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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.
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - FACES for the Future Juvenile Justice Pathway Project
682-52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 533-3131; Fax (510) 483-2369
East Bay Spanish Speaking Citizens' Foundation
1470 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland CA 94601
(510) 261-7839; Fax (510) 261-2968
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.
Youth Employment Partnership, Inc.
2300 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94601
(510) 533-3447; Fax (510) 533-3469
8711 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94605
(510) 777-9909; Fax (510) 777-9949