CalWorks

CalWORKs 

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is a state funded program (cash aid) that provides support for low-income students with dependent children who are receiving county assistance. CalWORKs is lifting families out of poverty through education.

Virtal Office Hours 8 a m - 5 p m

Eligibility

  • If you are receiving public assistance and are enrolled (or are planning to enroll) at SJCC you may be eligible. SJCC does not determine your eligibility. Eligibility is handled by your Santa Clara County Social Services Agency caseworker, who will send a referral to our CalWORKs office.
  • To see if you qualify for services, please visit the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency page to complete an application.  

Services

    • Assistance completing college and FAFSA applications
    • Academic & Career Counseling
    • Priority Registration
    • Transportation
    • Textbook purchase (Book Vouchers)
    • Supplies (uniforms, materials, etc.)
    • Child Care
    • CalWORKs Work-Study
    • Referrals to Community Resources
    • Mental Health Counseling

Resources

You are not alone. There are many resources available to you. 

Please visit the links below for more information.

Community Resources

211 Santa Clara United Way

PGE Program

Domestic Violence 

Next Door Solutions (NDS) to Domestic Violence

Food Clothing & Shelter

CalFresh

Second Harvest Food Bank

Sacred Heart

Salvation Army of Santa Clara

CalWORKs Housing & Homelessness Support Program

Childcare 

Choices for Children

Parenting Support

Parents Helping Parents

Transportation

Outreach

College Resources

CARE Program

SJCC On-Campus Resources

SJCC Support Programs

 

 


Contact Us

We are here to assist you remotely (email or over the phone) while the campus is closed due to COVID-19. We know this is difficult and we want you to know that our office is here to support you remotely.

Location: Student Services, 2nd Floor, Room 216B


Phone: (408) 288-3743

Fax:(408) 292-4219

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Team

Dr. Fabio Gonzalez

Director

408-288-3168

Rosemarie Espinoza

Counselor

408-288-3150

Stacy Messenger 

Program Assistant

408-288-3743

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