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To be eligible for YESS, the student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have been in the system anytime between the 13th and 19th birthdays.
  • Currently between the ages of 16 and 24.
  • Have "Ward of the Court" letter or other proof of foster care status.

How do I join EOPS and YESS?

If you believe you are EOPS and/or YESS eligible please contact our office for further assistance and an application.

Office Hours:

8:00 am - 5:30 PM
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

EOPS Front office: (714) 564-6232

YESS Program: (714) 564-6235


Why Join The YESS Program?

 The YESS program helps students meet their academic goals and provide an easier adjustment into college life through the following services:

  • Academic support workshops

  • Specialized counseling services

  • Career guidance

  • Financial aid information/assistance

  • Independent living programs

  • Priority registration

  • Study skills courses

  • Health fee waiver*

  • Tutoring services

  • Transfer Assistance

*Budget permitting


Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: