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Resources for Job Training and Job Seekers in East Contra Costa County

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Opportunity Junction

3102 Delta Fair Blvd, Antioch (925) 776-1133

  • Job Training and Placement Program: 12-week full-time training for clerical occupations, followed by paid internship; apply in January, May, or September.
  • Technology Center: evenings, Mon-Thurs, free computer basics classes, English as a Second Language, drop-in computer use.

3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point (in partnership with Community Career Center)

  • Career Development Services: workshops, case management, career assessment, referrals to short-term training.

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Career Centers/ EASTBAY Works

Help with finding a job, and also with career planning, job training and transition solutions to re-enter the workforce. Call or check on-line calendar for schedule of Career Center Orientations.

  • Antioch One-Stop Career Center, 4545 Delta Fair Blvd., (925) 706-4830
  • Brentwood One-Stop Career Center, 281 Pine Street, (925) 634-2195
  • Concord One-Stop Career Center, 4071 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250 (925) 671-4500
  • San Pablo One-Stop Career Center ,2300 El Portal Drive, Suite B,(510) 412-6740

Contra Costa County Office of Education ROP (Regional Occupational Program)

Various career training programs available to anyone 16 years of age or older, (925) 942-3436


Goodwill Job Training

2701 West 10th Street, Antioch, (925) 706-9024
Paid on-the-job training for retail sales, warehouse and truck driving.


State Department of Rehabilitation

3656 Delta Fair Blvd. Antioch (925) 754-7700
Assists Californians with disabilities to obtain/retain employment


Job Corps

(800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627 Academic and Career Technical training for 16-25 year olds in Sacramento and Treasure Island.


Los Medanos College

Outreach Office 925-439-2181 ext. 3383, or by email at jcea@losmedanos.edu; Counseling Office: 925-439-2181 ext. 3334. Certificate programs include the Process Technology Program and the Green Building Technology program.


The Stride Center

(510) 234-1300, www.stridecenter.org; locations include the Michael Chavez Center in Concord; prepares students for Certified Computer Technician and other careers in the information technology field.


Adult Education - Pittsburg, Antioch, Brentwood

These programs are not free, but training funds may be available through the Career Centers. See web sites for latest Career Technical Education programs.

Pittsburg Adult Education Center

1151 Stoneman Ave., Pittsburg, (925) 473-4460

Liberty Union HSD - Community Education Center

929 Second St. Brentwood (925) 634-2565

Antioch Adult Education Community Education Center

820 W. Second St., Antioch (925) 706-5365


SparkPoint East Contra Costa

 

At the Ambrose Community Center, 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point; (925) 252-2300, sparkpointcenters.org. SparkPoint Centers help families create step-by-step plans to tackle their unique needs, and connect them to services to address each one.

•    Credit Counseling/Repair
•    Job Placement/Training
•    Career Development
•    Higher Education
•    One on One Financial Coaching
•    Business Development
•    Benefit Screenings
•    Individual Development Accounts
•    Home Ownership
•    Free Tax Preparation


 


 
 
 
 

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> Job Training and Placement
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