Manager: Lindsay Kong

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Program Manager
Location: SSC-127
Office: Student Services



Welcome to EOPS/CARE

Please come visit the EOPS/CARE Office on the first floor of the Student Services Center. 

EOPS peer advisorsTwo EOPS students at Awards & Recogntion CeremonyEOPS student at Rejuvenate Yourself Conference 2008

Fall 2015 office hours 

(August 3 - 31, 2015 Hours)

Monday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

** NOTE: The campus is closed on Friday, August 7, 2015.

(September 1 - December 21, 2015 Hours) 

Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Important information for potential EOPS students 

Application deadline extended!    

Fall 2015 EOPS new student applications now being accepted through Wednesday, September 2, 2015 or until spaces fill up!

EEOPS will be opening up a limited number of slots for new applicants for the fall 2015 semester. New applications are currently available in the EOPS Office and at the following link: EOPS Application and Information Guidelines. The application period will close on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 or earlier if spaces fill up. The EOPS program is a highly impacted program. Only eligible students will be offered a space on a first-come, first-served basis based on need and state guidelines for EOPS eligibility. Complete applications must be submitted in person in the EOPS Office.

Eligible EOPS students, who are single parents who are participating in CalWORKs/TANF, and have children thirteen years of age or younger, may also apply for the CARE Program. If you are a potential CARE student or would like more information, please contact the EOPS Office.

Important information for all EOPS students

** News flash! Progress report deadline new for Fall 2015**

Beginning in Fall 2015, the EOPS program will be instituting a mid-semester progress report deadline. For Fall 2015, all EOPS students must submit their required EOPS Progress Reports by Friday, November 6, 2015 in order to receive credit for this program requirement. For more information, please review our Progress Reports Frequently Asked Questions Sheet.


Drop-in hours for EOPS assistants - first two weeks of the semester

From August 17, 2015 - August 28, 2015, the EOPS Eligibility Assistants will be offering drop-in hours when they can meet with EOPS students (new applicants and continuing students) to discuss their EOPS status. To speak to an EOPS Eligibility Assistant about your file, please stop by the office during the following times:

Monday & Tuesday, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday & Thursday, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


New requirements established to receive a priority registration date

As of Fall 2014, in order for students, including EOPS students, to receive a Priority Registration date, the following must be completed:

1. Complete the Online Orientation
2. Take the Math and English assessments
3. Start an Education Plan 

EOPS in the news

Click on the links below to read recently published articles about some of our successful students and programs!

From expulsion to Honor Society, DVC helped Yani Webster turn her life around

Regina Carlos from near high school dropout to a degree in nursing

DVC student Mercedes Alfaro: from teen parent to Mills College grad

Graduation speaker Miguel Zaragoza reflects on time spent at DVC


Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is committed to meeting the unique educational needs of students hindered by language, social, and economic disadvantages. Eligible students may receive a wide variety of services including, but not limited to, individualized counseling, peer support, book vouchers, and academic and transfer assistance.


Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

Single parent students with dependent children under the age of 14 receiving CalWORKs, county cash aid, may also qualify for the CARE program. CARE provides additional support services such as study-time child care grants, meal tickets, specialized workshops, and parent support groups.

 Visit the CARE home page for more information and a link to our CARE Blog.

Links to other helpful related DVC programs:


For more information, visit the EOPS-CARE Office located on the first floor of the Student Services Center (Room 127) on the main DVC campus in Pleasant Hill. Contact us by phone at 925-969-2123 or 925-969-2117.