Welcome to CalWORKs

The CalWORKs Program (California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids) at Los Angeles Harbor College provides educational support to parents in a welfare-to-work program. Under the DPSS (Department of Public Social Services) umbrella, GAIN (Greater Avenues for Independence) refers students to L.A. Harbor College to pursue a specific educational goal. The LAHC CalWORKs Program provides educational support providing dedicated counseling, referrals, tutoring, workshops, and Work-Study to allow students acquire work experience helping to a successful transition into the workforce. The LAHC CalWORKs Program works closely with the LAHC Career & Job Placement Center and other college programs to ensure the success of our students. Our goal is to collaborate with local county department of social services and other community partners to prepare our students to become economically self-sufficient through the attainment of a higher education.

Welcome Message from Dean D. Reid

Welcome to the web home of the CalWORKs program at Los Angeles Harbor College! Our programs exists for the purpose of helping students achieve their dreams; whether their goal is to complete an occupational certificate, an associate degree, transfer to a four-year university, or to enhance skills for job advancement. Whatever your goal, you will find that our services are designed with your success in mind. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing to you "over and above" attention, care, and support to assist you as you navigate the path of your educational journey. Every member of our team is trained and prepared to work with you to help you gain the most benefit from your time spent at L.A. Harbor College. Please never hesitate to seek our assistance in helping you with your academic needs. Our success is ultimately measured by your success. Again, welcome and thank you for allowing us to assist you on your educational journey. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Dawn Reid
Dean of Student Services

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Office Hours (Visit us)

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Fridays: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

Virtual Hours (Contact us)

Mondays to Thursdays: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Fridays: 8:00AM - 12:00PM


Email: lahc-calworksinfo@lahc.edu
Phone: (310) 233-4049

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