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Services > For Students > CalWORKs
California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids


About Us


The CalWORKs program at LAVC is an education and training program established for students who are receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits.  Our goal is to provide an educational environment where the student may develop the needed vocational skills leading to meaningful employment. The program offers assistance with educational planning, childcare, books, tutoring, paid work-study, internships, job placement, workshops, tutoring, mentoring, and other services.


Participants may choose to work on short-term training programs that lead to occupational certificates or Associate of Arts/Science degrees in:


  • Accounting
  • Administration of Justice
  • Architecture
  • Bank Management
  • Banking
  • Business Management
  • Child Development:

               Associate Teacher, Preschool (A)

               Director, Preschool (B)

               School Age programs Teacher, Day Care (C)

               Infant/Toddler Care Teacher, (D)

               Associate Teacher, Preschool Literacy Emphasis (E)

               Associate Teacher, Preschool Special Education Emphasis (F)

  • Computer Application & Office Technology (CAOT):

               Administrative Assistant

               Computer Applications Specialist

               Website Software Specialist

  • Computer Graphics/Design
  • Computer Science Programming
  • Construction Management
  • Electronics Technician
  • Electronics Technology
  • Finance
  • Fire Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Real Estate (Business Administration)
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • and many others

The CalWORKs program at LAVC works as a liaison between the participants and their GAIN Service Worker in order to provide supportive services.  Participants are ususally referred to our program by their GAIN Service Workers. 

CalWORKs Staff

Ellie Rabani, Director

Alicen Vera, SFP Technician

Kristine Aslanyan, Counselor

Liliana Fanelli, Counselor 

Paz Neri, Case Manager

Anna Gevorgian, CGCA

Additional Staff