Room 768, Building 700
Dean of Special Programs & Services - Gerald
Administrative Assistant - Yvette L Nahinu
Our mission is to support the unique educational
goals of a diverse student body through specialized learning communities that
promote transfer and increases the likelihood of academic success.
Building 700, Room 767C 510.723.7628
The ASPIRE program offers low-income, first generation and
disabled college students academic support. Through individualized academic,
financial, and personal counseling, coupled with career exploration and cultural
enrichment activities, the program aims to ensure student success at Chabot
and beyond. Through multi-tiered academic support including clustered
courses, tutoring, and study groups the ultimate goal is to help students graduate
and transfer to a four-year college or university.
Building 700, Room 767K 510.723.6909
CalWORKS (California Work Opportunities & Responsibility to Kids) is designed to
combine welfare benefits with education, job training and job placement, while
providing childcare, transportation and school supplies. Both programs provide
counseling, career planning and personal development classes.
Building 2400 510.723.6725
DSPS serves the needs of
students with physical, psychological and learning disabilities. The program
provides academic, personal and vocational counseling, and offers courses to
assist students with successful transition to and beyond college. DSPS
assists with academic accommodations and community resources based on individual
student needs and provides Student Educational Plans,
and referrals for diagnostic evaluations.
Building 700, Room 767H 510.723.6747
The Daraja Project is a learning community designed to
promote transfer and to increase academic and personal success. This program
addresses students needs through academic support services and a curriculum
focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. The unique
mentoring component matches students with a professional in their career
interest area. Daraja is for students who are serious about getting a good
education, willing to work hard, and want to study the issues facing the
African-American community. Daraja students persist longer in college with
better grades and transfer to four-year colleges and universities at a higher
Building 700, Room 767L 510.723.6909
To address the issue of equal access to a college
education, the state Legislature in 1969 established EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) throughout the state's
community college system. Today, through a variety of unique services, programs,
and activities, EOPS provides access and educational opportunity for individuals
whose educational and socio-economic backgrounds might otherwise prevent them
from successfully attending and succeeding in college. CARE (Cooperative
Agencies Resources for Education) is a unique educational program which
represents a cooperative effort between the community college system, Department
of Social Services, and community organizations to assist single parents in
achieving their educational goals.
Building 700, Room 767F 510.723.7120
The mission of the Puente Project is to increase the number
of educationally underserved students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities,
earn degrees, and return to the community as leaders and mentors to succeeding
generations. The program is an academic, counseling & mentoring program
to help students succeed in both academic and career goals while at Chabot College.
Students in Puente work closely with their counselor, English instructor and
mentor to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges and universities through
the exploration of the Mexican American /Latino experience.