Wellness WORKs!

Work Wellness: The Basics

Phone
(209) 513-9455 (Front Desk)
(209) 513-9446 (Office Clerk)
Fax
(209) 547-5124
Eligibility

San Joaquin County CalWORKs participants. Must be referred by a CalWORKs Employment and Training Specialist (case manager).

Fees
None
Services

Wellness WORKs! is a center that provides wellness classes and activities to the San Joaquin County CalWORKs population. The Wellness WORKs! program teaches participants the tools needed to become a healthier and productive person in both the home and the workplace.

The One-Week program may be used for CalWORKs participants that have been identified by their case managers as having the following barriers or needs:

  • Frequent employment losses (firing or quits)
  • Prerequisite for participants without a job history before they enter supervised job search through the County
  • Participants with secured employment but position will not start for one or more weeks
  • Participants in need of life skills training as identified by a career assessment counselor
  • Having difficulties making satisfactory progress or following through on assigned activities
  • Participants who are waiting to start vocational education, a job training program, or during education breaks

Work Wellness: The Basics is a One-Week program which covers:

  • Success is a Choice
  • Dress for Success and Image Building
  • Temperaments in the Work Place
  • Health Issues that Interfere with Job Performance and Attendance
  • Physical Wellness
  • Healthy Eating for Better Job Performance
  • The Working Parent
  • Conflict Resolution in the Work Place
  • Managing Job Stress
  • Safety and Prevention of Personal and Workplace Violence

The Three-Week program is recommended for participants with one or more serious barriers to successfully transitioning to the workforce. Examples of participants who may qualify for the extended curriculum are those recovering from drugs and alcohol, participants with serious health problems (mental, emotional, or physical), those in an abusive relationship or suffering from low self-esteem, and those with minimal life skills. The topics include:

  • Anger Management
  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Money Management

Wellness WORKs! also offers a One-Day program that includes a two-year certification through EMS Safety Services in the following areas:

  • Basic CPR and First Aid
  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
  • Child care CPR/First Aid
Hours
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Addresses

Main Location
510 East Magnolia Street
Stockton, CA  95202
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