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Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)


CARE Program

Program Description

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CARE is a state-funded program designed to recruit and assist recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)/CalWORKs who would like to attend college. To be eligible, participants must be single parents with at least one child under the age of 14.  Participants must also qualify for the EOPS program.

Program Eligibility

. You have been determined EOPS eligible

.  You are single and head of household

.  You are at least 18 years of age

.  You have at least one child under the age of 14

.  You, or your dependant child currently receive CalWORKs

How Do I Apply?

Complete the EOPS and CARE applications and submit to the EOPS Office

.  Complete the EOPS eligibility process

.  Meet with a CARE counselor to discuss necessary documentation    


Office Hours and Contact Information:

Monday and Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway
El Cajon, CA 92019-4304
phone (619) 660-4204
fax (619) 660-4279

CARE is located in Building A-300, One-Stop Student Center (campus map). 

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