General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Employment Services

CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work

Welfare-to-Work is the employment and training component of the CalWORKs program. It helps people receiving cash assistance to secure employment with the goal of self-sufficiency. Through ongoing case management, people are assisted to reduce barriers to employment. The Welfare-to-Work program coordinates with other agencies for the benefit of families. Welfare to Work program services include:

  • Case management
  • Assessment of skills and education
  • Job readiness workshops
  • Assisted job search
  • Work experience placement
  • Supportive services
  • Homeless assistance

Contact the CalWORKs Welfare to Work Program:
Call (530) 642-4850 in Placerville or (530) 573-3200 in South Lake Tahoe

Supportive services in the Welfare-to-Work program are subject to pre-approval based on assigned activities and need. Supportive services may include help or referral for:

  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health
  • Domestic violence
  • Learning disability
  • Educational activities

A variety of services are also available for up to 12 months to help people keep their jobs once they have gone off of CalWORKs cash assistance.

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