Human Services at MxCC

hands making heartHuman Services at MxCC

Do you enjoy helping others? Want a fulfilling career where you can work directly with people – and, in one of the fastest-growing fields out there?

Whether you want to build skills and qualifications for your current position, seek a new and exciting career, or aspire to be a leader in the field of social work – we offer a wide range of programs in Human Services specializations. You’ll learn about the challenges and the rewards of working in Human Services – while gaining practical hands-on experience in your focus area.

MxCC can train you to work in the career of your dreams – helping people in need, in areas including social work, education, advocacy, community services, mental health and more. Get right to work in a field that’s projected to grow by 25 percent over the coming years, with an associate degree or one of our sought-after certification programs.

Programs of Study


Jennifer Hernandez

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Human Services
Phone: 860-343-5816
Office Location: Snow Hall 508
See office hours here

The Listening Lounge

A place of healing, through wellness and hope

*Free on-campus Counseling Services available to all MXCC students (18 and over)

Have you been thinking about talking to someone?

Is finding time stopping you? Are you worried about the money and insurance?

You are not alone!


Student Counseling Services

Founders Hall, Room 141

Hours by Appointment


Empower U

Do you like to help people? Is volunteering something that you enjoy? Would you like to build your resume? Empower U provides opportunities for community involvement, through events such as ‘Middletown Commuinty Thanksgiving Project’, ‘Holiday Wishlist Drive’, ‘Flippin’ Free Stuff’ and more.

“The mission of Empower U is to help students and staff of MXCC, along with its surrounding communities with balancing their physical, mental, and emotional well-being through activities and referrals.”

Do you like what Empower U stands for? Are you interested in information about becoming a member? Just send an email to club advisor Dr. Jennifer Hernandez, and she will be happy to assist you!