CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) is a California state-funded program designed to assist single parent recipients of CalWORKs, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), or Tribal TANF. CARE provides support services and/or grants funds to assist single parents to expand their education and job training opportunities, and thereby enhance their employability.

Who is eligible for CARE?

  • are eligible for EOPS
  • are single and head of household
  • have at least one dependent child
  • receive CalWORKs, TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), or Tribal TANF
  • are enrolled in at least 9 units upon acceptance
  • are at least 18 years old
  • are pursuing an educational, vocational, or job training program at Los Angeles Harbor College which will lead to a certificate, degree, or transfer objective

CARE Services

  • Gas Cards*
  • Cash Grants*
  • Meal Vouchers*
  • Textbooks & School Supplies*
  • Counseling & Advisement
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Conferences/Workshops specifically for CARE students
    • Orientation
    • Networking
  • Resource Referrals

*Dependent upon program funding

For more information about CARE, please contact CARE Coordinator Blanca Rodriguez at @email.