The VRC at West Valley College provides a space for veterans to gather, socialize and form relationships with other veterans.
This space is a hub for veterans programming efforts that can include connections with veteran task force members and access to veterans support services and resources provided by the college.
Counseling – Academic, career, personal, veterans, assessment testing, and orientation sessions.
DESP (Disability & Educational Support Program) – Support services, mobility assistance/tram service, assessment, and classes for students with disabilities and learning difficulties.
EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) – Educational and financial support services for low-income and educationally underprepared students.
Financial Aid – Get help with your college finances, quickly and efficiently.
Student Health Services – Clinic, counseling and guidance in the areas of addiction, addiction recovery, emotional and psychological challenges, referrals and resources.
Are you one of 140 students eligible for the TRiO Program? It is a grant West Valley receives from the U.S. Department of Education to increase our students’ chances of staying in college, graduating, and even going on to a four-year university.
In collaboration with Tutorial Service, in house VRC math tutoring will be offered three times a week. Our tutors will be tutoring daily times in the VRC.
VA Palo Alto Health Care System – See additional information regarding medical, housing or counseling services
GI Bill Websiteoffers information on benefits
Local Veterans Center - Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues.
Veterans Crisis Line – The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.