Counseling Services

The Carlos L. González Counseling Center

The Counseling Center provides ongoing personal counseling for registered Hostos Students on an individual and group basis. Counseling is provided in a private, confidential, and supportive environment in which students may focus on issues and concerns which may be hindering successful academic achievement and personal development. The Counseling Center maintains a close collaborative relationship with instructional faculty and staff, who are a frequent source of referral. 

Faculty & Staff Information
Counselors are available to consult with faculty on issues affecting student academic performance and retention. Counseling and Staff are encouraged to refer students of concern directly to the Counseling Center. Please refer to brochure.

Location
Carlos L. González Counseling Center
450 Grand Concourse, Rm. C330
Bronx, New York 10451
(718) 518-4319
infocounseling@hostos.cuny.edu

The building and its offices are accessible to individuals who use wheelchairs.

Center Hours
The Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to noon, and on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 7:00 p.m. when classes are in session. At other times, hours are posted at the Center and here on the website. Students are advised to call the Center at 718 518-4461 or 718 518-4319, to confirm hours for the particular service or program they wish to utilize.

How to Contact the Center or Ask a Counselor
Call the number above to speak with a staff person. If no one is available, please leave a voicemail and we will return your call.


Mental Health/Counseling Resources

Mental Health America - Free Screenings for Anxiety, Depression, PTSD
Psychological Tests & Quizzes
Safe Horizon - Services for Victims of Crimes and Other Traumatic Events
The Help Center of the American Psychological Association
The National Institute of Mental Health - Mental Disorders Information
The National Institute of Mental Health - Depression (English Webpage)
The National Institute of Mental Health - Depression (Spanish Webpage)
ULifeline
Victim Services of New York - Domestic Violence, Legal and Other Support Services

Career Resources
Counseling Center’s Career Services Links Page - Students are encouraged to register with Career Services for individualized assistance.
Occupational Outlook Handbook

Academic Support Resources
The Hostos Academic Learning Center
The College Library