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Cal-Teen

Cal-Teen is a program for pregnant or parenting teens under the age of 19 receiving CalWORKs in Alameda County, who haven't received a high school diploma or GED.

Pregnant or parenting teens under the age of 20 who lack a high school diploma or its equivalency are required to participate in the Welfare-to-Work (WTW) program as part of their CalWORKs responsibilities. Cal-Teen participants main assigned activity for WTW is to attend school and earn either a high school diploma or its equivalent. The program offers teens a chance to earn additional cash rewards and incentives for their participation in school.




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