Resource Connections

WCC is committed to helping students connect with resources that support success both in and outside the classroom. Resource Connections helps students find campus and community resources for non-academic support. Struggling with a financial need that may prevent you from completing your program of study or certification? Please contact our office for help with the following:

Location and Hours

Resource Connections is located on the third floor of Thompson Hall (building 3 on the campus map).

Our hours are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact Information

Image of Erin Smith
Erin Smith, BSW
Director of Resource Connections/Social Worker
Phone: 336-838-6290
ecsmith460@wilkescc.edu
Image of Debbie Furr
Debbie Furr, MA
Resource Connections Coordinator
Phone: 336-838-6545
dkfurr831@wilkescc.edu

Community Resources

The following preferred partners will provide hardware and software support at a discount to WCC students with a valid student ID:

Express Computer Clinic, LLC
1619 Industrial Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm, Saturday 8 am – 12 pm
Phone: 336-973-0300
www.eccllc.com (also on Facebook)
Offer: 10% off services with valid WCC ID

Tech Bros
(mobile work truck)
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 am – 7 pm
Phone: 336-262-9918
www.YourTechBros.com
Offer: 10% off services with valid WCC ID

Max5
303 E 2nd St
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: 336-846-5005
www.facebook.com/max5computers
Offer: 10% off services with valid WCC ID

Below are links to online databases that can be used to search for free or reduced cost services in the community, including food, housing, transportation, childcare, health, and legal.

Find Help makes it easy for people to find assistance in just a few clicks.  A wide variety of free or reduced cost services are listed on this platform.

Privacy Disclaimer: Find Help will collect initial log in information, but no search information will be collected.

Wilkes Community College has partnered with Single Stop, a non-profit organization, to create a one-stop shop that can connect students with a variety of community and federal resources they may need to stay focused on their academic goals.

Single Stop uses specially-designed software that, through a series of questions, identifies resources students may be eligible for. This service is free to all students. Benefits and services may include:

  • SNAP (food stamps)
  • Medicaid
  • Tax credits
  • Child care
  • Emergency utility service

Complete the Single Stop Screener today! For additional information or to begin the application process, contact a staff member from Resource Connections:

Image of Erin Smith
Erin Smith, BSW
Director of Resource Connections/Social Worker
Phone: 336-838-6290
ecsmith460@wilkescc.edu
Image of Debbie Furr
Debbie Furr, MA
Resource Connections Coordinator
Phone: 336-838-6545
dkfurr831@wilkescc.edu