CalWORKs at Palo Verde College

Important Dates

How to Receive Assistance from the CalWORKs Program

  • Must Be Enrolled in PVC Classes or PVC GED program
  • Must be a Cash Aid Recipient (student or child(ren) both must be receiving
  • Must have children under 18

Documents Needed

Student needs to provide a copy of the following to the PVC CalWORKs office each semester enrolled:
  • Current Class Schedule
  • College Educational Plan
  • Verification of Benefits (DPSS form CSF 142)
  • Welfare to Work Document (DPSS form WTW 2)

Apply for the current semester HERE!


Training is the most important part of the CalWORKs program. As a cash aid recipient, students can obtain the training they need in order to be independent and have financial freedom. Acquiring a higher level of education means obtaining a career, with a more substantial income and long term stability.

You may qualify for assistance with books, educational supplies, as well as child care. Call now to find out what programs are available right here in Blythe, at Palo Verde Community College.

Child Care

Students enrolled in the CalWORKs program may be eligible for childcare funding. Daycare centers, licensed providers, and relatives are all eligible to be daycare providers for the CalWORKs students. Providers are reimbursed for providing care while students attend classes, or work.

Job Development

CalWORKs can help place student in jobs based on their area of study or career goals. CalWORKs may reimburse the employer 75% of the students wages up to one full academic school year. The Job Development portion of the program is focused on helping our students receive additional income, hands-on work experience, as well as continued employment.

Approved Programs for CalWORKs students (Additional Programs May be Offered)

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Office Assistant
  • Alcohol Drug Studies
  • Automotive Technology
  • Building Technology
  • Child Developmen
  • Computer Information Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Clerical Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Welding Technology

If this sounds like you qualify, apply to Riverside County HERE!

Contact Us

Staci Lee
Staci Lee
Director of Student Success and Equity
Phone: 760-921-5512
Alice Dean
Alice Dean
CalWORKs Student Services Technician I
Phone: 760-921-5514

"SUCCESS IS NO ACCIDENT. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, & most of all, LOVE of what you are doing." -Pele