CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education)
CARE is a California State funded program designed to recruit and assist single parent recipients of CalWORKs. CARE provides support services and/or grant funds to assist single parents with academic support and financial assistance. All students who participate in the CARE program are both EOPS & CARE participants.
Who qualifies for CARE?
In addition, to meeeting all EOPS eligibility requirements, CARE students must also:
Receive cash aid assistance for themselves and/or their dependant(s)
Have single parents status with a child/dependant 13 years of age or younger
What services are offered through the CARE Program?
Academic & Personal Counseling
Referrals to county resources
Meal Vouchers for on-campus dining
Semesterly Parking Permit
CARE Book Voucher
CARE Study Sessions--with child care & tutoring services provided.
Workshops designed with the single parent in mind
Backpacks with school supplies
How can I apply?
Come to our office during the next application period. Please remember to bring your picture ID. Once accepted, you must attend a mandatory EOPS/CARE Orientation following your approval into the program.