FVTC Food Pantry

If you need temporary assistance with food or personal care items, the FVTC Student Food Pantry here to help.

Support & Grants

For students with a financial need to pay for educational or personal expenses, emergency funds or grants may be available.

Basic Needs Assistance

If you need help with basic needs (food, housing, etc.), email Student Financial Navigators (SFN) or complete the Basic Needs form.  

Counseling Services

Services are available if you are struggling with depression, anxiety or other concerns and are in need of support.

Food | Clothing


FVTC Student Food Pantry


Calumet County

  • Chilton-Salvation Army of Calumet County-Bread of Life Assistance Center: (920) 849-7856 or send an email
  • New Holstein-St. Vincent De Paul Society: (920) 898-5061 or (920) 898-5579
  • Brillion-Holy Family Parish: (920) 756-2535

Outagamie County

Winnebago County

  • Eureka-United Methodist Church: (920) 745-2929 or (920) 295-9503
  • Larsen-Ruth’s Pantry: (920) 475-9639
  • Menasha-Christ the Rock Community Church: (920) 730-8383 Ext. 416
  • Menasha-Double Portion Soup Kitchen and Pantry: (920) 573-0466 or www.doubleportionsoupkitchen.com
  • Menasha-St. Joseph Food Program, Inc.: (920) 734-9461 or www.stjoesfoodprogram.org
  • Neenah-Cries of the Heart Outreach Ministries: (920) 540-3017
  • Neenah-Salvation Army: (920) 734-3324
  • Omro-Community Food Pantry: (920) 685-2529 or (920) 231-7546
  • Oshkosh-Emmanuel United Church of Christ Food Pantry: (920) 235-8340 or www.emmanueloshkosh.org
  • Oshkosh-Father Carr’s Place: (920) 231-2378 or www.fathercarrs.org 
  • Oshkosh-Lord’s Highlands Non-Denominational Church: (920) 233-4034
  • Oshkosh-Oshkosh Area Community Pantry: (920) 651-9960 or www.oacptoday.org
  • Oshkosh-Salvation Army: (920) 232-7660 or centralusa.salvationarmy.org/oshkosh/
  • Oshkosh-Lutheran Food Pantry: (920) 379-4774 
  • Winneconne-Winneconne Area Assistance Center, Inc.: (920) 851-5757

Calumet County

Outagamie County

Winnebago County

Housing | Utilities

Housing Financial Assistance
Domestic Abuse Shelters & Centers
Housing Search Assistance
Home Furnishings

Vouchers for St. Vincent de Paul can be requested through LEAVEN: www.leavenfoxcities.org

Utility Assistance


Vehicle Assistance
Bus Transportation

With stops at our Appleton and Oshkosh campuses, Fox Valley Tech Degree Program and Adult Education (GED & HSED) students can use local public transit FREE with a current FVTC ID card.

Use Appleton Valley Transit bus service free with your Student ID card, anytime or anywhere that Valley Transit routes run.

In Oshkosh, students can ride any Go Transit bus free by showing their current FVTC photo ID card.

Financial Assistance

Basic Needs Support

If a Fox Valley Tech student experiences an unforeseen financial expense, or a financial shortfall, emergency funding may be available. These financial situations are those that, if not resolved quickly, could lead to the student’s temporary or permanent departure from the college.

Learn more about FVTC's financial support

Seeds of Hope Fund

The Seeds of Hope Financial Assistance Fund was established to support financial needs of current Fox Valley Tech students. The fund, which is managed by the FVTC Foundation, is designed to assist students in paying for educational or personal expenses.

Find out more about Seeds of Hope

Financial Wellness

Fox Valley Technical College offers students help with finances and financial wellness. Get assistance with:

  • Budgeting
  • Using Credit Wisely
  • Managing Debt
  • Credit Reports
  • Student Loan Debt
  • Emergency Resources

Visit the Financial Wellness Center to find out the variety of services offered to meet your needs. Options include one-on-one financial coaching and workshops. 

Help Paying for School

Contact Fox Valley Tech's Financial Aid Department for assistance with paying for college.

Additional resources:

Childcare | Other

Parenting & Childcare Resources

Are you an FVTC student, as well as a parent or soon-to-be parent? Here at Fox Valley Tech, we are here to support you and help you succeed in your education and as a parent.

Find Resources

Other Assistance

To sign up for Government Assistance Programs (Badgercare, Food Share, Childcare assistance): access.wisconsin.gov/access/

Financial Assistance (Local Contacts for Government Programs)

Healthcare | Mental Health

FVTC Campus Care Clinic

The focus of the Campus Care Clinic is to provide preventive care, primary care, and labs while focusing on each patient’s health and wellbeing during every visit. You receive the same high-quality care and services from primary care providers in this health and wellness center as you would at a typical health center.

Students: The FVTC Campus Care Clinic services are available to students currently enrolled in Associate Degree or Technical Diploma classes. 

Employees: The FVTC Campus Care Clinic services are available to all benefit eligible employees regardless of their medical insurance plan. The services are also available to the employee’s spouse and dependents if they are on the FVTC medical insurance plan.

Services include: 

  • Preventive Care 
  • Primary Care
  • Labs

Details & Clinic Hours

Mental Health or Counseling

If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, mental health concerns, social isolation, problems adjusting to the online environment, or any other concerns, please email counselingcntr@fvtc.edu or call 920-735-5696.

We are fully operating from home and are here to serve our students through these tough moments.

Counseling and Advising Services
Email: counselingcntr@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-5696

*Counseling is confidential. However, we are legally bound to report potential suicide, homicide and suspected child/elder abuse. The staff adheres to the American Counseling Association's ethical guidelines.

Crisis Counseling

FVTC counselors provide intervention, assessment education, guidance and support in crisis situations. A crisis is when a student is experiencing a severe psychological or emotional emergency.

If you are in crisis, need immediate assistance and would like to be seen by one of our on-call counselors: