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GAIN (Greater Avenues for Independence)

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids)

Is a welfare-to-work program that offers services to TANF recipients in education, job training, and job readiness to become successfully employed.

Our Services include:

  • Educational Training
    • Academic
    • Career Technical Education
    • Vocational Training
  • Adult Basic Education/GED Preparation Classes
  • Career/ Life Skills
  • Personal Development
  • Job Development
  • On-the-Job Training/Work Experience/Community Service
  • Work-Study
  • Counseling/Case Management
    • Academic
    • Career
    • Personal
    • Referral Service
  • Post Employment Services
    • Continued Educational Development
  • Job Retention Services
  • Supportive Services
  • ESL/Vocational ESL
  • Tutoring/Computer Lab
  • Mentoring

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College is in collaboration with our partners the Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services, Employment Development Department, Work Source Investment Board, Work Source Centers our campus Student Employment Center and Advisory Committee of community and campus representatives to provide:

  • Work Study Experience
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Job Fairs/Career Expos
  • Child Care
  • Transportation
  • Text Books
  • Supplies

In addition to the 80 plus educational/vocational programs at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (see catalog), the following courses and short-term programs are also available:

  • Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • Automotive
  • Baking
  • Business
  • Child Development
  • Computer Applications Office Tech
  • Construction Trades
  • Culinary Arts
  • Data Entry
  • Fashion
  • Fiber Optics
  • Home Health Aide
  • Keyboarding
  • Microcomputer Tech
  • Network Cabling
  • Plumbing
  • Sanitation & Safety (Food Handler)
  • Solar Panel
  • Solid Waste Management Technology
  • Tailoring

Office Hours and Location

Monday–Thursday: 8 am–6 pm
Friday: 8 am–12 pm (Virtually)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Administration/Services Building, E5-403


Phone: (213) 763-7109
Fax: (213) 763-5994

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