HCCSCD Client Employment Resources
The following agencies provide employment and job training opportunities.
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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.
Ascend at Baylor College of Medicine
Summary of Program
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.
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
Reginald Hatter, Career Counselor
Baylor Population Program
Baylor Teen Health Clinic
(281) 224-8876 (office)
1710 Telephone Road
Houston, Texas 77023
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.
SERJobs construction and safety training information access
Warehouse and Forklift Training access
SERJobs free career training access
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
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 email@example.com.
Meyerland Job Connection
Serving all adults, specializing in older workers and youth.
Houston, TX 77096
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.
Right Turn (young adults program) information access
Right Turn intake referral access
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training program for young adults 18-24 access
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
Monday-Friday hours: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Goodwill Houston Operation Good Jobs Program access
Veteran Workforce Development Programs offered by Goodwill Houston access
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
Monday-Friday hours: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Goodwill Houston PSAT/WAT Job Readiness and On the Job Training Program access.
Houston Health Department
Community Re-Entry Network Program (CRNP)
Kashmere Multi-Service Center
4802 Lockwood Drive
Houston, Texas 77026
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
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
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.
Baylor College of Medicine, Teen Health Clinic services and locations access
Click here to access the Baylor College of Medicine, Teen Health Clinic website.
Houston Community College (HCC)
3100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
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
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
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.
3353 Elgin St., Houston, TX 77004
(713) 374-1200 Ext. 1286
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.
Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County
2000 Crawford Street, Suite 700
Houston, TX 77002
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