EOPS is a state-funded program that serves students from low-income, educationally disadvantaged backgrounds. Services include academic, career, and personal counseling, peer mentoring, financial aid advising, scholarship information, transfer assistance, grant checks and other support services.
The CARE component offers additional grants and/or services to full-time students who are single parents, AFDC recipients, and have at least one child under the age of fourteen. Participants must qualify for financial aid.
The EOP&S Office is located in the Student Services Building, Second Floor (Adjacent to the Financial Aid Office). To contact them by phone, call (661) 395-4351.
The Bakersfield College CalWORKs office serves students who participate in Kern County's welfare to work CalWORKs program.
Services available for qualified students include child care referrals, work-study or work experience, on the job training, advocacy, academic counseling, and referrals to other campus services.
Funded by the California Community College Chancellor's office, BC CalWORKs staff coordinate services for students with other campus faculty and staff, and county case managers to promote student success and self sufficiency.
The CalWORKs Office is located in the Student Services Building, Second Floor (Adjacent to the Financial Aid Office).
For more information, contact the CalWORKs Office at (661) 395-4047.