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Modesto Junior College



The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) Program is a supplemental component of Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOP&S). CARE is designed to provide educational and economic support services above and beyond what is provided through county and campus support services to single parents who have a child 17 years of age or younger, and are receiving TANF.


About the Care Program

Care students benefit from a variety of academic and economic services. CARE strives to enhance self-esteem, develop college skills, and assist students in achieving their academic goals. Many of our students not only benefit from the services provided, many go farther than they dreamed possible.  


CARE Services:

  • Economic Services
  • Additional Book Vouchers
  • Additional Bus passes
  • Parking Permits
  • Gas Cards
  • Meal Tickets
  • Child Care reimbursements
  • Educational Support Services
  • Student Educational Plan
  • Career Planning
  • Exploring Immediate and Long Term Goals through workshops
  • Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • University Transfer Services
  • Peer Mentoring


CARE Eligibility Requirements:

1) Apply to Modesto Junior College on-line-MJC Application

2) Complete MJC Math, English, & Reading Assessment Testing-MJC Testing Website or Multiple Measures request form

3) Complete the Free Application For Student Aide (FAFSA) and the California College Promise Grant (formerly BOGW)-FAFSA Website

4) Attend an EOP&S Application Workshop or contact the CARE Coordinator at (209) 575-6402-EOP&S Orientation Dates

5) Complete the CARE Application and TANF Verification forms (Must be single Parent head of household, receiving TANF for you or your child)


2018-2019 Care Council Representatives

Celene Ramirez - Co President

Kelly Cervantes - Co President

Mikaela Green - Marketing

Rachel Bean - Activities Director 

Danielle Cash - Treasurer

Candice Smith - Secretary

Mary Buchaklian - Assistant CARE council Coordinator



The role of the CARE Advisory Committee is to be a sounding board to the CARE Program.  The committee attends 1-2 meetings a year along with attending CARE events.  The committee is made up of campus officials that work with the program, public agencies, and community members.  The charge of the committee is to offer insights and suggestions on how the program can be successful. 

Flerida Arias - Dean, Equity and Student Learning 

Hector Duarte - EOP&S Assistant Director/Counselor

Tanya Smith - CARE Coordinator          

Derek Waring  - Community Rep Former Dean of Counseling

Paula Harter -    Director of Pathways Center for Human Services

Julie Swift - Regional Lead Administrator, Delta Charter Schools

Mikaela Green - Former BRIDGE student,  current CARE student

Kristina Godinez -  MJC Financial Aid Accounting Analyst

Leticia Castillo  - DSPS 

Raquel Tiscareno-MJC Food Services Supervisor

Victoria Gonzalez - SCOE Student Support Specialist - Prevention programs

Mary Everhart - MJC CalWORKs Program Assistant

Judy Tuss - MJC CalWORKs Program Technician




Fall 2017 Newsletter

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

Contact EOP&S

Phone: (209) 575-6251
Fax: (209) 575-6250

Bridge & College Readiness: 
Phone: (209) 575-6838

Phone: (209) 575-6402

Student Services Building
210-East Campus

435 College Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
Fall-Spring Hours
Summer Hours
Mon: 7:30am-5:30pm
Tues: 7:30am-5:30pm
Wed: 7:30am-5:30pm
Thurs: 7:30am-5:30pm
Fri: Closed