Eligibility Requirements

First Priority

Continuing or new COS students must be:

  • A Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) CalWORKS recipient who is receiving cash aid and has or is developing a Welfare-to-Work (WTW) plan that refers them to the college for education and training
  • Self-Initiated Participants (SIPs)
  • Must be in good standing
  • Exempt CalWORKS recipients (must have an education plan developed with clear goals for completion)
  • Cal-Learn Students (not eligible for CalWORKS Work Study)
Second Priority

Post-Employment Students: Former CalWORKS recipients who received cash assistance in the last two years. Limited funding is available to provide Post-Employment Students services for skills up grade, job retention, and advancement. Must be employed. Not eligible for CalWorks Work Study.

Sanctioned Student Policy:

If a student has been sanctioned during a term, services can be provided until the end of term; sanction must be cured by end of term for services to continue for the next term.

College of the Sequoias
CalWORKs Program
915 South Mooney Boulevard
Sequoia Building Room 112
Visalia, CA 93277
TEL: 559.730.3864
Fax: 559.730.3989

Last Updated: 10/24/2014 2:51 PM