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The Special Populations & Retention Coordinator provides counseling and assistance to students, including special populations students, to help them stay in college and reach their goals.

Students receive referrals for problems such as:

  • Domestic abuse, family conflict
  • Depression and other mental health issues
  • Assistance with books, rent, food, utilities and transportation

Which students qualify for services under Special Populations?

  • Students who have a disability
  • Single parents, displaced homemakers (divorced, separated, pregnant, widowed)
  • Any student who would like to receive counseling and referrals to resources
  • Any student who would like to participate in programs and activities
  • Students who are economically disadvantaged
  • Students who have limited English proficiency
  • Students enrolled in non-traditional programs (ex: a male student in the nursing program or a female in the welding program)

What Assistance is Available?

  • Referrals to community and college resources
  • HEROES provides participants with educational and informative presentations on topics such as: Workplace Ethics and Etiquette, Tax Tips for Single Parents, Dress for Success, Interview Skills, Test Taking and Study Skills, and more.
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