Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is a state-funded program developed to provide educational opportunities and support for persons receiving CalWORKs/TANF cash aid for their retention and academic success.
The intent of the program is to provide support services that help students acquire the education, training, and marketable skills needed to transition to employment and eventual self-sufficiency.
Student participants are eligible to receive EOPS support services with additional services exclusive of typical services provided. This includes:
The CARE window located in the Student Services Building is currently open from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday-Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
If you need to book an appointment with a counselor or advisor, have a quick question, or need to speak with someone, chat with one of our CARE staff members!
Connect with someone who is "online" by clicking the yellow arrow icon. If the online features are not working, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
To qualify for the CARE program, you must also meet EOPS eligibility:
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) was established in 1982 as a supplemental component of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) at El Camino College.
The intent of the program is to provide support services that help students acquire the education, training, and marketable skills needed to transition from welfare dependency to employment and eventual self-sufficiency.