EVC SparkPoint

​​EVC SparkPoint


Looking to tackle your financial challenges and build a brighter future for yourself and your family?  SparkPoint San José​ is a program that addresses financial capability through a financial coaching approach to work with individuals to achieve their financial and educational goals.  SparkPoint San José is part of a regional United Way Bay Area network of financial education centers designed to serve individuals and families who are working to achieve financial self-sufficiency.  Services provided by SparkPoint are at no cost to participants and are accessible to both students and community members.   

SparkPoint Services Provided for FREE:

Financial Coaching

Meet with a financial coach who will guide you on your financial path to achieving your financial goals.  Learn how to budget your money, track spending, 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 clients to understand how credit works, teach you how to improve credit and build credit and fix inaccuracies on credit report.  They can also help with homeownership dreams and debt relief strategies.

Free Legal Clinics

Once a month, Bay Area Legal Aid, provides a Debtors' Rights Legal Clinic, providing free information and an opportunity to meet with an attorney to discuss your consumer legal issues or bankruptcy consideration.  First Thursday of each month at 9:30am or 1pm in the Mishra Community Room. See brochure for more info​.

CalFresh Screening & Enrollment

Second Harvest Food Bank is offering screening and enrollment to any interested participants weekly.  Please call for more information on schedule. 

Two Locations to Serve You:

San José City College
600 S. Bascom Ave, Technology Building, T-124

Evergreen Valley College
3095 Yerba Buena Road,
Student Services Center 2nd Floor, Counseling Area Hub
Phone: 408-918-5199
Email: sparkpoint@sjeccd.edu

​Contact Info:


Center Director:
Vanessa Muñiz


Free Food Programs


SparkPoint Brochure​

Free Legal Clinics Brochure

Meet Our Coaches

Calendar of Events

Relationships with Money

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