Student Parent Services and Resources
San Jose 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.
Student parents are eligible for priority registration. Please contact the Admissions & Records Office for further questions
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.
San José City College in collaboration with SparkPoint San José 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 Student Center, Second Floor, Room SC-216F
Call for an appointment: (408) 918-5199
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
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.
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.
First 5 Santa Clara County
Those with young children or parents seeking subsidized child care for their young children.
Website Link: https://first5parents.org/
Childcare Portal: https://www.childcarescc.org/
Paying for Childcare: https://www.childcarescc.org/families/paying-care