The CalWORKs program at LAMC works as a liaison between the participants and their GAIN Services Workers (GSW) in order to provide support services. Participants are usually referred to our program by their GSW.
The Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Care Education Program provides quality education and support activities that is mandated by the State of California to the caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the medical, educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth.
The Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES) Program is a supplemental component of the existing Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program. The purpose of CAFYES is to strengthen the capacity of community college districts to support the higher education success, health and well-being of some of the nearly 13,000 current and former foster youth who are enrolled in California’s community colleges.
CalWORKs (California's Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids Initiative) is a welfare-to-work program designed to move TANF recipients into unsubsidized employment. Acquiring job market skills is a component of this TANF legislation. Students who are in need of Skills upgrade and/or are allowed to acquire a vocational skill must complete the training within an individual time frame that depends on factors and guidelines established for the program.