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Welcome to the College of the Canyons Empowerment Programs Department!

We consist of four equity-driven programs with one united vision of putting students and their needs first by providing extra support, resources, and sense of community/belonging to ensure their academic success. Please read the brief descriptions below and click on the individual program you are interested in learning more about.


California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids

Students with dependent children who are receiving government assistance


Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

Students who demonstrate both academic and financial need

Inspire Scholars

Inspiring Students Promoting Independence and Resilience in Education

 Current/Former foster youth


Undocumented Resource Center

Undocumented Students (AB 540, DACA, dreamers, out of
status, TPS, etc.)