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Veterans Resource Center

Veterans Resource Center

Student Services Are Now Offered Online

The campus will remain closed until further notice, please do not attempt to visit the office in person.

You can live chat with a representative from this office using the information at the bottom of this page, or by visiting the Online Student Services Building. Please note that some services are still in the process of being moved online (including access to campus phone extensions and voicemail) and will vary by office.

ATTENTION: VRC CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 VIRUS EPIDEMIC (Updated 03/16/20)

** VA financial benefits are currently NOT affected by the classes switching to an online platform. **
** The VRC Office will be CLOSED until further notice. Services are currently being offered REMOTELY. **
CONTACT US NOW THROUGH CRANIUM CAFE!
VRC SERVICES & CURRENT COVID-19 MODIFICATIONS:
  • GI Bill Certification: The certifying officer (Phoebe Long) will be working remotely.
    • ​Please email certification questions to Phoebe (LONGPP@LACCD.EDU)
  • Academic Counseling: Schedule an appointment and/or through Cranium Cafe.
  • Vet Success On Campus (VSOC) Counseling: On-campus services currently unavailable. Please contact our VSOC counselor David Fierro through:
    • Email: david.fierro@va.gov
    • VA Cell Phone: (213) 605-3713 
  • U.S. VETS Outside the Wire Mental Health Counseling: On-campus services currently unavailable. Mental health counselors' contact info:
    • Jessica Ciaramitaro: jciaramitaro@usvetsinc.org
    • Justina Wong: jwong@usvetsinc.org
  • VRC Computer Lab: Currently unavailable.
For further questions regarding VRC services & COVID-19 related changes, please contact Phoebe Long through email (LONGPP@LACCD.EDU) or text (323-451-2960).

 


The Veterans Resource Center - The VRC promotes an attitude of collaboration within the campus and surrounding community to increase awareness and sensitivity to issues concerning veterans. The goal of the program is to create an encouraging environment by acknowledging, honoring, and addressing veterans’ unique needs, while helping them attain their educational goals.

Program Learning Outcomes - Through active participation in Veteran services and programs offered through the VRC, students will:

  1. Discover campus and community resources available to veterans.
  2. Demonstrate social responsibility through participation and involvement with the Veterans Club.
  3. Demonstrate self-advocacy skills. 
New Location

The VRC is now located in the Life Sciences (LS) Building, RM 101. Come check out the new space!

Academic Counseling

For an appointment, please contact (in-person visit, phone or email) the VRC. You will need to meet with the counselor at your scheduled time. Please let the office know if you need to reschedule your appointment.

VETSUCCESS On Campus (VSOC)

LACC participates in the VA VSOC program. The VSOC program aims to help student veterans and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.  The VSOC counselor is available on Wednesdays from 8:30am to 4pm at the Veterans Resource Center.  Please contact the VRC to schedule an appointment.

Feeling Stressed? Need Someone to Talk To?

U.S.VETS Outside the Wire provides free counseling and mental health services to student veterans and their family members.  Common reasons for seeking therapy include stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, difficulty with sleep or concentration, and problems adjusting to civilian life. A licensed psychotherapist from Outside the Wire is available on campus every Tuesday. To set up an appointment please contact the VRC.

 Live Chat With This Department

Video chat with Veterans Resource Center on Cranium Cafe

 Contact Us

Life Sciences Building, Room 101
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2125
veteransaffairs@lacitycollege.edu

 
Mailing Address

Los Angeles City College
Veterans Resource Center
855 N. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles CA 90029

 Office Hours

SPRING 2020 HOURS

Monday-Thursday: CLOSED UNTIL 03/30/20
Friday: CLOSED UNTIL 3/30/20

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911