Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)


The CalWORKs Program at Napa Valley College provides support to NVC students who receive CalWORKs cash aid from the county Social Services Agency.  We are a team of caring professionals available to assist you with achieving your educational goals at NVC. 


  • Currently receiving CalWORKs cash aid from your County Human Services Agency.
  • Be enrolled in at least 1.0 unit at NVC.  

Intake Appointment

To become a part of the NVC CalWORKs program you must first do a CalWORKs intake with the CalWORKs Counselor, Maricel Ignacio.  Please take the following steps to complete an intake appointment:

  1. Call 707-256-7301 or stop by the Financial Aid/EOPS CalWORks Office during regular business hours to schedule an appointment with Maricel Ignacio.
  2. Bring with you to this appointment the following documents:
    • Current verification of CalWORKs cash aid
    • Copy of your county Welfare-to-Work plan (if completed)
    • NVC English and Math assessments results (if completed)
    • Current class schedule
    • County Worker email and phone number

For more information about CARE and CalWORKs services and eligibility, contact Maricel Ignacio (707) 256-7312 or by e-mail at mignacio@napavalley.edu or Maria Ortiz (707) 256-7314 or email mortiz@napavalley.edu

Meet the CalWORKs Staff



 Program Benefits