CARE, also known as Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education, is a state-funded program designed to recruit and assist single parents who are heads of household with children 13 years old and under and who are CalWORKs recipients attending community college. CARE students receive additional support through counseling, tutoring, assistance with books and supplies, grants, and other services designed to help them complete their educational goals.
CARE services provide additional assistance to meet the unique needs of single parents. Students determined to be CARE eligible may receive the following:
As a continuing CARE student, we have developed an online orientation that will give you the information required to participate in the CARE Program this semester. This orientation also includes a quiz that will provide you the 25 points you need towards your first CARE Grant! Make sure you read the following carefully:
For additional questions regarding CARE services and eligibility please contact Ana Tafoya-Diaz at CARE@mtsac.edu