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EOPS 50th Anniversary, 2019

EOPS Announcements


EOPS Applications for Fall 2019

Applications for Fall 2019 will be available from July 8th to July 31st. Please submit your application in person at the EOPS Office starting July 8th, 2019.

You will receive an email on Monday, August 5th, 2019 notifying you whether you have been accepted into the Grossmont EOPS/CARE program. Click on What Is Next? 


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EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) is a California State funded program established to recruit, enroll and retain students. EOPS is designed to assist students who are identified as economically and educationally disadvantaged. Eligible students are provided with a wide range of support services to foster success at Grossmont College.

CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) 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 the development of potential ability through academic support and financial assistance.
NextUp Foster Youth Services
NextUp is a new program to support foster youth who were in care for even one day from their 16th to 18th birthdays. Eligible students can receive book vouchers, gas cards, transit passes, a meal voucher for each day they’re on campus, extra counseling support, Target cards and more. 
CalWORKs program provides intensive instruction, counseling and support services such as internship, job search employment preparation opportunities and childcare assistance as well as work experience/work-study opportunities for students currently receiving TANF/CASH AID benefits. CalWORKs assists students in preparing for immediate and successful employment.  In addition, CalWORKs staff serves as a liaison between the college and the San Diego County of Health and Human Services [HHSA] (Department of Social Services).
New Horizons

New Horizons is a VTEA grant funded program for full-time students enrolled in vocational majors. New Horizons provides assistance to single parents, displaced homemakers or single pregnant women. The services provided by the program include textbook support, transportation funds, parking permits, academic, career and personal counseling. Inquire with the CalWORKs technician for application process.

Last Updated: 09/16/2019
(619) 644-7617

New Horizons
(619) 644-7552

EOPS Location:
Griffin Center,
Building 60, Room 125

Monday - Tuesday
8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday - Thursday:
8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am - 1:00pm

*Please note our office will be closed on Monday, November 12 and Thursday, November 22nd and  Friday, November 23rd. 


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