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  • Referral Services
  • Referral Services

    Are you having a bad day or just need someone to talk to? Pueblo Community College (PCC) cares about students and offers an approach to their mental and emotional needs through community partnerships we have developed over the years. The Pueblo campus offers referral services that will address issues by utilizing community advocates like Health Solutions and Catholic Charities. These services take a holistic approach to care. Services are available for students in need of a referral, or if they just need a moment to vent. PCC believes in solutions to life’s most difficult concerns and this is why the College will work to connect students with the professional care they deserve.

    Referral and guidance services at PCC are available to you Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. While PCC does not have certified counselors, the College can offer referral and guidance services in a student’s time of crisis. These individuals have years of experience working with a wide range of students from all walks of life. Assessment and referral services for students needing ongoing counseling, mental health, and alcohol assistance are offered through a collaborative partnership with local community agencies.


    Health Clinic –
    719.549.3315

    The Pueblo Campus has partnered with the Pueblo Community Health Center to provide health services including but not limited to mental & emotional health. We are located in the Medical Technology Building in Room 118. The PCC Health Clinic is open Monday – Wednesday and on Friday from 8am – 3:30pm. Please feel free to stop in or call (719) 549.3315 to schedule an appointment.


    Project ACCESS -
    719.549.3052

    (Advancing Community Care; Enhancing Student Success)
    The PCC Pueblo Campus has partnered with Catholic Charities to offer assistance to students. In addition to an “Options 4 Change” and ‘Road to Success classes, Project ACCESS provides referrals to numerous community services. Get in touch with Project ACCESS by calling 719.549.3052 OR 719.549.3040. Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Navigator Trainers on the Pueblo campus are located in Room 241 of the Student Center. Assistance is provided to students who are experiencing a crisis. Once the crisis has abated, students are referred to off-campus resources.

     

    Department of Social Services – 719.251.7417 or 719.251.7443

    PCC is in partnership with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and have representatives on the Pueblo campus to assist TANF recipients and provide general information and referrals for students in need of social services. Students may contact DSS representatives in the Medical Technology Building, Room 114; or call 719.251.7417 or 719.251.7443.


    Drug and Alcohol Prevention Information –
    719.549.3080

    PCC maintains drug prevention information and resources in cooperation with the referral sources in the community. We also have information concerning alcohol abuse prevention. These resources are available to all employees and students at all campuses. You can obtain information and confidential referrals by contacting the Chief Student Services Officer at 719.549.3080.


    Panther Student Pantry
    – 719.549.3019

    The Panther Student Pantry (PSP) partners with Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado to assist in overcoming food needs. Currently, enrolled students are able to utilize this service once a week. Students may select six (6) unique food items and one hygiene product. The pantry is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from the hours of 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (when school is in session). The Pueblo Campus pantry is located in the Learning Center, which is in the lower level of the Academic Building, AB, Room 042 (AB lower level). The Fremont Campus pantry is in the main hallway across from the Public Safety Office and the hours are Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; the Durango Campus in Room 219 and their hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. when classes are in session, but please double check with the Go!Zone,  and at the Mancos Campus visit the Go!Zone and their hours are from Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. when classes are in session.


    Monthly Mobile Pantry
    - 719.549.3080

    The Mobile Pantry in collaboration with Pueblo Care and Share is open to students and

    the community in need of food. Students are invited to stop by at the Pueblo Campus on the first Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. until all food items are distributed. Food items are distributed on the north parking area behind the Student Center off of Harrison Street. For more information, contact the Chief Student Services Officer Admin Assistant at 719.549.3080, located in the Student Center, Room 241.


    PSC Resource Guide

    The Psychology and Social Workers Careers and Resources for Education (PSC) are students interested in the areas of psychology and social work with a student support system to help with awareness, resources, and education for future careers. Contact Charles Bonfadini at the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building, Room 250 for more information about PS CARE.


    PCC Police Department
    – 719.549.3355

    If you need assistance, police officers are available to assist. At the Pueblo Campus, contact the Office at 719.549.3355, located in the Student Center, Room 152 or Fremont Campus at 719.296.6130, Room A115. At the SCCC Campus call 911. Officers are available to help if you are experiencing any type of distress and need to either report an incident or need immediate assistance. Officers have arrest powers and can also provide escort services late at night if needed. If you are in immediate danger call 911 or look for the blue emergency phones located in campus parking lots to get help in an emergency.

     

    Learning Center– (719.549.3365)
    The Learning Center located on the lower level of the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building (AB) offers tutoring, study space, free coffee, resources for campus questions. Contact Ross Barnhart at 719.549.3365, or stop by his office located at the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building, Room 042.


    Disability Resources
    – 719.549.3446

    Students having a disability, including a temporary disability such as a broken arm, qualify for accommodations. These accommodations include but are not limited to note taking services, alternative text formats, and sigh language interpreting services. These services are available to students at all campus locations. Call 719.549.3446 for assistance or stop by the office located at the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building, Room 120.

     

    Fremont Campus:

    PCC Health Clinic
    The Fremont Campus has a physician available to provide health services. The clinic is open most Thursday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during spring and fall semesters only. Please call 719.549.3315 to schedule an appointment.

    Silviano Arguello, MD
    Phone: 719.549.3315
    Office: Go!Zone
    brenda.wallerstedt@pueblocc.edu


    Drug and Alcohol Prevention Information
    – 719.549.3080

    PCC maintains drug prevention information and resources in cooperation with the referral sources in the community. We also have information concerning alcohol abuse prevention. These resources are available to all employees and students at all campuses. You can obtain information and confidential referrals by contacting the Chief Student Services Officer at 719.549.3080.

