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.

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 
  • School Supplies  
  • Gas cards 
  • Work Study opportunities 
  • Verification of attendance 
  • Assistance with county requirements 
  • Commencement cap and gown 

Contact Us 

Location: Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building Second Floor Room 202 
Hours: Monday to Thursday 8 am - 6 pm *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

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  
Verification of Benefits 

*You may email these items to  or bring them to the RCC CalWORKS office. 

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 Calendar

CalWORKs students are eligible to earn one $25 gift card per semester for attending a workshop and by completing the Workshop Attendance Verification Form (request form through the CalWORKs office). Students must be enrolled and have a current form of cash aid verification on file.

CalWORKs Staff Contact Information

Anne Lenox
CalWORKs Counselor/Coordinator
Sahib Sattar
CalWORKs Counselor
Carol Wohlk
CalWORKs Specialist
Katie Lanning
Administrative Assistant II/Adjunct Counselor

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