CalWORKs is a program designed to assist student welfare recipients a transition off welfare.  Our staff works with CalWORKs students to achieve long-term self-sufficiency for themselves and their families through career planning and educational opportunities.  Our program offers coordinated student services including academic counseling, career counseling, work study, job placement, education on rights and responsibilities, and advocacy. Our Services include:

  • Coordination with Social Services for educational supplies and supportive services.
  • Open computer lab with printing and/or copy services.
  • Job placement & work study coordinated with career path and major.
  • Priority registration aligned with academic progress.
  • Assistance with Financial Aid documentation and other paperwork.                                      

Portraits Of Student Success Scholarship!

Due December 10, 2015!

This scholarship is for CalWORKs participants and will be reviewed on a competitive basis taking the following into consideration:

  • Employment
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Advocacy
  • Personal Statement
  • Overcoming Challenges
  • Educational Achievement
  • GPA

Students must electronically submit the application to Hunter Perry, CalWORKs Coordinator. Call 546-3204 if you need help or more information. Please do not hesitate to ask!


Phone: (805) 546-3204. Call for an appointment at either campus.

SLO CalWORKs Fax: (805) 546-3998

Paso Robles CalWORKs Fax: (805) 591-6304

Locations and Office Hours:

  • San Luis Obispo Campus-Student Services -Bldg 3400, Room 3134
    • Monday, Thursday: 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 - 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 - 1:00 p.m.
  • North County, Paso Robles Campus - Portable Bldg. N3024
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-4:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 8:30 - 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 - 1:00 p.m.

CalWORKs Coordinator
H. Hunter Perry