San Joaquin County CalWORKs participants. Must be referred by a CalWORKs Employment and Training Specialist (case manager).
Wellness WORKs! is a center that provides wellness classes and activities to the San Joaquin County CalWORKs population. The Wellness WORKs! program teaches participants the tools needed to become a healthier and productive person in both the home and the workplace.
The One-Week program may be used for CalWORKs participants that have been identified by their case managers as having the following barriers or needs:
Work Wellness: The Basics is a One-Week program which covers:
The Three-Week program is recommended for participants with one or more serious barriers to successfully transitioning to the workforce. Examples of participants who may qualify for the extended curriculum are those recovering from drugs and alcohol, participants with serious health problems (mental, emotional, or physical), those in an abusive relationship or suffering from low self-esteem, and those with minimal life skills. The topics include:
Wellness WORKs! also offers a One-Day program that includes a two-year certification through EMS Safety Services in the following areas: