Educational Services for Veterans:
PUENTE LEARNING CENTER - EAST LOS ANGELES CAMPUS
Address: 501 S. Boyle Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90033.
Service/Intake: (323) 780-8900.
The center provides education services for people of all ages in Los Angeles County. Services include college entrance exam preparation, ESL classes, computer software training, Computer Repair/A-plus Certification training, family literacy programs, GED instruction/high school diploma, homework help, elementary, middle and high school tutoring, job training, veterans job training, a preschool, and a charter kindergarten. There are no geographic restrictions.
METROPOLITAN SKILLS CENTER
Address: 2801 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90057.
Fax: (213) 252-9435.
The program provides vocational education and classroom training for adults, age 18 and older and for concurrent high school students, 16 and older. There are no geographic restrictions.
TELACU VETERANS UPWARD BOUND
Address: 5420 East Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, California 9002.
Fax: (323) 832-5346.
Service/Intake: (323) 832-5331.
The Veterans Upward Bound Program (VUB) empowers veterans who want to pursue a college education. The Program helps veterans smoothly transition into college-level courses and successfully navigate the enrollment process. Veterans can take advantage of FREE college prep classes in Computer Science, English, Math, Typing and Spanish. VUB is funded by the US Department of Education.
TEAM AMVETS - DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA SERVICE FOUNDATION
John Castillo - Transition College Program Coordinator
Address: 5901 E. 7th Street, Building 126, Room W212, Long Beach, California 90822.
Service/Intake: (714) 655-4255.
Will help counsel in the transition from military life to civilian life in pursuit of a college education.