Welcome to CalWORKs Program


Father with his child

The CalWORKs program at Saddleback College works collaboratively with Orange County Social Services and social services throughout California and other community agencies to support student-parents in achieving their academic goals.

The mission of the CalWORKs program at Saddleback College is to provide support and guidance for CalWORKs student-parents so they can thrive in their academic journey.

CalWORKs program promotes awareness, acceptance, and respect for all diverse communities



CalWORKs Eligibility


  • Single or two-parent households who receive cash aid for themselves as well as their dependent children (CalWORKs/TANF) & who have a Welfare to Work (WtW) Plan.
  • Must be enrolled in at least one class and Saddleback College must be the college of record
  • Must be referred by your assigned WTW assigned case manager.