Welcome to CARE!

Congratulations on taking the necessary steps to reach your dreams. We are so proud of you and we are here to support your journey. The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program is designed to support EOPS students who are single parents, head of household, and who are receiving public assistance through CalWORKs/TANF/CashAid for themselves and/or their children. The goal of the CARE Program is to help CARE students achieve their academic and personal success.

    • Academic, Personal & Career Counseling
    • Educational Planning
    • One-on-one tutoring
    • Peer Navigators
    • Special Workshops and Activities for Single Parents
    • Support for textbooks and school Supplies
    • Educational Grants (money to assist with school-related costs)

    • Must apply and be accepted into EOPS
    • Must have at least one dependent 17 years of age or younger
    • Must be considered a one-parent assistance unit by the Department of Social Services
    • Must be receiving TANF/CalWORKs assistance (cash aid) for themselves or their minor dependents
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    • Must apply for Financial Aid every year

    • Apply Apply to CARE

      If you are a new student and not currently an active EOPS student, please apply to the EOPS Program and make sure you answer all of the questions in the CARE section of the application. Please apply to EOPS here.

      If you are a current EOPS student, please contact the CARE Coordinator by email at or by calling (909) 274-4526.

For additional information, please contact our CARE Coordinator,
Bianca Valle Ward at (909) 274-4526 or


Contact Us

Bianca Valle Ward
EOPS/CARE Coordinator
Phone: (909) 274-4526

8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Building 9B-1st Floor
(909) 274-4500