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Extended Opportunity Programs & Services 

CARE Resources EOPS | CARE Resources

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 17 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.

To be eligible for CARE, a student must:

  • Have been determined EOPS eligible

  • Be a single parent/head of household

  • Be currently receiving TANF/CalWORKs assistance (cash aid)

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Have a child age 17 years and younger

CARE Services

CARE services provide additional assistance to meet the unique needs of single parents. Students determined to be CARE eligible may receive the following:

  • Academic, Personal & Career Counseling

  • Educational Planning

  • One-on-one tutoring (located in building 6, room 108)

  • Support Groups (self-esteem, parenting, time management, etc.)

  • Textbooks and School Supplies

  • Grants (money to assist with childcare and transportation expenses as well as other school-related costs, if there is an unmet need after financial aid is awarded)