CalWORKs Employment Services

What is CalWORKs Employment Services (CWES)?

CalWORKs Employment Services (CWES) is an employment program that helps families receiving CalWORKs become self sufficient by providing job search assistance and job training opportunities.

SERVICES

  • Job Training Scholarships up to $5000.00
  • Paid employment with local employers
  • Child Care
  • Transportation support
  • Job search workshops
  • Referrals to legal services
  • Self-employment assistance
  • Counseling
  • Referrals for substance abuse and mental health services
  • Educational support
  • Housing assistance
  • Parenting resources

FACT SHEETS

CalWORKs Employment Services Orientation Modules

English Modules

  • Intro and Basics:  PDF   Video  
  • Program Participation: PDF   Video  
  • Opportunities and Supportive Services: PDF  Video

Spanish Modules

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If you are currently receiving CalWORKS Employment Services and need to speak to an Employment & Training Specialist (ETS), please contact your worker directly. If your worker is out of the office, you may leave a message at (831)454-4274 or email HSD.CWES@santacruzcounty.us.