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Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program:

The CARE Program provides services to single parent students who are EOPS eligible and are receiving cash aid/public assistance which are "Over and Above" what can be received elsewhere on campus. The goal is to provide these services to those cash aid recipients who are full-time students and to assist them in developing the skills and opportunities to become economically self-sufficient.

California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs):

The CalWORKs Program provides temporary financial assistance and employment-focused services to families with minor children who have income and property below state maximum limits for their family size.

Youth Empowerment Strategies for Success (YESS) Program:

The YESS Program is available to qualified students who have emancipated from the foster care system; were in the foster care system after their 13th birthday and who are currently between the ages of 16 and 24. The YESS Program provides additional support to help make education a reality for emancipated foster youth.


Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: