Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS)

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The EOPS Program assists low income and educationally disadvantaged full-time students to achieve their academic goals at Santa Rosa Junior College through a variety of support functions that include outreach, bilingual assistance in Spanish, early registration, counseling, advocacy, transition services, book vouchers, and campus child care fees. The EOPS Program attempts to create an environment that is responsive to the needs of students and supportive of cultural diversity throughout the college community.

CARE (COOPERATIVE AGENCIES RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION)

The CARE program offers financial assistance (grants, meal vouchers, vehicle maintenance) for single parents in EOPS who also meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be currently receiving TANF, Sonoma Works, or CalWORKS cash award for your household
  • Be receiving EOPS Services
  • Be a single head of household
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a child 13 years old or younger.
CAFYES (COOPERATING AGENCIES FOR FOSTER YOUTH EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT)

The CAFYES program offers financial assistance in the form of housing/rent grants, meal vouchers, gas cards, bus passes, additional support for books and supplies, plus follow-up counseling support and referrals. To be eligible for CAFYES, students need to:

  • Be receiving EOPS Services
  • Be considered a dependent in foster care on or after their 16th birthday
  • No older than 25 years of age at the beginning of the academic year
  • Be enrolled in at least 9 units; DRD students may qualify for under 9 units.

For more information, call (707) 527-4383 or visit https://eops.santarosa.edu/