Student Support Services

Support Services Offered through LARAEC Schools

LARAEC schools typically offer an array of support services to help you with your educational and personal needs. Our schools want you to succeed. 

Adult Schools

These campuses typically have: 

   Academic counseling

   Internet access and devices

   Adults with Disabilities support

   Special Education resource specialists

   College and career transition support

   Family Success Initiative

   Career navigators

   Basic education

   Child care or referrals


Connections with: 

   Department of Rehabilitation

   Food and housing support 

   i-train and other re-entry training programs

   Job placement centers

    Pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships

   Workforce readiness

   Mental health agencies


To access these services and more, contact your local school site or school website. To find a school near you, use our school finder. 

Community Colleges

These campuses typically have: 

   Academic counseling

   Internet access and devices

   Disabled student programs and support

   Child care center

   Food pantry

   Health center/ Mental health services

   WorkSource Center

   Career and employment center


   Welcome center / One stop/ Help desk

   Transfer center



   Financial aid office

   International students program


   Dream Resource Center


   Asian Pacific American student services

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Counseling Office

Disability Support Services

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Support Services from LAPL

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Fresh Success

Through Fresh Success, CalFresh participants gain education and training that will lead to better employment and a path to economic self-sufficiency. Fresh Success eligible programs include credit and noncredit career training and noncredit basic skills classes that improve one’s employability (I.e. English Language Learning, high school equivalency)

Fresh Success can help you: 

  • Strengthen your employability through classes and training programs 

  • Receive supportive services such as career counseling; interview training; job search, placement, and retention services; educational plans; academic monitoring; tutoring; and case management.  

  • Receive help to reduce your financial barriers to program participation, completion and employment, such as transportation assistance, rent assistance, gas cards, textbooks, and supplies. 

Informational Flyer   Fresh Success FAQs

LACC Fresh Success Website

Community Resources

Your school counselor can often help connect you with local resources that meet your needs. If you find yourself needing food or housing support, mental health services, legal services, or other supports, it is always good to check in with your counseling office. 

Her are some links to other community resources:

Housing and shelters

Food and Calfresh 

Domestic violence or sexual assault 

National Suicide lifeline dial 988



211 serves as a lifeline for individuals and families in need. Our operators are available around the clock, 365 days a year, and offer assistance in multiple languages. They can connect residents to basic emergency services (like housing and food), job training assistance, translation services, mental health services, and more.
Visit the 211 website for more information, or call 211 directly. (A toll-free option is also available: 1-866-559-4211).


The Los Angeles Public Library helps connect residents who are experiencing homelessness with resources to help them transition to stable, independent, or support living. This site will help you find work, food, housing, and many other helpful services.

You can watch the video above for a quick overview. 

Visit the LAPL website for more information. For in-person service go to The Source at the Central Library

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority  – LAHSA is the lead agency in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care, which is the regional planning body that coordinates housing services for homeless families and individuals in Los Angeles County. LAHSA coordinates over $800 million annual in federal, states, county, and city funds for programs that provide shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.   To find a shelter or services click here

Quick shelter connection for community college students