Use of computers and telephones at the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center is available to everyone at no cost. The center is open M-F 8am to 4:30pm. Individual assistance is provided to those who meet the minimum requirements for those services. Please attend orientation for information on eligibility for individual employment assistance and training.
California Human Development (CHD) exists to create paths and opportunities for those seeking greater self-sufficiency, independence and dignity through education, training, housing and other services. In the San Joaquin County area and through funding from the Dept of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of CA, and County of San Joaquin, CHD provides assistance with occupational training, job placement, referrals to community services, services to youth, and Immigration and Citizenship services.
At the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center individuals receive an orientation to WorkNet services in English and Spanish, free use of Internet and telephones for job search, eligibility determination for employment and training programs, and one-to-one career/employment guidance for those having difficulty with finding a job or training.
CHD, at its Anthony Soto Employment Training Center (ASET) provides occupational training and job placement for careers in Welding, Truck Driving, Forklift Operation and Safety, and Building Construction. 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 Farmworker 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 thorugh 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.