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Health and Wellness

Welcome to the LAVC Student Health Center

The Los Angeles Valley College Student Health and Wellness Center is operated by Via Care. Currently enrolled students who pay their Semester Health Fee, (proof of payment is required for first visit), have access to Medical and Behavioral Health Services. Call (818) 947-2918 to schedule an appointment. Make sure to mention your are a Los Angeles Valley College Student.  WALK-INS are welcomed as long as scheduling allows.

Services Covered Under the Semester Health Fee

Services at the Health Center include In-Person General Medicine and Behavioral Health

  • First aid care
  • Treatment of minor illnesses
  • Physical exams
  • COVID-19 Testing
  • Behavioral health care
  • Prescriptions for birth control
  • Emergency birth control
  • IUDs & implants
  • Tampons & pads
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Women's health
  • Referrals for LGBTQ+ services
  • STI & HIV testing & counseling
  • PEP & PrEP
  • Condoms
  • Substance use disorder services
  • Flu shots
  • Vaccinations
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Laboratory services
  • Glucose test

LAVC students have access to in-person Mental Health services with Via Care at the Student Health Center or on-line with TimelyCare. 

Experienced Behavioral Therapists and Counselors can assist students in managing concerns about...

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Family or Relationship Conflict

All services previously listed are covered by your student health fee. For services not covered by the health fee, Via Care accepts:
• Medi-Cal
• MyHealthLA
• FamilyPact
• Private Insurance
• Sliding Fee Scale
Insurance enrollment assistance is also available by calling (323) 268-9191. Visit Via Care Website for additional information.

Review check-in procedures prior to your visit. The Student Health Center continues to follow the safety guidelines in managing patient access, maintaining personal distances, and mandating wearing masks inside the Student Health Center. We recommend bringing the completed English VC Intake Packet form on your first visit. This is not a requirement, you can request and fill out the form at the center.  

Via Care Patient Intake Packet.pdf

Via Care Community Healthcare

Operators of the LAVC Student Health Center. For more information about the company visit Via Care Website.

On-Line Mental Health Provider

Students may choose to get on-line 24/7 Emotional Support from TimelyCare. Users can read bios from a wide selection of clinicians with diverse ethnicities and cultures and select the therapist of their choice. Services are provided in multiple languages. In addition to therapy users have access to wellness tools such as mindfulness activities, yoga videos, and the Wellness Journeys. TimelyCare is now accessible on any Canvas course through the Student Portal. Timelycare can also be accessed on a browser or by downloading the app. For assistance, please call Timelycare at 833-4-TIMELY, (833-484-6359).  View Timelycare Demo Video


Related Links

Student Services Division Homepage


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Can help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Logo


Office Hours and Location

Monday to Thursday: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Closed Fridays, Weekends, and Holidays
Student Union Bldg. First Floor (Next to Cafeteria)


Phone: (818) 947-2918

Contact Campus Sheriff
Phone: (818) 947-2911

Feedback regarding services: @email