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Extended Opportunities Program

CARE Program

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program is a supplemental program of the Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) that provides additional supportive services to assist eligible students cope with the challenges of single parenting and the demands of their academic life. Such services include*:

  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • CARE Stipend/Grant
  • Automotive Maintenance/Repair Services (oil change, lubrication, tune-ups, tires)
  • Transportation Services (parking permits, bus passes)
  • Book Vouchers
  • School Supplies
  • Individual Tutorial Services
  • Academic Advising & Personal Counseling
  • Special Workshops, classes, and support groups
  • Meal Coupons

*Some services may be unavailable due to limited funding.

Do I qualify for CARE?

You may qualify for CARE if you are:

  • An Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) student;
  • A single parent with a child or children under the age of 14;
  • At least 18 years of age and receiving CalWORKS or Temporary Aid for Needy Families (TANF), formerly known as AFDC;
  • In need of supportive educational services

Visit the EOPS/CARE Office to obtain a CARE Application.



Building 1600
Room 1668

Tel: 925-424-1598
Fax: 925-606-8967


Office Hours

Spring 2014
Mon/Wed/Thu: 9am-4pm

Tue: 9am-6pm

Fri: Closed

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