Southwestern College

For your convenience, we have listed four beneficial County of San Diego and State resources. 

Family Stabilization Program

Provides additional support during emergencies. Talk to your County ECM/ETA for other services such as:

  • Being homeless or at risk to becoming homeless
  • Mental or emotional health concerns
  • Substance Abuse
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Child-related concerns
  • Transportation emergency preventing participation in Welfare- to- work


A County of San Diego website that can answer questions you have on your case.

CalWORKs Program Guide 

The CalWORKs Program Guide website has a listing of documents that guide your Welfare-to-Work requirements. The college CalWORKs staff is here to help you interpret any of these policies.

Fair Hearing—California Department of Social Services

  • If you disagree with any County action, you have 90 days to appeal and request a hearing which begins the day after the County mails you a Notice of Action (NOA).  Read the back of the NOA carefully for Fair Hearing instructions and addresses.
  • Call toll free at 800-952-5253 to request a State Fair Hearing. 
  • You can also fax a request to the State Fair Hearing Division (Sacramento, CA), 916-651-2789 or 916-651-5210. 
Last updated: 4/13/2018 11:10:31 AM