CalWORKs stands for California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids. The CalWORKs Program at Southwestern College provides assistance to TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) participants which include academic, career, and personal counseling to students.
Center for International Trade Development (CITD)
CITD offers education, technical assistance and training services to firms doing business, or seeking to do business, globally. Services provided include, but are not limited to: free or low cost import and export education programs; one-on-one counseling; access to international trade shows; opportunities to join trade missions; self-service trade assistance through the California’s Leading portal for international business.
San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center (SDCOC)
The SDCOC provides procurement counseling and technical assistance to small businesses in San Diego County, enabling their business clients to bid and win government contracts.
Small Business Development Center
For over twenty years, the (SBDC) has been providing small businesses with the information and tools they need to thrive and prosper in the San Diego & Imperial region. The Regional SBDC Lead Center is based at Southwestern College and is the hub of three primary service centers: the San Diego SBDC, the North San Diego SBDC, and the Imperial Valley SBDC.