The EOPS application window for FALL 2014 begins June 2, 2014. Apply in person by stopping by the EOPS office located on the 4th floor of the college center.
11460 Warner Avenue
Fountain Valley CA, 92708
Due to the budget, we have limited funds available; benefits will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)
Location, Hours, and Contact InformationAddress: 11460 Warner Avenue, Suite 400, Fountain Valley 92708
Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm; Friday: 8:00-noon.
Phone: (714) 241-6237
EOPS Program DescriptionEOPS is a state-funded program whose aim is to provide the academic, personal and financial support necessary for students whose educational and socioeconomic backgrounds might limit their access to higher education, or hinder their ability to be academically successful as they begin their college level studies. The full set of services provided to eligible EOPS students are designed to address these obstacles and help students achieve their educational goal(s): Associate's degree, Certificate and/or preparation for transfer to a 4-year institution. Interested students who meet EOPS eligibility criteria are expected to follow-through on all program requirements as a condition of receiving the full range of program benefits and services, such as:
- Priority Registration
- Individualized and Group Academic Counseling
- Academic Progress Monitoring
- Assistance with Transfer Goal-Setting and Applications
- Textbook Assistance (vouchers and book loans)
- Skills-Building Workshops
- Grants and Emergency Loans
- Student Recognition/Award Events
CARE Program DescriptionCARE is a supplemental program to EOPS that is designed to provide the extra help a single parent may need to achieve his or her academic and career goals, and end their dependency on public assistance. Every CARE student is an EOPS student; therefore the student must meet both EOPS and CARE program eligibility requirements.
CARE program services for eligible students include all those listed at the EOPS Program Description above AND these additional benefits:
- Help with food and transportation
- Referrals to outside agencies
- CARE grants