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Please note that the Student Wellness and Success Center will be closed for the month of June and July. CalWORKs will resume services in August. 

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California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) provides support services to people who are receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) and want to attend Feather River College. Students may be referred by the Department of Social Services or may be self referred.

Support services include:

  • Priority registration
  • Job preparation and placement
  • Vouchers for books and school supplies
  • Workshops for personal and professional development
  • Referrals to campus and community services
  • Transportation assistance
  • Information on Welfare Rights

Students may be enrolled part-time or full-time in a number of areas including GED preparation, vocational education, technology training, and general education.

Located in the Student Wellness & Success Center on campus. Office hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.

Contact Us! 


Leasa Tolen 

Basic Needs/CalWORKs Coordinator

530-283-0202 ext. 239

Book time with Leasa Tolen


Tara Hamler

Director of Student Success Programs 

530-283-0202 ext. 301

Book time with Tara Hamler


Gracie Yates

Program Staff Specialist II

530-283-0202 ext. 205

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