Program Overview

CalWORKs is California's plan for people on public assistance. Shasta College is a partner in this program. The Shasta College CalWORKs program assists CalWORKs participants to be successful in college and complete an educational program with a goal of sustainable employment and self-sufficiency.

The Shasta College CalWORKs Program is an additional academic student support system solely for students that are also CalWORKs active. If you are a CalWORKs active student and you haven't been contacted by our program, please contact us at the below information. Tell us who you are and we can find out if we have a referral from Shasta, Tehama, or Trinity county regarding you CalWORKs status.


Must meet all criteria below:

  • Adult receiving TANF cash aid (cannot be "child-only" case)
  • Enrolled as a Shasta College student with an educational plan
  • Have either a Welfare-to-Work plan or be on an Exemption