Partners

The Mesa County Workforce Center prides itself on exceptional collaboration with local partners, agencies and businesses dedicated to promoting economic growth.

 

 On-Site Partners

Ability Connection

The purpose of this program is to explain employment support programs to Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries to assist them in making informed choices about their SSA benefits and work.

Please Contact:

David Nelson

SSA Benefit Planner

970-256-2457              

Email:  [email protected]

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http://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org/

 

Family Stability Program/Grand Junction Housing Authority

Family Stability Program (FSP) provides 130 vouchers for housing assistance and case management. When all 130 vouchers are issued clients must go on a waiting list for future assistance. FSP helps low income families stay unified, and prevents placement of children in foster care due to inadequate or unsafe housing.

Referrals must be made by Child Welfare and TANF case managers by completing referral and application forms and sending them to Julie Williams at [email protected] .  If questions are necessary before referral, Julie can be contacted by phone at 256-2432.

Grand Junction Housing Authority

http://www.gjha.org/

 

Job Corps

Are you ready to be successful?

Do you want to get paid while you are learning?

Do you want to work hard and become a leader not a follower?

Job Corps can show you how to be a successful hard working strong leader!

Did you know that a better education leads to a better job, a better job leads to a successful career, a successful career leads to higher income, and higher income leads to a better quality of life?

Job Corps can provide you with the education and tools to enhance your life all at no cost to you or your family.  Job Corps is for 16 year old to 24 year olds who are lower income and/or disabled. Students have up to two years to complete their training and education.

Contact Chris Connor-Wiltse the Job Corps Admissions Counselor at 970-245-0197

Orientation for Job Corps every Monday at 3:30PM at Mesa County Workforce Center.

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http://www.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx

 

Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound opens the door for an advanced education for veterans without a G.E.D. who would like one, or veterans with a high school diploma who would like additional college preparation. A college education unveils new possibilities for exciting careers and life-enhancing avenues for many veterans to access.

Please Contact:

Tim Brown

Veteran Upward Bound Coordinator

970-256-2465

http://mcwfc.us/services/veteran-services/

 

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program

Intensive job search assistance is available to those Veterans meeting eligibility requirements through our Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist.  Contact an Employment Specialist for more information.

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The Division of Employment and Training

http://mcwfc.us/services/veteran-services/

 

For assistance finding specific resources or other partner information, please contact one of our Employment Specialists at 970-248-7560 or email us at [email protected]

 

 

(970)248-0871
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