Overviews of EOPS, CARE, and CalWORKs. Information on how these programs can work together.
Additional funding sources from other programs that DSPS may be able to access, such as VTEA and Basic Skills.
Next Up (also known as CAFYES, for Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support) is a program offered by the California Community Colleges to help current and former foster youth earn a college education.
Foster Youth Success Initiatives was launched by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office in 2007 to provide direct support to foster youth via a liaison network encompassing all of its colleges.
The California College Pathways is designed to help foster youth achieve four important milestones: 1) Equip with Essential Resources; 2) Enroll in College or Training Program; 3. Earn a Degree or Certificate; and 4) Embark on a career. Extensive partnership with other organizations and colleges to get foster youth to their educational goals.
Student Equity is administered through the Student Equity and Achievement Program (SEAP) at the Chancellor’s Office. SEAP staff are responsible for the implementation of the Board of Governor’s Student Equity Policy and related regulations, including assessing district plans and reporting recommendations to the Board of Governors, providing districts with technical assistance in the development and improvement of plans, and assessing district progress towards the implementation of their plans over time.
Adult education programs have access to a variety of supplemental funding sources that are available from state and federal agencies.
The Carl D. Perkins Career Technical Education Act (CTEA, 2006) is a resource to colleges. To understand the program, visit this site and use the menu on the left side of the page to navigate to the information you need. 2019
California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) CalWORKs funds are for the purpose of assisting welfare recipient students and those in transition off of welfare to achieve long-term self-sufficiency through coordinated student services offered at community colleges including: work study, job placement, child care, coordination, curriculum development and redesign, and under certain conditions post-employment skills training, and instructional services.
The Foster and Kinship Care Education program was established by the State of California to help welfare recipients become convinced that they and their children are important, that they are capable, and that with proper support they can break the welfare dependency cycle through education and job training.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) EOPS program’s primary goal is to encourage the enrollment, retention and transfer of students handicapped by language, social, economic and educational disadvantages, and to facilitate the successful completion of their goals and objectives in college. EOPS offers academic and support counseling, financial aid and other support services.