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CALWORKS PROGRAM

We are Virtual and In Person. You can reach us online, by telephone, or in the office during normal business hours.

Chat with CalWORKs

Welcome to the CalWORKs Program!

Our program serves all CalWORKs students attending Pierce College. We offer a variety of services designed to support your educational, career and personal goals, including:

  • Priority registration
  • Orientation
  • Case management and coordination with GAIN services
  • Assistance obtaining GAIN-paid books and supplies, tools, uniforms, and fees
  • Academic counseling
  • Work-study opportunities
  • Individualized Student Education Plan for the entire academic program
  • Activities to help meet the GAIN weekly participation requirement
  • Informative workshops
  • Self-advocacy skills development
  • University Tours
  • Food and essential item distributions
  • Referrals to community agencies for legal, personal counseling, domestic violence and social services
  • Advocacy for County, child care, and college-related concerns
  • Document processing including monthly attendance, progress reports and GNs

To become a Pierce CalWORKs student:

  1. You must be currently receiving county cash aid for yourself and your children.
  2. Be currently enrolled in classes at Pierce College.

For more information, please see the "eligibility" tab or click, "Chat with CalWORKs" or email us at Conleylc@piercecollege.edu or Beaverpm@piercecollege.edu


Schedule your virtual Academic Counseling appointment:

Step 1: http://www.piercecollege.edu/offices/gaincalworks/connect.asp
Step 2: Scroll down to Michelle Kone and click "schedule meeting"
Step 2: Log in using your student portal log-in information


Schedule your virtual Case Management appointment:

Step 1: http://www.piercecollege.edu/offices/gaincalworks/connect.asp
Step 2: Scroll down to Leticia Conley and click "schedule meeting"
Step 3: Log in using your student portal log-in information

CalWORKs Program

Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Spring Fridays : 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Summer Fridays: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

2nd Floor, SSB