“The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.”

– T.M. Kennedy


CCWRO will provide individual office training free of charge upon request and based upon availability of time. Please contact CCWRO if your office wants training in any aspect of public assistance.

Information Services

Publications: Public Assistance Table, New Welfare News Bulletin. We will provide an immediate response to questions from legal services programs regarding public benefit programs, laws, and regulations.


By telephone, appointment (in person), e-mail, and mail. CCWRO staff is available for consultation Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CCWRO responds to all telephone calls/e-mails immediately, but no later than the next working day.


CCWRO provides consultation, and co-counseling on issues relating to public benefit programs, such as: Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC) aka CalWORKS, Food Stamps, General Assistance, SSI, Child Care and the Welfare Employment Programs.

Latest Welfare News

CalWORKs Application Rampant Denials

During November 2023, 67% of all CalWORKs applications processed by California’s antiquated county administration system were denied. One may wonder why that is. Why would 67% of the applications be denied? California has 58 counties. They each have their unique so-called “county business practices”. These business practices generally result in creating major barriers to qualifying…

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