Building better lives, one job at a time, by empowering individuals
to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment.
Last year, 50,000 people turned to JVS for help. Last year, with your support, we assisted 33,000 clients, with an additional 20,000 individuals accessing our job training and career services.
HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award
JVS SoCal is a 2021 recipient of the HIRE Vets Medallion Award, the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes a company or organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. Learn how…
Our Work on the Ground
Services for CalWORKs recipients to help them find employment, stay employed, and move on to higher paying jobs that lead them to self-sufficiency and independence.
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We assist all military Veterans with a special focus on women veterans and post-9/11 veterans by providing professional career coaching, assessments to identify transferable skills, training in high growth career sectors, plus job search skills and job placement assistance.
Our skilled and dedicated team is here to help you in your job search. Whether you are currently unemployed, working part-time, looking for training or certification opportunities, transitioning to a new career or re-entering the workforce, we have resources to assist you.
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) program serves out-of-school youth ages 17 to 24 in Los Angeles County. Participants receive an array of services, from job readiness workshops to college and career exploration, and on-the-job training opportunities in the local community.
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News and Updates
Building a New Life Begins With Career Training: “Every time I think of how blessed I am, I think of JVS”
Every time Sandra Gonzalez heads to work, she’s reminded of just how blessed she is and how far she’s come.
JVS SoCal’s VPAN team provided U.S. Air Force Veteran Ashley Bell with living essentials and they introduced her to the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program…
With JVS SoCal’s help, Lynn Segerblom achieved financial stability after the Great Recession collapsed the economy. She returned for help from a JVS career coach 2022 when she realized it was time to change her work environment…
It’s often said it’s not what you know, but who you know, and in the case of Branesha Julene Clay, getting to know JVS SoCal has been life-changing. Branesha is a single mom of two teenage daughters, 16-year-old Shamara and 15-year-old Diamond…