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Parents can be college students too! California Work Opportunity and Responsibility
to Kids (CalWORKs) is a federally mandated program designed to assist parents receiving
Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) to meet their educational goals. The program
provides significant financial, academic and basic needs support:
- Services Offered
• Help with Transportation Costs
• Financial Aid Support
• Educational Planning
- Who is Eligible?
• Any student who is currently receiving the adult portion of cash aid (CalWORKs/TANF)
• Students in good academic standing
• Any student who has or is developing a Welfare-to-Work Plan with the Department of Human Services
- How to Apply
Step 1: Contact LTCC CalWORKs program assistant Julie-Ann Gilland by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through our online portal for virtual support, Cranium Cafe. She will explain the application process for our CalWORKs program as well as other LTCC student support programs you may be interested in. Fill out the online Program Application for consideration.
Step 3: Provide verification of your current CalWORKS/TANF eligibility from the county. This verification is typically referred to as a Passport to Services or referral letter from the Department of Human Services.