Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
CARE is a sub-program of EOPS. It is a state funded educational support program for single parent students with dependent children under the age of 14 who are receiving public assistance. CARE provides additional support services such as CARE grants, meal tickets, specialized workshops, gas cards, bus passes and parent/child activities.
For more information, visit the EOPS/CARE Office located in the Student Services, in the 300 Quad, or call (760) 366-3791, ext. 4247.
To qualify for CARE a student must:
Be a CalWORKs participant.
Have at least one child under the age of 14.
Be a single-parent head of household as determined by the County.
Be eligible for the EOPS program.
CARE students are eligible to receive all EOPS services. In addition, CARE students may be eligible to receive the following "above and beyond" services:
- Supplemental book vouchers
- Meal cards to Bruce's Coyote Café
- Parent/Child Activities
- Transportation Grant
- CARE Grant
- Bus Passes
- Gas Cards
- Various Skills Workshops
For more information, visit the EOPS/CARE Office located in the Office of Student Services, 300 Quad, or call (760) 366-3791, ext. 4247.