What is CARE?

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education CARE Program is a program for EOPS students who are single parent students receiving CalWORKs/cash aid and have child(ren) under the age of 14. The aim of CARE is to assist single parents receiving CalWORKs to increase their educational skills, enhance their employability, become more confident and self-sufficient, encourage success and the transition from cash aid to financial independence.

The CARE Program offers above and beyond services such as:


  • Personal Problem Solving/Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Fee waivers for university applications
  • Meal vouchers (if funding permits)
  • School supplies
  • Gas cards (if funding permits)
  • Parking permits
  • Educational workshops


CARE Verification Form