Extended Opportunity Programs and Services HOURS

Monday: 8:00 AM  4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM  4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM  4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM  4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM  4:30 PM

College of Alameda’s EOPS Program

Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS) is a program designed to provide academic support and above-and-beyond services to help students reach their academic goal. Students enrolled in the EOPS program demonstrate that they have educational, economic, social, cultural, or language problems that interfere with their educational careers.

Due to shelter-in-place orders, all offices are working remotely or online. Please contact us at or (510)748-2258.

EOPS/CARE will be accepting applications beginning August 2, 2021.
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Our Mission: EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs provides above and beyond academic and career counseling that serves the vulnerable and underrepresented students at College of Alameda. Faculty and staff strive to provide culturally relevant and transformative experiences that support students’ goals and learning outcomes. We lean of the values of equity and social justice that is in direct correlation with the civil rights movement.


College of Alameda’s CARE Program

The College of Alameda’s CARE Program provides support services to assist single parents who are participating in CalWORKs and/or TANF/AFDC, and who have children 14 years of age or younger. Participants must be enrolled in 12.0 or more units.

CARE has many benefits for students. It provides an opportunity to achieve educational, vocational, and occupational training goals. This will contribute to a meaningful career and help to maintain a stable family lifestyle.

 CARE Services
    • Priority registration


    • Academic counseling
    • Access to EOPS book grant
    • Application fee waivers for transfer
CARE Eligibility

To qualify for CARE, you must:

    • Be a CalWORKs or TANF/AFDC participant
    • Have at least one child fourteen years of age or younger
    • Be a single-parent head of household
    • Be eligible for the EOPS program
    • Be enrolled in at least 12.0 units

 For more information, visit or contact the EOPS and CalWORKs office:

EOPS/CARE is located in Building A-111. Please call (510) 748-2258 for more information.

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