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It's not easy juggling college and parenthood. In many cases, student parents face additional challenges to attain their college education that other students don't. With this in mind, we have gathered many programs on-campus that are here to assist student parents in their educational journey. 

Campus Child Development Center

The Los Angeles Valley College Campus Child Development Center is a licensed childcare facility. The Center provides developmentally appropriate programs for the children of students, staff, faculty and the community.The Center operates on the academic calendar of Los Angeles Valley College. 

https://www.lavc.edu/childdevelopmentcenter/index.aspx

Phone: (818) 947-2931
Location: Adjacent to corner of Oxnard St and Ethel Ave.   


EOPS / CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) Program 

The mission of CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) is to support the unique needs of EOPS students who are single parents by promoting self-sufficiency and academic success through tailored workshops, additional counseling, educational materials and financial assistance for child care related expenses.

To be eligible for CARE a student must be:

  1. Eligible for EOPS
  2. A single head of household
  3. Must be 18 years of age or older
  4. You and/or your dependent child(ren) currently receive cash aid through CalWORKS or TANF

Students interested in CARE should complete a CARE Interest Card in the EOPS/CARE Office

https://www.lavc.edu/eops/care.aspx

Phone: (818) 947-2432
Location: 2nd Floor Student Services Building 

EOPS@lavc.edu


Family Resource Center

The mission of the FRC is to advance social and economic mobility for families by reducing barriers to higher education and jobs. Our Services include:

  • Student Parent Program

  • Strengthening Working Families 

  • Helping Hands 

  • Lactation Room 

  • Parenting Workshops

  • Infant and Toddler Playgroups

  • Internships 

  • Free Children's Clothing Exchange

  • Diapers, Wipes, and Formula

  • Fun Family Events

http://lavcfamilyresourcecenter.org/

Phone: (818) 778-5612
Location: Child Development Building located on the corner of Oxnard St. and Ethel Ave.

lavcfrc@gmail.com


CalWORKs (California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids)

The CalWORKs Program at LAVC is an educational, training, and job development program established for students who are parents and receive TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families). 

Our goal is to provide an educational environment encompassing a full range of supportive services to enhance the students' academic proficiency, vocational skills, and life-skills. The knowledge and experience gained, leads to a strong foundation in their chosen employment goal, paving the way to a sustaining career and achieving economic self-sufficiency. 

 https://www.lavc.edu/calworks/index.aspx

Phone: (818) 947-2976
Location: Administration and Career Development Building (ACA) Room 1101

calworks@lavc.edu