California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids Program (CalWORKs)
The CalWORKs Program provides services to students who receive TANF (Temporary Aid for Needy Families, formally known as AFDC) and who have been referred by their TulareWORKs caseworker at the welfare office. CalWORKs serves as a liaison between the student and caseworker and monitors academic progress.
Other services include:
- CalWorks workstudy (on and off campus)
- Job placement, job search skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques
- Academic advising
- Funding for child care
- Mileage reimbursement
- Job readiness workshops
For further information, contact the staff in AC-126 or call 559-791-2303 or 559-791-3661.