EOPS/CARE

Manager: Lindsay Kong
Program Manager
lkong@dvc.edu
925-969-2123/2117
Location: SSC-127
Office: Student Services

 


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 Welcome to EOPS/CARE

 
The new Student Services Center is now open for business! Please come visit the EOPS/CARE Office in our new space on the first floor.  Please note our new phone number: 925-969-2123 or 925-969-2117. 

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

SUMMER 2014 OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, CLOSED

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL EOPS STUDENTS

FALL 2014 EOPS NEW STUDENT APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014 !

EOPS will be opening up a limited number of slots for new applicants for the Fall 2014 semester. New applications will be available in the EOPS Office beginning Monday, June 2, 2014. The application period will close on Friday, August 29, 2014. 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. A summary of the application requirements can be found here: EOPS Application Guidelines and Requirements.

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.

 

EOPS Eligibility Assistant Spring 2014 Drop-In Hours

Have a question about your EOPS status? Need to ask a question about your EOPS eligibility?

Please stop by the EOPS Office during drop-in hours to meet with your EOPS Eligibility Assistant during the following times:

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 9 - 11 a.m.
Wednesday and Thursday, 2 - 4 p.m.

 

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.