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 and monitors academic progress. Other services include CalWorks work study (on- and off-campus), job placement, job search skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques, academic advising, books, funding for child care, mileage reimbursement, and job readiness workshops.
What can PC CalWORKs do for you?
Child care referrals
Financial aid advising
Career development workshops
Work study programs on-campus
Off-campus job placement
Advancement toward vocational degree or certificate leading to employment
Links to key PC departments and outside agencies
Job training leading toward employment
Referred by TulareWORKs caseworker. Must be receiving TANF cash aid and have a Welfare-To-Work Plan
Student completes college matriculation process i.e. application, assessment and orientation
Meets with counselor and enrolled in classes
Completes PC CalWORKs paperwork i.e. application, release of information, Ed Plan and Activity Plan
Student provides the Agency Certification "gold form" to the PC CalWORKs Office
Educational, academic, financial and personal counseling