Saddleback College's talented professionals are highly trained and dedicated to working with our special populations on campus. These programs complement students' academic experience and provide resources to assist them in reaching their higher education goals.

Bridges to foster Student Success (BRIDGES) Program
Designed to assist current or former foster youth students with accessing postsecondary education while connecting them with resources on and off campus.

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
Provides support and guidance to student-parents to help them thrive in their academic journey.

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)
Support services, specialized instruction, and educational accommodations for students with disabilities so that they can participate fully and benefit equitably in their college experience.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS/CARE)
Assists students from educational and socioeconomic disadvantaged backgrounds by helping them prepare to transfer to four-year universities, complete an associate degree, or achieve a certificate of achievement.

Undocumented Students
Resources to our Dreamers, AB540 eligible students, and our undocumented students.

Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS)
Provides support services and acts as a bridge to external support services for student veterans, active military personnel, and their families