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The Hartnell College CalWORKs Program serves County CalWORKs Cash Aid recipients who are enrolled at Hartnell College. The CalWORKs Office is located on the first floor of building B in room 130. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information call (831) 755-6860.


How to Apply:

  • Complete a Hartnell College Application for Admission​
  • Complete the online CalWORKs Application
  • Upload a current Passport to Service and a CWES 120 (Customer Appointment Referral Form) from your CWES case worker to your online application or email your documents to scanter@hartnell.edu
  • Once your application materials have been reviewed, we can schedule you an appointment with our CalWORKs Counselor, Dr. Nancy Reyes.


The CalWORKs program offers the following services:  

  • Priority Registration.
  • Counseling services to develop an educational plan in accordance to the student's welfare-to-work plan.
  • Students will receive an Advanced Standard Payment based on enrollment status. Students are able to keep all funds from the Advanced Standard Payment and can request reimbursement for additional expenses that exceed the Advanced Standard Payment amount. Students will receive payment for all required course materials. Please consult with your CWES worker for more information.
  • Student Success Workshops.
  • Calculator and Chromebook lending through the EOPS Lending Library.
  • On campus CalWORKs Work Study employment opportunities.


**Continuing students must submit a current Passport to Services every semester.  You may obtain a Passport to Service from your CWES case worker.


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Office Phone Number:


Office Email:


Staff Contact:

Paul Casey, Director

(831) 759-6020

Dr. Nancy Reyes, Counselor/Coordinator

(831) 755-6920

Sarah Canter, Program Assistant I