Our Program

PSS Case Manager Beth Jackson-Pardo, MSW, explains the PSS program in the video above.

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

  1. 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 have completed at least 1 semester
  5. Have 3.0 GPA (or close)
  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 PSS Foundation, 18685 Main Street, A-109, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
  2. Make a secure credit card donation any time to Project Self Sufficiency Foundation. 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

How it works

Project Self-Sufficiency is a community-based program in Orange County, assisting low income, single parents to achieve economic independence through education, training, and social services. 

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