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Last modified: 11/19/2014 1:44 PM

THESE RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL!

The following list is current as of October 2002.  If you have questions, need additional information, or have corrections for these listings, please contact Vocational Services Coordinator Amy Brinkman-Viall at (408) 792-5671.

Adelante Familia
190 Leavesley Road
Gilroy, CA  95021
(408) 846-3918

African American Community Service Agency
304 North Sixth Street
San Jose, CA  95112
(408) 292-3157
www.sjaacsa.org

Alliance Vocational Services (AVS) (assists people with mental illness who wish to re-enter the job market)
Locations:
150 South Autumn Street
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 938-8500

206 California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 617-8340

American Indian Employment Program
2450 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA  95008
(408) 369-3620

Ascent Employment Program
4900 Mitty Way
San Jose, CA  95129
(408) 257-8302

California Department of Industrial Relations  (call for apprenticeship-program information in Santa Clara, Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz counties)
Division of Apprenticeship Standards
100 Paseo de San Antonio, Suite 125
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 277-1273

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara Valley
2625 Senter Road     1215 First Street
San Jose, CA  95134    Gilroy, CA  95020
(408) 468-0100    (408) 842-3404
www.ccsj.org

Center for Employment Training (CET)
701 Vine Street
San Jose, CA  95110
(800) 533-2519
www.cet.org

Center for Training and Careers, Inc. (CTC)
1600 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA  95133
(408) 251-3165

Central County Occupational Center/Program (CCOC)
760 Hillsdale Avenue
San Jose, CA  95136
(408) 723-6400
www.metroed.net

Community Association for Rehabilitation, Inc. (job placement for adults with developmental disabilities)
Contract and Employment Services  (CES)
525 East Charleston Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 855-9710

Crosscultural Community Services Center  (provides youth and adults ages 16 and older with job training and placement services; also provides referral services for immigrants)
2268A Quimby Road
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 223-6628

Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency (DCARA)
2350 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA  95008
(408) 369-3658

Eastside Adult Employment
625 Educational Park Drive
San Jose, CA  95133
(408) 928-9300

Economic and Social Opportunities, Inc.
1445 Oakland Road
San Jose, CA  95131
(408) 971-0888

Evergreen Valley College Career Center
3095 Yerba Buena Road
San Jose, CA 95135
(408) 274-7900, ext. 6620

Foothill College Career Center
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7229

Friends Outside (job assistance for newly released inmates)
1551 Stockton Avenue
San Jose, CA  95126
(408) 295-6033

Goodwill Industries-Institute for Career Development
1080 North Seventh Street
San Jose, CA  95112
(408) 998-5774

Hope Rehabilitation Services (services for individuals with developmental disabilities)
4351 Lafayette Street
Santa Clara, CA  95054
(408) 748-2850

Indochinese Refugee Resettlement and Cultural Center
399 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 971-7857

Labor Connection  (agency looking for temporary employees specializing in construction and industrial labor)
Locations:          
1521 Terminal Avenue   604 Mary Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 441-8367    (408) 530-8901

Mexican American Community Services Agency (MACSA)
130 North Jackson Avenue
San Jose, CA  95116
(408) 928-1122
www.macsa.org

Mountain View/Los Altos Adult School
333 Moffett Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
(650) 940-1333
www.mvlaae.net

Mission College Career Center
3000 Mission College Boulevard
Room E1-201
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 748-2729

National Council on the Aging (services for seniors)
691 South Second Street, #10
San Jose, CA  95112
(408) 280-7791
www.ncoa.org

National Hispanic University
14271 Story Road
San Jose, CA 95127
(408) 254-6900
University@nhu.edu

Northern California Service League (specializes in serving offenders and ex-offenders)
598 North First Street, Suite 101A
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 297-9601

NOVA
North Valley Job Training Consortium—Service to Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, and Milpitas 
505 West Olive Street, Suite 550   
Sunnyvale, CA  94087
(408) 730-7295
www.novaworks.org

Project Hired (serves individuals with disabilities)
1270 Franklin Mall
Santa Clara, CA  95050
(408) 557-0880
www.projecthired.org

ProMatch
505 West Olive Street, Suite 550
Sunnyvale, CA  94087
(408) 736-2391
www.promatch.org

Proven People (services for seniors)
820 West McKinley Avenue, Suite #402
Sunnyvale, CA  94086
(408) 730-7368
www.novaworks.org

Sacred Heart Community Services
1381 South First Street
San Jose, CA  95110
(408) 278-2160
www.shcstheheart.org

San Jose Job Corps Center (serves low-income men and women, ages 16-24)
3485 East Hills Drive
San Jose, CA  95127
(408) 254-5627
http://sanjose.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx

Santa Clara County Regional Occupational Programs (ROP)
North County:
575 West Fremont Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA  94087
(408) 733-0881

South County:
700 West Sixth Street, Suite L
Gilroy, CA  95020
(408) 842-0361

San Jose State University Career Center
One Washington Square
Building F
San Jose, CA 95192
(408) 924-6033

Second Start, Inc.
1975 Cambrianna Drive
San Jose, CA  95124
(408) 371-5881

Silicon Valley WIN    
Workforce Investment Network  (drop-in center with free assistance in finding employment)
City of San Jose Office of Economic Development/Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

San Jose One Stop
1775 Story Road, Suite 120
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 928-1300

Southeast Asian Community Center (SEACC) (provides referral for ESL classes and vocational training and employment services)
1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 436-8438

State of California “One-Stop” Job Services
Employment Development Department (EDD)

Locations:
2450 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA  95008
(408) 369-3604

1775 Story Road, Suite 120
San Jose, CA 95122
(408) 928-1300

420 South Pastoria Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 774-2365

190 Leavesley Road
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 842-2165
http://www.edd.ca.gov/
www.caljobs.ca.gov

Sunnyvale/Cupertino Adult Education Program
591 West Fremont Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 522-2700
www.ace.fuhsd.org

TransAccess (a collaboration of agencies assisting individuals with various disabilities)
1590 The Alameda, Suite 110
San Jose, CA  95126
(408) 278-2000

Women in Community Services (WICS)
2625 Zanker Road, Suite 201
San Jose, CA  95134
(408) 325-5192

Workforce Investment Network (WIN) (see Silicon ValleyWIN)

Veterans Administration Next Step Center (offers job assessment, counseling, and placement for qualified veterans)
Veterans Employment Project
Campbell Employment Development Department

2450 South Bascom Avenue
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 369-3619
Contact:  Ken Schieck

YWCA of Santa Clara Valley—Employment Center (individualized job-assistance services for low-income people)
375 South Third Street
San Jose, CA  95112
(408) 295-4011, ext. 235