Supporting students outside the classroom.

North Shore Community College is committed to your educational access and achievement.

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed?

Learning to successfully balance school, work, and family can sometimes be extremely difficult. Please visit the Student Support and Advising Center on either campus or contact the counselors listed below by phone or email. We specialize in short-term support, crisis assistance, referrals, resources, and other ideas to help you.

Additional useful information such as Emergency Service Providers (giving you access to a local mental health team to discuss concerns after standard business hours), various hotlines, local community partners, and Food Pantry locations/hours, can be found under Emergency Resources.

Danvers Contact: 
Donna Davis, LMHC 
Phone: 978-762-4245 

Lynn Contact: 
Debbie Campbell 
Phone: 781-593-6722 extension 6615 

If you are experiencing a FINANCIAL HARDSHIP, please check out the links below. 


Food Security & Healthy Living
NSCC’s monthly mobile food markets and student discounts to Metro North of YMCA. 

Real Life Priorities
Assistance with support of occasional or emergency situations. 

NSCC-Uber Ride, MBTA Youth-Pass 

Food Security & Healthy Living

Preventing student hunger on campus 
NSCC provides meal vouchers to currently enrolled NSCC students who are experiencing food insecurity. This resource is confidential for students, with NSCC staff available to assist students with identifying additional resources as needed. Vouchers are available through: 

Student Health Services: Danvers Campus: DB-108 • Lynn Campus: LW-126 
Student Support & Advising: Danvers Campus: DH-160 • Lynn Campus: LS-134 

Mobile Food Markets 
Free farmers market-style distribution of food, fresh fruits and vegetables. Open to the entire college community. One-time registration online or stop by Student Health Services in Lynn or Danvers. 

Danvers Campus: 2nd Thursday of the month from 11:00am - 12:30pm 
Lynn Campus: 4th Wednesday of the month from 10:00am - 11:30am 
* Please check the monthly calendar for any changes due to holidays and weather 

Mobile Food Market sign-up 
More info on food assistance >

Real Life Priorities

NSCC is here to help. 
Help can come in many ways, depending on the student and the situation. It could be an advance on your expected financial aid, an MBTA T-Pass, gas or food cards, or a small grant. If rent, transportation or other issues are impacting your success, then completing our Here to Help application will allow us to look at the best way to help you! Students who need assistance accessing resources for Housing, SNAP, Utility Assistance, MassHealth Enrollment, MassHealth Recertification, Emergency Food, navigating social services agencies & more are encouraged to fill out the Here to Help application. 

Here to Help Application > 


NSCC-Uber Ride offers students safe and reliable reduced-fare rides. Currently registered NSCC students can ride to and from the Danvers Campus or Middleton location from the North Shore Mall or Beverly Depot with a $10 discount on rides. Students can also ride between the Danvers Campus and Middleton location. 

Sign up for NSCC-Uber Ride >

Wheelchair Accessible Transportation 
For students needing accessible transportation get to class, NSCC has contracted with Beauport Ambulance Service to provide rides from the same pick-up/drop-off locations and for the same cost as an NSCC-Uber Ride. Students must provide a current student ID and their myNorthshore email address to BAS service provider upon pick-up. 

More Accessibility Resources 
Need a ride now? Call Beauport Ambulance Service at 800-563-7798 

MBTA Youth Pass 
Many NSCC students are eligible for an MBTA Youth Pass. Passes can be used at MBTA Fare Vending Machines or Retail Sales Terminals to purchase a reduced price LinkPass for $30 a month, or at a reduced pay as you go rate. You must be a North Shore Resident ages 12-25, who is not attending middle or high school. For those 19-25 you must also be enrolled in one of MBTA's accepted GED or job training program, or state or federal benefit program. For more information, contact 

NSCC Youth Pass Intake Form 
MBTA trip planner 

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