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CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is a statewide public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child or children in the home.

Please note: Counselors for the CalWORKs program are only available to serve students who are active in this program. Students not in this program will be redirected to the General Counseling link or phone number, so that the appropriate appointment can be made.

Meet with CalWORKs

What is the CalWORKs Program?

The CalWORKs program at Cosumnes River College (CRC) helps students to pursue their educational and occupational goals while still meeting county guidelines and requirements. 

The CRC CalWORKs program staff and counselors are here to:

  • Support you on your path to self-sufficiency
  • Ensure you are receiving the county supportive services for which you are eligible
  • Make sure you are enrolled in an educational program that is approved by the Welfare-to Work Program guidelines
  • Help you to understand your rights and responsibilities as a student and a recipient of CalWORKs

How to Apply

Applying to CalWORKs begins with an online application. See the Apply to CalWORKs page to learn more.

Apply to CalWORKs

Services Provided


(916) 691-7365 (phone)
(916) 691-7434 (fax)


Monday to Friday:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Meetings are by appointment only.


College Center, CC 254