CalWORKs Employment Services administers Welfare-to-Work employment services for Napa County families receiving public assistance/cash aid or TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) is financial help for eligible needy families who have lost or had a reduction in their income. The goal of the program is to help families reach self-sufficiency and reduce or eliminate their need for cash assistance.
Services include comprehensive case management and job preparation services by professional employment service specialists. Participants receive individualized Welfare-to-Work plans that may include:
Mental health, substance abuse or domestic abuse evaluations
Identification of barriers to employment and counseling services to address barriers
Supportive services such as child care, transportation assistance, clothing and tools
Support to pregnant teens and parenting teens
Participants are referred to the CalWORKs Employment Program by their Eligibility Workers.