Community Resources

Local Food Pantries
These local food pantries are places where you can obtain food for yourself and your family, or donate food for your fellow community members.

NYC Free Tax Prep
Find out how you can help provide free tax assistance to your fellow New Yorkers as part of the NYC Free Tax Prep program.

Half-Price Metrocards for Student Veterans
An initiative to provide half-price MetroCards for more than 12,000 veterans enrolled in NYC colleges


Hunter College Emergency Support and Resources

Hunter College is dedicated to the health, wellness and safety of our student body. The link below contains information and resources available to all currently enrolled students including a Food Pantry and stipends, emergency funding, legal immigration consultations among other resources:


Welfare Rights Initiative

Welfare Rights Initiative (WRI) is a student advocacy and leadership training organization located at Hunter College. WRI aims to support you in understanding how to make the best use of law and policy changes regarding public assistance to continue your college studies. WRI is located at Hunter College in the North Building, Room 302. Click the link below to learn about walk-in hours and how to make an appointment:

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