Telehealth Provider Launches Basic Needs Support Connecting Service for Community College Students

Higher ed telehealth provider TimelyMD is launching a service this fall so that community college students have access to affordable support programs for basic needs.

Timely Md Logo W Tag 01 E1625673279941Such basic needs include medical and mental health care, food, housing, childcare, transportation and bill pay. The service will connect students to free or reduced-cost support programs for these needs.

According to a new TimelyMD survey, 60% of community college students have struggled with basic needs over the last year.

This spring, more than 4.5 million students were enrolled at two-year schools.