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.
- Deprivation as the linking factor
- Standard filing and assistance unit composition
- Welfare-to-work requirements
- Child care and supportive services
- 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.