The counseling office at John Wood Community College offers free, personal counseling to all enrolled students and strives to provide personal support with the goal to promote social, academic, and career success in all students. We will contribute to the John Wood Community College mission of enriching lives and providing a caring and safe environment to meet the needs of a diverse population.
If you need a safe place and someone to talk with about your college and life experiences, visit the JWCC counseling office. We can help you overcome obstacles, engage in student life and improve your success. Appointments are available at our outlying centers in Mt. Sterling, Pittsfield, Ag Center and the Workforce Development Center.
We observe confidentiality rights as required by the American Counseling Association and the state of Illinois. In addition to these guidelines, the Counseling office also advocates for the health and well-being of the college community. We may consult with a site supervisor or a faculty supervisor in order to provide the most effective treatment and to assure the safety and well-being of students. However, no information about you is given to anyone outside of the Counseling Center, including parents, partners, employers, faculty, or other John Wood staff, unless:
Quincy Police: 911 or 217.228.4470
Campus Police: 217.641.4949
Transitions of Western Illinois 24-hour Crisis Line: 217.222.1166
Local Emergency Rooms:
National Suicide Hotline: 800.273.8255
Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741