SJCC-SparkPoint


Where financial dreams become a reality. 

Free. Personalized. Confidential. 

Proudly serving students and members of our community by providing tools and resources to set personal financial goals and paths to achieving financial freedom. 

Our Mission 

​​​​​SparkPoint San José is a financial capability program providing students and community members integrated, co-located service providers, who’s mission and common goal is to improve participant’s financial health.  SparkPoint staff provides a holistic approach to ensure that participants overcome financial barriers that directly impact their economic mobility and self-sufficiency. 

SparkPoint San José is part of a regional United Way Bay Area network of financial capability centers designed to serve individuals and families who are working to achieve financial self-sufficiency. 

SparkPoint Services Provided: 

Financial Coaching 
Meet one-on-one with a financial coach who will work with you to create a personalized financial path to achieving your financial goals. Learn how to create spending plans, build savings and plan for expenditures. 

Career Coaching 
Strengthen your employment success by meeting with a career coach who will assist you in creating or updating a resume, practice your interviewing skills, alert you to employment possibilities and much more. 

Credit & Debt Coaching 
A financial coach with expertise in credit and debt counseling will work with you to understand how credit works, teach you tips to improve credit and/or build credit, review your report to dispute inaccuracies and much more. They can also help with homeownership dreams and debt relief strategies. 

Free Legal Clinics 
Twice a month, Bay Area Legal Aid, provides a Debtors' Rights Legal Clinic, providing free information and an opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney to discuss your consumer legal issues or bankruptcy consideration. 

CalFresh Screening & Enrollment 
Struggling to put food on the table? We can help, ask us how. 

Free Tax Preparation Services 
SparkPoint staff are trained and certified to assist participants with free tax preparation services. Please contact us for more information. 

Two Locations to Serve You: 

San José City College 
2100 Moorpark Ave., Student Center, 2nd Floor  

Evergreen Valley College 
3095 Yerba Buena Road, Student Services Center 2nd Floor, Counseling Area Hub 

Call or email for a personal one-on-one appointment or to sign up for a FREE workshop: 

Phone:  408-918-5199 

Text: 408-647-5660 

Email: 

sparkpoint@sjeccd.edu

Questions? Or to find out more about SparkPoint, join us
Mon - Thurs 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 - 4:00 pm 

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