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CalWORKs Best Practices

The purpose of this site is to showcase and share effective practices, promising practices and lessons learned, and to give easy, one-stop access to programs available and practices being used throughout the state.

Learn more about CalWORKs Best Practices

Do you have best practices, promising practices, or lessons learned you would like to share? 

  Best Practices - strategies with sufficient data that proves the practice is successful in engaging participants or administering the CalWORKs program.   
  Promising Practices - strategies that have recently been implemented or developed, but do not yet have sufficient data to be considered a best practice. 
  Lessons  Learned  - practices that did not lead to the anticipated results, but would still provide useful information to other counties or providers and which may be successful under different circumstances

Read the latest submissions!    

    Best Practices Submittal Process and Submittal Form

Help   Where to get assistance?  

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.”  ~ Winston Churchill    

Counties having any questions should contact WTWbestpractices@dss.ca.gov or call (916) 651-6998 to speak with a Best Practices Representative.