Contact

EOPS Office
Room A-300
Email: 

cuyamaca.eopscounter@gcccd.edu
Office Hours: Mon. - Thu. 8am to 5pm & Fri. 9am to 1pm
Phone: 619-660-4204
Fax: 619-660-4279

Unlimited Potential! (UP!) Program

UP! assists students who are current and former foster youth, homeless youth and youth raised in guardianship. The program provides comprehensive networks or resources and support that helps strengthen the capacity for students to obtain a college education. We are a joint collaboration between the EOPS and Financial Aid department.

 

UP! Application Requirements


UP! Services may include:

  • Academic, Personal, and Career counseling case management
  • Community/basic needs resource referrals such as: housing, Medi-Cal, CalFRESH, etc.
  • Assistance applying for financial resources such as Chafee grant and scholarships
  • Assistance applying for EOPS or CARE
  • Life Skills Workshops
  • Cohort building events and orientation
  • Mentoring

Resources

  • Housing Resource – Housing programs available for foster youth http://thpplus.org
  • Medi-Cal/Covered til 26 – Free Medi-Cal coverage in California if you were in foster care in any state at age 18 or older. 
  • CalFresh – monthly benefits to assist low-income households in purchasing food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levelshttp://www.calfresh.ca.gov/

 

Check in with your UP! Counselor often for
support, encouragement, advice, and basic resources
.

 

UP! Foster Youth Liaison: Raul Enciso