This workshop presents an overview of the fundamentals of CalWORKs eligibility. The one-day session is intended for staff with experience in determining eligibility for food stamps, Medi-Cal or general assistance. The two-day session is for less experienced staff.

Topics include:

  • Deprivation as the linking factor
  • Standard filing and assistance unit composition
  • Welfare-to-work requirements
  • Child care and supportive services
  • Property
  • Income eligibility
  • Deductions from income
  • Budgeting processes
  • Special need payments

As a result of this workshop participants gain a basic understanding of the CalWORKs program.

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