Welcome to CalWORKs

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is a State funded program designed to provide academic support for CalWORKs participants to succeed in both their educational and employment goals. As a CalWORKs participant at Berkeley City College, individuals join a supportive group that acts as a liaison between the student and their county of residence, as well as provide the following  support services.

  • Academic, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Priority Registration
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Career Development & Success Workshops
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Work-Study Opportunities
  • Community Resource Referrals
  • Continual One-on-One Support

If you are receiving CalWORKs/TANF cash aid for yourself, spouse (if married), and at least one child under 18 years of age, and are a Berkeley City College Student, or intend to become one, please use the links to complete both a CalWORKs Application, and Student Eligibility Update form.