Program Directory

Allan Hancock College

C F

Santa Maria, CA

Operating In
  • Lompoc Federal Correctional Institution (federal prison)
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • AA in Liberal Arts (non-transfer Social and Behavioral Sciences)
  • AA in Social Science
  • AA in Psychology
  • BIGE – Beyond Incarceration, Greater Education (campus)
Contacts

Edwin HodgesCalWORKs CoordinatorInterim Rising Scholars Coordinator(805) 922-6966 ext. 3868 or ext. 3214Edwin.hodges@hancockcollege.edueops1@hancockcollege.edu

Antelope Valley College

P C

Lancaster, CA

Operating In
  • California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC)
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • AA-T in Communications Studies
  • Focus 180 (campus)
Contacts

Bakersfield College

P C Y

Bakersfield, CA

Operating In
  • Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP)
  • North Kern State Prison (NKSP)
  • California State Prison, Corcoran (COR)
  • California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF)
  • Wasco State Prison (WSP)
  • Juvenile Hall
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Rising Scholars Program
  • CSU Breadth General Education
  • AA-T in Communication
  • Certificate of Achievement in Communication
  • AA-T in Psychology
  • AA-T in Sociology
  • Free on the Outside (FOTO) Student Club
  • Student Development Course (youth)
Contacts

Berkeley City College

C

Berkeley, CA

Operating In
  • Program in development
Programs Offered
  • Reach out to the designated points of contact to learn more
Contacts

Butte College

J C

Butte, CA

Operating In
  • Butte County Sheriff’s Office Day Reporting Center
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Non-credit workforce readiness, Career Technical Education and General Education courses
  • Ascending Scholars student club (on campus)
  • Ag-Business Career Exploration class (Butte County Probation Facility)
Contacts

Cabrillo College

J C

Aptos, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Roundtree Medium Facility
Programs Offered
  • Rising Scholars
Contacts

Cañada College

C

Redwood City, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Resilient Education Program
Contacts

Cerro Coso Community College

P C

Ridgecrest, CA

Operating In
  • California City Correctional Facility (CAC)
  • California Correctional Institution (CCI)
  • Owens Valley Conservation Camp
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • AS-T in Administration of Justice
  • AA-T in Anthropology
  • AS-T in Business Administration
  • AA-T in English (only at CAC)
  • AA in Liberal Arts – Arts & Humanities
  • AA in Liberal Arts – Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • AA-T in Psychology
  • AS in Paralegal Studies
  • IGETC certified general education
Contacts

Chabot College

J C

Hayward, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Jail program launching January 2023
Programs Offered
  • RISE: Restorative Integrated Self-Education Program
  • Courses for credit in Santa Rita jail
Contacts

Chaffey College

P C

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Operating In
  • California Institution for Women (CIW)
  • California Institution for Men (CIM)
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • AS in General Business
  • Second Chance Pell Grant Site
  • Turning Point (prison)
  • Rising Scholars (campus)

 

Contacts

 

City College of San Francisco

J C

San Francisco, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • San Francisco County Jails
Programs Offered
  • Courses in College Success, Diversity and Social Justice (jail, in partnership with Five Keys)
  • New Directions (on campus program)
Contacts

Coastline College

P J C F

Fountain Valley, CA

Operating In
  • 35 state prisons, several federal prisons, and some county jails
  • On campus – formerly incarcerated student support
Programs Offered
  • Distance Correspondence:
    AA’s/AS degrees: in American Studies, Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Science & Math, Business, and Sociology;
    ADTs: Communication Studies, Psychology, and Sociology
    Certificate in Business
Contacts

College of San Mateo

C Y

San Mateo, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • San Mateo County juvenile hall
Programs Offered
  • Project Change Educational Services
  • Services for preparation to transition to community college on-site at the juvenile youth facilities
Contacts

College of the Canyons

J C

Santa Clarita, CA

Operating In
  • Los Angeles County Jail – Pitchess Detention Center
  • Century Regional Detention Center
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Credit courses in English, Counseling, Sociology, and Philosophy
  • Credit courses in General Education
  • Noncredit courses in life skills (Parenting, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Anger Management)
Contacts

