Women Organizing Resources Knowledge and Services

aka WORKS   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  www.worksusa.org

Mission

Women Organizing Resources, Knowledge and Services (WORKS) is an innovative nonprofit affordable housing developer building "housing with a twist." WORKS is passionate about affordable housing, enriched services, food justice and equity programs that advance food security and well being for all people.

Ruling year info

1998

President

Ms. Channa Grace

Main address

795 N Avenue 50

Los Angeles, CA 90042 USA

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EIN

95-4680440

NTEE code info

Housing Development, Construction, Management (L20)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (D01)

Agricultural Programs (K20)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Since its founding in 1998, W.O.R.K.S. has provided families with the tools and support they need to overcome challenging circumstances and build productive lives and futures. Its comprehensive and integrated array of culturally relevant programs and services assists hundreds of area residents of all ages---from school-age youth, adults to senior citizens. W.O.R.K.S. supportive services are offered to families and individuals seeking assistance in maintaining or achieving their full potential for self-direction, self-reliance and independent living. We also provide a variety of children's programs designed to bolster educational achievement and encourage a love of learning.
Developing a model social services linkage program for use in affordable housing facilities to provide needed social service supports to low-and moderate-income children and adults in a cost-effective manner that works under current funding programs and leverages existing community resources effectively
W.O.R.K.S. Provides:
Computer Classes
Adult education classes
ESL Classes
Children's programs
Crisis intervention
Referrals
Advanced Technology Programs
Basic Case Management
Social and Educational events
Community Events
Enrichment and Tutoring programs
Parent Education
Community Gardening
Nutrition and Agriculture Programs
Community Clean Ups
Job Training
Media Programs
Sunday School/Catechism

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Women Organizing Resources Knowledge and Services

Board of directors
as of 06/18/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Brenda Shockley

Community Build

Brenda Shockley

Executive Director, Community Build

Nora Lichtash

Executive Director, Women’s Community Revitalization Project

Jaqueline Thomas

Vice President, Custom Building & Development Corp

Mary Jane Wagle

Community Activist

Channa Grace

WORKS