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Student Parent Services and Resources

San José City College is here to support students with dependent children to achieve academic success.  Please look below for more information about the resources offered  for student-parents.


Priority Registration

Student parents are eligible for priority registration.  Please contact the Admissions & Records Office for further questions

What's Calworks?

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) is a state funded program (cash aid) that provides support for low-income students with dependent children who are receiving county assistance. CalWORKs is lifting families out of poverty through education.


What's CalFresh?

San José City College provides students with CalFresh application assistance. CalFresh serves low-income students who meet federal income eligibility and want access to healthy and nutritious food.

CalFresh assistance is located in the Robert N. Chang Student Center, Second Floor, Room SC-216F

Call for an appointment: (408) 918-5199

CalFresh application

What's CalEITC?

The California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) offers support for low-income, working Californians. You may be eligible for up to $3,417 cash back or a reduction of the tax you owe. Learn how to qualify and apply on our Eligibility and credit information page.

CalEITC might also enable you to qualify for the Young Child and Foster Youth tax credits.

Eligibility and credit information


What's YCTC?

The Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) provides a credit up $1,083 per tax return for Californians who qualify for CalEITC and have a child under 6 years old.

Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC)

What's WIC?

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program gives free healthy eating support to pregnant people, new parents, and children up to age five.

WIC services include:

  • Healthy eating tips and health information

  • Breastfeeding tips and support

  • Monthly help to buy healthy foods

  • Connection to health care and other local programs

Need help with food and nutrition?

Call 1-408-792-5101 or text 888-413-2698 to check if you qualify for WIC. 

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program

First 5 Santa Clara County

Those with young children or parents seeking subsidized child care for their young children. 


Website Link:

Childcare Portal:

Paying for Childcare: