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CARE Services

CARE students receive grants, referral services, access to workshops, classroom supplies, and additional support services.

Services to Help You Succeed

CARE students have access to all EOPS services along with the additional services listed below. All CARE services are subject to change due to funding availability.

  • CARE students receive the following three times per semester:
    • Gas card or U-Pass
    • On-campus meal cards
  • Exam supplies are available to CARE students upon request from the CARE program. Please meet with the CARE adviser for additional information.


  • CARE Grants are awarded each spring and fall to CARE students who are in good academic standing.
  • CARE students need to make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) each term or complete a SAP appeal to remain eligible for the grant.
  • CARE students must have a unmet financial need to be awarded a grant.


Rainbow Services provides shelter and support to students impacted by domestic violence, empowering them to move beyond trauma, towards safety & stability.

Survivor services include:

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional Housing
  • Community Housing
  • Supportive Services
  • Individual Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Children’s Services
  • Legal Services
    • Family law
    • Child custody and support
    • Retraining/protective orders
    • Immigration
    • Landlord/Tenant

To use this service, please email careinfo@elcamino.edu 

The CARE office keeps up-to-date campus and community resources ranging from free children's dental for county recipients to domestic violence recovery programs to free laundry days to free community events.

Stop by if you need resources or have some to share!


CARE Workshops
Spill the Tea
Mental and Emotional

An open forum for anyone to speak about anything that affects your educational journey and share resources
Thursday, September 8
Thursday, October 6 
Thursday, November 3

11:00a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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CARE Office Hours

CARE staff will be online on a drop-in basis to offer virtual assistance.

Feel free to jump on for as long as you want with or without your camera on.

RSVP to as many as you want – no penalty if you don’t attend, but we'd be happy to see you there! 
Monday, September 19
Monday, October 24
Monday, November 14 
10:00a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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