SparkPoint Financial Coaching

Office Manager
Gerardo Mendoza
Student + Administration Building, Room 227

SparkPoint can help you learn about budgeting, credit, and overcoming financial challenges through free workshops and financial coaching!

SparkPoint Services

  • Financial coaching
  • Credit coaching
  • Connecting you with free legal services regarding things like student loans, bankruptcy, collections and credit history

How to Use SparkPoint

You can access SparkPoint services by attending an orientation or scheduling a one-on-one appointment. Check out our events calendar to register for an orientation or book a one-on-one appointment.

What We Offer

Tax Services

Didn’t claim your tax credits this tax season? Make sure you file your taxes! You have until October in California to file, and you may be eligible for cash back tax credits to pay for the back-to-school expenses.

Free tax prep is available near you. File online today, or call the SparkPoint Contra Costa -East office for more info on services or to see if you qualify for the Child Tax Credit and/or Earned Income Tax Credit: 925.252.2331.

Financial Coaching

  • Budgeting,
  • Debt management, and
  • Learning the basic structures of saving for the future.

We can also help you enroll in health coverage programs, such as TimelyMD, Contra Costa CARES and Covered California, and enroll in other benefits based on eligibility and requirements.

Credit Coaching

  • Get your credit report,
  • Review the items on your report,
  • Learn how to read, build, and improve your credit, and
  • Correct any mistakes that may appear on your credit history.

Legal Services

We can help with issues like:

  • Identify theft,
  • Inaccuracies with credit reports,
  • And concerns with debt collection.

Comet Care Packages

Stop by for a Comet Care Package that includes hygiene products like toothpaste, soap, deodorant, and socks.

Are you eligible for the CalEITC?

The California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and the Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) are state tax credits for working Californians.  If you qualify, these extra funds can impact your family’s health and success.

Text EITC to 47177 or visit to find out.

For more information, please contact SparkPoint.