PCC is physically closed to student and public access. During this time we are modifying our services to be able to continue to support you remotely. For collegewide updates, please Read the Latest Coronavirus Updates.

EOP&S is accepting applications now!

Temporary Change to Our Services

During PCC's period of closed campus access, EOPS/CARE,
Foster Youth & NEXT UP are not conducting business in-person. Please use our alternative Remote/Online services during this time.

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EOP&S is dedicated to supporting and encouraging you during your time at PCC. We offer a wide variety of services and benefits, all at no cost to you.

We are a state-funded program at Pasadena City College that provides educational and financial support services to students who have experienced economic and educational hardships.

Find out how to apply!

Join CARE, NextUp, and/or STARS for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. Open to eligible PCC students! EOP&S will resume accepting applications on January 25, 2021 for the Spring 2021 semester. 



Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) is a supplemental program to EOP&S for students who are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and attending college full-time.

Learn more about CARE


The Pasadena City College STARS program supports the educational goals of current and former foster care students. Our goal is to empower and motivate individuals to reach their full potential. 

Learn more about STARS

NextUp (Formerly known as CAFYES)

The NextUp program is a supplemental program to EOP&S and provides additional counseling and financial assistance to current and former foster youth. Eligible students receive extra “over and above” services.

Learn more about NextUp

Classes for Foster Youth Caregivers 

Foster youth caregivers can find the training and licensing programs required for a earning and renewing your license to be a kinship provider.

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