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California Community Colleges

CalWORKs is California's plan for people on public assistance. Gavilan College is a partner in this program, which assists CalWORKs participants at the community college while they prepare for employment. The college provides education, employment training, work-study and support including child care and transportation assistance. The goal of the program is for students to increase their wage earning power and to become economically self-sufficient. A counselor/advisor is available to work with the student to develop an educational and employment plan that addresses immediate as well as long term goals.

Services Include:

  • Academic, Personal and Career Counseling
  • Advocacy and support from staff who are familiar
    with welfare regulations
  • Books
  • Career and Personality Assessment
  • Childcare
  • Job Placement, interview preparation, resume development
    and assistance with job applications
  • Vocational Training
  • Work Study Training and Internships

Gavilan College CalWORKs 75/25 Work-study program:

CalWORKs In-Take Form:

Last modified: November 4, 2013
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