Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN) helps CalWORKs participants prepare for and find employment. Services include job finding workshops, supervised job search, vocational assessment, remedial education, vocational skills training, and work experience. Post employment services are also available to help employed participants retain their jobs, work toward a better one, and ultimately move to financial independence. GAIN also offers help with transportation, child care, special job-related expenses such as uniform and tools, as well as domestic violence, substance abuse and mental health counseling.

GAIN Services for EmployersEdit

GAIN is a program offered by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services to assist local businesses meet their staffing needs. This service is absolutely FREE.


General Relief Opportunities for Work (GROW) provides employment and training services to help employable General Relief (GR) participants obtain jobs and achieve self-sufficiency. Participants are assigned to a GROW Case Manager (GCM) who will work with them to achieve their employment goals.


L A LINK brings businesses and skilled individuals together. Whether you're a business seeking staffing solutions or an individual searching for a rewarding job opportunity, we have the dedication, experience and skills to meet your individual needs.

Refugee Employment ProgramEdit

The REP Program provides outreach, case management, and placement services to refugees.

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