Workforce and Leadership Development Programs in Berkeley

Program Name/Address/Number

Services

Berkeley Adult School
1701 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702

(510) 644-6130

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Education Diploma (GED) preparation and testing
  • High School Diploma
  • Vocational Training
  • Computer skills
  • Allied  Health
  • Forklift, etc.
  • Workability II.

Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)
1255 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94702

(510) 647-0719

 

  • Academic and career counseling
  • Job placement
  • Job training referrals
  • Subsidies for training.

Berkeley City College
2050 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 981-2800

 

  • Certificates and Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree programs
  • Vocational and academic college classes.

Biotech PartnersP.O. BOX 2186
Berkeley, CA 94702

(510) 705-7324

  •  High school program at Berkeley High and Oakland Tech in biosciences, including summer internships.
  • Community college program with a Certificate of Achievement in Bio Science.

The Bread Project
Head Office 
17101 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702

(510) 644-4575

 

  • 9 week cafe/restaurant training
  • 12 week bakery production training at their Emeryville site
  • Life skills
  • Job readiness
  • Follow-up and placement support.

California Youth Energy Services (CYES)
Rising Sun Energy Center
2033 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 665-1501 

  • Youth hired to perform weatherization projects for eligible households.
  • Energy efficiency tools and techniques.
  • Green Energy Training Services (GETS) including construction, heating & cooling, and related industries.
  • Partnership with Richmond Build.

Inter-City Services
3269 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94703

(510) 655-3552 

 

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Education Diploma (GED) preparation
  • Vocational training.

Multicultural Institute
1712 Euclid Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 848-4075

  • Mentoring for Academic Success (MAS) Program.
  • Day laborer job placement assistance
  • GED preparation in Spanish
  • Mentoring
  • Health Screening Treatment and Referrals
  • Leadership Training.

Rubicon Workforce Services and
North Cities One Stop Career Center
1918 Bonita Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 982-7128 or (510) 549-8820

One Stop: 

  • Training in use of personal computers, fax, copier, phone bank, workshops. 

Rubicon: 

  • Pre-employment workshop
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Housing Case Management
  • Vocational Training, Job Placement and Retention Services.

Young Adult Project (YAP)
1730 Oregon Street
Berkeley, CA 94703

(510) 981-6670

  • Tutorial
  • Counseling
  • Community Outreach
  • Youth & adult sports
  • Youth leadership

YouthWorks (City of Berkeley)
2180 Milvia Street, 1st Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 981-4970 

  • Summer & year-round employment in private & public sector
  • Pre-apprenticeship training referrals
  • Graffiti clean-up jobs.