What We Do

South County Cal-SOAP is a non-profit organization that works on several school campuses to help prepare low-income and first-generation students for college.

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Upcoming Events

We offer different events throughout the year offering services to students and for fundraising. See what events are coming soon!

Come meet over 50 College and University Representatives and get all of your questions answered!

October 18th: Live Oak High School

October 25th: San Benito High School

November 1st: Gilroy High School


2 PM - 4 PM - Live Oak

5 PM - 7 PM - San Benito & Gilroy

Cash for College Workshops Provide:
FREE, one on one professional financial assistance to families completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Dream Act.

The FAFSA or California Dream Act are required forms to receive financial aid for a four-year college/university, community college, or vocational/technical school.

October 16th: Live Oak High School

October 17th: Gilroy High School

October 23rd: Ann Sobrato High School


5 PM - 7 PM

All Locations


A message from our director

Erin Gemar
We believe preparing for college doesn't begin Senior Year but throughout a child's entire life.