College of the Redwoods

P J

Eureka, CA

Operating In
  • Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP)
  • Humboldt County Correctional Facility (jail)
Programs Offered
  • ADT (prison)
  • Non-credit courses in academic support, basic skills, and career readiness (jail)
Contacts

 

Columbia College

P J C Y

Sonora, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)
  • Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp
  • Tuolumne County Jail
  • MotherLode Regional Juvenile Detention Facility
  • Vallecito Conservation Camp
Programs Offered
  • AA in Human Services (SCC)
  • CTE courses in Firefighting, Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, and Business/Entrepreneurship (SCC)
  • Fire Classes (Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp and Vallecito Conservation Camp)
  • Transition and matriculation support (Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Center) *MEOC Only
  • Transition workshops and matriculation support (Tuolumne County Jail) *MEOC Only

 

Contacts

Compton College

C

Compton, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Formerly Incarcerated Students in Transition Program (F.I.S.T.)
Contacts

Contra Costa College

J

San Pablo, CA

Operating In
  • West County Detention Facility
Programs Offered
  • Courses for credit in West County Detention Facility starting January 2023
Contacts

Cosumnes River College

P C

Sacramento, CA

Operating In
  • Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF)
  • Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP)
  • Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC)
Programs Offered
  • AA/ADT in Communication Studies (RCCC, MCSP)
  • AA in History (MCSP)
  • English (FWF)
  • Reemerging Scholars (Campus)
Contacts

Cuesta College

P

San Luis Obispo, CA

Operating In
  • California Men’s Colony (CMC)
Programs Offered
  • ADT in Sociology
  • CSU General Education
  • AA in Human Development
  • AA in Liberal Arts
  • Certificates in Addiction Studies and Culinary Studies
  • Second Chance Pell Grant Site
Contacts

Cuyamaca College

C Y

El Cajon, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • San Diego Office of Ed Court Schools
Programs Offered
  • Cuyamaca Scholars
  • Mentorship, Enrollment Support, Access to Learning Communities, Tutoring, Transfer Guidance, Referrals to Support Services, Specialized Counseling, Career Exploration, Job Readiness
  • Concurrent enrollment
Contacts

Cypress College

C

Cypress, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • LIFE Program:
    Textbook vouchers (Fall / Spring semesters)
    Gift cards
    Assigned LIFE Advocate (“peer mentor”)
    Regular community meetings
    Advocacy letters
    Connections to four-year campuses
  • FITE Club
Contacts

Diablo Valley College

C

Pleasant Hill, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Educational and career training coursework
  • Matriculation and transition support
  • Outreach
  • Scholars for Justice (student club)
Contacts

East Los Angeles College

C Y

Monterey Park, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • juvenile halls and camps (LA probation)
Programs Offered
  • Education Justice Scholars Program East Los Angeles College
  • Assistance with college enrollment and services
  • Guidance in applying for financial aid and scholarships
  • Specialized academic counseling
  • Academic tutoring
  • Student-peer mentorship
  • Transfer preparation
  • Expungement clinics
  • Access to community resources
  • Assistance with job readiness
  • Addiction Studies Program
Contacts

El Camino College

C F

Torrence, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • FCI Terminal Island
Programs Offered
  • Academic Counseling and assistance with registration and enrollment (on campus)
  • Welding, parenting, and small business training courses (FCI Terminal Island)
  • Provide expungement services via community contact
  • Peer Mentorship from other students in the program
  • Basic needs referrals for housing, food, and technological needs
  • Community partner referrals to: Homeboy Industries, A New Way of Life, ARC, HealthRight 360, and more
Contacts

Evergreen Valley College

J

San Jose, CA

Operating In
  • Elmwood Correctional Facility
Programs Offered
  • Automotive Technology Foundational Skills Certificate of Achievement
  • Auto Tech 102 – Automotive Systems and Auto 103 Light Line Technician
Contacts

Feather River College

P

Quincy, CA

Operating In
  • 28 state prisons (distance correspondence)
  • Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) (hybrid interactive correspondence)
Programs Offered
  • Distance Correspondence: AA in Humanities (CSU transferable), AAT in Sociology, AA’s (nontransferable) in Social and Behavioral Science and Humanities
  • Hybrid Interactive Correspondence: Certificate in Entrepreneurial Business (MCSP)
Contacts

