CalWORKs

CalWORKs provides cash benefits to needy dependent children, under the age of 18, and their caretaker parent or relative. If the dependent child is age 18, he or she must be a full-time student in high school or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical training program and expected to complete before turning 19, or a full-time student not expected to graduate/complete the training before age 19 due to a disability.