Basic Needs Assistance

Visit UK's Basic Needs home

The Center for Support and Intervention Team has services across campus available to address students' immediate, basic needs regarding food and housing. CSI connects students with those resources and provides support best aligned with specific student needs. 

Contact the team from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday:

         • Visit: Dean of Student’s Office in 513 Patterson Office Tower (POT).
         • Email:
         • Call: 859-218-NEED (6333)

For immediate assistance outside of the team's hours of operation:

         • United Way (housing, food, and basic needs resource finder): Dial 211 or
         • Greenhouse 17 (domestic violence shelter) 24-hour crisis hotline: 1-800-544-2022 or