Folsom Lake College

P C

Folsom, CA

Operating In
  • Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF)
  • Folsom State Prison (FSP)
  • Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP)
  • Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC)
  • El-Centro Youth Detention Facility (YDF)
  • On Campus
Programs Offered
  • AA’s in Business and Human Services (FWF, FSP, MCSP, RCCC)
  • AA/ADT in Communication Studies (FWF, FSP, MCSP)
  • Human and Career Development (YDF)
  • Reemerging Scholars (Campus)
Contacts

Foothill College

J Y

Los Altos Hills, CA

Operating In
  • Elmwood Correctional Facility
  • Blue Ridge (youth)
  • Osborne (youth)
Programs Offered
  • Vet Assisting
  • Horticulture
Contacts

Fresno City College

C Y

Fresno, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Alice Worsley School
Programs Offered
  • EOPS academic advising and tri-semester academic check-ins, counseling and referrals services, one on one tutoring, textbook support
  • FCC Rising Scholars
  • Dual Enrollment
Contacts

Gavilan College

J C

Gilroy, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • San Benito County Jail
Programs Offered
  • Writing Workshop
  • High School Equivalency Preparation
  • Career Preparation
  • Higher Aspirations – Peer Mentoring
Contacts

Glendale Community College

C

Glendale, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Reentry Pathways
  • System Impacted Intellectuals
Contacts

Grossmont College

J C

Santee, CA

Operating In
  • Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Pathways to Success Academy
  • Courses offered in Reading, Communications, Mathematics, Keyboarding and College and Career Success
  • Justice Scholars Program:
    Academic, Career, & Personal Counseling
    College Application Assistance
    Financial Aid & Scholarship Application Assistance
    Connection to On-Campus Program Resources
    Peer Mentoring
    Referrals to Off-Campus resources for record clearance, employment, healthcare, housing and more.
Contacts

 

 

 

Hartnell College

P J Y

Salinas, CA

Operating In
  • Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
  • Correctional Training Facility (CTF)
  • Monterey County Jail
  • Monterey County Youth Center
Programs Offered
  • AAT in Psychology/Sociology
Contacts

Imperial Valley College

P J C

Imperial, CA

Operating In
  • Calipatria State Prison (CAL)
  • California State Prison, Centinela (CEN)
  • Imperial County Jail
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Courses in Welding, Air Conditioning Technology, OSHA Safety and Standards 30-Hour Card (County Jail)
  • Alcohol & Drug Studies Certificate (Jail Inside/Out Program)
  • Associate Degree for Transfer in Sociology (CAL), Associate Degree for Transfer in Psychology (CEN)
  • SOA (Students Overcoming Adversities)
Contacts

 

 

Lake Tahoe Community College

P J Y

South Lake Tahoe, CA

Operating In
  • Folsom State Prison (FSP)
  • California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC)
  • Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF)
  • High Desert State Prison (HDSP)
  • Growlersburg Conservation Camp (GCC)
  • Sierra Conservation Center (SCC)
  • South Lake Tahoe Juvenile Detention Center
  • El Centro High School
Programs Offered
  • Hybrid Interactive Correspondence offers the following programs using an “Enhanced One-on-One” Model:
    • AD-T in Sociology
    • AD-T in Sociology
    • AA in Social Science
    • Industry Recognized Culinary Certificates
Contacts

Las Positas College

F

Dublin, CA

Operating In
  • Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin
Programs Offered
  • Customer Services Certificate (non credit)
  • Small Business Certificate (non credit)
  • Associates degree in Business Administration for Transfer (forthcoming fall 21)
Contacts

Lassen College

P J F

Susanville, CA

Operating In
  • High Desert State Prison (HDSP)
  • California Correctional Center (CCC)
  • 29 state prisons, 1 federal prison, 3 youth facilities, and Lassen County Adult Detention Facility
Programs Offered
  • Psychology ADT
  • University Studies Social Science (transferable)
  • Distance Correspondence: AS in Social Science, AA in General Studies: Emphasis in Social Science
Contacts

 

Los Angeles Mission College

C Y

Sylmar, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • juvenile halls and camps (LA probation)
Programs Offered
  • College Culture Reentry Hub (CCRH)
Contacts

Los Angeles Trade-Tech College

C

Los Angeles, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Reentry Pathway Program
Contacts

Mendocino College

J C

Ukiah, CA

Operating In
  • Mendocino County Jail
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Rising Scholars program
  • Online courses in any pathway
Contacts

Merced College

P C

Merced, CA

Operating In
  • Valley State Prison (VSP)
  • Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF)
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • ADTs in Business Administration, Communication Studies, English, Psychology, Sociology, and History (VSP and CCWF)
  • Credit courses in Math, English, Guidance, Communications, Philosophy, Kinesiology, Business, History, Art, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Accounting, Anthropology, Biology, Physical Science, and Plant Science (VSP and CCWF)
  • On campus services for formerly incarcerated and system impacted students
Contacts

Merritt College

C

Oakland, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Street Scholars Peer Mentoring Program (with the Community Social Services Reentry and Academic Success Center)
Contacts

MiraCosta College

C

Oceanside, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Transitions Student Club
  • Cohort classes, counseling (academic, career, personal), outreach/onboarding specialist, community partnerships
Contacts

Modesto Junior College

C Y

Modesto, CA

Operating In
  • On campus
  • Stanislaus County Juvenile Probation
Programs Offered
  • Reentry to Success Network
Contacts

Norco College

P

Norco, CA

Operating In
  • California Rehabilitation Center (CRC)
Programs Offered
  • ADT in Sociology
  • ADT in Business Administration
Contacts

Ohlone College

J

Freemont, CA

Operating In
  • Elmwood Correctional Facility
Programs Offered
  • Multimedia Certificate of Accomplishment
    Courses offered in video production and web design
Contacts

Palo Verde College

P

Blythe, CA

Operating In
  • Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) (in-person)
  • Ironwood State Prison (ISP) (in-person)
  • 17 state prisons (distance)
Programs Offered
  • Courses in American Sign Language and Concert Choir
  • Distance Correspondence: AS in Business Management, five AA’s, two Certificates of Achievement, seven Certificates of Career Preparation
Contacts

Palomar College

J C Y

San Marcos, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Vista Detention Facility
  • San Diego County Office of Ed
Programs Offered
  • Transfer courses
  • Dual and Concurrent Enrollment
  • Summer Transitions Program
  • Transitions Collective Student Club
  • Vocational and Technical Career Programs
Contacts

Pasadena City College

C

Pasadena , CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Community Overcoming Recidivism through Education (CORE)
  • Formerly Incarcerated Radical Scholars Team – Student Club (FIRST)
Contacts

Riverside City College

C Y

Riverside

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Youth Treatment and Education Center (YTEC)

 

Programs Offered
  • Transition Minds
  • Academic counseling and support services
  • Concurrent and Dual enrollment for youth
Contacts

San Bernardino Valley College

C

San Bernardino, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • All of Us or None
Contacts

San Diego City College

C

San Diego, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • City Scholars Program
Contacts

San Diego Mesa College

C

San Diego, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Rising Scholars
  • Campus and community based support
Contacts

San Diego Miramar College

C

San Diego, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Urban Scholars Union
Contacts

San Joaquin Delta College

C Y

Stockton, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
Programs Offered
  • Dual Enrollment
  • Phoenix Project
Contacts

San Jose City College

J Y

San Jose

Operating In
  • Re-renty Resource Center, San Jose
  • Elmwood Correctional Complex
  • Osborne Juvenile Center
Programs Offered
  • Google IT Support Professional Certificate of Achievement
  • Emerging Tech Entrepreneurship Certificate of Achievement
  • Alcohol and Drug Studies Certificate of Achievement-Level 2
  • A.A. in Alcohol and Drug Studies
  • A.S. in Alcohol and Drug Studies
  • Addiction and Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Licensed Advanced Addiction Counseling Certificate
  • Integrated Behavioral Health Certificate
  • Substance Use Prevention Certificate
  • Peer Mentor Certificate (Criminal Justice)
  • Mary Crocker CookPeer Mentor Certificate (Integrated Behavioral Health)
Contacts

