The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program at Diablo Valley College encourages personal responsibility and accountability. It is committed to helping individuals receive an education and training which will provide employment opportunities. CalWORKs promotes short-term training, as well as life-long learning. The ultimate goal of the program is to assist CalWORKs students with vocational/educational training programs, which will lead to a life of self sufficiency.