California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) is a cash aid program for low income families to meet their basic needs. It also provides education, employment, and training programs to help families get jobs and move towards self-sufficiency.
CalWORKs Mission Statement
The mission of the CalWORKs program is to assist the students in their educational and personal goals. CalWORKs students are provided education and job training to enhance their marketable skills that are necessary to make a smooth transition from welfare dependency to long-term self-sufficiency.