Santa Ana College

J C

Santa Ana, CA

Operating In
  • Santa Ana City Jail
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Noncredit courses in ten subjects
  • Project Rise
Contacts

Santa Barbara City College

J C

Santa Barbara, CA

Operating In
  • Santa Barbara County Jail
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Credit courses in Personal Development; Noncredit courses for ServSafe certificate, GED preparation, and computer skills (jail)
  • Transitions Program (campus)
Contacts

Santa Monica College

C

Santa Monica, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • RISING Program
Contacts

Santa Rosa Junior College

J C Y

Santa Rosa, CA

Operating In
  • Sonoma County Jails – Main Adult and North County Detention Facilities
  • Sonoma County Juvenile Hall
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Courses in Basic Math, Basic English, Counseling, Intro to Culinary (jail)
  • Second Chance Program and Student Club (campus)
  • Second Chance Peer Mentoring (youth)

 

 

Contacts

Santiago Canyon College

J C Y

Orange, CA

Operating In
  • Orange County Jails
  • Orange County Juvenile Hall (OCJH)
  • Youth Guidance Center (YGC)
  • Youth Leadership Academy (YLA).
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Ten Noncredit courses
  • Certificates in Receptionist/Information Clerk and Commercial and Institutional Food Preparation
  • Academic counseling services
  • Project Rise (campus)
Contacts

Shasta College

C Y

Redding, CA

Operating In
  • on campus (alternative to incarceration option)
  • Juvenile Hall
Programs Offered
  • Shasta Technical Education Program United Partnership (STEP-UP)
  • AA’s and Certificates in over 100 certificates and degree programs including transfer degrees. Offering non-credit vocational training courses in Arborist Power Line Trimming, Wildfire Safety Certification, Road Flagger Safety Certification, and more. STEP-UP provides individual student support across our three county district.
Contacts

 

Skyline College

C Y

San Bruno, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
  • San Mateo County Juvenile Hall
Programs Offered
  • Project Change (on campus)
  • Preparation to transition to community college services (Juvenile Hall)
Contacts

Solano Community College

P J C Y

Fairfield, CA

Operating In
  • California State Prison, Solano (SOL)
  • California Medical Facility (CMF)
  • Solano County Juvenile Detention Center
  • Solano County Jails (Stanton and Claybank Correctional Facilities)
  • Solano Continuation Schools (Golden Hills, Evergreen, Vacaville and Fairfield Unified School Districts)
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • ADTs in Business and Psychology (CMF)
  • ADTs in Political Science and Sociology (CSPS)
  • Special Admit, ADT in Criminal Justice, Business and Psychology, Political Science and Sociology (Juvenile Hall)
  • Dual enrollment,  all ADT and certificate programs, mentoring,  and job assistance (Continuation Schools)
  • Students Overcoming Adversity & Recidivism (SOAR on campus)
Contacts

Southwestern College

P J C

Chula Vista, CA

Operating In
  • Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD); Adult Males
  • San Diego County Jail – East Mesa Reentry Facility; Adult Males
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • ADT/Sociology, AA/Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Social & Behavioral Sciences, AA/Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Arts & Humanities, Certificate of Achievement/American Sign Language, and CSU General Breadth Requirements (Prison)
  • CSU General Breadth Requirements– Sociology, Geography, Communication, Counseling/Personal Development, Business/Financial Literacy and Computer Literacy (Jail)
  • Second Chance Pell Pilot Grant Site
  • SWC Rising Scholars (on-campus student organization)
Contacts

Victor Valley College

J C Y F

Victorville, CA

Operating In
  • On campus
  • In Federal prison
  • Juvenile Probation
  • County Jail
Programs Offered
  • Offering ADT in Sociology and Psychology and Associates in Business
  • On-campus services and support through RamForward.
  • Online courses for Juvenile Probation
Contacts

 

West Hills College Coalinga

P

Coalinga, CA

Operating In
  • Avenal State Prison (ASP)
  • Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP)
Programs Offered
  • ADT in Business
  • Transfer-Level Courses
Contacts

West Los Angeles College

C

Culver City, CA

Operating In
  • on campus
Programs Offered
  • Reentry Success Pathway Program
Contacts