What are the benefits of participating in CalWORKs?

CalWORKS at Social Services offer supportive services for student attending college with:

  • Transportation funds
  • Access to affordable childcare and funds
  • Ancillary funds to purchase required books, materials, and supplies for college classes
  • Referrals to resources to obtain housing and other vital supportive services

CalWORKs at College of Alameda offer supportive services for students at COA with:

  • Academic counseling
  • Work study opportunities
  • Priority enrollment for classes
  • Transfer application fee waivers
  • Workshops aimed to support student parents