The START Program is located on the first floor of the Student Services Center on Pleasant Hill campus within the EOPS Suite (SSC 127).
Email us at START@dvc.edu to begin conversations.
On campus and remote counseling appointments are available. Current DVC START students can fill out this online form to request a counseling appointment with a START counselor. New or prospective students should contact us at START@dvc.edu to have a conversation with program staff before counseling can be scheduled.
START staff can also help in the process of applying for financial aid. Foster youth are often eligible for a variety of grants and other monetary support to pay for college.