Basic Needs

FRESH Social Worker Consultations

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Experiencing financial stress, food/housing insecurity, and other stressors and want support and guidance?
Do you have additional basic needs questions or need help navigating campus and community resources?

Our FRESH Social Worker team can help!

For all general inquiries, please email: fresh@uci.edu 

Basic Needs Consults

Meet Peter!

Our Basic Needs Consultations are led by Peter Thach—a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. He is also a UC Irvine alum and completed his Master of Social Work from USC. Peter has previously worked as a therapist and clinical social worker in school-based mental health settings and at UCI Pediatrics.

Peter can help you with... Basic needs issues (food insecurity, housing insecurity, homelessness, financial concerns), supports, and supplemental work being done at the FRESH Basic Needs Hub.


Housing Support Consults

Meet Christy!

Our Housing Support Consultations are led by Christy Molino—a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. She is a University of Notre Dame alum and completed her Master of Social Work from USC. Christy has previously worked as a clinical social worker and case manager in a local psychiatric hospital.

Christy can help you with... Rapid rehousing, supporting homeless and housing-insecure students by securing long-term, permanent housing.