Student Advocacy & Resource Center




210-486-HELP (4357)


We are Here for You!

Northwest Vista College recognizes that students struggling economically or with mental health issues may find college overwhelming at times. We know that stress can impact academic performance. Any student experiencing challenges is encouraged to reach out to the NVC Student Advocacy and Resource Center.  The Advocacy Center provides emergency student aid, help with essential needs, and individual and group mental health counseling at no cost to students.

24-hour emergency help is also available through the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (800-273-8255) or at

Getting Started

If you are ready to get started with Advocacy services, please click on the button below to complete our intake forms. An Advocacy team member will be in touch with you soon!

Click Here to complete Advocacy Intake Forms

For information on requesting Zoom for a virtual appointment, please click here.


Counselors are here to help with your mental health needs. Free individual counseling and support groups are available. Scheduled and drop-in. Learn More.

Case Managers are here to help you gain access to critical onsite support, emergency student aid, and community resources.

Click Here for instructions on requesting a Zoom virtual appointment. 


The Store students sign up for twice monthly curbside groceries and hygiene.


GrabNGo students drop by to grab a snack and drink one time per day.

Health and Wellness Station condoms, face masks, feminine products are available at no cost as needed.

Low Cost Internet Information

Affordable internet solutions are available.

Programs are available to bridge the digital divide by providing students and employees low-cost internet service.

Click Here for Low Cost Internet Information