If you’re a single parent attending Copper Mountain College, you have resources available to help. The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) helps, single-parent students by giving them some extra help while they’re attending class.

What Is 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 18 who are receiving public assistance. CARE provides additional support services.

CARE Eligibility

To qualify for CARE a student must:

CARE Services

CARE students are eligible to receive all EOPS services. In addition, CARE students may be eligible to receive the following “Over and Above” services:


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Contact Information


Copper Mountain College
6162 Rotary Way
P.O. Box 1398
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

760.366.3791, ext. 4247
760.366.5257 fax

Office Location

CARE is located in the Office of Student Services in the 300 Quad, next to Jorge’s.


Regular Hours
Monday-Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
Friday 8 am – 3 pm

Summer Hours June to July 
Monday-Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
Closed Fridays

We are closed on all legal and college holidays.