CalWORKs

San Diego Miramar College is part of the CalWORKs Association

who support student-parents who are changing their own lives,

two generations at a time.

The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) is a statewide public assistance program that provides cash aid and services to eligible families that have a child(ren) in the home. The San Diego Miramar College CalWORKs Student Services Program helps students receiving CalWORKs (cash aid) to achieve long-term self-sufficiency through education and job training. Our main goal and focus is to lift families out of poverty through education.                

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To apply for the Miramar College CalWORKs Student Services Program, please click below: 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

***Current CalWORKs students, to schedule a remote counseling appointment, please visit the CalWORKs canvas home page. ***

Due to Covid-19 safety protocols, the EOPS CalWORKs Office has modified their on-campus services for the Spring 2022 Semester

Front Desk Services: In-person front desk services will include answers to quick questions regarding benefits, application process, etc. and help with scheduling appointments.

Counseling Services: One-on-one counseling will continue to be offered remotely, either online via Zoom or by phone, with few exceptions that will be determined on a case by case basis.

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  Must be a CalWORKs recipient receiving cash aid for themselves and at least one child
  •  Must have your financial aid at Miramar College
  •  Enrolled in at least one course at SDCCD in a major that leads to employment
  •  Complete a San Diego Miramar College CalWORKs Student Services application

 

Program Services & Benefits:

  •  Priority registration
  •  Health fee waivers
  •  Coordination of county provided support services (textbooks, childcare, transportation, etc.)
  •  Academic, career, and personal counseling
  •  Work study opportunities
  •  Laptop/textbook lending library
  •  Student success and personal development workshops
  •  Campus/community resource linkage
  •  Verification to County of your 20–35 hour welfare-to-work activities
  •  Cap and gown*
  •  School supplies*
  •  Job placement assistance

*Contingent upon funding.

INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE COUNTY CalWORKS PROGRAM?

Please visit this site for more information: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/calworks 

Our office may be able to connect you with a county representative.

Contact us at miramarcalworks@sdccd.edu for more information.