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How to Apply


To access services offered by the CalWORKs, please review eligibility criteria on the Instructions form. If you qualify, fill out and submit all 5 forms listed in the CalWORKs form folder. Please note that ALL forms must be submitted in order for a program specialist to review. No incomplete packets will be reviewed.

To access the 5 CalWORKs online forms in Etrieve, follow the directions below.

How to Fill Out Forms Properly

  • All students must have an A number before filling out forms. If you do not have an A number, please contact your CalWORKs Specialist.
  • Login using your portal user name and password.
  • Complete and submit all six forms. 
  •  Must complete ALL "required" questions.
  • Must click "submit" button after filling out each form.