Focus 180

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The Focus 180 Program

Focus 180 offers intentional and welcoming, educational and community resources to students who have formerly been incarcerated.

The Focus 180 Community and program is geared to provide assistance through intentional, integrated, and welcoming educational and related services that span the institution and the Antelope Valley community, with the aim being to improve the educational attainment and reentry success of individuals who have been incarcerated. The mission of Focus 180 is to create opportunities for exploration and to foster the skills necessary to translate college experiences into meaningful and successful careers and lives.

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Next steps towards joining the AVC Focus 180 Program


Program Benefits and Services for Formerly Incarcerated Students

  • Dress for Success Clothing Closet
  • Job Search Preparation
  • Books H.E.L.P. Program
  • AVTA Campus Connect Bus Pass Program
  • Hearts and Hands Food Pantry
  • Financial Aid Advising
  • Student Health Services
  • Housing Referrals
  • Campus and Community Resources

We are accepting applications for 2022-2023


For more information regarding the Focus 180 Program or other Student Equity programs, please e-mail or call (661) 722-6300, ext. 6375.


Please click the application link below and APPLY NOW!


Focus 180 Participant Form

Last updated: November 7, 2022