Welcome to your Los Angeles Resource Hub!

Explore this page to access L.A.-specific resources to help you along your college journey. Here you will find information about:

  • Mental Health Resources
  • Low-cost Technology and support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Career Exploration & Employment
  • Information about local colleges
  • LA Organizations working for you!

For new information and resources, follow @lacash4college on Twitter or Instagram! DM our team if you have a specific question or an idea to talk about! Have tips, tricks, or resources that you want to share with other L.A. students? E-mail us at: hello@letsgotocollegeca.org so we can share it!

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Tips on studying schedule & managing your time

Tips on creating a learning space at home

Tips on online academic resources

Tips for staying connected with professors & campus resources

Low-cost internet & computer resources for students

Upcoming Workshops & Events!

FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Learn more!

LA College Promise Free Info Sessions
January 7th or 14th
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Register here for English language
Register here for Spanish language

Open to Students, Families & Community Members – Free Tuition, Free Chromebook, Dedicated Academic Counseling & Success Coaching, and LACPWorks Employment Program!

Resources for Students

CAREER EXPLORATION & EMPLOYMENT

Find a local workforce center near you! – A citywide program that offers virtual and in-person jobs for youth 14-24. Gain skills and experiences you need to jumpstart your career.

If you live in the City of LA, sign up for Hire LA’s Youth – A citywide program that offers virtual and in-person jobs for youth 14-24. Gain skills and experiences you need to jumpstart your career.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Housing/Rental Support– Up to date information on rules and regulations and opportunities relating to renting and housing.

L.A. Cash for College webinars & workshops – Access virtual webinars and workshops on college and financial readiness, including FASFA completion workshops, career exploration panels, college life panels, and virtual college admissions tours.

MENTAL HEALTH

Free Headspace App subscription – for L.A. Country residents and students – Download the Headspace app and receive all of its services for free through the end of the year. Valid for those with addresses in LA County.

Wayfinder’s Mental Health Resources – Mental health services, such as counseling, for low-income youth, students, and adults in LA County

Wayfinder Family Services – Fact SheetInformation about services such as medical, mental health, rehabilitation, and  temporary housing offered to youth, students, and adults in LA County

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: Youth Mental – LA Opportunity Youth Collaborative’s guide to mental health awareness and conditions with resources and information on where and how to seek help.

L.A. County Mental Health Resources – Local and nationwide resources for mental health and assistance.

Guide to Wellbeing Apps – A primer on apps designed to engage you in healthy activities like working out, meditation, and financial wellbeing.

TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE

Free Printing/ Laptop & Hotspot Rentals at LA Public Libraries – Information on services offered by LA County libraries such as technology rentals and free printing of school work and other documents.

Human-I-T: Purchase low-cost technology / Access low-cost internet / Get training on how to use your technology – Human-I-T programs and services are open to low-income students and families. Access low-cost technology and internet options and get training on using technology that helps you succeed.

Use the hashtag #gotocollegeLA and follow @LAcash4college and @gotocollegeca for more updates!

Thank you @ablackfemaletherapist for this amazing resource!⁠

⁠Our mental health and well-being are some of the most important parts of taking care of ourselves. As first-generation BIPOC, it is even harder to find a therapist with whom we can relate or feel comfortable. Below are some sites where you can find Black and Brown therapists. (link in bio for links.)⁠

Organizations are also below along with two additional resources & their websites.⁠

@nqttcn⁠
@innopsych⁠
@soulaceapp⁠
@wearetraptherapist⁠
@livinglightonline⁠
@latinxtherapist⁠
@atherapistlikeme ⁠
@theblacktherapistnetwork⁠
@therapyforlatinx⁠
@clinicians_of_color⁠
@thelovelandfoundation⁠
@tarajiphenson⁠
@inclusivetherapists⁠
@therapyforblkmen⁠
@blhensonfoundation⁠
@melaninandmentalhealth⁠
@therapyforblackgirls⁠
@therapythatliberates⁠
@wholebrothermission⁠
Wholebrothermission.com⁠
latinxtherapistsactionnetwork.org⁠
borislhensonfoundation.org⁠
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Reminder: Complete financial aid forms!✅ The priority deadline to complete your FAFSA or CA Dream Act is next week, March 2, 2021! ⭐️If you have any questions, check out the link in our bio for resources! #fafsa #cadreamact #financialaid #studentloans #college ...

You still have 5 days to participate in our #FinAidFabulous contest and win cash for submitting your financial aid applications. Show us how you make submitting your FAFSA or CA Dream Act fabulous. Each day we announce 3x $500 winners and on 3/2 one lucky winner will win $5000. Head over to our link in bio for the complete contest rules. Tag a friend or classmate in the comments who should participate. #finaidfabulous ⁠
Check out our recent post or the #finaidfabulos hashtag for inspiration!
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