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EOPS, CARE, b2b and CalWORKs

  • EOPS is an academic support program for first generation students (students who are the first in their family to attend college), low-income (students who qualify for BOG fee waiver) and disadvantaged students of color (African American, Latino or Native American). Please click this link for more information on eligibility for EOPS.
  • CARE is a supplemental component of EOPS for single parents on Welfare (TANF). Please click this link for more information on eligibility for CARE.
  • b2b/Next Up (formerly CAFYES) is an academic support program for former or current foster youth or probation youth. Please click this link for more information on eligibility for b2b.
  • The Laney CalWORKs  Program “LaneyWORKs” is for students on Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF). Please click this link for more information on eligibility for CalWORKs.

Disabled Student Program and Services (DSP&S) is a program that determines and provides support for academic accommodations for students with disabilities.

Veterans Affairs is an academic support program for students who are veterans of the United States Armed Services.

Umoja-UBAKA is a program with a focus on supporting African American students (but all students can apply) success.

Community Resources (Education)

Berkeley Underground Scholars: A program for formerly incarcerated and systems impacted students at UC Berkeley. For more information contact Azadeh Zohrabi at azadehzohrabi@berkeley.edu.

Project Rebound: A program for formerly incarcerated at San Francisco State University. For more information, contact projectrebound@asi.sfsu.edu.

Street Scholars: A program for formerly incarcerated students at Merritt College. For more information contact Ron Moss at ronmoss@gambleinstitute.org.

New D.R.E.A.M.: A program for formerly incarcerated students at College of Alameda. For more information contact Ismael de Guzman, MS, LMFT at ideguzman@peralta.edu.

Community Financial Resources (CFR)

CFR provides workshops for our participants and the campus community on topics like debt management, credit building and management, and budgeting (among others). They provide our members with a bank-based debit card (US Bank Focus Card). For more information about them, click this link.

Record Relief

We refer students (who qualify) to the Alameda County’s Public Defender’s Clean Slate Program and are building relationships with other County Public defender’s Offices in California. For more information, click this link.