LA Valley College Family Resource Center Provides Vital Services to Students with Kids

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Sacramento’s drive to improve college graduation rates has drawn new focus to a vulnerable population of students: those who have kids. 

A unique, decades-old program at LA Valley College is serving as a model. Its Family Resource Center is the only one of its kind in the 114-campus California community college system. Primarily funded by grants from foundations, the center’s ten full and part-time staff helps about 1,000 students each year with free and low-cost child care and other support services.