All Counseling Services

Academic and Career Counseling

The Counseling Office has resources to assist students in the following areas:

  • Returning students;
  • Assessments to determine interests and assist in career planning;
  • Exploring career options;
  • Choosing an academic program; and
  • Transferring to another college.

Students can also take advantage of self-service options:

Location: Learning Success Center (A-117)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact: (313) 845-9611 or email counseling@hfcc.edu with the subject line "Online Advising." In the message indicate the academic pathway or area of interest.

Individual Counseling

The Counseling Office can help you with issues such as:

  • Decisions regarding program of study and career;
  • Peer mentoring;
  • Learning how to cope with anxiety;
  • Learning interpersonal skills;
  • Conflict resolution with faculty and classmates;
  • Stress management;
  • Test anxiety;
  • Veterans issues;
  • Mental health issues;
  • Addictions;
  • Cross-cultural and adjustment issues.

Location: Learning Success Center (A-117)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact: (313) 845-9611 or email counseling@hfcc.edu. Include in the subject line "Counselor Appointment." In the message provide your name and telephone number, and someone will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Personal Crisis

If you are seeking personal counseling about difficult issues in your life or are experiencing a personal crisis, do not hesitate to visit or call the Student Outreach and Support Office.

If you are feeling suicidal or you urgently need help during non-business hours, please call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. You may also use the National Suicide Prevention Online Chat Service, 24/7.

Assisted Learning Services

If a student has a disability, staff in Assisted Learning Services can provide accommodations for a more successful college experience. Some of these resources include:

  • Special Testing Conditions;
  • Curricular or instructional modifications;
  • Textbooks in alternate format;
  • Reader/writer services for tests;
  • Note-taker assistance; and
  • American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters for classroom.

Location: Learning Success Center (A-125)
Hours: Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Contact: (313) 845-9617

Student Outreach and Support (SOS)

Student Outreach and Support (SOS) helps students achieve their educational goals by offering three basic forms of assistance:

  • Personal, career, and crisis counseling;
  • Additional funding; and
  • Academic training and assistance.

Location: Learning Success Center (A-125)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Contact: (313) 845-9629