Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education

The EOPS Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is one of the special services provided to eligible EOPS students. Eligibility for the CARE program is determined by state EOPS and CARE criteria. Students eligible for CARE services must also be eligible for EOPS and meet all of the additional CARE criteria:

  • Must be an EOPS student
  • Must be a single head of household who has been determined by the State Department of Social Services to lack marketable employment skills
  • Must be receiving TANF/CalWORKs (formerly AFDC) county cash aid for self or child(ren)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have at least one dependent under 14 years of age

EOPS' CARE program provides additional counseling, food card services, educational grants (dependent upon available funding), workshops and other services to eligible CARE students. For more information about CARE, please contact Ms. Cindy Mata, EOPS/CARE Coordinator/Counselor, at (415)239-3846 or e-mail Students must first apply and be eligible for EOPS to be determined eligible for CARE. Please visit the EOPS office for EOPS and CARE application forms.