Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
CARE was established by the State of California in 1982 as a supplemental component of EOPS. The program provides resources and support for disadvantaged single parents and promotes self-sufficiency through education and training. CARE is a program for EOPS single parents who are currently receiving public assistance and also meet the following qualifications:
- 18 years of age or older
- Single parent and head of household of a child or children under 14 years of age
- Receive TANF/CalWORKs monetary benefits
Services for CARE students include supportive counseling, textbook/supplies, transportation assistance and a meal program.
The CARE office is located on the fourth floor of Watson Hall, Room 456. For more information please call (714) 432-5173 or visit https://orangecoastcollege.edu/services-support/eops/.