Client Resources

Please see below for various supportive resources for HCCSCD clients.

 

HCCSCD Client Employment Resources

The following agencies provide employment and job training opportunities.

 

Marek Employment Management Company (MEMCO) Construction Staffing

MEMCO provides skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers to approximately 300 clients outside the Marek umbrella of operations.  While MEMCO clients operate in a variety of industries, they are widely held as a knowledgeable and experienced provider of staffing services to the construction industry.

 

To access the MEMCO online application please click here.

 

To view the MEMCO-SERJobs, Facebook page and access current employment opportunities please click here.

 

Please click here to view additional MEMCO Employment Opportunities.

 

 

Ascend at Baylor College of Medicine

Reginald Hatter, Career Counselor

Baylor Population Program

Baylor Teen Health Clinic

 

Reginald.Hatter@bcm.edu

(281) 224-8876 (office)

 

Summary of Program

 

Focus

Ascend connects opportunity youth (aged 18 to 24, with their high school diploma/GED) to job training and career readiness resources that will lead to stable, sufficient employment in the healthcare field. Ascend also provides educational resources to youth on issues of health/wellness, family planning, financial literacy, and relationship management.

 

Program

Three-month program – includes;

• A 2-day orientation, which includes an overview of possible careers, options for job training, and professional development • Assistance in applying to/enrolling for job training through the local community colleges (Houston Community College, San Jacinto, Lone Star) • Workshops and events to build job readiness, networking, and life skills • Job search assistance through Baylor College of Medicine

 

All these offerings will expose clients to different facets that will encourage them to have a sense of purpose about their career paths as well as help them to cultivate a well-rounded approach towards their lives.

 

Job Training Programs

• Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) •EKG Technician • Medical Business Office Professional/Medical Billing and Coding • Patient Care Technician (CNA + EKG + Phlebotomy) • Phlebotomy

 

 

SERJOBS

1710 Telephone Road

Houston, Texas 77023

713-773-6000

Website:  https://serhouston.org/

 

SERJobs is a workforce development agency that supports the community with opportunities for free occupational skills training, career coaching, financial coaching, and employment services.  SERJobs focuses on supporting low-income individuals with barriers to employment.   

 

Click here to access SERJobs construction and safety training information.

To access Warehouse and Forklift Training information please click here.

Please click here to access more information about SERJobs free career training. 

 

SERJobs provides an array of support to low-income, out-of-school youth between the ages of 16-24, who have challenges obtaining employment.  The out-of-school definition for this particular initiative refers to young people who have:

  • dropped out of high school
  • graduated high school, or
  • graduated high school and attended college but stopped attending for a full semester

 

Some of the services provided include:

  • job search assistance
  • work experience opportunities (paid internships; ($10.00 per hour for 300 hour internship)
  • scholarships for occupational skills training (high skill/high growth occupations)

  

Please click here to access the SERJobs youth referral prescreening referral form.

 

SERjobs offers, YouthBuild Houston, an education and training program that provides onsite GED classes and offsite construction skills training for low-income youth between the ages of 16-24 who have dropped out of high school.   Click here to learn more information about Youth Build.

 

Click here for more information about free education, training, employment services and support for young adults ages 16-24. 

 

SERJobs also provides summer job opportunities for in-school and out-of-school youth (ages 16-24) through This Way Ahead (internship at Gap, Old Navy, & Banana Republic) and Bank of America Summer Jobs programs.  SerJobs is currently accepting online applications for summer internships at www.serhouston.org/summer.

 

Individuals interested in other services should visit SERJobs at 1710 Telephone Road, Houston, Texas 77023 to meet with a Service Navigator to further discuss your interests and eligibility, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm.

 

For additional information regarding services please contact 713-773-6000 Extension 164 or email outreach@serhouston.org.

 

Goodwill Houston

Meyerland Job Connection

Serving all adults, specializing in older workers and youth.

 

9606 Hillcroft
Houston, TX 77096

832-900-7454

Monday-Friday hours: 8 AM – 4:30 PM 

 

The Goodwill Houston Right Turn Program is a career development process for young adults 18-24 years old.

 

Click here for more Right Turn (young adults program) information.

 

Click here to access a Right Turn intake referral slip.

 

Click here for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training program for young adults 18-24.

 

Goodwill Houston

San Jacinto Job Connection

Serving all military veterans, specializing in 9/11 and homeless veterans, and those at risk of homelessness.

