Bakersfield College

EOPS/CARE graduation medallions

CARE

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program promotes students' success by offering specialized services to Bakersfield College students who are single parents receiving public assistance (CalWORKs/TANF/Tribal TANF). As a supplemental component of EOPS, this state-funded program provides educational and financial assistance.

Visit the EOPS Program for further eligibility requirements and services.

CARE Services Provided

EOPS Binder Awards

  • Priority registration: First to register before other students on campus
  • Book Assistance: As funding permits and when not granted through the county
  • Educational Grants: As funding permits, must meet qualifications
  • School Supplies: As funding permits
  • Tutoring: Obtain an extra tutoring session referral per class, per week
  • Comprehensive Student Educational Planning: Develop a student plan (CSEP) to succeed
  • University Campus Visits: Attend university campus tours
  • Caps & Gowns: FREE cap & gown for CARE graduates