California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)

Building 9, Room 137
Phone: (650) 381-3529

CalWORKs is a state funded program at Cañada College, it offers CalWORKs recipients with additional support services to assist in their quest for a college education or employment.


  • Two-parent or single parent household
  • Parent (s) AND child must be a CalWORKs/ TANF recipient (receiving cash assistance)


  • Priority registration
  • Academic, career and personal counseling
  • Parenting, nutrition and other personal/professional development workshops
  • Peer mentoring
  • CalWORKs work-study and placement
  • Monthly enrollment verifications to the County
  • Laptop loan
  • Financial assistance such as gas cards, parking permits and backpack supplies as budget permits
  • Child care for study time (when budget permits)