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