Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Employment Assistance

What is Welfare-to-Work?

Welfare-to-Work is an employment program that helps families receiving CalWORKs Cash Aid become self sufficient by providing job search assistance and job training opportunities.

Services Include:

  • Job Training Scholarships up to $4500.00
  • Paid positions with private businesses
  • Paid On-the-Job Training
  • Unpaid internships
  • DRIVE Center drop-in work experience
  • Child Care
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Job search workshops
  • Legal workshops
  • Self-employment workshops
  • Counseling
  • Substance abuse and mental health services
  • Financial aid for up to 12 months
  • Housing assistance

For more information about this program read the Welfare-To-Work Fact Sheet. (PDF) or the Spanish version (PDF).

Welfare-to-Work Supportive Services

CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work Manual, Chapter 13 Supportive Services