The C.A.R.E program (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education program) provides resources and support necessary for disadvantaged, single, head of household, CalWORKs/TANF recipients. 

C.A.R.E. provides a variety of supports, to improve the students' 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 -

All EOPS supports (priority registration, grants, tutoring, lending library, etc) plus these supports only for students in CARE:

  • Child Care Supplement for Study Time
  • Transportation Assistance
  • School Supplies
  • Resource and Community Referrals
  • Meal Vouchers & Snack Pantry
  • Networking with CARE students
  • Special Social Activities
  • Themed Workshops 


To make an appt with the CARE Coordinator, 

  • You can contact our CARE Coordinator, Stephanie Minami at (562) 860-2451, Ext. 2384 or
  • You can also walk-in to make an appointment, ask a question or access resources Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm 

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.Mask are optional while on campus


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