The Pasadena City College EOP&S program received funding to provide additional counseling and financial assistance to current and former foster youth. Students eligible to receive these additional services will benefit from extra “over and above” services exclusive only to EOP&S CAFYES students. Our Services include: EOP&S CAFYES Counselor, Financial Assistance, Tutoring Services, and Specialized Workshops.
Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) combines on-the-job experience with limited classroom instruction. It is designed to expand students’ skills and knowledge and to improve self-understanding by integrating classroom study with supervised work experience.
The Cougar Guardian Scholars Program assists former foster youth between the ages of 17 and 23 in their efforts to gain a college education by offering scholarships and support services necessary for their academic success. The Cougar Guardian Scholars Program provides the opportunity to change individual lives and make dreams come true.
The Career Technical Education (CTE) program provides competency-based and academically integrated career training in 15 industry sectors. CTE courses prepare students for entry-level employment, career advancement, and industry certification.
Echoes of Hope’s Gifts of Hope program accepts grant requests for educational support tools such as books, computers, software, internet access, and other school supplies both for individual students/families, and for schools or after school centers. Recipients of these “gifts” are selected via a careful screening process by Echoes of Hope staff and board.
ELAC Dream Weaver’s student club promotes student services awareness to foster youth. This club provides the following: peer mentoring opportunities, campus tours, scholarship opportunities, financial assistance with book rental fees through ASU, parking pass fees, get connected to workshops geared to academic, living skills, and much more!
We are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Division of Adult and Career Education. We have two main campuses, Venice Skills Center and Emerson Campus as well as additional campuses across West Los Angeles. We offer low-cost classes in the following areas: CTE (Career Technical Eduction) courses designed for those who want to upgrade their job skills or train for a new career.
EOP can assist you in completing the admission process. Once admitted as an EOP student, you may be eligible to enroll in an EOP summer program to strengthen your math, reading, or other skills. Orientation sessions are provided to help you learn about campus services and programs. During your enrollment in college, you can receive other services such as counseling, tutoring, academic advising, financial aid advising, and peer mentoring services. You'll also receive priority registration for your classes. If you are eligible, an EOP grant may be awarded.
The mission of EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) is to assist eligible Santa Monica college students who have historically experienced economic and educational challenges. To increase access, retention and goal completion, EOPS provides the following services: academic, career, personal and transfer counseling; priority registration; supplemental textbook assistance; educational, transfer and career development workshops; one-on-one tutoring; educational and cultural activities; application fee waivers to four-year institutions; and much more!