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Pima Community College (PCC) counselors use professional resources at PCC as well as local and national organizations to support you during your time at Pima.  

Counselors can provide assistance with:

We also provide career counseling. Please visit our Career Resources page for more information. 

Personal Challenges

Pima counselors are available to meet with you during business hours (Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.), on a short term basis to discuss personal counseling concerns and to connect you to community resources as needed. 

If you'd like more information about PCC counseling and/or non-PCC immediate crisis response resources, please fill out our request for resources form

Before you meet with a counselor, please review the PCC Counseling Acknowledgement Form. The counselor will review this form with you at your first meeting.

We can also help with referrals for these areas:

  • Substance abuse
  • Anger management
  • Relationships
  • Sexual abuse or assault

Immediate Crisis Support

If you need immediate crisis support, please contact the following hotlines and call centers:

  • Safety or Medical Emergency:  Dial 911 in the United States
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (toll-free)
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1-800-273-8255 (toll-free)
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
  • Crisis Counselors Call Center (24-hour crisis line): 1-800-273-8255 (toll-free) or text "ANSWER" to 839863
  • Crisis Response Center (local, free immediate crisis intake): 520-301-2400

PCC Student Wellness Assistance Program

Pima cares about your wellness - from time management to personal issues, from childcare to finances. Use the Student Wellness Assistance program to find online resources or connect to a counselor 24x7. 

The Student Wellness Assistance Program is free to PCC students for up to 6 sessions, per issue, per year. Contact 1-833-251-9941 for more information. 

To access the program:

  • Go to the MyPima Students Tab > Student Resources > Student Wellness Assistance. (If you are logged into your MyPima account and go to Student Resources, you will see Student Wellness Assistance about halfway down the page. There are hundreds of resources here for self-help and support.)

Additional Resources

  • Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
  • City of Tucson Eviction Prevention
  • Ulifeline
    Find help dealing with suicide prevention, drug abuse, and mental health. It's available to anyone who has enrolled at Pima Community College in the last three years. 
  • All About Counseling
  • 2-1-1 Arizona
    Dial this phone number (2-1-1) for 24/7 help or visit the website to get free assistance in identifying resources locally and throughout the state such as:
    • Supplemental Food and Nutrition Programs
    • Shelter and Housing Options
    • Utilities Assistance
    • Emergency Information and Disaster Relief
    • Employment and Education Opportunities
    • Services for Veterans
    • Healthcare, vaccination and health epidemic information
    • Addiction Prevention and Rehabilitation Programs
    • Re-entry help for ex-offenders
    • Support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs
    • A safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic violence

Academic Success

Counselors are also available to help you develop strategies for academic success, including: 

  • Study habits and test-taking
  • Memory and concentration
  • Time and stress management 

Contact Us

Desert Vista: 520-206-5000

Downtown: 520-206-7171

East: 520-206-7000

Northwest: 520-206-2200

West: 520-206-6600

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