California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids is the state’s welfare program for families with children. CalWORKs replaced the former AFDC program in January 1998.
CalWORKs funds assist single parents who are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF), and those in transitions off welfare, to achieve long-term self-sufficiency through coordinated student services.
The CalWORKs Program supports eligible students to obtain their educational degrees and certificates and is available to help students meet their Department of Social Services requirements quickly and effectively by providing the following services:
If you are a low income California resident with at least one child under the age of 19, you can go to the local Contra Costa County Health & Human Services Office office and fill out an application
Please use the checklist and follow the steps COMPLETELY! It will ensure that you have an easy and smooth enrollment process! Good Luck!!!