California Human Development's (CHD) mission is to create paths and opportunities for people to pursue a better life. CHD serves thirty one counties in Northern California and offers training and jobs, affordable housing, disability services, immigration and drug prevention. In San Joaquin County, CHD receives funding from the Department of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of California and San Joaquin County agencies to provide assistance with occupational training. Also offered is job placement, referrals to community services, services to youth, and Immigration and Citizenship services.
California Human Development is a proud partner of America's Job Centers of California Network. At the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center is available to everyone at no cost.
Individual assistance is provided to those who meet the minimum requirements for those services.
Individuals must attend an on demand orientation (ten minute audio/visual video for information on eligibility) for individual employment assistance and training.
At the CHD WorkNet Center following services are available to all job seekers:
At the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center, individuals receive an on demand video orientation explaining WorkNet services in English. Spanish orientation is conducted by CHD staff every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Clients have access to the internet and phone for job search. Determination for employment and training programs is available as well as one-on-one career/employment guidance for those having difficulty finding a job.
CHD, at its Anthony Soto Employment Training Center (ASET) provides occupational training and job placement for careers in Welding and Truck Driving. The courses are approved by the Bureau of Private Post Secondary Education and are included in EDD's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL).
The Migrant Seasonal Farmworkers Program serves those 18 years and older with paid work experience, career guidance, job training, and job placement. Dependents of farmworkers are also eligible for services through this program.
The CHD WorkStart Youth Program serves youth 16 to 24 years of age with career awareness, work experience, social skills, leadership and assistance with education attainment.
The Center is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.