Student Advocacy & Resource Center

The campus is closed due to COVID-19 but...

We're Always Here to Support You!

Everything comes after food, shelter, and clothing... even college.

College Students
Out of 2,445 Alamo Colleges Students Surveyed in 2018:

59% Felt Housing Insecure* 

48% Felt Food Insecure*

17% Experienced Homelessness in the Previous Year*

Only 5% of Homeless Students Utilize Housing Benefits*

* Source: 2018 #REALCOLLEGE SURVEY REPORT FOR SURVEY PARTICIPANTS FROM THE ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT

Mission

Increase student retention rates by supporting their unmet socio-economic or mental health needs outside the classroom which negatively impact levels of stress, focus, and student performance.

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Urgent Community Resources

Changing the lives of our students by providing them with the resources they need to meet their basic needs so they are able to focus on academics, increasing student performance, retention, and graduation rates, contributing to a healthy, stable, and successful community.

Virtual Hours: M-W and Friday 8am-5pm  Thursday 8am-7pm  and 1st Saturday of the Month 9am-1pm

Dial: 210-486-4181 or Email: nvc-advocacyctr@alamo.edu

Remote Support

Case Management provides one-to-one assessment and planning to help coordinate and monitor student’s health and human service needs.

Counseling and Mental Health Support Services are provided via a secure online environment.  Brief, solution-focused mental health counseling can scheduled.

Information and Referral Services provide information about support programs accessed through public and private service providers after a brief assessment of client needs (but not diagnosis and evaluation) to facilitate appropriate connection to community resources.

Emergency Assistance is provided for students through emergency grants to help with unexpected emergencies, such as rent and utilities.