Services for Youth Job Seekers


The WIB funds and supports a variety of programs that provide training, mentoring and educational enrichment to Oakland youth ages 14 to 21. These programs are designed to help youth prepare for the world of work by gaining valuable skills, experience and confidence, and to become empowered in their pursuit of career, academic and personal goals. Please see below for a list of our service providers.

If you are 18 and over, also visit our Services for Adult Job Seekers page

Alameda County Youth Development, Inc. - Scotlan Youth and Family Center
1651 Adeline Street, Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 832-4544; Fax (510) 832-3521
Offers basic education (GED, California High School Exam Prep), pre-employment skills, job placement and computer clerical training.

Civicorps                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               101 Myrtle St, Oakland, CA 94607                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (510) 992-7800

Lao Family Community Development
2325 East 12th Street, Oakland CA 94601
(510) 533-8850; Fax (510) 533-1516
Offers job search and job placement assistance, referral and employment counseling, basic skills, job readiness, leadership development, financial literacy, internships, and a youth club with youth-driven activities.

Pivotal Point Youth Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 10946, Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 665-1629; Fax (510) 268-8998
Offers intensive training, education, case management and other supportive services to high risk, underserved youth between 16-24 years of age.

Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1470 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland CA 94601
(510) 261-7839; Fax (510) 261-2968

Youth Employment Partnership, Inc.
2300 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA  94601
(510) 533-3447; Fax (510) 533-3469

Youth UpRising
8711 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 777-9909; Fax (510) 777-9949

Youth Radio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1701 Broadway • Oakland, CA 94612                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (510) 251-1101