Program Overview and Eligibility

EOPS
CARE
CAL WORKS
NEXT UP
SERVICES PROVIDED
  1. Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  2. Provide other support services to eligible students, including but not limited to: textbook vouchers, tutoring, transportation, childcare, educational supplies, and/or transfer/career activities needed for retention and academic success
  3. Grants and EOPS work-study
  4. Funds can be used to offer childcare assistance to children of EOPS students
  5. Services are provided to eligible students in a non-duplicative manner over, above and in addition to what all other college students receive
  6. Priority Registration
  1. Supplemental Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  2. Provide other support services to eligible students, including but not limited to: textbook vouchers, tutoring, transportation, child care, educational supplies, and other assistance needed for retention and academic success
  3. Offer supplemental childcare assistance to children of CARE students not provided by other resources
  4. Services are provided to eligible students in a non-duplicative manner over, above and in addition to what all other college students receive
  5. Priority Registration
  1. Case management including counseling and academic support services not funded through other categorical programs and tracking of student progress
  2. Work-Study and Paid Apprenticeships
  3. Provide childcare to children of CalWORKs student(s)
  4. Job Development and Placement
  5. Post-Employment Services
  6. Curriculum Development & Redesign
  7. Priority Registration
  1. Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
    Provide other support services to eligible students, including but not limited to: books and supplies, child care, educational planning, emergency housing, food assistance, health services, life skills & financial skills, mental health services, transportation assistance, and tutoring.
  2. Priority Registration
ELIGIBILITY
  1. Must be a California resident or eligible for California Dream Act/AB 540
  2. Must be eligible for a CA College Promise Grant (A, B, or C with zero EFC)
  3. Must be educationally disadvantaged as defined by Title 5, section 56220 and Chancellor’s Office
  4. Must be enrolled in minimum of 12 credit units(full-time status) at time of acceptance into EOPS
  5. Must not have completed more than 70 degree-applicable units (excluding basic skills, remedial education and ESL units)
  1. Must be a California resident or eligible for California Dream Act/AB 450
  2. Must be an EOPS participant and meet additional CARE requirements:
  3. Single head of household (i.e., one parent assistance unit)
  4. Parent or child must be current CalWORKs, TANF or Tribal TANF cash aid recipient
  5. At least 18 years old
  6. Safety net provided to students who no longer receive CalWORKs/TANF/Tribal TANF cash aid, but whose dependent children still do
  1. Two-parent or single parent households
  2. Parent(s) and child must be a CalWORKs/TANF recipient
  3. No unit minimum – students can take credit or non-credit classes
  4. Approved County Welfare to Work (WTW) plan
  5. CalWORKs students must fulfill work participation requirements in order to remain in good standing
  1. Dependency as a foster youth established or continued by the court on or after your 16th birthday.
  2. Under 26 years old at the start of the academic year
  3. Enrolled in at least 9 units (or plan to enroll in at least 9 units)
PURPOSE
Assist Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) students to achieve academic success by offering support services to enhance persistence, retention, graduation and transfer goals
Assist Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) students to achieve academic success by offering support services to enhance persistence, retention, graduation and transfer goals and to help them transition from public assistance to economic self-sufficiency
Assist California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) students to transition from public assistance to economic self-sufficiency (employment)
Assist NextUp students who are current and former foster youth with support and resources while attending a California Community College
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