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California Work Opportunity & Responsibility to Kids is a state-funded Welfare-to-Work program designed to help individuals on public assistance become self-sufficient.
Sacramento City College's CalWORKs program works together with other community agencies to provide comprehensive services that promote self-sufficiency through education, vocational training, and employment. At Sacramento City College, we strive to help our CalWORKs students obtain lifelong learning through education, and gain access to the work force and a new career, while providing support services that help ensure a successful transition.
Anyone receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), formerly known as AFDC, may be eligible to receive the services provided by the Sacramento City College CalWORKs program. You must attend an Information Session to begin your participation in the program. Information Sessions are held:
The CalWORKs Counselors are here to help you develop an Education Plan that will allow you to stay in school and receive CalWORKs benefits. CalWORKs counselors, in addition to designing attainable Education Plans, can help:
The CalWORKs Work Study Program (CWSP) was designed to help CalWORKs students complete their work requirements and obtain marketable job skills related to their current education/training goals. To qualify:
may request to be referred to the CalWORKs Job
Services/CWSP staff for an employment assessment interview, job readiness workshops, and referral to potential worksite interviews.
Interested in subsidized employee wages? CWSP currently allows up to 75% of the hourly wages to be paid through the Sacramento City College CalWORKs Program. This leaves a minimun of 25% of the students' salaries to be paid by the employer.
Job Services can be reached at (916) 558-2676
We are ready, willing & waiting to help you achieve your goals.