Mesa Journeys



Room: Room I4-309 (3rd floor)
Phone: 619-388-2706
Fax: 619-388-2464

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00am - 6:00pm
F: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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CARE Program

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                                                    ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, our department will continue to serve our students remotely.  All district camlpuses and facilities are closed physically to the public, until further notice.  For status updates, please visit the San Diego Mesa College website for more information and updates at 

EOPS counselors and staff are still available to serve you and will be working remotely during this time.

For assistance, our operating department phone/email hours will be
Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

For questions after hours of operation, please email us at and we will respond within 1-2 business days. Please be ready with your Mesa College ID number so we can better assist you.
Phone: 619-388-2706

For more information visit: San Diego Mesa College
                                           EOPS Office, Student Services building
                                           I4-309, 7250 Mesa College Drive             
                                           San Diego, CA 92111-4998
                                           Phone: 619-388-2706, contact us

What is CARE?

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) provides support services to single parents receiving CalWORKs from the county who are attending college. CARE assists students through counseling, specialized workshops, meal cards, gas card, supplies, grants, and much more to address the unique needs to single parents. 

What are THE CARE Services?
  • Academic/Personal/Career Counseling
  • Specialized Workshops
  • Support Groups 
  • Educational Grants
  • School Supplies
  • Gas Cards
  • Meal Cards
  • Laptop Loan Programs
  • Scholarship Application Assistance 
  • And much more

What are the CARE Requirements?
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a single, head of household and a current recipient of TANF/CalWORKs for yourself and/or your children.
  • Be a parent or legal guardian of at least one child under the age of 18.
  • Be eligible for EOPS.

How to apply to CARE
  • CARE applications are available through contacting the EOPS office.
  • For more information contact us
         San Diego Mesa College
         EOPS Office, Student Services building, I4-309
         San Diego, CA 92111-4998
         Phone: 619-388-2706