EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) is a California State funded program established to recruit, enroll and retain students. EOPS is designed to assist students who are identified as economically and educationally disadvantaged. Eligible students are provided with a wide range of support services to foster success at Grossmont College.
CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) is a California State funded program designed to recruit and assist single parent recipients of CalWORKs. CARE provides support services and/or grant funds to assist single parents with the development of potential ability through academic support and financial assistance.
CalWORKs program provides intensive instruction, counseling and support services such as internship, job search employment preparation opportunities and childcare assistance as well as work experience/work-study opportunities for students currently receiving TANF/CASH AID benefits. CalWORKs assists students in preparing for immediate and successful employment. In addition, CalWORKs staff serves as a liaison between the college and the San Diego County of Health and Human Services [HHSA] (Department of Social Services).
New Horizons is a VTEA grant funded program for full-time students enrolled in vocational majors. New Horizons provides assistance to single parents, displaced homemakers or single pregnant women. The services provided by the program include textbook support, transportation funds, parking permits, academic, career and personal counseling. Inquire with the CalWORKs technician for application process.