     

    Mental Health & Substance Abuse Issues
    We encourage the Fremont Campus Students to utilize Solvista Health (719.275.2351) for mental health concerns.

    For issues regarding substance abuse, students may contact Solvista or Rocky Mountain Behavioral Health (719.275.7650).
     

    The PCC staff physician comes to the Fremont Campus once a week to provide health services for students and may also provide referral information.

    If you need someone to talk with on the Fremont Campus, please contact a member of the Administration Team – the Director of Student Services, the Director of Academic Services, or the Fremont Campus Dean.


    Disability Resources – 719.549.3446

    Students having a disability, including a temporary disability such as a broken arm, qualify for accommodations. These accommodations include but are not limited to note taking services, alternative text formats, and sigh language interpreting services. These services are available to students at all campus locations. Call 719.549.3446 for assistance or stop by the office located at the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building, Room 120.


    PCC Police Department

    If you need assistance, police officers are available to assist. Fremont Campus at 719.296.6130, Room A115.


    Mancos Campus/Durango Site:

    PCC Health Clinic

    Lynne Evetts, FNP-BC

    Phone: 719.549.3315

    Office: MT 118

    brenda.wallerstedt@pueblocc.edu

    Drug and Alcohol Prevention Information 719.549.3080

    PCC maintains drug prevention information and resources in cooperation with the referral sources in the community. We also have information concerning alcohol abuse prevention. These resources are available to all employees and students at all campuses. You can obtain information and confidential referrals by contacting the Chief Student Services Officer at 719.549.3080.

     

    Mental Health & Substance Abuse Issues

    We encourage the SCCC Students to utilize Axis Health System local providers for mental health concerns.

    • For Durango students: contact La Plata Integrated Healthcare, 1970 E. 3rdAvenue, Unit #1 (on the lower level) in Durango. Call 970.335.2288. This office provides counseling and therapy as well as adult and pediatric primary care.
    • For Mancos students: contact Cortez Integrated Healthcare, 691 East Empire St. in Cortez. Call 970.565.7946. This office provides counseling and therapy, psychiatric services, and adult and pediatric primary care.
     

    If you need someone to talk with at the Mancos Campus or Durango Site, please contact a member of the Administration Team – the Director of Student Services, the Director of Academic Services, or the Campus Dean.


    Disability Resources – 719.549.3446

    Students having a disability, including a temporary disability such as a broken arm, qualify for accommodations. These accommodations include but are not limited to note taking services, alternative text formats, and sigh language interpreting services. These services are available to students at all campus locations. Call 719.549.3446 for assistance or stop by the office located in the Dr. Mike Davis Academic Building, Room 120.


    PCC Police Department

    If you need assistance, police officers are available to assist. At the Mancos Campus and Durango Site call 911.


    Other Community Resources:

    PEAK

    The Colorado Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK) is a website designed to provide you with an easily accessible self-service tools to apply for multiple public assistance benefits.

    • PEAK encompasses food, medical, and financial assistance programs. If you opt to use PEAK, it may save you from having to complete separate applications for each program.
    • Applicants can complete a PEAK application online and submit it electronically to their county.
    • To see if you might be eligible for food, medical, or cash assistance, you will need to create an account on their web site. You will also need to have the items listed on the following web page ready before you begin your online application.


    Reach Out!

    The PCC Reach Out app is a free and completely anonymous. Students who are experiencing a personal issue, crisis, medical need, hot line(s), need an advocacy and support group,  need help identifying resources, or prevention and education about sexual assault issues may download the application to a smart phone, I-Pad, or personal computer device by going through the Apple Store or Google Play. Don’t walk alone, Reach Out!


    Colorado Crisis Services – 1.844.493.8255

    Students experiencing an immediate crises such a family crisis, suicide thoughts, bullying, stress, depression and need to talk with a professional may contact the Colorado Crises Services at 1.844.493.8255 to speak with a licensed therapist or a peer specialist 24 hours a day/seven days a week. You may also Text TALK 38255.


    2-1-1

    By calling the 2-1-1 number, students may receive assistance at any of the college campuses. Services offered by calling the 211 number are assistance or referral for: housing, utility needs, food, health, job support, or have a crises or emergency. Calling the 211 number will put you in contact with the specific region and local resources available (Regions 4 for the Durango Area, and Regions 6 for the Fremont and Pueblo areas. The 2-1-1 Free Resource Referral Line will identify the region you are calling when handling your call.


    Mobile Early Intervention Services - 719.568.3750

    Health Solutions, available at 719.568.3750, provide early intervention services to assist those who are experiencing stressful, traumatic, or demanding situation that if not addressed quickly, could turn into a crisis or emergent situation. This is a mobile service reaching out to individual living in the city and county of Pueblo, Co who are in need. Health Solutions has a drop-in mental health clinic located at 1302 Chinook Lane in Pueblo. Other services provided through this agency include: diagnostic evaluation, individual, couple, or family therapy, medications, substance abuse/DUI, and domestic violence emergency, acute care school-based, early childhood, vocational and adult residential.


    Safe2Tel - 1.877.542.7233

    Safe2Tell provides students a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous. To submit a tip call 1.877.542.7233 (Safe) or visit the website.

              Pueblo Rape Crisis Services – 719.549.0549

     

              Suicide Prevention Life Line – 1.800.273.8255

     

              National Coalition of Domestic Violence – 1.800.799.7233

     

    DON’T WALK ALONE, REACH OUT

    when you need help!