The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program provides services to students who are receiving Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF). Staff are not employed by the Social Services Agency (SSA) but by the North Orange County Community College District as advocates of self-sufficiency through education.

Program Services include:
Paid Work Study Opportunities
Child Care
Specialized Academic Counseling with a CalWORKs Counselor
Ancillary Funds for Books and Supplies
Completion of Social Services Agencies Educational Forms Pertaining to TANF Recipients
Workshops and Seminars to Enhance Living Skills
Networking Activities
Communication Assistance with Social Services Agencies

How Do I Qualify for CalWORKs?
  • Parent and Child Must be Receiving Cash Aid
  • Provide Proof of Receiving Cash Aid ( Agency Verification Form)
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs Application

Cypress Quote

There is always someone available in financial aid to answer any questions that I may have pertaining to student loans.
-Anna Scott

Contact Information

Phone:(714) 484-7237

Fax: (714) 952-2753


Location: Cypress College Complex, Room 201


Monday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00 – 7:00pm
Thursday: 8:00 – 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Summer Office Hours:

Mon - Thur: 8a.m. - 6p.m.