CalWORKS Orientations for Spring 2013 are now scheduled!


The CalWORKS Program at College of Alameda encourages personal responsibility and accountability. It is committed to help individuals receive an education and training, which will provide employment opportunities. CalWORKS promotes short-term training, as well as life-long learning. The ultimate goal of our program is to assist CalWORKS students with vocational / educational training programs that lead to self sufficiency. The CalWORKS Program at the College of Alameda has been developed in partnership with various Departments of Social Services.


Services for CalWORKs students include:

  • Academic advising and the development of a county approved educational plan.
  • Job placement: On and off campus placement.
  • Priority Registration.
  • Referral to transportation, books and supplies.


To be eligible for College of Alameda’s CalWORKS services, students must participate in the county’s CalWORKS program and complete our program application. For more information, please contact (510) 748-2258.