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CalWORKs: California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids 2011

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

Funding Description

CalWORKs funding is only for public school adult education programs and regional occupational centers and programs. 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. Note: CalWORKs monies are not part of the categorical flexibility spending.


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) 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult
Eligible Age Level(s) 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Adult


Legal Authority Budget Item: 6110-156-0001 (provision 4) and 6110-105-0001 (provision 3)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8590
Total Available $9,743,917
Recipient Amount Varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Funding to locate adult education programs and regional occupational centers and programs is based on number of CalWORKs clients served. Funding amounts per county is based on the number of CalWORKs clients in each county.

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 7, 2011
Due Date December 15, 2011
Expected Notification Date May 15, 2012

Additional Information

Application 2011-12 CalWORKs RFA []
Background Regional Occupational Centers and Programs []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsCalWORKs Funding Results FY 2011-12 []
Other Unavailable


Program Mindi Yates, Education Programs Consultant, 916-319-0458,
Fiscal Judy Gonzalez, Fiscal Analyst, 916-324-4557,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-322-5050 (phone), 916-323-2597 (fax)
Last Modified: August 22, 2012

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