Helping Elevate Families in Need

RCC CalWORKs Program

CalWORKs is committed to helping eligible families with supportive services, through collaboration with our community partners, to prepare them to pursue personal, academic, and career goals. Our CalWORKs staff is available to assist students by providing valuable services and resources needed to find success in school and in the workplace.
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building 
       Second Floor Room 202 
Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Tuesday until 6pm) 
       Closed all major holidays 
Phone: (951) 222-8648

Program Eligibility

Students must:

  • Be a TANF/CalWORKs recipient
  • Receive cash assistance for yourselves and your child(ren)
  • Have a minor dependent

Your Success is Why We’re Here

Our staff is dedicated to assist you with your academic and career goals. As a participant of the CalWORKs program you will benefit from:

  • Priority registration  
  • Career and academic counseling 
  • One-on-one tutoring 
  • School Supplies  
  • Gas cards 
  • Work Study opportunities 
  • Verification of attendance 
  • Laptop lending program
  • Assistance with county requirements 
  • Commencement cap and gown 

To assist in your success the county will provide services that may include: 

  • Childcare 
  • Transportation 
  • Textbook voucher 
  • Parking permit voucher 
  • Transportation fee voucher 

You will be asked to provide the county with a number of documents. All except the Student Educational Plan can be found on Webadvisor/MyPortal. These include: 

  • Student Educational Plan 
  • Class schedule 
  • Textbook list
  • Financial Aid award letter
  • Transportation fee 
  • Parking permit fee

How to Apply

You can become an RCC student online, follow the instructions for: 

As a student at RCC, you will get notifications, register for classes, see charges and generate necessary paperwork through WebAdvisor and MyPortal. Once you are accepted an email will be sent to you with instructions.

Apply for Financial Aid on our website — you’ll find the information you need to know and a link to the FAFSA financial aid application. Don’t forget to use school code 001270.


Come into our office, Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building, Room 202, and complete the CalWORKs application and County Consent for Release form.  Please find forms below.

Remember to bring in one of the following current documents to verify you are receiving cash assistance: 
Notice of Action  
Welfare to Work contract  
Passport to Services 

*You will need to email these items to  while the Kane Student Services building is closed, and we are working remotely.

Make an appointment to meet with a CalWORKs academic counselor to receive career guidance, develop your Student Educational Plan, and assist with course selection.

Make an Appointment

You may also call 951-222-8648 or stop by the CalWORKS office located on the second floor of the Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building. 

Log into your MyPortal, Webadvisor, or EduNav account and select the required courses that are listed on your Student Education Plan.

CalWORKs Staff Contact Information

Anne Pattison
CalWORKs Counselor/Coordinator

Sahib Sattar
CalWORKs Counselor

Carol Wohlk
CalWORKs Specialist

Katie Toler
Administrative Assistant II

Cathlene Vasquez
Customer Service Clerk

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