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Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS/CARE/CAFYES)

Frequently Asked Questions about CARE

What is CARE?

The CARE program provides assistance for single parents pursuing their educational goals under the TANF/CalWORKs program.

What services does CARE provide?
  • CARE Counselor/Coordinator and support staff
  • Academic, personal, and retention counseling
  • Priority appointment with CARE counselor
  • Mini counseling sessions
  • Educational workshops
  • University and Cultural field trips
  • School supply kit
  • Student parking permit (with proper verification)
  • ASG Benefits (students with CARE issued parking permit only)
  • Auto gas cards (at the start of the semester and during workshops)
  • Meal credit
  • Book Express Service
  • Laptop loan program (limited availability on first come, first served basis)
How do I qualify?
To be eligible for CARE a student must:


1. Be an eligible full-time EOPS student with a 2.0 GPA (good standing);
2. Be a single parent/head of household;
3. Be 18 years of age or older;
4. Be a CalWORKs/cash aid recipient;
5. Have at least one child under fourteen (14) years of age

For a Better Future Join CARE!

For further questions please contact:

Rosemary Valencia
CARE Counselor/Coordinator
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2465

Annet Estrella
CARE Coordinator Assistant
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2313

You may also visit us at EOPS/CARE office in the Student Service Building, 3rd Floor.

View the CARE flyer!

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911