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What is C.A.R.E

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 for self or child under the age of 18.
·        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 184 years of age
 
Note:  IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CARE, STUDENTS MUST ALSO BE ELIGIBLE FOR EOPS
 
SERVICES
·       Counseling
·       Automotive maintenance/repair *
·       Child care grant  *
·       Graduation packs*
·       Gas cards & Meal cards​*
·       Assistance with books/some supplies*
·       Community Referrals 
*All services are based on available funding and the students financial unmet need.
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY 
·          Complete CARE orientation
·         Complete an intake with the CARE Coordinator
·          Complete the Agency Certification form
·          Complete the Child Care Verification form
·         Comply with EOPS Mutual Responsibility Contract
  • Complete the required workshops for child care grants and gas cards
 
 
APPLY 
  • Complete an EOPS application  
If you have any questions or would like more information about the CARE program contact:
 CARE Coordinator - Leslie Salas (951) 487-3290
 CARE Hours and Location:


In the EOPS office 

San Jacinto Campus, Bldg 1100 Room 1113 

EOPS (951) 487-3295​

 

 

In the EOPS office

Menifee Valley Campus, Modular Bldg 1016 Room B (next to the Veterans Resource Center)

**Hours and days may vary at both campuses.