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  • Payment assistance for child care costs while attending school or school related activities
  • Textbooks to supplement the EOPS book voucher
  • Course required materials
  • Gasoline vouchers
  • STAGE bus passes
  • Personal support and encouragement to succeed
  • Special programs and workshops on parenting, employability, self-esteem, and personal development


  • You must first qualify for services from the EOPS program.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must be single head of household.
  • You must be receiving cash aid through the CalWORKs or TANF programs, either for yourself or on behalf of your children.
  • You must have at least one child under 14 years old.

How to Apply?

CARE accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

Application for CARE

  • Complete a CARE application (included with EOPS application) and submit to the EOPS/CARE Office in Eddy Hall 3.
  • Students must be in the EOPS program to be able to apply for CARE.
  • Supply documentation of CalWORKs or TANF eligibility (pick up an agency certification form in the EOPS/CARE Office and have your Human Services worker complete and return the form.) 
  • Eligible program participants must attend a CARE orientation and sign a Student Agreement Contract before services can be received.

Contact Care

Gabbi Aston, CalWORKs/NextUp Program Specialist

Julia Franco, Administrative Assistant II, EOPS/CalWORKs/CARE

College of the Siskiyous
EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs Office, Eddy Hall 3
800 College Avenue
Weed CA 96094

Phone: (530) 938-5309
Fax (530) 938-5379