Counseling Department

The mission of the Phoenix College Counseling Department is to meet the diverse academic, career, and personal enrichment needs of all students and our campus community.  Learning-centered instruction, counseling, and consultation are provided to support and assist students with goal development and graduation completion.


Meet with the Counseling Department for assistance with:

  • Assessing and understanding any concerns or difficulties you may have
  • Choosing academic or career paths right for you
  • Making academic, career, or personal goals decisions
  • Problem-solving
  • Responding to crisis or urgent needs
  • Finding mental health treatment (i.e. individual therapy, medications) off-campus
  • Finding resources related to rent/utility assistance, food/SNAP, health insurance plans, internet assistance, child care options, etc.

Counseling Department Appointments:

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with our Counseling Faculty to help you navigate personal, educational, and occupational barriers. These individualized sessions are designed to help you manage stress, improve study or test-taking skills, set specific goals, and align your current personal/occupational circumstances with your educational goals.

To Schedule an Appointment:

  • Call the Front Desk: 602-285-7392
  • Schedule Online Directly: Click here to Schedule with Counseling Faculty
    • For Online Scheduling for the first time this academic school year, please fill out both forms:
      • (1) Student Demographics Form
      • (2) Request an Appointment- find a date that matches your availability and modality (In-person, or Virtual: video appt)
    • Otherwise for Online Scheduling, if you already completed the Student Demographics Form this academic school year and you are already working with a Counseling Faculty, please request an appointment by clicking:
      • (2) Request an Appointment- find the last Counseling Faculty whom you worked with.

Schedule a one-on-one appointment with our Social Worker to receive navigation assistance of public benefits screening (i.e. food/SNAP, health insurance plans, internet assistance) and to receive on and off campus referrals to resources (i.e. rent/utility assistance, child care options, legal consultations, clothing, food pantries, shelter).

To Schedule an Appointment:

The new grant-funded Housing Opportunity Promoting Education (H.O.P.E.) Initiative offers an innovative solution to PC students who are experiencing (imminent) homelessness. If you are eligible, you may receive financial assistance towards housing and wraparound support while you are working and taking classes towards a certificate or degree.

To Schedule an Appointment to Determine H.O.P.E. Eligibility:

  • Call the Front Desk: 602-285-7392 to schedule with either the Social Worker or Counseling Faculty and specify you want to learn more about H.O.P.E. Initiative
  • Schedule Online Directly (see above tabs)

Counseling Department is a trained community partner site that helps students apply for and renew benefits online for AHCCCS Health Insurance, Nutrition Assistance (formerly Food Stamps) and TANF Cash Assistance. We help students complete Health-e-Arizona Plus (HEAplus) applications and submit requested documents electronically during an interactive interview. We, as Community Assistors, help you track the progress of the application. 

To Schedule an Appointment:

  • Call the Front Desk: 602-285-7392 to schedule with either the Social Worker or Counseling Faculty and specify you want assistance for Health-e-Arizona (HEAplus) application.