Associate Dean, EOPS/CalWORKs
Welcome! The first step to success is ensuring you have the support, encouragement and resources necessary to complete your education. That’s what we are here to do! In the EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs office, we care about you and your success. Please visit us often and become a familiar face. Staying connected is part of ensuring your success; we are here for you!
Hello! Welcome to the EOP&S Office at Gavilan College! My name is Mari Garcia and I am an EOP&S Counselor. I am so excited to be a part of the EOPS/CalWORKs/CARE family and am looking forward to meeting you, developing your educational plans, and assisting you along the way to help you achieve your academic goals. It is very exciting and rewarding to be able to assist you in reaching your dreams!
EOPS/Foster Youth Counselor
Hello! My name is Simone and I am a counselor on the EOPS team. I am here to help you create an educational plan, determine your major, or address other academic or personal concerns. I am also here to provide support to our foster youth. Along with the EOPS team, I am invested in our students' success and feel honored to be there with all of you, every step of the way. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you reach your goals.
EOPS Senior Program Specialist
Hello and welcome to EOPS/CARE at Gavilan College! We are here to assist you in making your journey in college a success. We will meet at your initial step in our program which is eligibility. I am here to make sure you understand what our program offers, to help keep you on track in school, to make sure you are meeting our program requirements, assure that you receive all of the benefits our program offers and access to other resources. Please feel free to call or stop by our office for any questions or other assistance you may need. I am more than happy to help you set and reach your goals!
EOPS/CARE Program Specialist
Welcome to EOPS, CARE and CalWORKs. I am available to assist in eligibility and financial aid. If you are a single parent or grandparent receiving cash assistance through the Department of Social Services, you may be eligible for services through the CARE program. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have and assist you in any way I can. I am a Gavilan College graduate and former EOPS/CARE student. For more information regarding eligibility and services, please stop by the office or give me a call. I look forward to meeting you.
EOPS Office Assistant
As the EOPS Office Assistant it is my pleasure to welcome you to the EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs and Fresh Success office. I am the first person you make contact with in the EOPS office. I am here to assist with any questions you may have or direct you to the right place according to your needs. I enjoy making new connections with students and look forward to meeting you in person and supporting you towards achieving success.
Susan L. Sweeney
CalWORKs/Fresh Success Coordinator
"All of us do not have equal talent,
but all of us should have an equal
opportunity to develop our talents."
John F. Kennedy
Our focus is to offer an equal opportunity for CalWORKs and Fresh Success students to develop the skills necessary to earn a living wage through education. I am excited to be part of the exceptional CalWORKs/Fresh Success team. Our office is extremely student friendly! If you would like more information about CalWORKs or Fresh Success, please contact me by phone or e-mail. We look forward to meeting you!
CalWORKs/Fresh Success Counselor
Hello and welcome! As the CalWORKs/Fresh Success Counselor my job and passion is to help you achieve your educational goals. I am here to assist you in identifying your needs and overcome your barriers. I look forward to meeting you and assisting you in the development of your Educational Plan and help you on your journey towards accomplishing your goals.
CalWORKs/Fresh Success Program Services Specialist
Hello! I am so pleased to have the opportunity to serve CalWORKs and Fresh Success students. I am here to assist you in developing and/or updating your TBA schedule or services plan. In addition, please meet with me to discuss your employment needs. I am happy to assist you in resume writing, interview assistance, as well as help you job search and apply for potential opportunities. I am here to help you succeed, so please come see me for your academic and employment needs.
CalWORKs/Fresh Success Office Assistant
I am excited to be part of the Gavilan College CalWORKs/Fresh Success team. Previously I was a Gavilan College Student and CalWORKs participant. I feel that because of my experiences I will be able to understand and assist you better. My experience in working with the public has taught me how support and hard work can lead to success for those in need. I feel very fortunate to be a member of the Gavilan College CalWORKs/Fresh Success team.