NextUp/Guardian Scholars (Foster Youth)

Guardian Scholars/CAFYES 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.

Alex Ojeda and Jessica Ruiz Smiling

Alex Ojeda,
M.A. Guardian Scholars, Coordinator
(818) 778-5763

Jessica Ruiz,
MS Guardian Scholars/CAFYES Counselor
(818) 947-2432

EOPS/CARE Office, 2nd Floor, Student Services Center

Guardian Scholars Logo


Office Hours

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Tuesdays: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed