Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is an extension of the EOPS program. It is designed to assist single head-of-household parents who currently receive CalWORKs cash aid for themselves and/or their children. Every CARE student is an EOPS student, therefore receive all EOPS student support services in addition to those of the CARE program.

Apply now: Spring 2023 EOPS/CARE

We are now accepting Spring 2023 applications. If you are new to Saddleback College and would like more information, please contact us through one of our new modes of communication.

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More About EOPS/CARE & NextUp Programs

EOPS Services

EOPS/CARE program is committed to providing over and above student support services such as priority registration, personalized counseling, book vouchers, extended tutoring, scholarships, and much more.


NextUp is committed to supporting current and former foster youth students. The BRIDGES Program serves as the primary support service for current and former foster youth to access both on-campus and off-campus resources.

Undocumented Students

The Undocumented Student Support webpage provides a variety of resources to our Dreamers, AB540 eligible students and our undocumented students to support academic success.

EOPS/CARE & NextUp Student Support

The EOPS/CARE & NextUp program is state-funded, and many EOPS/CARE & NextUp student support services are based on program funding availability.

EOPS/CARE NextUp Eligibility

To receive programs services students must meet all eligibility criteria.

EOPS/CARE & NextUp Contacts

The EOPS/CARE Program counseling services from counselors trained to assist the needs of students participating in the EOPS/CARE program.


Main Office

EOPS/CARE & NextUp and Undocumented Students

Office Location
GW 261-2

Office Hours
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.