Support and Counseling


Online doesn’t have to mean distant. At Calbright we use the internet to stay more connected to you. It starts with our Success Counselors.

You’ll be introduced to your counselor right after onboarding, and they’ll help with everything from working on specific lessons to just being someone you talk to about your experience.

Academic Success Counselors help you with:
  • Developing your Comprehensive Student Education Plan, so that your education is designed to get you where you want to go, when you want to get there
  • Techniques for work-life balance
  • Personalized support to help stay on track and achieve goals.

Academic Tutoring

We have team of academic tutors to provide support when you need it. If you're coming back to school after a long break, you can connect with a reading and writing tutor to freshen up your skills. If you're new to online learning, a computer and technology tutor can help orient you to the latest software and tools. Content tutors are available to support you seven days a week, with subject matter expertise specific to your program, Our tutors offer regular office hours, and we encourage you to organize peer study groups. We're there for you every step of the way!

Mental Health and Well Being

Calbright provides students with support services through The Virtual Care Group (VCG). This includes free, confidential, on-demand live mental health support and service referrals. Additionally, students can get in touch with board-certified physicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Through the program, Calbright students are able to access services for:

Students interested in accessing these services can visit their Calbright Student Portal (SSO) and navigate to Wellness Services to activate their VCG account. They can also email for assistance.

Immigration Legal Services

The California Community College system, of which Calbright is a part, provides free Immigration legal services to its students. DACA fee assistance is also available.

Accessibility Resources

We provide accommodations to students with any kind of physical, mental health, or learning disability that is a barrier to their education in any way.

Resources for Students with Dependents

In addition to our flexibly paced programs, Calbright connects students with dependents to a number of available resources.

Cal-Fresh CalFresh provides monthly financial support to purchase nutritious foods for individuals and families with low-income who meet federal guidelines.

Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) The California WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children that meet eligibility requirements. This program helps families across the state by providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods, and referrals to health care and other community services. CA WIC Customer Service Contact Information:
  • Automated Tel: 1-888-942-9675
  • In-Person Tel: 1-800-852-5770
  • Email:
Find a WIC Office near you: WIC Office Locator

Tax Credits California Earned Income Tax Credit (CITC) Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) are tax credits for working people who have earned a low to moderate income. You may be eligible to receive a cash refund or reduce the amount of tax you owe. Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) If you qualify for CalEITC and have a child under the age of 6, you may also qualify for a refundable tax credit of up to $1000 through the Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC)! If you qualify, you may see a reduced tax bill or a bigger refund.