Working together to provide options and opportunities to individuals and families in need
CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) provides temporary cash aid and employment services to needy families with children. The program offers supportive services, including child care, transportation and other services necessary for a successful transition from welfare to work.
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Shasta County CalWORKs offers these services:
- Adult Basic Education/GED Assessment
- Behavioral Health Services
- Community Service
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Job Enrichment Development Services
- Job Services
- Job Skills Training
- Pregnant and Parenting Teen Services (Cal-Learn)
- Shasta Faces 2 (Subsidized Employment)
- Supportive Services (child care, transportation, clothing, etc.)
- Unpaid Work Experience
- Vocational Assessment
- Vocational Training
- Other services as necessary for employment
To remain eligible for these services, recipients of cash aid must participate in work or work-related activities, specified in an individual "Welfare-to-Work plan" that is developed with each client. For adults, there is a 48-month lifetime limit on eligibility for cash aid.
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The County of Shasta does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its buildings, facilities, programs, services or activities. The County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Questions, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be forwarded to the County's ADA Coordinator:
Michelle Shafer, Director of Support Services
County of Shasta
1450 Court Street, Room 348
Redding, CA 96001-1676
Phone: (530) 225-5515
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2922
Fax (530) 225-5345
Individuals who need auxiliary aids and/or services for effective communication in the County's programs and services are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the affected department or ADA Coordinator. This notice is available in accessible alternate formats from the affected department or the ADA Coordinator.