Adult Education Resources

Employment Services

  • Experience Unlimited Contra Costa Chapter: (EUCCC) is a volunteer network of business professionals who come together to provide a supportive environment that empowers our members with self-help job search and marketing skills and to provide a forum for professional networking and sharing job leads.
  • The Labor Market Information Division (LMID) is the official source for California Labor Market Information. The LMID promotes California's economic health by providing information to help people understand California's economy and make informed labor market choices. We collect, analyze, and publish statistical data and reports on California's labor force, industries, occupations, employment projections, wages and other important labor market and economic data.
  • Opportunity Junction: Helps low-income Contra Costa residents get and keep good jobs by providing training, support, experience, and employer introductions. When we work together, motivated job seekers get what they need to launch a career. Their success makes their families and our community stronger.
  • Sparkpoint: If you are struggling to make ends meet, you might not have time to get help at multiple locations or know what programs are available to you. That’s why United Way created SparkPoint: to provide one-stop Bay Area financial help and education centers where low-income residents can access a full range of free services.

Financial Aid


Healthcare

  • California Department of Managed Healthcare: Assistance and advice on health plans 1-888-466-2219. Visit healthhelp.ca.gov for more information.
  • La Clinica Community Health Services, including medical, dental and vision. Concord, Oakley, and Pittsburg. Visit www.laclinica.org for more information.
  • Lifelong Medical Care: Volunteer run clinics in Richmond, San Pablo, and Pinole. Visit lifelongmedical.org for more information.
  • Rotacare: Free clinic with locations in Concord, Pittsburg, and Richmond.  Also, a good volunteer opportunity for students in the medical field. Visit rotacarebayarea.org for more information.

Housing


Mental Health/Substance Abuse

  • Contra Costa Crisis Center- www.crisis-center.org (online chat), 211 (information/referrals), 1-800-833-2900 (24 hour crisis line), 1-800-837-1818 (grief counseling) 1-800-808-6444 (Homeless)
  • DrugRehab.comProvides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions. DrugRehab.com's mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. They are here to help you or your loved one every step of the way.
  • Stand for Families Free of Violence: Resources for victims of violence and abuse in Contra Costa County.  offices in Antioch, Bay Point, Concord and Richmond. Visit standffov.org for more information.
  • Ujima Family Recovery Services: Substance abuse recovery in and outpatient programs, parenting education, pregnancy support, anger management and counseling. Outpatient centers in Concord, Pittsburg, Richmond.

Training Programs


Transportation