 

3121 San Jacinto Street
Houston, TX 77004

713-699-6352

Monday-Friday hours: 8 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Click here for information about the Goodwill Houston Operation Good Jobs Program.

 

Click here for a summary of Veteran Workforce Development Programs offered by Goodwill Houston.

 

Goodwill Houston

Heights Job Connection

Serving all adults and specializing in Persons with Disabilities referred by TWC-DARS and the Ticket To Work program.

 

215 W. 20th

Houston Texas 77008 

832-431-4471

Monday-Friday hours: 8 AM – 4:30 PM

 

Click here for information about the Goodwill Houston PSAT/WAT Job Readiness and On the Job Training Program.

 

Houston Health Department

Community Re-Entry Network Program (CRNP)

Kashmere Multi-Service Center

4802 Lockwood Drive

Houston, Texas 77026

832-393-5467

hdhhs.reentry@houstontx.gov

 

 

Jacintoport Internantional LLC

16398 Jacintoport Boulevard, Houston, TX  77015

 

 

 

 

Launch Point CDC, INC.

Launch Point provides adult and youth construction jobs training and certification programs. 

5807 E, Little York

Houston, Texas 77016

713-636-2959

Email: info@thelaunchcenter.org

 

To access Launch Point Construction Job Training and Youth Builder program (ages 14-21) information please click here.

 

Houston School of Carpentry (HSC)

HSC offers an Electrical Technician Program and Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanic Certificate vocational training.

 
3522 Polk Street, Suite 206
Houston, TX 77003
Phone Number:
(713) 225-1955
 

 

Health and Human Services Resources:

 

Baylor College of Medicine, Teen Health Clinics (various services for ages 13-24).

The Teen Health Clinic currently provides pregnancy testing, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and HIV/AIDS education and screening, primary healthcare, and case management services to teens, their partners, and children in Harris County. The clinics provide services to teens in and out of school using outreach workers and community educators. All services are voluntary and confidential, with a teen focus.

 

Please click here for information about Baylor College of Medicine, Teen Health Clinic services and locations.

 

Click here to access the Baylor College of Medicine, Teen Health Clinic website.

 

Education Resources:

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Houston Community College (HCC)

3100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

713-718-2000

 

Whether changing careers or updating your skills, the HCC School of Continuing Education can help you achieve your goals.

 

To learn more about HCC continuing education classes like Welding, Air Conditioning, and Network Certification click here.

 

To learn about HCC programs of study such as Construction Industry and Manufacturing, Culinary Arts and Automotive Technology, please click here.

 

Lone Star College University Park

Career & Continuing Education

20515 SH 249, Houston, TX 77070

Office: 281.290.1780 Registration: 281.290.2601

 

Click this link to view workforce programs that either lead to an associate degree or to a "fast track" which are non-credit vocation trainings that are offered for quick entry into the workforce   http://www.lonestar.edu/programs-workforce.htm.

 

This link will take you to the Lone Star, Career & Continuing Education page where you can access the latest catalog schedule of classes and register. http://www.lonestar.edu/career-continuing-education.htm.

 

Mentoring Resources:

 

Change Happens

(713) 374-1200 Ext. 1286

3353 Elgin St., Houston, TX 77004

https://www.changehappenstx.org/

 

Young Fathers C.A.N. Mentoring Program

Change Happens provides comprehensive reentry support services that address the successful and safe transition of young fathers from detention, out-of-home placement, or incarceration to their families and communities. Young Fathers C.A.N. (Create A New Beginning) targets 75 justice-involved fathers, under 25-years of age, residing in any Harris County detention facility. All mentoring services are free of cost and are focused on mentoring fathers, assisting families and empowering people.

  • Each young father is paired with a male mentor
  • Mentors act as a support system
  • Mentor and mentees meet twice a month
  • Mentees will take parenting classes, participate in training and receive employment/education assistance

 

Please click here to access the Young Fathers C.A.N. referral information. 

 

Homelessness Resources:

 

Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County

2000 Crawford Street, Suite 700
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-739-7514

 

The major project of the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County is serving as lead agency for the Houston/Harris County Continuum of Care (CoC).  The ultimate goal of the Houston/Harris County CoC is a homeless service system that achieves reduction in new instance of, length of, and returns to homelessness, and meets the varying needs of homeless sub-populations such as unaccompanied youth, veterans, and families with children.

For more information, about homelessness and resources available please click here http://www.homelesshouston.org/

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