Community Resources

The information provided below is not an an exhaustive list and Hillsborough Community College does not specifically recommend any particular provider. However, it is our intention for this list of community resources to assist our existing and potential students with their search for community resources to aid their efforts and needs as they continue their education.

For more information on any of these programs, please visit the provider information listed below.

Financial Assistance

For a list of tuition assistance options available for many of our workforce training programs, please visit

Technology Needs


The HCC Foundation – Up to $400 towards the purchase of a laptop or computer to support your education efforts. Applicants must be currently registered ICCE/HCC student and referred by an HCC/ICCE team member. APPLY HERE

Internet Access:

Spectrum (and other internet providers) may have discounted internet access options to meet your needs. Please visit Internet Assist with Spectrum to learn more. Or visit their Student Discount Program page to learn about other options.

Free Internet and WIFI for New K-12 and College Student Households, please CLICK HERE to learn more.

Transportation Assistance

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) student pass provides discounted unlimited rides all semester! Passes available for purchase at all HCC bookstore locations. A list of HCC Bookstores locations can be found HERE! 

Childcare Support

Wings Student Support – Wings Student Support is a program for non-traditional, special populations, and first-generation students pursuing an Associate of Science or Workforce Program. For more information CLICK HERE.

Contact information:
Judith Gaspar, M.A.
Special Services Coordinator- WINGS
Academic Affairs – Hillsborough Community College

Employment Assistance

Career Resource Centers @ HCC – Career Assessment, Job Search, Career Fairs –

CareerSource Tampa Bay – Career Assessment, Job Search and Resume Support, Career Fairs, Training and Tuition Support –

Other Services

American Opportunity Tax Credit – Tuition, textbooks and other course material expenses not covered by scholarships or grants may be claimed as a tax credit on your tax return. Save your receipts!

Enterprising Latinas – Education, advocacy, and networking –

Mary and Martha House – Domestic Violence Shelter and Support Services –

Metropolitan Ministries – Housing, food, and other financial support services. –

Starting Right Now – Youth homelessness services. –

The Spring of Tampa Bay – Domestic Violence Crisis Center –