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CalWORKs: California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

CalWORKs funding is only for adult schools and regional occupational centers and programs (ROCPs). It provides education and training to: (1) prepare CalWORKs eligible recipients for entry level employment; (2) assist employed recipients receiving subsidies or supportive services to advance toward higher employment and self-sufficiency; and (3) divert CalWORKs eligible recipients into short-term education and training programs leading to employment.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Funding is restricted to public school adult education programs and regional occupational centers and programs that serve welfare recipients. Funding is allocated to counties based on the number of CalWORKs recipients in each county.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-156-0001 (3) and 6110-105-0001 prov 5
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2008-09
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6350, 6390 / 8311
Total Available $9,900,000
Recipient Amount varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding is based on the number of CalWORKs clients and is distributed through the normal apportionment process.

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 17, 2008
Due Date February 15, 2009
Expected Notification Date March 16, 2009

Additional Information

Application CalWORKs 2008-09 Funding Opportunity []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Resource code for Adult Education is 6390 Fund 11. For the ROCPs it is 6350 Fund 01.


Program Julie Wible, 916-323-5759,
Fiscal Julie Wible, 916-323-5759,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: December 16, 2010

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