Pregnant and Parenting Resources
Are you balancing parenthood while attending school? We are here to offer holistic and wrap-around support to ensure that you have everything you need to be successful. There are a variety of valuable resources available to student parents both on ca
Notice: Advance Payments to Parents
Families will get advance payments thanks to the expansion of the Child Tax Credit starting July 15th. The payment will be up to $300 per month for each child under age 6 and up to $250 per month for each child age 6 through 17.
To qualify for advance Child Tax Credit payments, you — and your spouse, if you filed a joint return — must have:
- Filed a 2019 or 2020 tax return and claimed the Child Tax Credit on the return; or
- Given provided your information in 2020 to receive the Economic Impact Payment using the Non-Filers: Non-Filer Sign Up Tool ; and
- A main home in the United States for more than half the year (the 50 states and the District of Columbia) or file a joint return with a spouse who has a main home in the United States for more than half the year; and
- A qualifying child who is under age 18 at the end of 2021 and who has a valid Social Security number; and
- Made less than certain income limits.
To check your eligibility and update your personal information visit the Child-Tax Credit Update Portal: https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/child-tax-credit-update-portal.
Green River College pell-eligble students enrolled in at least 6 credits are eligible to apply for the CCAMPIS scholarship program. The program is designed to support student parents while they attain their degree or certificate with in the amounts of $350 to $600 per month. Childcare Access Means Parents in School - CCAMPIS – www.greenriver.edu/ccampis
Violence Prevention Center
The Green River Violence Prevention Center (VPC) implements campus-wide strategies to prevent interpersonal violence, promote wellness, and provide support to all members of the campus community that have experienced interpersonal violence (stalking, harassment, sexual assault, and relationship violence). The VPC serves all members of our campus community. People of any and all genders, sexualities, races, ethnicities, ability, age, language proficiency, and immigration status are welcome at the VPC.
Through the VPC you can access free confidential interpersonal violence advocacy, support in navigating college systems, and connections to free campus and community resources. Find out more about the VPC at www.greenriver.edu/vpc, or contact the program manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call/text the VPC cellphone at 253-281-2984
If you need Interpersonal Violence Advocacy outside of business hours, you can contact our community partner DAWN 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 425-656-7867. If you have an immediate safety concern, contact Campus Safety at 253-288-3350. For emergency response call 911.
Local Childcare Providers
- Benefits Hub
- Child Tax Credit
- Emergency Funding Application
- Goodwin Connections (previously known as Seattle Milk Fund) is a childcare and family support program that helps students financially with not just the cost of childcare but also the cost of other family expenses due to being a college student.
- Education Funding
- Workforce Education