Success Stories

It's almost time for back-to-school, and our PSS Kids don't stop growing in the summer! They need help with some new clothes for a new school year. Click the button below to learn more about our clothing gift card drive for our PSS Kids!

In order to qualify for the program, applicants must meet the following specific requirements. 

  1. Very low or extremely low income
  2. Single parent of a minor child (not living with a partner/significant other)
  3. Have physical/legal custody of at least one minor child
  4. Enrolled in community college or university working toward your Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree and were enrolled in classes the semester prior to applying.
  5. Have 3.0 GPA (most recent or cumulative)
  6. Have a source of income (not necessarily employment)
  7. Live, work, or attend college in Orange County, CA

Admission Policy

Donate to PSS

Your contribution to our Project Self-Sufficiency is tax-deductible.

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Our Mission

  1. To mail a donation, make checks payable to Project Self-Sufficiency, 307 Placentia Ave., Suite 203, Newport Beach, CA 92663
  2. Make a secure credit card donation any time to Project Self-Sufficiency. Begin by clicking the Donate button below.

Donate securely to give a low-income single parent the advantages they need to complete their education:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Rental assistance
  • Educational expenses
  • Case management

Operation: Fresh Start

Meet Alison and her daughter AInsley. Alison recently graduated from CSU Long Beach with a BS in Human Resources Management. To read more, click below!

To support and assist highly motivated, low income, single parents with minor children to achieve economic independence through education and personal development.