“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

Introducing New CCWRO Litigation Attorney Andrés Holguin-Flores.

On May 22, 2023, CCWRO welcomed new litigation attorney Andrés Holguin-Flores.  Andrés joined CCWRO after five years as a staff attorney at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) where he lead national class action lawsuits challenging employment discrimination and civil rights violations of immigrants, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients, and…

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Post COVID: The Wind Down

The federal COVID 19 Public Health Emergency declared in early March 2020 was announced to have formally ended in May 2023.  What is critical for families and individuals who have received specialized COVID-19 benefits or who participate in programs that adjusted their operational rules because of the pandemic, is that three things are happening, all…

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