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CARE

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education program, or known as the C.A.R.E. Program, provides resources and support necessary for disadvantaged, single, head of household, CalWORKs/TANF recipients to improve their educational opportunities and seek to enhance their employability, minimize their welfare dependency, and establish self-sufficiency through enrollment and completion of a degree or job training program.

CARE Admission Eligibility

  • Must be a CURRENT recipient of CalWORKs/TANF cash aid, for yourself and/or child,
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have at least one child
  • Meet the criteria for EOPS

Services & Resources

  • Child Care Supplement for Study Time
  • Clothes Closet for Job Interviews
  • Meal Vouchers & Snack Pantry
  • Networking with CARE students
  • Newsletter
  • Resource and Community Referrals
  • School Supplies
  • Special Social Activities
  • Themed Workshops
  • Transportation Repair Assistance
  • CARE Thank You Video - 2020 Toy Drive

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE - RETURN TO CAMPUS

EOPS/CARE/LINC OFFICE WILL OPEN STARTING AUGUST 2ND: 

MONDAY - THURSDAY:  8:30 am- 5 pm 

  • You can make an appointment to see a counselor, choosing either a virtual zoom appointment OR an in-person appointment.   

        SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

  • You can also walk-in to make an appointment, ask a question or access resources you need for the fall from our department.   

NOTE:  Prior to coming to campus, you will be required to:

  • 1.Go to a Kiosk on campus and complete the covid-19 survey;
  • 2.Obtain a wristband from the kiosk attendant- necessary to wear before being allowed  on campus;
  • 3.Wear a mask while on campus - required at all time while indoors, and any non-vaccinated individuals should also wear masks while outdoors.

Contact


For additional information, please contact our CARE Coordinator, Stephanie Minami at (562) 860-2451, Ext. 2384 or sminami@cerritos.edu 

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