CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is a state funded program (cash aid) that provides support to low-income individuals with dependent children who are receiving county assistance. CalWORKs is lifting families out of poverty through education. To get started, contact our CalWORKs Program Coordinator.
Students with dependent children currently receiving CalWORKs cash aid from their county of residence. See BenefitsCal to see if you are eligible and to apply.
Assistance completing college and financial aid applications
Specialized academic counseling
Priority registration for classes
Vouchers for registration (paid for by CalWORKs funds for qualified participants)
Advanced Standard Payment for books, supplies and materials (paid for by CalWORKs funds for qualified participants)
Liaison with CalWORKs Employment Training Specialist (ETS)/case manager
Computer access and dedicated study area
On-campus, free printing
Referrals to on campus and community services
As the CalWORKs Program Coordinator for Cabrillo College my job is to make sure that you succeed both in school and out in the community. I am here to support you; find the correct resources for you; and make sure that you become self-reliant. Please let me know how I can help.