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Welcome to CalWORKs

What is CalWORKs?

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) is a state funded welfare-to-work program designed to help individuals on public assistance become self-sufficient.

American River College CalWORKs Support Services
ARC's CalWORKs program is here to assist you to help ensure successful completion of your educational and career goals. We partner with other services on campus, county DHA offices and community-based organizations to assist you in understanding CalWORKs requirements and to help you access the services you need to be successful.

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Kolleen Ostgaard


Breanne Holland

Office Location:

Welcome and Support Center Room 210


Monday/Thursday/Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday/Wednesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM






Please review the CalWORKs website to learn more about the many services and resources available to you from ARC CalWORKs Support Services.

You will find that the college offers a variety of academic programs that prepare you for a competitive workforce. Working in conjunction with our support services, you will be well on your way to achieving your educational objectives.

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