Student Wellness Services (SWS) can help you achieve your goals during your journey here at Kingsborough. Our umbrella of services consists of four separate programs to provide a holistic approach in meeting your needs. Each center offers unique and varied programming, services, support, and education relating to health, mental health, and general wellness. Please explore the site to see how we can support you!
Phone 718 368 5975 | Fax 718 368 5057 | Counseling.Center@kbcc.cuny.edu
The Counseling Center provides emotional and psychological support to students as they pursue their academic and personal goals and strive toward enhancing the quality of their experience at Kingsborough. Counseling sessions are confidential and free for all currently enrolled students. In addition to individual counseling, the Counseling Center offers referrals to off-campus resources and outreach services to students, faculty, and staff. Outreach to staff and faculty are presentations or consultations on a variety of topics, including how to intervene with students behavioral and emotional problems in class and on campus.
Phone 718 368 5684 | Fax 718 368 5024 |Health.Center@kbcc.cuny.edu
The Health Center is one of many support services offered by the Department of Student Development. It provides first aid health care, medical record review, storage and retrieval, medical consultations, health related referrals, health education, advisory, and preventative health services. A registered nurse is always in attendance when classes are in session.
Phone 718 368 5300 | Fax 718 368 5024 | Wellness.Center@kbcc.cuny.edu
The Wellness Center provides health and mental health education in an integrated and holistic way. The Wellness Center connects students with wellness resources on and off campus, offers psycho-educational workshops in classrooms, and promotes healthy living through various events on campus. Students can schedule a Wellness Appointment to discuss time management, success in college, healthy eating, self-care strategies and more. Wellness appointments are confidential and free. To make a wellness appointment or for more information about events being held by the Student Wellness Center, call or visit our office..
Phone 718 368 4700 | Fax 718 368 6573 |Frances.Robinson@kbcc.cuny.edu
The Women’s Center provides women on campus a place to gather, socialize, network, and examine the transitioning lifestyles that will allow them to develop to their fullest potential. Its services include counseling and crisis intervention, special programs, projects, seminars and workshops for women, peer support groups, resources, and consultations with academic departments, organizations, and individuals to expand awareness of gender dynamics and women’s concerns.
The mission of Student Wellness Services (SWS) is to promote and support students’ physical, social, emotional, and psychological health and well-being during their time at Kingsborough Community College. We offer direct clinical care, provide referrals to campus and local resources, and assist the larger campus community through outreach, education, consultation, and prevention programs. By initiating dialogues, offering safe spaces, and facilitating workshops and other events, we aim to familiarize stakeholders with our protocols and services, educate the community about health and mental health issues, and reduce the stigma associated with help-seeking.
Licensed mental and medical health professionals including registered nurses, psychologists, and clinical social workers provide or supervise all services. We also have a health educator, helpful and friendly support staff, and masters-level counseling trainees to support students’ health, mental health, and general wellness needs.
Kingsborough CARES About You!
We know that these past couple of years have been challenging and difficult. The uncertainty has only added to the many responsibilities and complex lives our students lead. However, you should know Kingsborough CARES about you! Through the support of CARES monies, we are doing the following:
A more INTENTIONAL OUTREACH approach focusing on students in: Athletics, College Discovery, Veterans Affairs, Center for Workforce and Economic Development, Career Services, CUNY EDGE, Student Government/Clubs & Organizations, Men’s Resource Center, the Advisement Academies, ASAP, ESL, KLIP, KELI and others for the best student engagement
Increased Mental Health SCREENINGS
Mental Health CHECK-IN HOURS
Extended EVENING HOURS
Additional PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT &TRAINING for our Student Wellness Services staff
Student FOCUS GROUPS & SURVEYS to hear what their needs are in these uncertain times
UPDATED TECHNOLOGY to ensure our telehealth systems are current and comprehensive
We are here to fully support our students. These initiatives are part of the foundation
of services we provide including one-on-one personal counseling, emergency and crisis
intervention, workshops, events, and student support groups.
For more information or updates about events and support sessions, please call 718.368.5975 or email Counseling.Center@kbcc.cuny.edu.