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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 clients for entry level employment; (2) assist employed clients receiving subsidies or supportive services to advance toward higher employment and self-sufficiency; and (3) divert CalWORKs eligible clients 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 clients in each county.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 16, 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-156-0001 (provision 4) and 6110-105-0001 (prov 3)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2009-10
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8311, 8590
Total Available $9,743,719
Recipient Amount varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding to local adult education and ROCPs is based on number of CalWORKs clients served.

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 5, 2010
Due Date September 16, 2010
Expected Notification Date February 3, 2011

Additional Information

Application 2009-10 CalWORKs Funding Opportunity []
Background Regional Occupational Centers and Programs []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


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: February 2, 2011
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