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Phone: (818) 947-2976
Fax: (818) 947-2975
Location: Bungalow 14

Hours *
Mon 8:30am - 4:00pm
Tues 8:30am - 4:00pm
Wed 8:30am - 4:00pm
Thur 8:30am - 4:00pm
Fri 8:30am - 12:00pm

* Hours subject to change without notice.




Current Students

CalWORKs Staff

Ellie Rabani, Director
Alicen Vera, Coordinator
Kristine Aslanyan, Counselor
Liliana Fanelli, Counselor
Paz Neri, Case Manager
Anna Gevorgian, CGCA
Additional Staff

***CalWORKs Work-Study Application Period

7/1/2016 - 7/31/2016 ***

Apply now if you meet all eligibility requirements!


Instructions for submitting your CalWORKs Work-Study Application: 

     Step 1:  Print out  2016-2017 CalWORKs Works-Study Application.

     Step 2:  Complete the form, read and accept that you understand the

                   eligibility requirements. Initial the boxes on page 2 and sign the


     Step 3:  Scan all of your documents (Application, Resume´, and Verification

                   of Benefits for July 2016 (Get this document from your Eligibility

                   Worker). You may also attach your documents separately. 

     Step 4:  Email your application, resume´, and VOB to

                           by the deadline July 31, 2016. In the body of your email, write a

                  short introduction of yourself. Indicate your name, best number to contact

                  you, and Student ID number. All applications received after July 31, 2016

                  will not be considered. 

►CalWORKs Work-Study is limited to one full year and continuous eligibility of Cash-

Aid, active & good standing participation in GAIN is required. 

If you have any questions, please contact our office (818) 947-2976. 


REMINDER!! Due to the high volume of documents and limited staff, all forms take at least 5 to 10 business days to process. Book requests may take longer to process, especially during the rush period. Submit your forms as soon as you get them from your GAIN Service Worker or CCRC.


 ►Checklist for students:

  • Student Educational Plan - In order for CalWORKs students to be eligible for PRIORITY REGISTRATION, all CalWORKs students must have a Student Educational Plan on file. Schedule an appointment with a Counselor to develop your educational plan!
  • Verification of Eligibility - Provide the CalWORKs office with a "Verification of Benefits" or a "Notice of Action" letter indicating your eligibility for cash aid benefits dated at least two weeks before the start of the next semester or two weeks after the semester begins. 
  • Process your Textbook Request Worksheet [PDF: 249KB] early in the semester.  This worksheet is available in our office or by Clicking HERE [PDF: 249KB].  Attach all necessary documents such as "verification of benefits", course syllabus, educational plan, etc...  Turn this worksheet to our office and allow 7-14 business days for processing.  Visit to find required textbooks for your courses.  
  • Sign and indicate your student ID # on all forms. Monthly Activity Report (GN6365), Progress Report (GN6070), and Training Verification (GN6006, 6005A, STA-20).  Please allow at least 5 to 10 business days for processing. 
  • Attend CalWORKs Workshops. We are offering informative workshops for CalWORKs students. Students must attend at least two workshops within the semester to maintain eligibility for CalWORKs supportive services. CLICK HERE for a list of Fall 2015 CalWORKs Workshops. 



Don't get stuck with tuition fees, ALL STUDENTS MUST PROCESS BOG FEE WAIVER OR FAFSA.

GO TO THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE (Student Services, 1st Floor) or visit their website at for more information.

  • BOG (Board of Governors) Fee Waiver - an application to have your enrollment fees waived.                  Click HERE [PDF: 53KB] to obtain the 2015-2016 BOG Application.  
  •  FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Get your applications in annually by March 2nd.  See the Financial Aid office for more details!!! Apply for FAFSA by Clicking HERE.


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