Special Populations Collaborative

Economically Disadvantaged/All Special Populations

Contra Costa College. Single Stop USA

Contra Costa College has partanered with Single Stop USA, a non-profit organization set out to reduce povery in the U.S. The Single Stop Program at the college was established to help students remove financial barriers to achieving their academic and career goals. The program offers free and confidential benefits screening, including CalWORKs, CalFresh (Foodstamps), Medi-CAL, and PG&E discounts. Financial coaching is offered on credit repair, budget management/planning, identify theft/fraud, and establishing checking and savings accounts. Single Stop also offers free referral to services including social security, disability, child care, and housing/shelter, and tax preparation assistance.

For more information contact Sonia Suresh at ssuresh@singlestopusa.org or Ruth Gorman at rgorman@contracosta.edu.