Resources for You

Here you will find a directory of helpful resources for students, faculty members or classified professionals who would like support, assistance or crisis services. Click these links to find

LGBTQ+ Resources

Basic Needs and Wellbeing

  • Mental Health Service Providers, resources listed in De Anza's Psychological Services website for Santa Clara County and in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Bill Wilson Center Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter offers short-term housing for runaway, homeless, and other troubled youth (ages 11-17). Individual, group, and family counseling is provided to restore family ties when possible, and to stabilize the lives of homeless youth to avoid victimization from street life.
  • Drop-in Center The Drop-in Center in downtown San Jose helps homeless at-risk youth, ages 12 – 22, by providing basic necessities such as food, clothing, and personal hygiene items. The program also provides more comprehensive services including counseling, living skills training, job readiness training, housing assistance, health education (including HIV prevention) and links to other services, such as access to legal services and health care.
  • LACY Legal Advocates for Children & Youth provides free legal representation, advocacy, and information to minors in Santa Clara County, and educates several minors, parents, service providers, and attorneys on legal issues relevant to minors.
  • Santa Clara County Suicide & Crisis Hotline (855) 278-4204 is a 24 hour, toll-free confidential suicide prevention hotline available 7 days a week for phone intervention and emotional support by highly trained volunteer Crisis Phone Counselors - Thank you to Youth Space for this information
  • Food Pantry, is located in the Outreach Office (Seminar 3 Building) and is available to any De Anza student who qualifies for assistance. To be eligible, students must have a student ID and meet the income guidelines for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP). Go to link for their hours, you can also teach out to or 408.864.8327.

Off-Campus Community Resources 

Transgender Resources

LGBTQ+ College Students

Education for LGBTQ+ Allyship

College Administrators + LGBTQ Advocacy

For Healthcare Providers

College and Community Services

  • The Child Development Center accepts children 18 months to five years of age, from families affiliated with De Anza College as well as the general public.
  • Disability Support Services assists students who have physical, psychological or other disabilities, vision, hearing impairments or ADD/ADHD.
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms are located in the East Cottage (ECOT 1), Multicultural Center (MCC), PE Quad 5 (PE 5), and G Building (G). See campus map
  • Student Health Services provides free and low-cost services to all students, including physical exams, emergency contraception, flu shots and birth control.
  • Student Psychological Services provides free, confidential psychological counseling to students, during daytime hours. For 24-hour services, see the resources listed above or below.

Crisis Hotlines

Domestic Violence (multiple languages)

Health (including contraception, HIV services)

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