Long Beach Adult Education Local Resources

Supportive Services

Our community partners provide support services, resources and programming that have proven to be invaluable to the residents of Long Beach. Some of the services offered are clothing and housing assistance, academic resources, relief from food insecurities, childcare, youth programming and citizenship assistance.

To discover the wrap-around support services offered by our community partners, please select the required resource to view a list of partners and direct links to their websites. Please visit their pages for an in-depth look into their support programs.

We are continually looking for community partners to help support the goals and mission of adult education. If you or your organization is interested in partnering with the LBAEC, please contact Long Beach City College, Adult Education at aep@lbcc.edu or Long Beach School for Adults at DBroadway@lbschools.net. 

Academic Resources

Training and academic resources that lead to personal enrichment or career preparation/advancement.

Centro CHA
CSULB – Educational Opportunity Center
Department of Rehabilitation
Long Beach City College
Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach School For Adults

Addiction Services

Shelter and supportive services/care to individuals or families in crisis.

American Indian Changing Spirits
Century Villages at Cabrillo

Adult Basic Education

Short-term, noncredit personal and professional development courses offered at no cost to the community.

Centro CHA
Goodwill of South Los Angeles County
Long Beach City College
Long Beach School for Adults
YMCA

Adult Secondary Education

Competency-based high school diploma programs for adults, e.g., exams for High School Equivalency or the General Educational Development (GED®)

Conservation Corps
CSULB – Educational Opportunity Center
Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach Public Library

Long Beach School for Adults

Adults with Disabilities
Books and Supplies

Provides books, materials, safety equipment, technology and other school supplies to support academic pursuits.

Long Beach Job Corps

Career Technical Education

Training programs that prepare youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.

Centro CHA
Long Beach City College

Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach School for Adults
Pacific Gateway
United Cambodian Community

Childcare

Provides childcare programming and/or referrals to childcare, i.e. before and after school care, day camps, etc.

Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
YMCA

Child Development Center

Half-day and full-day preschool programs, typically for children aged 2-5.

Long Beach City College
Long Beach Job Corps

Citizenship

Offers advocacy, consultations, and training in the naturalization process of becoming a citizen of the US. Supportive services include Green Card Renewal, DACA Renewal and Naturalization assistance.

Centro CHA
Long Beach School for Adults

The Salvation Army
United Cambodian Community
YMCA

Clothing

Professional interview attire, uniforms and/or clothing necessary to participate in career training programs.

Long Beach Job Corps

Counseling Services
English as a Second Language

Free noncredit programming in English as a Second Language. Participants can take a myriad of courses to practice conversation, writing, reading, and grammar skills.

Centro CHA
Long Beach City College

Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach School for Adults
Pacific Gateway
The Salvation Army
United Cambodian Community
YMCA

Food Assistance

Offers or provides referrals to nutritious and well-balanced meals at no cost.

Long Beach Job Corps
The Salvation Army

Health & Wellness
High School Diploma OR Equivalent

Competency-based high school diploma programs for adults; e.g. High School Equivalency or the General Educational Development (GED®).

Centro CHA
Conservation Corps
CSULB – Educational Opportunity Center
Goodwill of South Los Angeles County
Long Beach Job Corps

Long Beach School for Adults

Ministry

Provides spiritual services and/or support from clergy or a religious counselor.

The Salvation Army

Money / Allowance

Offers a living allowance and/or monetary supports to eligible participants.

Conservation Corps
Long Beach Job Corps

Parenting / Family Services

Family supportive services and education for parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

California Mentor Long Beach
YMCA

Pre-Apprenticeship

Offers pre-apprenticeship programs and/or skilled labor programs and vocational trainings.

Conservation Corps
Long Beach City College
Long Beach School for Adults

Senior Services

Senior support services and programs to engage older adults – mentally, physically, and socially.

California Mentor Long Beach
Long Beach City College

Long Beach Gray Panthers
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
The Salvation Army

Transportation

Transportation assistance, TAP cards and/or Taxi Vouchers.

Conservation Corps
Long Beach Job Corps
The Salvation Army

Veteran Services

Support services for service members, veterans, and their eligible dependents.

Mental Health of America

Youth Programs

Provides activities and programs for community members between the ages of 10 and 18 through recreation, social life, prevention, intervention, or education.

Centro CHA
Conservation Corps
Long Beach Job Corps
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
Mental Health of America
The Salvation Army
YMCA

Youth with Disabilities

Advocacy, supportive services and referrals for youth with disabilities.

California Mentor Long Beach
Department of Rehabilitation
Disabled Resources Center

Books and Supplies
Parenting / Family Services
Veteran Services