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!

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Today, the Pell Grant Program celebrates its 50th anniversary! This program has helped students like Anahi achieve higher education and now we’re urging policymakers to honor the program’s success by making #DoublePell happen! By doubling the pell, we can ensure that current and future students can make their educational dreams a reality. @socalcan #doublethepell #pellgrant #highereducation #studentperspective #investinourfutureleaders #policychange ...

We’re back hosting another workshop and have an invite with your name on it! 💌⁠

The transition to college can be difficult to navigate and many people don’t have support systems to assist them with this journey. So we are presenting a workshop for those who may need a helping hand or want some encouragement! ⁠

Join us on Tuesday, July 13th @ 6 p.m. as we discuss ways to excel and adapt in your transition to college, offer resources, and advice from some current student panelists! 📓 ⁠

Can’t wait to see you all there! Make sure to RSVP with the link in our bio! ❤️
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