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Student Life

Student and Campus Life at Union County College

Social Work Services

LeeAnn Trott, LSW
Phone: (908) 709-7139
Email: Leeann.trott@ucc.edu and/or socialworkservices@ucc.edu


Plainfield Campus: Monday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cranford Student Services Center: Monday 1:00 – 4:30 pm

Wednesday 11:30 am – 7:30 pm

Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Elizabeth Student Services Center: Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Union County College is committed to assisting students in accessing resources that meet their basic needs. Any student who has difficulty securing enough food to eat or lacks safe and stable housing is urged to contact Union County College’s Social Worker at SocialWorkServices@ucc.edu for support and guidance in becoming connected to resources.


For individuals in need of financial assistance, emergency housing and food, and screening for benefits, including SNAP and Medicaid, please access The Department of Human Services: The Division of Social Services in your respective County.


For assistance in locating an off-campus food pantry, please utilize the following resources:


For assistance in securing assistance with free internet services, please utilize:








Union County College’s social worker, LeeAnn Trott, LSW is available to meet with you to help with referrals for:

• Housing/Emergency Shelter
• Domestic Violence Services
• Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Initiatives
• Utility Assistance
• Adult Medicaid
• Child Support
• Counseling Services
• Support Groups
• Medical Insurance
• Legal Services


The Union County College pantry is now open!


If you need assistance for an emergency or crisis, immediately contact one of the following resources:

For immediate emergencies CALL 911, or mobile community outreach at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, 908-994-7131 to speak with a psychiatric screener.

Public Safety:  Cranford Campus (908) 709-7152
Elizabeth Campus (908) 659-5195
Plainfield Campus (908) 965-6070

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (24-hr. contact)
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

Caring Contact: 908-232-2880 (24-hr. contact)
TEXT “heart” to 741-741

Military Veterans Hotline:1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Press 1)
Suicide Hotline in Spanish: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Press 2)
LGBTQ Suicide Hotline:1-866-4-U-TREVOR (8-873867