CARE Program

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CARE Program

COOPERATIVE AGENCIES RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION (CARE) is a state funded program designed to assist single parents, receiving CalWORKs/TANF, with child care related expenses while they pursue a college education.

CARE SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Educational and Personal counseling
  • Self-advocacy and academic success workshops
  • Child care related grant

TO QUALIFY FOR CARE YOU MUST BE:

  • A current EOPS student enrolled in 12 or more units
  • 18 years or older
  • A single parent of at least one child under 14 years old
  • A CalWORKs cash aid recipient

EOPS Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be California resident
  • Be economically disadvantaged (qualify for BOGW “A” or “B”)
  • Be a full time student (12 or more units)
  • Be educationally disadvantaged (by language, social and/or educational barriers)
  • Have completed less than 70 units and/or 6 consecutive semesters in the EOPS program

To apply for CARE Program:

  • Stop by the EOPS/CARE office  and request a CARE Interest Card or you may download it
  • Complete the card and leave it with the office personnel.
  • The CARE Counselor will review your interest and eligibility and contact you to set a CARE orientation appointment. You will be asked to bring additional documents verifying your eligibility to the CARE orientation meeting.