Services & Benefits

The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Program provides educational assistance to Mt. SAC students who receive cash aid through TANF. The program assists students in entering the workforce at the highest level possible, and in developing a personal career ladder leading to increased self-sufficiency and individual growth.  CalWORKs services and benefits helps student-parents to achieve their goals.



Two counselors


Specialized Counseling Services

  • Specialized Counseling Services
  • Student Educational Plan
  • Academic, Career and Personal
  • Progress Reports
Three program specialists

Program Specialists

Specialized Case Management Services

  • County Contract
  • Hourly Plan
  • Ancillary
  • Advocacy
  • Work Study


Proof of Aid Due Dates

  • Accepted the First Day of Spring Registration

    • Eligible for Spring semesters
    • Eligible for Summer intersessions
  • Accepted the First Day of Fall Registration

    • Eligible for Fall semesters
    • Eligible for Winter intersessions


Verification of Benefits

The Verification of Benefits form can be obtained in your BenefitsCal Portal or contact your Cash Aid worker.


A verification of benefits is available within BenefitsCal, if you have linked your case to your account.

  • From the dashboard, find “Your Applications and Cases.
  • Click the button to “View Case Details.”
  • The page will have details for each program. Scroll down
           to click the link “download your benefits 
  • “Release of Information will open, click the button “Create Notice.”
           A benefits verification
     PDF will download.
  • Click the file to open.

* Contact your Program Specialist if you have issues obtaining your Proof of Aid. 

Important Monthly Attendance Reminder

10th of the Month Start of the Month 5th of the Month
LA County Orange County San Bernardino County
No appointment needed, please email/text your program specialist A scheduled appointment with the counselor is needed at the beginning of the month No appointment needed, please email/text your program specialist

* If you need assistance completing your form, contact your program specialist.