York County Community College Counseling and Wellness Services are short term, free and confidential to all YCCC students. The mission of the YCCC Counseling and Wellness Service is to provide developmentally appropriate counseling and wellness services to students who may be experiencing developmental, psychological or behavioral challenges. These services include psychological evaluation and screening, individual counseling, therapeutic psycho-education activities, addiction screening and referral, referral for psychiatric medication management, crisis assessment, and education and consultation, to faculty, staff and students. Students who require more intensive services than can be provided by YCCC Counseling and Wellness Services will be referred to community mental health providers.
Hours of Operation: Counseling Services is open Monday-Thursday from 8am-5:30pm from the arrival of students for the fall semester until the end of the May term.
To Make an Appointment; Call the confidential line 216-4415 and leave a message with available times that work for you. You can email Liza at Yllittle@yccc.edu You can also stop in at Student Affairs and Brittany Heaward can set up an appointment for you. Please pick up an intake form outside the counseling office before your appointment and fill it out or go to Resources Tab and download the counseling intake form to fill out.
After Hours Emergencies: York County Community College is a commuter college and thus there are no after- hour emergency services provided to students for counseling emergencies. The Maine Crisis & Suicide Hotline 1-888-568-1112 can be called 24/7 and a crisis counselor will be available to talk with a student or meet them at their home; Southern Maine Health Care's Sanford Campus, 25 June Street, Sanford (previously known as Goodall Hospital) has crisis and psychiatric services from 3p-3a, 7 days a week and can be reached by calling 324- 4310.
For more information please contact:
Liza Little, Psy.D.
Director of Counseling & Wellness Services
Office hours: Monday – Thursday from 8AM-5:30PM
Appointments between 8AM-5PM Not available on Friday