CalWORKs is California's response to welfare reform, replacing GAIN and AFDC. It imposes
new time limits for receiving cash aid.
requires that participants sign a welfare-to-work
(W2W) plan that
is approved by the County of San Diego.
required participation is a combination of approved
school/work activities in exchange
for cash assistance. Education and training are allowable activities.
The Chancellor's office-CalWORKs
program provides funding for community colleges to deliver services to students who are
Self-Initiated Program participants (SIPs) or Vocational Training Referrals (VTRs).