Your Rights Under California Welfare Programs [PDF: 349KB]
LAVC - CalWORKs Facebook page
Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services Website
The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program is a time-limited program that provides financial assistance to eligible needy families with (or expecting) children to help pay for housing, food, utilities, clothing, medical care, and other necessary expenses.
Child Care Resource Center
The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) has been serving children, families, and child care providers since 1976. CCRC manages programs to assist with issues such as finding and selecting child care and child care financial assistance to families. Children and families benefit from these programs, allowing parents to go to work and attend school, contribute to the economy and strengthen their families and the community.
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
Neighborhood Legal Services combats the effects of poverty and creates lasting improvements in the lives of individuals and families throughout Los Angeles County.
Housing Authority of Los Angeles
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was established in 1938 by City of Los Angeles Resolution No. 1241. HACLA has grown to become one of the nation’s largest and leading public housing authorities, providing the largest supply of quality affordable housing to residents of the City of Los Angeles.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 13 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.
California Career Zone: www.cacareerzone.org
Program provides comprehensive information for 900+ occupations. Information includes state specific wages, worker attributes, job characteristics.
California Career Cafe: www.careercafe.com
A virtual Career Center for California Community College Students. This "where students meet success" website is open "24/7" with an emphasis on lifelong learning. It is the student's gateway to good jobs and a better life.
An online tool that provides information on educational requirements for careers and the necesary requirements needed.
Eureka Career Program: http://www.eureka.org/join/enter_code.asp?sitecode=PQINZGF
This database provides specific information on Careers, Financial Aid, International Jobs, Universities, and Job Search Tools.
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