Student Services: Categorical Programs

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CalWORKS

Calworks logoCalifornia Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids Program

Remote services provided by phone and online

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • 637.2504

The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Program at Reedley College is designed to help recipients who receive cash aid from the Counties of Fresno and Tulare earn jobs skills and gain knowledge and reach their education goals to become gainfully employed and financially self-sufficient.

CalWORKS

Services

  • Help completing the application to start college
  • Academic & Career Counseling & Advising
  • Assistance with purchasing required textbooks & supplies
  • Assistance with Child Care & Transportation
  • Financial Aid
  • Job Search & Placement
  • Laptop Loan Program

  • LifeSkills Courses
    • Life Strategies for Success
    • Financial Literacy/Practical Money Skills
    • Healthy Parenting/Family Relationships
  • Priority Registration  
  • Work Study
  • Referrals to on/off campus support services

Eligibility

If you receive cash aid from a county Social Services department in Tulare or Fresno for yourself and your children, and are enrolled in college or want to enroll in college courses, you may be eligible to participate in the CalWORKs Program at Reedley College.


EOPS

EOPS CafYes logoExtended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS)

Remote services provided by phone and online

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • 638.0340

EOPS services are specifically designed to offer educational support services to address the specific needs of historically disadvantaged students.

EOPS

Services

  • Individualized Counseling & Support
  • Priority Registration
  • Textbooks & Supplies
  • Academic Progress Monitoring
  • Specialized Transition Services

Eligibility

  • Resident of California or eligible for AB540 or DREAM Act
  • Qualify for the BOG A or B fee waiver
  • Enrollment in at least 12 units (unit exceptions for DSPS students)
  • Have not completed more than 30 units at the time of enrollment

EOPS / CARE

(an EOPS program)

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

If you are an EOPS student who is single & the head of a household with young children & receiving TANF/CalWORKs benefits, the CARE program wants to help you become employed, self-sufficient and break the cycle of dependency.

EOPS/CARE

Services

CARE offers Educational Support Grants and personal development workshops to EOPS students who are parents of school aged children.

Eligibility

  • Current EOPS student
  • Recipient of TANF/CalWORKs
  • Single head-of-household
  • Parent of a child under 18 years of age

  • Complete 3 CARE workshops each semester
  • Enrolled full-time or as recommend by a CARE/DSPS waiver
  • Completed a FAFSA file
  • Have an unmet need

NextUp

(an EOPS program)

Remote services provided by phone and onlinenextup logo

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • 638.0340

NextUp offers a case-management approach to providing expanded support services to eligible current and former foster youth who are students within California's community college system.'

NextUp

Services

  • Help completing the application to college
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring
  • Priority registration

  • Assistance applying for financial aid,CHAFEE grants & scholarships
  • On-campus employment
  • Referrals to on/off campus support services

TRiO/SSSP

TRIO LogoStudent Support Services (General & ESL Programs)

Remote services provided by phone and online

Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • 638.0300 x3526

Student Support Services provides academic support and guidance to help students meet the challenges in obtaining a certificate, a degree, & transferring to a four-year college.

TRiO/SSSP

Services

  • Academic Advising
  • Priority Registration Career
  • Planning Student
  • Success Workshops
  • Financial Aid Information

  • Financial Literacy Information
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Cultural Events
  • College Campus Tours

Eligibility

  • First generation &/or low income &/or disabled
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Demonstrates need of additional academic support
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher