Training & Education

Occupational Skills Training and Financial Aid

The Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation can assist individuals who are interested in training or upgrading their skills.  Training is provided in demand occupations through private schools and community colleges.  Individuals are encouraged to apply for financial aid benefits.  Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation can assist with supportive services; such as transportation, books, tools, uniforms, etc.  Contact a career specialist [contact us link] at the Workforce Assistance Center.

G.I. Bill Website – The Home for all Educational Benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs

Fresno VAMC Work Study Program – Provides work study program for Veteran students, enabling them to earn money while also using their GI educational benefits

Contact information:
Mary Golden
2615 E. Clinton Ave.
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 228-6907

State Center Community College District – Madera Community College Center

Contact information:
Gricelda M. Spear, MS
Veteran Counselor
30277 Ave. 12
Madera, CA 93638
(559) 675-4800

California State University, Fresno 

Contact information:
Robyn Gutierrez
Veterans Services Specialist
Admissions and Records
California State University, Fresno
5150 N. Maple Ave. M/S JAA57
Fresno, CA 937740-8026
(559) 278-7030

Daniel Rex Bernand
Program Coordinator
Veterans Education Program
California State University, Fresno
5048 N. Jackson M/S LS129
Fresno, CA 93740-8025
(559) 278-1901

Fresno City College – A College of the State Center Community College District

Contact Information:
Mary P. Alfieris
International Scholars and Veterans’ Certification Specialist
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, CA 93741
(559) 442-8224


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The Workforce Assistance Center builds the personal and economic success of individuals and businesses
in Madera County through job training, job placement, education, and supportive services.





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