Life does not stop just because you are in school. Our counselors are available to help students with personal issues and concerns.

Personal Counseling

Counseling Resources

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While we do not provide short- or long-term counseling on campus at Gaston College, our counselors are dedicated to discussing your issues and concerns and will connect you to additional resources when needed. For assistance, you may contact the Counseling Center on the Dallas Campus, 704.922.6220, or Lincoln Campus, 704.748.1051.

Community Resource Finder

Finding help just got easier with the Community Resource Finder. This tool helps connect students with a wide variety of free or reduced cost social services for food, housing, health care, personal goods, financial assistance and so much more.

The Gaston College and Community Resource Handbook

Provides a list of campus resources here at Gaston College and also contains contact information for community resources in Gaston, Lincoln, and Cleveland counties.


Student Outreach Services (SOS)

Gaston College has partnered with McLaughlin Young to provide enrolled students with a Student Outreach Services (SOS) program.

The SOS program provides students with access to clinicians that can assist with personal or academic-related challenges and concerns. They will also have access to Work-Life services such as Financial Services, ID Theft recovery and more.

The service is confidential and has no additional cost to students; it is available 24/7/365 at 800.633.3353. Students can call today!

Contact Us

Shamere Carpenter
Counselor – Lincoln Campus

Sherri Chavis
Counselor – Career