Other Student Resources

Caregiver Resources

CCAMPIS Grants for Childcare

Benefits are available or eligible Miami students. The Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services. CCAMPIS must meet the following requirements: be enrolled at Miami; child(ren) must be enrolled at one of the affiliated child care centers; and applicant be eligible to receive Pell Grants through financial aid.

For information about the program at Miami, contact the director of the Miami affiliated child care center on your campus: on Oxford, Mini University, on Hamilton, Campus Kids, and on Middletown, the YMCA.

  • Oxford - Mini University, Kramer Elementary after-care with the Great Miami Valley YMCA: fitton@gmvymca.org or 513-868-9622
  • Hamilton - Campus Kids
  • Middletown - YMCA Children’s Center at MUM

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Butler County Job & Family Services (BCJFS) "provides services such as food, cash and medical assistance, publicly funded child care and employment assistance. It is our goal to enhance the quality of lives for our clients while promoting the stability, health and economic well-being of children and families."

Per BCJFS, they provide to those who qualify:

  • Adult Protective Services
  • Child Day Care Services
  • Food Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Ohio Works First
  • Transportation

WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. It provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. For assistance with WIC in Oxford, visit 10 North Locust Street, Suite A, Oxford, OH 45056, call 513-454-1111, or visit My Primary Health Solutions.

Oxford Seniors (City of Oxford)

Oxford Seniors provides physical, spiritual, social, educational, vocational and intellectual programs for adults 50 years of age or older. Oxford Seniors is located at 922 Tollgate Drive, Oxford OH 45056 and can be reached via phone at 513-523-8100.

Foster Care Alumni and Emancipated Youth

Utilities

HEAP

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally-funded program designed to assist eligible low-income Ohioians with their winter heating bills. Visit HEAP to find more information and assess eligibility.

Duke Energy Special Assistance

Duke Energy offers an array of assistance for eligible customers. 

Emergency Needs

Miami Cares Resources

The Student Success Center (SSC) staff works with individual students on the Oxford campus who have unanticipated difficulties during their college journey. If you have any of the needs described below, please complete the Miami Cares Resources form. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment with one of the SSC staff members.

Housing

If you need temporary emergency housing and/or a more permanent place to live, a Student Success staff member will meet with you to create a plan of action.

Food

Students of Miami University (Oxford Campus) without a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence or food needs are encouraged to schedule an appointment to meet with Ashley Hopkins to find out information and to utilize the Miami Food Pantry (immediate food assistance available), the Dining Services Scholarship (available based on established criteria), and the Oxford Community Choice Pantry. The Oxford-area Homeless Alliance (@oxhomelessalliance on social media) is also a valuable resource.

F5 Laptop Program

This is named for the F5 function key, used for refresh; find and replace. These refreshed laptops have been used by Miami University departments and faculty/staff and are available if you are in need of a working laptop in order to complete your coursework. The laptop is considered a resource and the value will be reported to the Office of Student Financial Assistance, which may have financial aid implications. Your F5 Laptop is replaceable if it stops working by trading it in for another F5 Laptop.

Clothing

  • Suit Yourself Gentlemen's Clothing Closet
    The Suit Yourself Gentleman’s Clothing Closet provides professional business attire and suits to individuals interviewing with prospective employers.
  • Dress for Success (female-identified professional attire)
    The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
  • Clothes that Work
    1133 South Edwin Moses Boulevard
    Suite 392
    Dayton, OH 45417
    937-222-3778
    Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Urban League of Cincinnati
    WorkForce Development
    877-986-9669
  • Farmers Insurance's Suits for Soldiers
    Americans across the country can support veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce by donating gently used and dry cleaned suits or professional attire for men and women at more than 13,000 Farmers® agencies through the Farmers Insurance Suits for Soliders program.
  • Professional Attire for Foster Youth
    Contact Ohio Reach for more information.
  • Save-A-Suit
    The Save-A-Suit foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides not just former military free professional business attire, but recent college graduates as well. Please note that Save-A-Suit receives a high volume of requests, so it can take several weeks before you can get a free suit. For more information, or to request a suit, you can email Save-A-Suit at veterans@saveasuit.org.

 

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