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Veterans Resource Center

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Our Staff


Cecilia Cruz

Student Services Specialist

VRC; Health & Wellness Center

Phuong Phoebe Long

Student Services Aide
Certifying Officer

Armineh Dereghishian

Dean of Outreach & Student Life
SU 224
(323) 953-4000 ext 2452




About: 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. 

Contact LACC VSOC counselor David Fierro through email ( or VA Cell Phone (213-605-3713)

Free Mental Health Counseling for LACC Veterans

About: 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, trauma, difficulty with sleep or concentration, and problems adjusting to civilian life. Outside the Wire is currently offering students virtual counseling appointments.

To schedule an appointment, email Golnaz Nekonejad at