Guardian Scholars Program

Guardian Scholars Program

The goal is to assist, support, nurture, engage, and motivate current and former foster youth in their journey to obtain an associate of arts degree, certificate, or transfer to a four-year university through various campus and community resources. Support services include: academic advisement; access to computers; assistance with course enrollment; assistance with financial aid & CHAFEE; career counseling; community-based referrals and resources; employment assistance; housing referrals; independent living program (ILP); meal assistance; mental health referrals; mentoring; network building; priority registration; student drop-in center; student success workshops; transportation assistance; text book assistance; tutoring; and university filed trips.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 5: West
9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA
Student Services Building, 3rd Floor (Inside EOP&S)
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm | Friday: 8:30 am-1:00 pm

Be a current or former foster youth between the ages of 18-24 years old. Apply to West Los Angeles College: enroll in a min. of 9-12 units and maintain a minimum of 2.00 G.P.A.

How Best To Access

For any general questions please call or email us at: 310.287.7255 or

Services Contact

Maria Mancia | 310.287.4530 |