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CalWORKs

CalWORKs

The CalWORKs program provides support services to help students achieve their educational goals.

CalWORKs

Family Resources

Family Resources

American River College provides resources for student-parents and embraces a family-friendly philosophy.

Family Resources

Foster and Kinship Care Education Program

Foster and Kinship Care Education Program

The Foster and Kinship Care Education Program (FKCE) provides free parenting training for foster parents and interested non-foster parents. ARC is proud to offer these classes on a rotating basis each year to fulfill California's mandated training requirement.

Foster and Kinship Care

EOP&S, CARE, and NextUp

EOP&S, CARE, and NextUp

EOP&S counseling programs support and encourage first-generation and low-income students to overcome personal, financial, and academic barriers to complete their goals. CARE is for single-parent students or their children receiving CalWORKs cash aid. NextUp is for current or former foster youth.

EOP&S, CARE, and NextUp

ARC Hub

ARC Hub

ARC Hub is a free tool students can use to search for free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.

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Refugee Career Pathways

Refugee Career Pathways

The Refugee Career Pathways program helps refugees, SIVs, and asylees identify, plan and start their careers.

Refugee Career Pathways

What Is Rising Scholars?

What Is Rising Scholars?

This program is designed to facilitate the transition from the criminal justice system to receiving a college degree or certificate. This program helps end recidivism.

Rising Scholars

UndocuScholar Resource Connection

UndocuScholar Resource Connection

We empower students, employees, and community members who are undocumented, of mixed-status family, or allies, to reach their academic, personal, and professional goals.

UndocuScholars

Veterans Resource Center Office

Veterans Resource Center Office

We are dedicated to assisting Veteran students and their families with their ARC educational and VA-related needs.

Veterans Resource Center Office

Community Agencies and Resources

Resources for Foster Youth Students

Resources for Foster Youth Students

Visit the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) website to find resources for current and former foster youth students, including information about grants, educational resources, housing resources, healthcare resources, and more.

View Foster Youth Resources

Resources for Undocumented Students

Resources for Undocumented Students

The State Chancellor’s Office along with the Foundation for California Community Colleges have compiled resources for undocumented students during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Find Help For Undocumented Students