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Student Advocacy & Resource Center

We understand life happens. And what life throws at you can sometimes get in the way of reaching your goals. STLCC offers the Student Advocacy & Resource Center to help you through many situations that may make it harder to finish your degree.

Connect with SAP

To easily connect with the Student Advocacy &Resource Center, complete our survey form to tell us how you are doing and how we can help you. We’ll respond to you within a couple of days with the information & resources you request. You can also contact us directly through phone or email, as listed below.


Crisis Assistance

If you find yourself needing a meal to get you through the day, in need of a safe place to stay for the night or you are experiencing an unsafe relationship, we can help connect you with local resources. The Archers' Market order form is available on our Archers' Market page.

Navigating Assistance Programs

Do you need help determining if you’re eligible for government assistance, gathering materials to apply and ensuring a quick and simple application process? If so, we have a large library of resources to help you navigate the process and connect you to additional support.

Program Verification

We don’t just help you enroll in assistance programs, but also support you along the way, including verifying attendance and progress for certain programs.

Advocacy Services

Do you find yourself in a situation where you have to choose between your education and something else? Are you feeling overwhelmed by a responsibility or burden? We’re ready to empower and help teach you the skills to advocate for yourself.

Additional Resources

There are many resources in the St. Louis region. These two sites maintain lists and databases with current information on available assistance for a variety of needs:

  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries: Get access to over 40 resources to help you make ends meet in the St. Louis area.
  • United Way 2-1-1: From basic needs to mental health, this online database lets you search for the resources you need.

Need More Info? Contact Us

Florissant Valley

Location: SC-257
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday & Tuesday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday

Danielle Lusk
314-513-4565 | dlusk@stlcc.edu
Schedule an appointment with Danielle

Tracy Hinton
314-513-4253| thinton@stlcc.edu
Schedule an appointment with Tracy

Forest Park

Location: SC-229
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon. & Tues.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wed. & Thurs.
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday

Tamala Turner
314-644-9027 | tcturner@stlcc.edu
Schedule an appointment with Tammy


Location: AD-130
9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday & Tuesday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday

Shannon Nicholson
314-984-7168 | snicholson29@stlcc.edu
Schedule an appointment with Shannon

Claire Coughlin
314-984-7076 | ccoughlin11@stlcc.edu
Schedule an appointment with Claire


Please reach out to either Danielle Lusk or Tracy Hinton at Florissant Valley.

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