SparkPoint at Cañada College

Building 9, Room 125
Phone: (650) 381-3550

SparkPoint at Cañada College is a financial education and coaching support service program that provides students with the tools to achieve financial stability. Through partnerships with a broad range of organizations and funders, SparkPoint at Cañada College brings added value to the services and resources that Cañada College offers students and other community members. Affiliated with United Way of the Bay Area, SparkPoint at Cañada College features financial coaches that students and others utilize like personal trainers in order to achieve financial fitness. Students work one-on-one with their personal financial coach to:

  • Increase income with certificates and degrees
  • Create a balanced budget
  • Pay off debt and save money
  • Access free and low cost banking
  • Review credit scores and reports for accuracy
  • Address food insecurities
  • Discover and access resources including benefits when eligible
  • Look for jobs and obtain résumé and cover letter critique
  • Seek free income tax assistance

SparkPoint at Cañada College also features a full-service on-site food pantry for students and community members who need food. The pantry is open that is open on Tuesdays, Wednesday’s and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. To schedule an appointment, call 650-381-3550.