2-year Colleges

LA Mission College Guardian Scholars

Los Angeles Mission provides Foster Youth student the opportunity for advocacy and support through the Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support Program (CAFYES) and the Guardian Scholars program. Collaboratively, both programs mission is to empower foster youth through higher education. We are committed to provide the necessary tools and support to Foster Youth students to help them overcome obstacles and remove educational barrios in order to successfully obtain a certificate, transfer or Associate’s Degree. 
 
 

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, CA
91342
Room:
1007

Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support Program (CAFYES)

CAFYES students also receive Academic Advisement Assistance with Course Enrollment Assistance with Financial Aid Career Counseling Employment Assistance including Internships Housing Referrals Meal Assistance Mentoring Networking Events Priority Registration Transportation Assistance Tutoring Field Trips

Service Planning Area:
SPA 5: West
9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA
90230
Room:
SSB 330

CalWORKS

CalWORKs/GAIN (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids/Greater Avenues to Independence) is a government (both state and federal) funded program that offers temporary financial assistance, vocational and job skills training, as well as other support services. Our office serves as a liaison between the college and the Los Angeles Department of Public Services.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 5: West
9000 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA
90230
Room:
B4-101

Guardian Scholars

The Pierce College Guardian Scholars Program is designed as a one-stop center to support current and former foster youths achieve their educational goals to either complete a Certificate, Associates Degree, or Transfer to a university.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
6201 Winnetka Ave. Woodland Hills, Ca
91371
Room:
Financial Aid Office | SSA | 2nd floor

EOP&S

EOP&S is a state-funded support program designed to assist qualified low-income and educationally disadvantaged students in completing their educational goals with the assistance of financial and student support services. It's an invitational program open only to those who qualify and commit to participate in the program.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
6201 Winnetka Ave. Woodland Hills, Ca
91371
Room:
SSB 235 | 2nd Floor

Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES)

Qualified students receive assistance balancing their academic needs with financial assistance (for meals, textbooks, school supplies, graduation, and more) and additional support services.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
6201 Winnetka Ave. Woodland Hills, Ca
91371
Room:
SSB 235 | 2nd Floor

Guardian Scholars

The Guardian Scholars Program is designed to provide support for current and former foster youth attending Valley College. The program joins together the efforts of all campus student support services to assist students in reaching their academic goals.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
5800 Fulton Ave., Valley Glen, CA
91401
Room:
SSC | 2nd floor

EOP&S

The mission of EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) at Los Angeles Valley College is to assist eligible students who have historically experienced economic and educational challenges. To increase access, retention and goal completion, EOPS provides the following "over and above" services: -counseling -tutoring -textbook vouchers -workshops -priority registration -progress monitoring -and other services

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
5800 Fulton Ave., Valley Glen, CA
91401
Room:
Student Services Center | 2nd Floor

CalWORKS

The CalWORKs Program at LAVC is an educational, training, and job development program established for students who are currently receiving TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) benefits such as cash aid and other assistance from the Department of Public Social Services. Our goal is to provide an educational environment where the student may develop the needed vocational skills leading to meaningful employment.

Service Planning Area:
SPA 2: San Fernando Valley
5800 Fulton Ave., Valley Glen, CA 91401
91401
Room:
ACA 1101