Student Parent Services

West Los Angeles College is here to support students with dependent children to achieve academic success and complete their degree program. There are a wide range of on-campus, off-campus, and state student parent services and resources to assist you.

  • Basic Needs - The Wildcats Den
    Provides grocery giveaway pop-ups approximately twice per month, free snacks and limited household items (menstrual care, diapers, cleaning items) as well as clean clothing.
  • California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
    • Provides cash aid and support to eligible students who live with a child or children.
  • Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
    • Brings additional benefits to Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) students who are parenting, receiving CalWORKs/TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits, and are working towards getting a degree, transferring to a four-year university, or getting their credentials.
  • Child Development Center
    • Offers services for student-parents with children 12 months to 5 years of age while attending WLAC.
  • Guardian Scholars & NextUp Foster Youth Program
    • Supports former or current foster youth between ages 17-30 who want to go to college and pursue academic, career, and personal goals.
  •  Student Health Center
    The Student Health Center is currently under renovation, but we offer telehealth and offsite health care. For an appointment, please call (323) 268-9191. While services are for the WLAC student, it is possible that our partner Via Care can help to provide access to affordable child centered health care. Coverage for West students that have paid their health fee includes first aid care, physical exams, women’s health, some vaccinations, mental health services, and sexual health and prevention services.