Katherine Young, MSW, Director, Social Services
Donna Wheeler, LCSW, Deputy Director
Jeri Scardina, MSW, Deputy Director
Shelley Nilsen, MSW, Deputy Director

929 Koster Street
Eureka, CA 95501

CalWORKs: Welfare-to-Work

The CalWORKs Welfare-to-Work program contains a full range of employment related activities and services that are designed to provide Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program (TANF) applicants and recipients with the types of skills that will enable them to become self-sufficient through employment. All able bodied parents or caretaker relatives are required to participate for a specific number of hours each month to remain aided in the cash grant.

Typical services include appraisal, barrier removal (such as Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence), job preparation, job search, job club, work experience, on-the-job training, and vocational training. Assistance with child care, transportation, and work-related expenses is available to participants in Welfare-to-Work activities.

Eligibility Criteria:
  Receiving TANF (new term). [TANF = Temporary Assistance to Needy Families.]

For additional information about Welfare-to-Work in Humboldt County, call (707) 268-3400 or (877) 410-8809.

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