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Office Information

Phone: (818) 947-2976
Fax: (818) 947-2975
Location: ACA 1101

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



REMINDER!! Due to the high volume of documents and limited staff, all forms take at least 4 to 6 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.


 â–ºChecklist 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 four weeks within the start date of courses. You may also print your "Verification of Benefits" by accessing LA DPSS self-service website Your Benefits NOW (YBN). To view a video tutorial of this website, click HERE.  
  • 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 4-6 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 4 to 6 business days for processing.
  • Watch this short video on how to complete a Monthly Activity Report (GN6365) Click HERE
  • Attend CalWORKs WorkshopsWe are offering informative workshops for CalWORKs students. Students must attend at least two workshops within the semester to be eligible to apply for CalWORKs work-study.

Breakfast Club-Winter 2020[1]

  • Apply for CalWORKs Work-Study (Some restrictions apply). Complete the CalWORKs Work-Study application during the summer semester.  Check your email for work-study updates late Spring semester.                                                              
  • Don't get stuck with tuition fees!

ALL STUDENTS ARE ADVISED TO APPLY FOR A "CALIFORNIA COLLEGE PROMISE GRANT (Formerly known as the Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver)" OR FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). 

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