CalWorks - Cash Assistance for Families

Temporary Assistance

CalWORKs is a temporary financial assistance and employment services program for low or no income families in California.  We help all kinds of families who have fallen on hard times do to a variety of issues such as fleeing domestic violence, illness or death of an income earner, substance use, child behavior or developmental challenges, homelessness, legal or criminal record constraints, or job loss.  

You can learn about some of the families we've helped by reading this publication: HHSA "Stronger Together" Publication.