears

Siler City Center
Tammie Quick

The CCCC Food Pantry operates through donations from students, faculty, staff, and the community and in partnership with the Christians United Outreach Center and the Food Bank of North Carolina.

Dreamkeeper Fund

The Dreamkeeper Fund provides just-in-time support for students facing emergency expenses that may derail them from completing their education or training program.

What to Know:

  • ALL currently enrolled students at CCCC are eligible for the Dreamkeeper Fund
  • Students can receive up to $400 once per academic year
  • Students must provide documentation of a one-time, time-limited emergency expense
  • Eligible expenses included: transportation, childcare, utilities, car repairs, tuition, books, course equipment or supplies, certification expenses, and MORE.
  • The Dreamkeeper Committee will respond to applications as quickly as possible, and always within two business days.

You can Apply online to the Dreamkeeper Fund.

Funds provided in part by:

Finish Line Grants

In an effort to support student success and completion at NC Community Colleges, Governor Roy Cooper announced the Finish Line Grant Program in July 2018. Many times students are faced with unforeseen financial circumstances that can impact the completion of their education or training program. Up to $1,000 per student is available in Finish Line Grant funding to help students overcome those financial barriers.

What to Know:

  • Students currently enrolled in any curriculum program and any occupational continuing education program are eligible for the Finish Line Grant Program.
  • Eligible students will have completed 50% of their education or training program and show an economic hardship.
  • Students must enroll in the WIOA Adult Program at their local NC Works Center to receive funding from the Finish Line Grant Program. CCCC can help with this process.
  • The Finish Line Grant program can help pay for transportation, childcare, tuition, utilities, car repairs, rent costs, and MORE!

Find out more about the Finish Line Grant and apply online.

Laptop Checkout

Do you need a laptop to complete your online classes? We currently have laptops available to check out through the library (subject to availability). Please fill out the Foundation Laptop Request Form to request a laptop.