Program Information

CalWORKS - The California Work Opportunities for Kids (CalWORKs) program is a time-limited program that provides financial assistance and welfare-to-work services to families with children who are deprived of support or care due to the death, incapacity, unemployment/ underemployment, or continued absence of one or both parents. Homeless Assistance is included in this program. CalWORKs is administered following federal and state regulations.
CalWORKs Brochure (English)
CalFresh - The CalFresh program (previously known as Food Stamps) is a nutritional assistance program designed to help single people and families with little or no income to buy food. CalFresh benefits are issued on an EBT card that is used just like a bankcard at most local food stores. The CalFresh Program is a federal- and state-funded program.
Medi-Cal - The Medi-Cal program pays for health care for certain needy residents of California, including public assistance recipients. Medi-Cal is supported by federal and state taxes. Pregnant women and children have been the focus of outreach efforts by the State of California for enrollment in the Medi-Cal program. 
Child Care - TAD operates a child care program funded by California Department of Social Services (CDSS). This program provide child care payments to providers on behalf of CalWORKs recipients in approved work or training programs. Payments are reimbursements for child care provided and are paid directly to the provider.
Welfare to Work - The program assists CalWORKs recipients in obtaining employment that leads to their self-sufficiency. Welfare to Work staff work with individuals in overcoming barriers that prevent employment. The program also provides supportive services, such as transportation, to assist individuals in meeting work requirements.

Foster Care
- The purpose of the Foster Care Program is to provide financial assistance for children in need of substitute parenting who have been removed from the home by either the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) or the Probation Department.
General Relief - The County General Relief (GR) program provides loan assistance to indigent individuals and families in temporary need of housing, food, and/or transportation. General Relief is the only TAD program that is totally funded, as well as administered, by the County of San Bernardino.

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