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Five Steps to Apply for CARE

  • Apply for admissions to COD    
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and receive approval for a Board of Governors (BOG) Enrollment Fee Waiver A or B 
  • Complete and submit the EOPS/CARE online application (incomplete applications WILL NOT be processed) 
  • Submit a copy of your most recent Notice of Action/Passport to Services (Gen2000) from CalWORKS/GAIN, or TANF (For Spring 2016, your NOA/Passport to Services must be dated January 1, 2016 or later or it WILL NOT be accepted).
  • Submit an Income Verification Form available from the EOPS/CARE office or via email (signed, dated, and stamped by your TANF/CalWORKs Eligibility Worker, January 1, 2016 or later). 

What happens next?

  • Your application will be processed by a staff member.
  • You will receive an email from the EOPS/CARE Program Specialist, to the email that you listed on your application, notifying you of the outcome of your application and if any additional information/forms are needed.