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Special Programs & Services

Barstow Community College’s Special Programs and Services Department is dedicated to providing access and support services to students who are educationally disadvantaged by social, physical, or economic barriers.

Special Programs and Services offers services through the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Accessibility Coordination Center and Educational Support Services (ACCESS), 9 Line, Youth Empowerment Support Services (YESS), Veteran’s Education and Transition Support (VETS) and the Food Pantry.

To get more information about the programs or to apply, complete the application online or email


The Department of Special Programs and Services provides access and support services to educationally disadvantaged students to overcome social, physical, and economic barriers and reach their academic, career, and personal goals by fostering an environment that promotes student success through independence and self-advocacy.


Application Forms:

Special Programs & Services Application

SPS Mutual Responsibility Contract

(EOPS Applications open September 26 - October 28 for Fall 2022)

Online Orientation:

SPS Combined Orientation

Important SPS Forms:

Important Dates