Do I have to have children to be eligible to CalWORKs?

Yes. You must have a child under the age of 18 or a child age 18 who is expected to graduate high school prior to their 19th birthday residing with you. In addition you may be eligible if you are in your second trimester of your pregnancy. For more information, contact us at 707-253-4511.

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1. Do I have to have children to be eligible to CalWORKs?
2. Do I have to be a US citizen to be eligible?
3. How much cash assistance can I receive?
4. What if I have a cash emergency?
5. How much income is used to calculate the CalWORKs cash aid amount?
6. If I receive Supplemental Security Income / State Supplemental Paymentam I eligible for CalWORKs?
7. If I am approved to receive benefits, how do I access them?
8. What happens if my Electronic Bank Transfer card is not working?
9. What if I have lost my Electronic Bank Transfer card?
10. What if I don’t think I am eligible, can I still apply?
11. How do I know how much money I have left on my card?
12. What about help with food and health care?
13. How do I let the County know about a change in my family circumstances?
14. What is my Income Reporting Threshold (IRT)?