CalWORKs (California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids) provides services to parents receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) in conjunction with the County of Santa Clara. The CalWORKs program provides students receiving TANF an opportunity to obtain an education and earn a vocational certificate or degree in a variety of demand occupation fields that can lead to self-sufficiency.
SJCC students who are currently receiving cash assistance (TANF) may be eligible program assistance. Please contact your county worker to determine eligibility. A county referral form is needed in order to receive services from SJCC CalWORKs Program.
CalWorks can provide you with the following benefits:
Academic CounselingBook VouchersChild CareCalWORKs Work-StudyReferrals to Community ResourcesWIN LabMental Health Counseling
Referrals to Community Resources
Mental Health Counseling
All necessary CalWORKs Forms are available for download below.
You are not alone. CalWORKs is here to help you and your family succeed! There are many resources available to you. Please visit the links below for more information.
Santa Clara United WayNext Door Solutions to Domestic Violence Second Harvest Food BankCareer ClosetPGE ProgramCARE ProgramSJCC On-Campus ResourcesSJCC Support Programs
Student Services, 2nd Floor, Room 216B
Monday - Friday
(408) 298-2181 ext. 3586