The SWC Dreamer Center serves as a central point to provide access to a full spectrum of program, services, and resources for undocumented students and their families. We welcome all students of all backgrounds.
We are working Remotely. For immediate assistance please email: email@example.com or leave a voicemail at (619) 482-6435.
For updates connect with us on social media:
- Admissions (Instate tuition, AB540 affidavit)
- Financial Aid
- CA Dream Act Application
- CA Promise Grant Application
- On Campus Resource Referrals
- Online Events and Workshops
- Free Legal Immigration Services by Jewish Family Service: Schedule your appointment!
COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Communities
- Local Financial Resources:
SWC Cares Grant: provides assistance to students at risk of dropping out of college due to unexpected financial emergencies. Provides up to $350
San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium: “The fund will provide grants of up to $500 to immigrants in San Diego who have lost all or part of their income due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Minority Humanitarian Foundation, Immigrant Relief Fund: “provides grants of $250 for immigrants in San Diego County who have lost all or part of their income due to the coronavirus pandemic”
- Immigrants Raising: Tangible Support for Immigrant Communities
- CIYA: COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Californians
- Employee rights (You have rights regardless of immigration status):
- College updates and additional information
- College Mental Health/ Counseling
- San Diego Access & Crisis Line: (888) 724-7240 or (619) 641- 6992 TTY
- It's Up to Us page (www.up2sd.org)
- San Diego Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault 24-hour Hotline (Domestic Violence) 888/DVLINKS (385-4657) or (888) 385-4657
- South Bay Community Services 24-hour Hotline (South County) (800) 640-2933
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning Community Center (LGBTQ) Heidorn (858) 212-LIFE (5433)
- Center for Community Solutions (Coastal) (858) 272-5777
- 211 (San Diego County Resources)
Rapid Response Hotline
People who see immigration officers knocking at their doors — or their neighbors' — in San Diego County can now call a new 24-hour hotline for support. Calling the hotline probably won't stop an arrest that's already in progress, but it might help stop a deportation, depending on the details of the case.
Anyone wanting to report an immigration arrest, a checkpoint or a raid to the rapid response network can call (619) 536-0823. Dispatchers, who must be bilingual in English and Spanish, will take down information from the caller about the enforcement’s location and send a text to volunteer responders, asking for someone to verify what’s happening.
A responder will go to the address provided and document the situation. Responders are taught not to obstruct an arrest in any way. Instead, they observe and document in case the immigrant’s civil rights are violated.
Reprinted from San Diego Union-Tribune article dated Dec. 20, 2017