CARE student hugging her son from behind and smiling.

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 Coordinator 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.

 

A monthly newsletter featuring free off-campus events for families and CARE resources/updates. Click the link below for more information.

May 2024

Harriet Buhai provides legal assistance and education to low-income community college students for family-law and/or domestic violence disputes, with an emphasis on those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Services include:

  • Domestic Violence Cases
  • Child Custody Cases
  • Child Visitation 
  • Divorce 
  • Child Support (Collecting or Paying)
  • Spousal Support (Alimony)
  • Paternity 
  • Division of Community Property

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

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 free 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
CARE Convos
Mental and Emotional
Check-In, Parent Resources

An open forum for anyone to speak about anything that affects your educational journey and share resources
Tuesday, March 5
Tuesday, April 3 

11:00a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
View Flyer To Register

 

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