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Single Parents & Foster Youth—Be a Part of CARE or NextUp/Guardian Scholars!

Are you single parents who recieves cash assistance or a current and former foster youth? Get extra services to help you succeed including academic counseling, workshops, and more. Apply online for CARE or NextUp/Guardian Scholars today!

Single Parents & Foster Youth—Be a Part of CARE or NextUp/Guardian Scholars!

The LAVC Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) is accepting new students in the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and NextUp/Guardian Scholars programs for the Fall 2019 semester.

Students who meet certain criteria (see eligibility requirements) can apply to be a part of one of the following programs: 

  • CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education) is open to EOPS students who are single parents. The CARE program supports the unique needs of EOPS students who are single parents by promoting self-sufficiency and academic success through tailored workshops, additional counseling, educational materials and financial assistance for child care related expenses. Spring 2019 applications for CARE will be accepted until Friday, September 27.  

  • NextUp/Guardian Scholars is open to current and former foster youth. The NextUp/Guardian Scholars program provides support for students at Valley College who are or have been foster youth. Spring 2019 applications for NextUp/Guardian Scholars will be accepted until Friday, September 27.  

Interested students can fill out the Fall 2019 CARE & Next Up/Guardian Scholars online application form, or visit the EOPS Office on the second floor of the Student Services Center.

For more information, visit the LAVC CARE Web page, and LAVC NextUp/Guardian Scholars Web page.

LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please call the LAVC EOPS Office at (818)  as soon as possible, but no later than seven (7) business days prior to the event. 


Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 8/18/2019 5:01:15 PM