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Workforce Development Programs

We provide services for a wide range of job seekers, from recent high school graduates to retirees looking to re-enter the workforce. These services include career and financial coaching, computer classes, and training to become a nonmedical home caregiver or start a housekeeping business.

Our Process

1. Sign up for orientation
Sign up here for orientation, where you will learn about the various programs CCSC offers.
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2. Choose your program
After completing orientation, sign up for classes, workshops or trainings of your choice.
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3. Get ready for your new job
After completing the program and classes of your choice, be ready to start your new career!

Our Workforce Development Programs

Whether you are looking for a career change, hoping for a higher-paying job, or wanting to start your own business, one of our programs may fit your needs.
JobNet
Coaching
Professional Home Caregiver Training Program
Martha's Way
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JobNet

What: A training program that prepares participants to interview for and find a job that best fits their skills and needs.

For who? Unemployed or underemployed people who are struggling to make ends meet and working toward financial stability.

Services provided:

  • Computer training
  • Open computer lab
  • Resume assistance
  • Interview preparation
  • Job search assistance
  • Individualized coaching
  • Access to office resources like a phone, copier and computer

Address: 3434 Branard, Houston, TX 77027 (Accessible by METRO #25 #82, #84)

Phone: 713-626-8320

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., and Friday, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Languages for JobNet Services: English

Coaching

What: One-to-one career and financial coaching.

For who? Job seekers of all ages wanting to build job skills and find employment. We also provide career exploration coaching for 17- to 24-year-olds entering the workforce, college, or occupational skills training.

Services provided:

  • Career options
  • How to interview
  • Job readiness
  • Job search assistance
  • Life skills training
  • Mock Interviews
  • How to build a resume
  • How to create a budget
  • Improve credit scores
  • Entrepreneurial development

Address: 3434 Branard, Houston, TX 77027 (Accessible by METRO #25 #82, #84)

Phone: 713-626-8320

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., and Friday, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Languages for Coaching Services: English and Spanish

Professional Home Caregiver Training Program

What: 50+ hours of training that equips people to become nonmedical caregivers. Graduates are provided with job leads and other support.

For who? Those who are interested in working for a caregiver agency, opening their own caregiver business, and/or those who want to work directly for families.

Training includes:

  • Relationship building
  • Technical skills
  • Hands-on support techniques
  • Dementia instruction
  • Business and marketing strategies to find and keep clients
  • Graduates of the program are American Red Cross CPR certified

Address: Locations vary

Phone: 713-626-8320

Hours: Vary

Language for Caregiver Training: English

Martha’s Way

What: 42-hour training that equips entrepreneurs to open their own housekeeping businesses.

For who? Those who are interested in becoming professional housekeepers or starting their own housekeeping business.

Training includes:

  • Professional development
  • Business development
  • Technical skills for eco-friendly residential housekeeping
  • Job leads

Address: Locations vary

Phone: 281-906-8421

Hours: Vary

Language for Martha's Way Training: Spanish

Our Workforce Development Impact*

*Numbers reflected are from 1/1/2022-12/31/2022
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Job seekers gained valuable skills through workshops, computer training, computer lab access and personalized job search assistance
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Aspiring home caregivers graduated from a 50+-hour training covering technical and communication skills
and business development
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Entrepreneurs participated in a 42-hour residential housekeeping training program; 86% graduated and 108 job leads were shared with graduates
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Clients pursued personalized strategies for success with CCSC’s Career Coach or Financial Coach

Testimonials

  • "JobNet was a Godsend for me. I'm happy to be working in my field of community services. It's my pleasure to have received services from you."
    Michelle
    Coaching and JobNet Classes Participant
  • "Martha’s Way opens doors for you, and gives you the opportunity to be your own boss. I am infinitely grateful to the program because today I can tell you that I am financially much better off."
    Fabiola
    Martha's Way Graduate
  • "The caregiver training from CCSC landed me a job as a personal care aide, and that led me to my next job at MD Anderson. I hope to open a home health caregiver business soon."
    Victor
    Professional Home Caregiver Training Graduate

FAQs

Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Workforce Development programs. Can't find the answer to your question? Please call our client line at 713-626-8320 or email workforce@ccschouston.org.
Attending an orientation is required prior to signing up for our JobNet classes and coaching services. Orientation for Martha’s Way and the Professional Home Caregiver Training Program is conducted the first day of class.
You must be 17 years old or older to participate in Workforce Development programs.
The self-paced computer lab is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.–3:00 p.m., and Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Appointments for additional services can be made after attending Orientation.
All services are free of charge.
Workforce Development programs serve those who are struggling to make ends meet due to unemployment or underemployment. Participants in the Professional Home Caregiver Training must pass a criminal background check. We ask that participants attend an orientation and commit to completing the programs as there are a limited number of spots for each class.
Workforce Development’s JobNet program offers a variety of classes and workshops designed to help you in your job search:
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Tips
  • Life Skills
  • Mock Interviews
  • Skills Assessment
  • Career Goal Setting
  • One-to-one coaching
Computer classes include:
  • Computer Assessment
  • Basic Computers
  • Basic Windows
  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
Our Financial and Career Coaches, Professional Home Caregiver Program and Martha's Way program all teach participants how to start their own businesses.
Workforce Development programs are open to anyone living within the greater Houston area.
CCSC is not an employment placement agency. We work with our clients to build their skills to become job ready, gain employment, and become promotable. Should we receive job referrals, they are shared at our JobNet Corner located within the office.
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