The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is a state-funded program developed to provide education opportunities for persons receiving CalWORKs/TANF cash aid; to provide support for their retention and academic success; to assist them in their academic or vocational objectives; and to assist them in breaking away from welfare rolls. The program provides academic, vocational, and personal counseling; financial assistance, assistance with books, transportation, and group support; tutoring; peer mentoring; seminars on career awareness, decision-making skills; and referral services.

What does CARE offer?

In addition to EOPS benefits, CARE students receive additional grants, referral services, additional workshops and classroom supplies.

Program Eligibility:

Once you are accepted as an EOPS student, you will be considered for CARE if the following criteria are met:

  • EOPS eligible
  • Single parent
  • Head of household
  • Currently on CalWORKs/TANF cash aid
  • Have at least one child under the age of 18

FALL 2020 CARE Application