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Student Life

Student and Campus Life at Union County College

Social Work Services

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

• NJ SNAP/WIC
• 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!

 

Barbara Ruggieri, LSW
Phone: 908-709-7139
Email: barbara.ruggieri@ucc.edu

Hours:
Cranford Student Services Center- T, W, F
Elizabeth Student Services Center- M, TH

 

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