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ELAC Basic Needs Center Grand Opening

Mission Statement

 The Basic Needs Center provides centralized support services for students facing basic needs insecurities. By actively building links and collaborating with campus and community partners, we advocate for student-centered solutions that are responsive to an individual’s overall well-being, so students are empowered to successfully matriculate through East Los Angeles College and beyond.


Welcome to East Los Angeles College Basic Needs Center we offer various resources that are available to our students on campus. We offer assistance with LA Metro GoPass distribution, emergency housing and shelter support, personal care, hygiene kits, and more. Drop by our office. We offer off-campus resources to view the guide please us handbook below.                                                                                                                    

Basic Needs Center Handbook

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Resources

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Food Insecurity

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Housing and Shelter

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Personal Hygiene

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Mental Health

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Transportation

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Student parents

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Food Insecurity

Food Pantries Monterey Park Campus

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Time: 12:00 pm-3:00 pm or until supplies last

Location- G3 Foyer

 Food Pantries South Gate Campus

Third Monday of the Month. Dates are subject to change. 

Location- Parking Lot

 

Personal Hygiene

East Los Angeles College students may apply for personal hygiene products once per semester prerequisites are enrollment and East home campus.

If you are interested please apply here

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Mental Health

UCLA STAND Mental Health Services

 

Remote and confidential digital wellness program free* for most ELAC students. You can access services through your desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

STAND is an acronym for the Screening & Treatment for Anxiety & Depression. Use STAND to keep track of your mental wellness; engage in digital wellness modules & peer coaching; get clinical care when needed.

STAND is a partnership between UCLA, the LA County Department of Mental Health, and the ELAC Student Health Center.

For more information please head over to STAND.UCLA.EDU/ELAC

Via Care

The Student Health Center offers a variety of services to support your mental health. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these options:

Individual therapy

Individual therapy sessions are available via telehealth with therapists through our medical provider, Via Care. To make an appointment, please call the on-campus clinic at (323) 265-8651.

Transportation

Metro Tap Card

tinyurl.com/MetroTapCard-ELAC

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Upcoming Events

 

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Office Information

Building: F5-300

Phone number: (323) 267-3730

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Email and Social Media

Connect with us!

Email: basicneeds@elac.edu

Linktree: https://linktr.ee/basicneedscenter

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elacbasicneedscenter/

 

 

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