What is CalWORKs?

The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Program provides education and training to “parenting students,” who are recipients of TANF Benefits.

The CR CalWORKs Program is a community partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, to empower parenting students who receive Cash Aid/TANF Benefits, in gaining a college degree or completing a certificate program.


Who Qualifies?

  • You must be referred by your County DHHS CalWORKs Case Worker.
  • A parenting student with a child under the age of 18.
  • Adult child of a parent receiving TANF Benefits.
  • A pregnant student parent receiving TANF Benefits.


What Services Do We Offer?

  • Assistance with transportation, parking passes, some student fees.
  • Assistance with basic school supplies.
  • Assistance with developing Student Education Plans.
  • Educational, career, and personal counseling and advisement.
  • Opportunities for CalWORKs Scholarships.
  • Opportunities for CalWORKs Federal Work-Study positions.
  • Some equipment lending: Ti-83 calculator, recorder, Smart pen, laptops.



Office Hours: M-TH 8-5


(Closed Fridays)



Colin Trujillo-Director Library, ASC, EOPS, CARE, NextUp & CalWORKs.

Debbie Romero- Administrative Office Coordinator

Holly Wendt-Student Development Advisor DSPS, EOPS, CARE, NextUp, CalWORKs, Pelican Bay.

Mayra Sanchez- Student Advisor MIC & CalWORKs


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Eureka, CA 95501

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