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 Support Services

  • Personal, academic, career and transfer counseling
  • Case Management
  • Priority Registration
  • Intake/Orientation
  • Advocacy
  • Workshops
  • Completion of Social Services documents
  • Educational grants (*if budget allows)

CalWORKs Work Study Program

The CalWORKs Work Study Program is designed for CalWORKs students attending Saddleback College and interested in working on-campus in order to gain employment experience. Income earned through the CalWORKs Work Study Program does not count against their county cash aid.

Benefits of CalWORKs Work Study

  • Professional and work experience for students
  • Increased involvement on campus
  • Convenience of working on campus
  • The student is paid $16  per hour
  • The flexibility of working around your class schedule
  • Counts as an allowable CalWORKs activity
  • Earnings do not count against your cash aid or food stamp