Welcome to Student Health Center

OUR PURPOSE

Female Student Holding booksThe Purpose of the Student Health Center is to promote students' physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being. Services and programs are designed to help students meet their educational, career and personal goals by encouraging healthy attitudes and behavior and fostering students' responsibility for their own health.

OUR MISSION

The Student Health Center holds in high regard the worth of each culturally diverse student. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and health by providing integrated physical and psychological health services.

 

Services provided by Mosaic Family Care under contract with East Los Angeles College.
For outreach, on-campus collaborations, flyers, comments, etc., please contact:
Cecilia Cruz, Student Health Center Coordinator, cruzc3@elac.edu

  Student Health Center flyer

  Mental Health & Wellness Hotlines & Resources


Medi-cal, Covered CA, My Health LA

Dates & Times:
2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10am – 2pm
July 9 & 23, August 13 & 27

Location: F5 ground level

Information & sign-ups – My Health LA is available to all regardless of immigration status

CalFresh

Dates & Times:
10am – 2pm
Tues July 9, Wed July 17, Tues July 23, Wed Aug 7, Tues Aug 13, Wed Aug 21, Tues Aug 27

Location: F5 ground level

You’ve signed up for financial aid, now sign up for food financial aid! Students who qualify receive a debit card to buy groceries.

WIC

Dates & Times:
2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10am – 2pm
Feb: 12 & 26, March: 12 & 26, April: 9 & 23, May: 14 & 28

Free healthy food & more for parents/guardians of children under age 5 or to women who have lost or ended a pregnancy. Available regardless of immigration status.

Free HIV Testing

Dates & Times:
Wed 4/10, 3-7pm. Tues 4/23, 10am-2pm. Thurs 5/16, 11am-3pm.

Location: E3 quad/outside Library – mobile unit

Depression & Anxiety Support Group

Dates & Times:
Fridays April 12 – May 10, 11am – 1pm

Location: Student Health Center F5-302

Our Bodies Our Minds

Dates & Times:
Thursday, April 25, 12:15 – 2:15pm.

Location: MPR F5-201

Description: An active workshop using theater and embodied techniques to explore the mental health impacts of sexual violence on survivors and communities. There will be student panelists and on/off-campus resources. Explore the potential mental health impacts of sexual violence, ways to reduce stigma around these mental health issues, how to build more supportive campus communities for survivors of sexual violence.

LGBTQ+ Student Discussion Group

Dates & Times:
Thursday, May 2, 12:15 – 1:15pm

Location: F5-211

No need to RSVP, just show up! All LGBTQ+ or questioning students welcome. (Please, no outside organizations without prior approval.)

Free Vision Screening & Eye Glasses

Dates & Times:
CANCELLED FOR JULY! Check back for Fall dates. TENTATIVE DATE! Thursday, July 25, 11am-2pm. Check back for confirmed date.

Location: F5 2nd floor

Description: Currently enrolled ELAC students only. First come first served. No appointments. Limited number of students can be seen. Signs-ups might be stopped before 2pm. Arrive early. Limited styles and prescriptions available. No contacts lenses or contact lens prescriptions. Supplies and services are limited. Eye glasses are donated. Services provided by volunteers from Strong Villages.