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CARE Services

What is CARE

COOPERATIVE AGENCIES RESOURCES for EDUCATION (CARE) is a state funded program designed to provide assistance and support for single parent, head of household CalWorks/TANF, EOPS programs.  The main goal is to help them obtain a degree, certification, transfer and/or marketable job skills to break the cycle of poverty, be independent of county aids and become productive members of society.
CARE is a supplemental support program of the EOPS (Extended Opportunity Program and Services) at Mt. San Jacinto College. 
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
A student may be eligible if she or he meets the following criteria
·        Is an EOPS student
·        Is receiving TANF/CalWorks
·        Is at least 18 years old
·        Is enrolled in at least 12 units at MSJC
·        Is single, head-of-household as determined by case worker
·        Has at least one child under 14 years of age
 
Note:  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CARE, STUDENTS MUST ALSO BE ELIGIBLE FOR EOPS
 
SERVICES
·       Counseling
·       CARE Workshops
·       Child care grant (pending funds)
·       Single parent support group (CARE Club)
·       Gas cards
·       Assistance with books/some supplies
·       Community Referrals 
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY 
·          Complete CARE orientation
·         Complete an intake with the CARE Coordinator
·          Complete the Agency Certification form
·          Complete the Child Care Verification form
·          Attend 3 EOPS/CARE workshops
·          Attend 3 CARE Club meetings
·         Comply with EOPS Mutual Responsibility Contract
 
APPLY 
  • Complete an EOPS application  
If you have any questions or would like more information about the CARE program contact
 
CARE coordinator - Cindy Manzanilla at (951)487-3292
 CARE Hours and Location:

Monday - Thursday  from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, or by appointment

In the EOPS office 

San Jacinto Campus, Room 1113G, 

EOPS (951) 487-3295​