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Personalized Career & Training Assistance for Justice-Involved Clients.

Goodwill Reentry Services understands individuals' unique challenges when reentering into society after incarceration, from reconnecting with family to finding employment.

Our staff provides one-on-one career coaching with a focus on:

  • Identifying your career interests
  • Developing your resume
  • Practicing interview skills
  • Completing online job applications
  • Connecting to employers or training programs

Additionally, individuals can enroll in training programs, which include construction trades, warehousing, and logistics.

Requirements:

  • At least18 years old
  • Have a Valid ID
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Released from prison within the last two years
  • Currently on Parole, Probation, or Supervised Release
  • Can work full-time

If you are interested in finding out more, send an email to Reentry Services at [email protected].

Reentry Services Send email
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program aims to help residents achieve economic independence in five years.

The self-paced, voluntary program helps Public Housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher Program participants set goals to achieve in five years and earn an escrow check following program completion.

During the program, participants will receive or have access to:

  • One-on-One Case Management
  • Referral Services
  • Money Management Classes
  • Education and Training
  • Career Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Parenting Skills
  • Workshops
  • Communication Skills
FSS Program
(210) 477-6026
Updated within the last 2 months.

We want you to feel your best while job searching and in the first few weeks of employment. Once you've scheduled an interview, obtain a referral to visit your local Dress for Success boutique. Our volunteers will work with you to help you choose an interview outfit and will also provide guidance and support for the upcoming interview.

Once clients secure a job, they are invited for employment suiting, with additional education in continuity of professional appearance and attitude, and training in economically extending their wardrobes.

Women who are either on or eligible for public assistance and are unemployed, or underemployed, and looking for employment.

Clients are referred from not-for-profit and governmental agencies including homeless shelters, job training programs and domestic violence shelters.

Free.

Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Friday: CLOSED Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Updated within the last month

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance, hundreds of employers, training providers and colleges, community organizations and workforce agencies, we are in it together, for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier for you. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our full list of programs can be found here.

Our full list of employers can be found here.

Our Partner Agency, Chrysalis Ministries, provides hands-on case management services to help former inmates and their families as they overcome the consequences of incarceration. Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intake
  • Assessment
  • Case Management
  • Referrals for Training
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Cynthia Rivera Send email
(210) 299-4540
Updated within the last 2 months.

Thrive’s emergency shelter is housed on the campus of Haven for Hope and provides 10 young adults with shelter for up to 6 months.

The core services at our emergency shelter include not only basic needs of food and shelter but individually tailored and youth-directed case management plans to help young adults move forward in exiting homelessness.

Thrive assists young adults with linkage to resources such as ID recovery, counseling, medical services, gender-affirming care, educational opportunities, and vocational training in a safe and supportive environment.

Our focus is to help remove barriers that young adults may encounter in seeking services and help guide them toward their next move in achieving their goals.

LGBTQ youth and young adults.

Free.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: - See Below
Sunday: - See Below

Saturday and Sunday Open 24 Hours. Call Line Open 24/7
Sandra Whitley Send email
(210) 212-2935
Updated within the last 2 months.

Money Smart Classes: Case management staff, in partnership with financial organizations trained in FDIC curriculum, offer quarterly Money Smart classes at our public housing communities. Topics include: borrowing basics, pay yourself first, banking services, budgeting, repairing your credit, and homeownership.

Back To School Drives: FSS case managers organize back-to-school drives to help residents with costs of school supplies. The funds raised pay for school supplies, uniforms, immunizations and haircuts.

Health Fairs: Case managers participate in and support community health fairs.

Employment Fairs: Family Self-sufficiency provides residents information on upcoming job fairs and assists with transportation, resume preparation, interview technique and necessary job skills.

Summer Youth Employment: HABC provides youth, ages 14 to 24, the opportunity to learn on-the-job training during the summer months. Employment may be with HABC or with one of our partners.

Thanksgiving Baskets: During the holiday season, case and property management staff identify needy families and supply holiday meals to them.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Terry Michelle Trevino
(210) 225-0071
Updated within the last month

The Education and Employment Program is a training program designed to assist residents of public housing with personal and technical job skills. This training helps qualified residents in pursuing careers in areas such as maintenance trades, computer technician, health-related occupations and office administration.

The program includes the following:

  • Life Skills and Job Readiness Classes
  • Vocational Training
  • GED and Continuing Education
  • On-the-Job Training
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Terry Michelle Trevino
(210) 225-0071
Updated within the last week

The San Antonio AIDS Foundation provides a continuum of care to low-income HIV-positive men, women, and transgender individuals. Our services include resource and benefits assistance, case management, mental health counseling, medical care, pharmacy services, housing, and a year-round hot meal program.

We offer onsite and mobile testing for HIV and STDs, as well as HIV prevention education presentations in local public schools, colleges and universities, adult probation facilities, and teen detention programs.

Services are only available to individuals living with HIV/AIDS who are registered clients of the San Antonio AIDS Foundation.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last month

The Gang Rehabilitation Ending Affiliation Ties (G.R.E.A.T.) program focuses on outreach by trusted community outreach workers who serve as mentors and positive role models for youth at risk of recruitment into a gang.

Core program services include:

  • Tutoring
  • Continuing Education
  • Navigation
  • Employment Training
  • Housing Assistance
  • Food Support
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bennie Price Send email
(281) 509-1397
Rosemary Williams Send email
(210) 332-7298
Updated within the last 1 month.

Verdant EDU is an educational support company that specializes in helping school districts in San Antonio find talent. We work with educators, free of charge, by helping them find roles in San Antonio area school districts.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Ray Tijerina Send email
(210) 929-9248
Updated within the last year

Goodwill has a long and proud history of serving our country's veterans and their family members as they transition to civilian life. Our Career Services Specialists are here to help remove employment barriers with specialized, no cost career assistance. Our programs are individualized and tailored to the unique needs of every veteran.

Training That's Anything But Basic:

Our goal is to help veterans successfully search and find a meaningful career. Leverage the training received in the military to find employment in a similar field or providing the necessary resources to start a new career. We can also assist with financial planning and career training for in-demand job categories including:

  • Nurse's Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Commercial Truck Drivers and more

Our career services are offered at no cost to veterans and include:

  • Employer connection
  • Certification training
  • Financial planning
  • Career coaching
  • Resume development
  • Job search assistance
  • Interview strategies
  • Interest skills assessment

Veterans career services are available at all 8 Goodwill San Antonio Good Careers Centers.

Good Careers Center Workshops: Every month the Good Careers Centers host workshops that can assist veterans and former active duty service personnel in transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce. View our Events Calendar for a current schedule of events.

We assist veterans in finding employment opportunities through our partnerships within the communities we serve.

This program serves Veterans and their families, regardless of their affiliation with St Philip's College.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 1 month.

Are you ready to leave the past behind and start over? For those who want to start a new life, a better life, Changin' Lives is here to offer resources, to listen, and to let you know that you are not alone. We work through your challenges to help you reach your goals.

We want to help you become a self-sufficient, successful, productive citizen of our community by connecting you with felony-friendly employers, affordable housing resources, medical and social services referrals, mentoring, and one-on-one client case management.

By appointment only. Please call during business hours to schedule an appointment.

Free

Hours
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Dolores (Bianca) Castoreno
(210) 797-4343
Updated within the last 1 month.

Families and individuals living in CHR affordable housing communities have access to supportive social services such as:

  • Homework help and tutoring
  • After-school snacks and summer lunches
  • Adult education programs
  • ESL assistance
  • Financial literacy programs
  • Job readiness preparation
  • And more

Free for residents of San Juan Square 1.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

Families and individuals living in CHR affordable housing communities have access to supportive social services such as:

  • Homework help and tutoring
  • After-school snacks and summer lunches
  • Adult education programs
  • ESL assistance
  • Financial literacy programs
  • Job readiness preparation
  • And more

Free for residents of San Juan Square 2.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

The NXT Level Youth Opportunity Center, managed by the City's Department of Human Services in coordination with Goodwill and Communities in Schools, assists young adults (16-24) disengaged youth with the steps necessary to go back to school or find a job related to their interest

NXT Level is a City of San Antonio program partnered with Communities in Schools (CIS) and Goodwill Industries. The program serves young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are disconnected from education, work, and major societal support systems.

We are committed to providing a safe space where every 16 to 24 year old achieves their personal, educational, and/or career goals.

We connect each participant with a life and education/career coach. Coaches offer on-going case management, counseling, life skills, and referrals to community partners with demonstrated success.

Anyone between the ages of 16-24 who resides in San Antonio qualifies for the services and can either schedule an appointment or walk in to meet with a NXT Level coach.

Free

Hours
Monday: 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Sunday: Closed Monday: 8 AM–5 PM Tuesday: 8 AM–9 PM Wednesday: 8 AM–5 PM Thursday: 8 AM–9 PM Friday: 8 AM–5 PM Hours might vary Saturday (Veterans Day) 11 AM–7 PM Hours might vary
Updated within the last month

The Training for Job Success program is designed to support income-eligible residents as they prepare for better employment that can lead their families to self-sufficiency.

Following are some of the resources and services available through the Training for Job Success Program:

  • Job readiness activities such as assistance with résumé writing, interviewing skills and job leads
  • Full-tuition scholarship opportunities for Alamo Colleges Demand Occupations Training Programs
  • Textbooks, supplies and uniforms required for Demand Occupations Training Programs
  • One-on-One career coaching, case management services, and counseling services
  • Assistance with utilities and rent
  • Connection to other community resources

Individuals and families and in the San Antonio/ Bexar County community who meet income criteria upon enrollment into the program. For more information, please contact the program.

Minerva Hernandez LMSW, NCRT
(210) 207-5929
Updated within the last month

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance, hundreds of employers, training providers and colleges, community organizations and workforce agencies, we are in it together, for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier for you. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our full list of programs can be found here.

Our full list of employers can be found here.

Our Partner Agency, Restore Education, connects students with no-cost, flexible pathways so they can advance their education and launch in-demand careers. Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intake
  • Case Management
  • Testing (Entrance Exam)
  • Training in these Fields:
  • Medical Front Office
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Office Support
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Bookkeeping Assistant
  • Transportation Design Technician
  • Logistics Technician
  • Information Technician
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Bianca Moreno Send email
(210) 432-6123 x: 126
Updated within the last year

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance, hundreds of employers, training providers and colleges, community organizations and workforce agencies, we are in it together, for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier for you. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our full list of programs can be found here.

Our full list of employers can be found here.

Our Partner Agency, YWCA San Antonio, provides connects San Antonians with no-cost, flexible pathways so they can advance their education and launch in-demand careers. Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intake
  • Assessment
  • Case Management
  • Referrals for Training
Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

Families and individuals living in CHR affordable housing communities have access to supportive social services such as:

  • Homework help and tutoring
  • After-school snacks and summer lunches
  • Adult education programs
  • ESL assistance
  • Financial literacy programs
  • Job readiness preparation
  • And more

Free for residents of Costa Almadena.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance, hundreds of employers, training providers and colleges, community organizations and workforce agencies, we are in it together, for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier for you. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our full list of programs can be found here.

Our full list of employers can be found here.

Our Partner Agency, Project QUEST, connects San Antonians to emerging careers in healthcare, manufacturing and trades, and IT and cybersecurity.

Services include:

  • Intakes
  • Case management
  • Referrals for Training
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Project Quest Send email
(210) 630-4690
Updated within the last year

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance, hundreds of employers, training providers and colleges, community organizations and workforce agencies, we are in it together, for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier for you. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our full list of programs can be found here.

Our full list of employers can be found here.

Our partner agency, Workforce Solutions Alamo, is proud to be an official partner of the Ready to Work initiative, an unprecedented collaborative created to help San Antonians gain access to training, resources, and high-demand jobs, leading to meaningful careers and a better life.

Workforce Solutions Alamo is Ready to Work, and we’re working daily with our partners in the Alamo Workforce Consortium to ensure we allow every San Antonian to better their lives and the lives of their family members through supportive resources and jobs in growing career fields.

Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intakes
  • Assessments, including O*NET assessments
  • Case Management
  • Referrals for Training
  • Job placement

Click here to apply.

NOTE: When you apply, providing us with a phone number that will not change so we can contact and support you throughout the application and onboarding process is IMPORTANT.

To verify eligibility, specific documentation is required. If you need assistance obtaining these documents, we can help with that, too.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Sean Strambler Send email
(210) 582-1516
Updated within the last month

Workforce Solutions Alamo (WSA) Youth Empowerment Services (YES!) offers no-cost services to eligible youth between the ages of 16-24 to gain the necessary education, training, and skills to enter the workforce and meet employer needs.

Services offered:

  • Tutoring, study skills, training, instruction, and dropout prevention
  • Alternative secondary school services or dropout recovery services
  • Paid and Unpaid Work Experience
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Education offered concurrently with workforce preparation and training for a specific occupation
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • Support Services, Financial Support, incentives
  • Mentoring
  • Follow-up services
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Entrepreneurial (Owning a Business) Training
  • Labor Market information
  • Post-secondary Preparation and Transition Activities

Steps for the YES! program:

  • Eligibility Determination
  • Objective Assessment
  • Development of an ISS (Goal Plan)
  • Program Participation
  • Follow Up Services

Get started by attending an information session.

  • Orientations are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 PM.
  • To join, click here or paste this link into a new browser and save it until the next session is about to start.
  • For assistance, call (346) 248-7799.
  • Meeting ID: 992 5144 0356
  • No meeting password is required.
  • (Registration on Eventbrite is encouraged but not required.)

Services are based on eligibility.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

*Closed from 12:00 to 1:30 pm for lunch
Updated within the last year

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance and hundreds of employers, training providers, colleges, community organizations, and workforce agencies, we are in it together for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our complete list of programs can be found here.

Our complete list of employers can be found here.

Our partner agency, Workforce Solutions Alamo, is proud to be an official partner of the Ready to Work initiative, an unprecedented collaborative created to help San Antonians gain access to training, resources, and high-demand jobs, leading to meaningful careers and a better life.

Workforce Solutions Alamo is Ready to Work, and we’re working daily with our partners in the Alamo Workforce Consortium to ensure we allow every San Antonian to better their lives and the lives of their family members through supportive resources and jobs in growing career fields.

Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intakes
  • Assessments, including O*NET assessments
  • Case Management
  • Referrals for Training
  • Job placement

Click here to apply.

NOTE: When you apply, providing us with a phone number that will not change so we can contact and support you throughout the application and onboarding process is IMPORTANT.

To verify eligibility, specific documentation is required. If you need assistance obtaining these documents, we can help with that, too.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM , 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Sean Strambler Send email
(210) 582-1516
Updated within the last month

Workforce Solutions Alamo (WSA) Youth Empowerment Services (YES!) offers no-cost services to eligible youth between the ages of 16-24 to gain the necessary education, training, and skills to enter the workforce and meet employer needs.

Services offered:

  • Tutoring, study skills, training, instruction, and dropout prevention
  • Alternative secondary school services or dropout recovery services
  • Paid and Unpaid Work Experience
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Education offered concurrently with workforce preparation and training for a specific occupation
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • Support Services, Financial Support, incentives
  • Mentoring
  • Follow-up services
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Financial Literacy Education
  • Entrepreneurial (Owning a Business) Training
  • Labor Market information
  • Post-secondary Preparation and Transition Activities

Steps for the YES! program:

  • Eligibility Determination
  • Objective Assessment
  • Development of an ISS (Goal Plan)
  • Program Participation
  • Follow Up Services

Get started by attending an information session.

  • Orientations are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:00 PM.
  • To join, click here or paste this link into a new browser and save it until the next session is about to start.
  • For assistance, call (346) 248-7799.
  • Meeting ID: 992 5144 0356
  • No meeting password is required.
  • (Registration on Eventbrite is encouraged but not required.)

Services are based on eligibility.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

*Closed from 12:00 to 1:30 pm for lunch
Updated within the last year

The Thread of Justice is an alternative model for social, environmental and economic justice that provides a clean and safe job environment, a living wage, nurtures leadership development and business opportunities for displaced garment workers and elderly women from the local area.

Merchandise from the San Antonio Cooperative and our sister organization in Chiapas are available in our Southside location.

Free.

Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Petra Mata
(210) 927-2294
Updated within the last month

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance and hundreds of employers, training providers, colleges, community organizations, and workforce agencies, we are in it together for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our complete list of programs can be found here.

Our complete list of employers can be found here.

Our partner agency, Alamo Colleges District, is a proud partner of Ready to Work, an educational and job placement program to help San Antonio residents improve their quality of life.

This one-of-a-kind program connects San Antonians to education, quality jobs, and, ultimately, well-paid careers that can sustain their families.

Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intakes
  • Enrollment Coach
  • Case Management
  • Job Placement
  • Training that includes:
  • High School Equivalency
  • Certification Courses
  • Associate Degrees
  • Bachelor’s Degrees

Click here for more information.

We’ll coach you from application to enrollment through job placement and long-term success.

 
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

ACD - RTW Program Send email
(210) 486-9675
Updated within the last 2 months.

Ready to Work is unprecedented. No other city in the nation is supporting its residents like we are. With over $110 million in tuition assistance and hundreds of employers, training providers, colleges, community organizations, and workforce agencies, we are in it together for you.

Ready to Work makes continuing your education and finding a quality job easier. Your personal Ready to Work coach will help you with every step of the process, from understanding your specific situation, coaching you through career and education planning, enrolling and paying for your classes, increasing your confidence and soft skills, updating your resume, preparing you for interviews, connecting you to new job opportunities, and helping you thrive in your job.

Your journey begins with step one – Register online, call 3-1-1, or visit a Ready To Work Partner Agency.

Our complete list of programs can be found here.

Our complete list of employers can be found here.

Our partner agency, Alamo Colleges District, is a proud partner of Ready to Work, an educational and job placement program to help San Antonio residents improve their quality of life.

This one-of-a-kind program connects San Antonians to education, quality jobs, and, ultimately, well-paid careers that can sustain their families.

Eligibility Requirements can be found here.

Services include:

  • Intakes
  • Enrollment Coach
  • Case Management
  • Job Placement
  • Training that includes:
  • High School Equivalency
  • Certification Courses
  • Associate Degrees
  • Bachelor’s Degrees

Click here for more information.

We’ll coach you from application to enrollment through job placement and long-term success.

 
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

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(210) 486-9675
Updated within the last 2 months.

Millions of Americans struggle to find jobs or are stuck in low-wage positions with little chance for advancement. Too many adults and youth lack the skills or training they need to get jobs that pay a family-supporting income. About one-third of children live in families where no parent has full-time, year-round employment, limiting their access to health care and other resources critical to their healthy development. Family income, assets and educational attainment have a direct impact on child development. During the economic recovery, the fastest growth has been in lower-paying jobs in such areas as retail sales and food preparation, resulting in greater inequality.

Some important facts are:

Millions of workers don’t get paid sick leave and are unable to care for their kids without putting their jobs and financial stability in jeopardy.
Many families face challenges in navigating the complex landscape of programs and resources to help supplement their income and build financial security.
Almost 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor working, lacking the skills and education that well-paying jobs require.
Our jobs training program is designed to provide skills training to individuals looking to improve for a new job opportunity and a way to grow and increase their educational assets.  Some of the training sessions are in: resume building, interviewing, customer service, construction certifications and computer literacy.

We also work hand-in-hand with entrepreneurs—people who can’t find work but are interested and have what it takes to start a small business. It follows that this program is designed to: (1) empower San Antonians with a disability to be employed, and (2) connect recent college graduates and older adults, who have no disability but cant find work, with employers through work readiness partnerships and real job opportunities.

Target Population:  18 years of age and over.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
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(210) 757-0691
Jennive Salinas Send email
(210) 455-6989
Updated within the last year

Free material assistance for college students or clients in an active job search program.

Must be 18-24 years old and show proof of college or program enrollment.

Services are free of charge.

Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Beatrice Alcoser
(210) 447-7715
Marquica Reed
Updated within the last week
  • Interview preparation and job resume skills class
  • Life insurance classes
  • Financial empowerment class

No Requirments

Free

Times Vary. Call for information.
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