Resources for Student Parents

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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.

Los Angeles Valley College Student Parents may be eligible for many services including:

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.

Child Development Center

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


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

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 by integrating supportive services. Our Services include:

  • Student Parent Program
  • Lactation Room
  • Parenting Workshops
  • Infant and Toddler Playgroups
  • Free Children's Clothing Exchange
  • Diapers, Wipes, and Formula
  • Fun Family Events

Phone: (818) 778-5612
Location: Family Resource Center (Oxnard Street & Campus Drive

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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.

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

Basic Needs Center 

The Basic Needs Center at Los Angeles Valley College offers an expansion of basic needs services that includes support for food, housing, technology, financial, transportation, personal hygiene, childcare, mental, physical, medical resources, and any related needs. If you are a student in need at Los Angeles Valley College and would like to get connected to campus and community-based resources, please fill out the submission form below.

Basic Needs Submission Form

Location: Campus Center 127 - Mosaic Village: Unity Center

Phone: (818) 778-5965

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday: 9AM - 6:30PM
Fridays: 9AM - 1PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed