Empowering Futures, Supporting Dreams: Together We Succeed

Welcome to the Student Wellness & Success Center at FRC! We are here to serve students in their wellness needs and act as support for students who are striving to be as successful as possible. There are a variety of programs and departments included in our center. Please check out the list of offerings below and explore the many services we are happy to provide!

Posing at the Wellness Center

Student-Parents Priority Registration

Student-parents are eligible to receive priority registration. Please click HERE to complete the form if you are parent of a child(ren) under the age of 18 and you provide 50% or more of the support. Be sure to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor for priority registration dates, matriculation requirements and class schedule.

Many student-parents are eligible for the EOPS/CARE program and/or CalWORKS. You are encouraged to learn about these programs to see if you qualify for additional support services, resourcers, etc. to help you succeed. For additional information please visit out Student Parent Resources page HERE.  

Basic Needs Center

The Basic Needs Center is your one stop shop for all things health, wellness, and basic student needs. Learn more below!


California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) provides support services to those with need. Learn more below!

Mental Health & Wellness

Mental health is health, and an important component to student success. We have counselors in house and online ready to serve students. Learn more below!

NextUp (Foster Youth)

NextUp provides college students with resources that make a difference. This program offers eligible foster youth with support and services. Learn more below!

Undocumented Services

California’s community colleges embrace diversity in all forms. We believe all people have the right to access quality education. Learn more below!

Veterans Services

If you're a veteran, active-duty reservist, or dependent, and want to explore new career opportunities, FRC has you covered. Learn more below!

I was so happy that I stopped in to see what resources are available to me as a student. I had no idea there were so many things out there to help me get through college. Thanks FRC for having my back!

Meet the Staff

Tara Hamler

Director of Student Success Programs 

530-283-0202 ext. 301 thamler@frc.edu

Book time with Tara Hamler

Leasa Tolen 

Basic Needs/CalWORKs Coordinator

530-283-0202 ext. 239 ltolen@frc.edu

Book time with Leasa Tolen

Kara Gately, LCSW

Director of Campus Mental Health Services

530-283-0202 ext. 234 kgately@frc.edu

Schedule a session with Kara

Gracie Yates

Program Staff Specialist II

530-283-0202 ext. 205 gyates@frc.edu

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