California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids is a federally mandated program designed to assist parents receiving Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF/CalWORKS).

Services Offered

• Priority registration
• Paid work-study jobs 
• Assistance with child care expenses for class and study time
• Workshops to achieve and maintain employment skills
• Financial Aid Assistance
• Educational Planning 
• Referals to Community and Campus resources 
• Career Counseling
• School Supplies
Who is Eligible

• Any student who is currently receiving adult cash aid (TANF)

• Students in good academic standing
• Any student who has, or is developing, a Welfare-to-Work Plan with the Department of Human Services.
*If you are not already receiving TANF and are low-income with dependent children, please contact the CalWORKs staff before you apply. Students who are enrolled in school prior to going on welfare may have some additional rights.

Call the CalWORKs staff at (530) 541-4660 x 318 for information and advocacy.
How to Apply

Please contact CalWORKS to schedule an appointment or call directly at (530) 541-4660 x 318.

You will be required to show verification of current CalWORKS/TANF benefits (e.g. Passport to Services) or a letter of referral from the Department of Human Services.