At Compton College, we are dedicated to ensuring your success by providing essential resources. To request basic needs services such as technology, food resources, & housing resources please click the link below.
Currently enrolled Compton College students may apply for:
- Wi-Fi Hotspots
Request information about:
- Financial Grants
- Housing Referral Services
- Food Resources
- CalFresh Enrollment
All resources and services are available on a first-come-first-served basis to students currently enrolled Compton College students.
After submitting the form, please check your @compton.edu email regularly for an application status update and additional information.
Any additional questions? Email email@example.com
*Attention: Hotspots are valid for one years time, if your hotspot has stopped working you may need to request a new one, or send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org to reactivate the device.
Installation and technical assistance instructions can be found in the box the device came in or you can use the links below.
The Chancellor's Office is committed to providing resources to support individual
community colleges and their students that are now working in a whole new way - online
Food Pantries and Giveaways
Los Angeles County Food Bank-Compton College
1111 E. Artesia Blvd. Compton, CA 90221
Parking Lot F (Use the Greenleaf Blvd. entrance)
Food Distribution Every 2nd Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Food Net - East Rancho Dominguez
15116 S. Atlantic Ave, Compton, CA 90221
Food Distribution: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (appointment needed)
Shields for Families-Social Service Agency - Food Bank
11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place
Lynwood, CA 90262
323-242-5000, ext. 4200
Food Distribution: Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Paramount Care Foundation
8303 Alondra Boulevard
Paramount, CA 90723
City of Lynwood: Kinds and Teens Eat Free - beginning March 16, 2020
To find the nearest Food Bank: https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/
Food Bank Resource Guide (PDF)
What I Need (WIN) App for LA's Homeless and Struggling Youth, Families and Adults:
K-12 Meal Service
Lynwood Unified School District
Compton Unified School District
Paramount Unified School District
Los Angeles Unified School District
Other benefits and information available at the Your Benefits Now website: https://www.yourbenefits.laclrs.org/ybn/Index.html
The DPSS Customer Service Center can be reached at (866) 613-3777.
Currently enrolled Compton College students, have access to Student Health Center services!
If you have any physical or behavioral health concerns or questions, call the St. John's Well Child and Family Center at (213)226-7480 to receive services over the phone or to schedule an in-person appointment.
No same day appointments or walk-ins. And, students must follow COVID-19 protocols at the gate, including a wellness check.
And, there is FREE COVID-19 testing available by appointment.
Visit the Student Health Center webpage for more information.
The Virtual Health Care Group provides FREE unlimited 24/7 mental and physical health services to all current enrolled Compton College Students. Services can be accessed on your phone, laptop, or tablet.
As California Community Colleges move classes and services online, access to reliable internet service is critical. Below is a list of several companies providing free or low-cost internet access during the current emergency.
|USAC's Emergency Broadband Benefit Program||
alk to your Lifeline provider about the services they may have available as part of Emergency Broadband Benefit, including options to apply the discounts to your existing Lifeline service, or contact another broadband provider participating in the EBB Program to apply the benefit to a separate broadband service.
No termination regardless of ability to pay, waive late payment fees due to inability to pay, and keep public Wi-Fi hotspots open for those who need them.
In-home modem included.
Charter Communications, Spectrum's parent company, announced Friday that beginning March 16, it will make its services available for free for 60 days to households with K–12 and/or college students who do not already have internet through the company.
Optional in-home Wi-Fi service at $5/month.
The following refers to the next 60 days:
Increasing the data allowance for free to schools and students using our EmpowerED digital learning programs to ensure each participant has access to at least 20GB of data per month.
|California Connects||California Community Colleges students are eligible for this mobile hotspot service (Links to an external site.), powered by Sprint, which offers nationwide 4G LTE connectivity and allows users to connect up to 10 WiFi enabled devices for up to 10 hours on a single charge for only $19.99 a month.|
Home internet is an essential tool for today’s education. Through Connect2Compete,
Cox opens a world of opportunity for families with K-12 students by providing affordable, reliable home internet with WiFi.
In-home modem included.
At a time when members of our undocumented communities are grappling with fear and
uncertainty, the California Community Colleges has launched a number of initiatives
to reassure everyone that our campuses will remain safe, welcoming places for people
from all backgrounds to learn.
Click here for more information and additional resources
Legal Services: Click here
Student Support: Click here
Student Resources: Click here
Safe parking near Compton College. Call agency for information:
SSG / HOPICS - South LA Crocker
Contact: 323-948-0444, Ext. 115
Number of Spaces: 35
For Adults & Families
Hours of Operation:
8:15 p.m.- 7 a.m., Daily
Amenities: Portable restrooms
Number of Spaces: 30
For Adults & Youth
Hours of Operation:
7 p.m.- 7 a.m., Daily
Amenities: On-site restrooms
More Safe Parking Information:
LAHSA Safe Parking Program Flyer
The California Youth Crisis line runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week: 800-843-5200. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides confidential assistance to anyone in crisis and their loved ones through a live chat and free 24-hour hotline at 800-273-8255. You can also text the Crisis Text Line at 741741.
For our LGBTQ students, information and support is offered through a number of other resources as well. Contact the Trevor Project by calling 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678 for 24/7 information and suicide prevention resources. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline is available from 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. at 1-800-273-8255. Or you can call or text the Victims of Crime Resource Center at 1-800-842-8467 for help or guidance.