Cerro Coso Community College

Cooperative Agencies for Resources in Education (CARE)

Cooperative Agencies for Resources in Education (CARE)

Welcome to the Cooperative Agencies and Resources for Education (CARE) at the Ridgecrest/IWV, Kern River Valley (KRV), and Eastern Sierra (ESCC) campuses. The CARE program is available to EOPS students that are single head of household receiving AFDC. The program collaborates with agencies in the community and CalWORK's program to advance development in self responsibility and advocacy to accomplish career and life goals for single parents.

CARE Qualifications

  • Accepted into the EOPS program
  • Single Parent and head of household
  • On AFDC with a Passport to Services (parent or child)
  • 1 child under 18 at acceptance into program

Services that are available

  • Additional grants based on funding
  • Childcare Allowance
  • Meal tickets
  • Supplemental books and supplies
  • Workshops/Conferences
  • Club Activities

How do I apply:

Complete an EOPS application. CARE eligibility is determined through this application and you must also submit a copy of your Passport To Services to the Access Programs Office. (IWV campus WV 2 and KRV campus Rm 3).

Kern Community College District