FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
C.A.R.E. is a state funded student support program within E.O.P.S. for SINGLE PARENTS!
The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services Office is a state funded program which is designed to go above and beyond other services offered on campus. We assist students in completing a certificate, an Associate of Arts/Science degree and/or transferring to a four year university.
To be eligible student parents must be enrolled in the EOPS Program, have at least one child under the age of 14, be a single parent, head of household, receive cash aid for self &/or children from CalWorks/TANF, be 18 years old or older, and be a full time student.
No, you must be receiving money from CalWork/sTANF.
No, the money and services that you receive from C.A.R.E. will not count against you.
If you are part of the Disabled Students Program and they verify, in writing, that they recommend less than 12 units, then you do not have to be a full time student.
Applications for the program start in December for the Spring Semester, and June for the Fall semester. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis, so apply early. You can call the E.O.P.S. Office for exact dates.
No, unfortunately, the C.A.R.E. program does not provide childcare. For information on child care on campus please contact the Child Development Center