County of Marin Health and Human Services

CalWORKS Employment Services

CalWORKs Employment Services administers Welfare-to-Work employment services to Marin County families receiving public assistance/cash aid or TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families). The goal of the program is to help families reach self-sufficiency and reduce or eliminate their need for cash assistance.

Services include comprehensive case management and job preparation services by professional employment development counselors. Participants receive individualized Welfare-to-Work plans that may include:

  • Vocational assessment
  • Mental health, substance abuse or domestic abuse evaluations
  • Vocational training
  • Educational activities
  • Job search
  • Identification of barriers to employment and counseling services to address barriers
  • Supportive services such as child care, transportation assistance, clothing and tools
  • Support to pregnant and parenting teens

Participants are referred directly by their Eligibility Workers to employment services.