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The Madera County Workforce Assistance Center is a partnership of various community agencies, all working together to help the residents of Madera County. The partner agencies listed on this page offer a variety of services to assist you. Some of the services: assisting you with finding a job, referral to a school or training to improve your skills, assistance with housing, cash aid, food stamps, Medi-Cal, and locating and getting involved with programs for youth. Please click on the link, or review the brief description below, to get more information about any of the Partner Agencies located here at the Workforce Assistance Center.

California Department of Rehabilitation: The California Department of Rehabilitation offers a variety of services for both individuals with disabilities and employers looking to hire qualified candidates.  Services are tailored to each person to help them reach their employment goal. Individuals with disabilities and rehabilitation counselors work together to determine which services will provide the best support to prepare for, find, or retain a job.

Central Valley Opportunity Center:  Central Valley Opportunity Center services include vocational education, remedial education, English Language instruction, emergency supportive services (when find is available), transportation, emergency food, child care services and community education services.

California Indian Manpower Consortium, Inc.: CIMC provides employment and training services and other related services to Indian and Native American people who live in our service area which includes a large part of California, Illinois and three counties in Iowa.

Job Corps, Inc.: Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

The Housing Authority of the City of Madera:  The Housing Authority of the City of Madera operates rental assistance programs for persons who meet eligibility requirements.  Additional resident service programs include home ownership  self-sufficiency, after school programs and school readiness programs for 3-year old children.

Madera County Department of Social Services: Madera County Department of Social Services can assist you and your family with welfare services. These services include but are not limited to Cash Assistance, Diversion Assistance, Medi-Cal Coverage, Food stamps, and Employment Services.

Madera Unified School District / Madera Adult School:  Madera Adult School offers a variety of low-cost, no-cost educational opportunities.  We offer classes that will prepare students for high school graduation as well as classes to pass the GED test. We offer classes in English as a Second Language and Citizenship, parenting programs and classes for older adults.

Service Employment Redevelopment, SER Jobs for Progress, Inc.: San Joaquin Valley (SER) is a non-profit, community based organization, located in Fresno County.  SER provides low-income senior residents quality services in employment, education, and affordable housing.

State Center Community College District: State Center Community College District provides quality, innovative, and accessible educational programs and services that enhance student learning and global citizenship.

State of California Employment Development Department:  Employment Development Department administers the Disability Insurance, Job Service, Unemployment Insurance, and referrals to other community services.

Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation:  Workforce Development Office are prepared to assist you in meeting your employment goals. We will work with your skills and abilities to assist you in finding employment or we can help you upgrade your current job skills that can lead to better employment. Training may be available to you through public schools or the community college system.