Central Valley Opportunity Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) employment training and service provider serving the California counties of Merced, Madera and Stanislaus. CVOC is funded primarily through federal, state and local grants to serve farm worker and low-income populations.

Vision Statement

Our vision is that people in our communities have stable and secure futures.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide employment, skills training, education, and emergency services to improve the quality of life for farmworkers and underserved members in our communities.

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CVOC is proud to announce its Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Awards Banquet for the winners of the “Spirit of Independence” awards. This year’s banquet will be held at…

Famiglia Bistro

2501 McHenry Ave. Modesto CA, 95350

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm  • $50 per person

For more info:  (209) 357-0062, ext. 124

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Free Job Training Classes, Enroll Today!

Solar ClassThat’s right! All of CVOC’s classes and services are FREE to those who qualify for its programs.
Qualifying students may also receive needed assistance while in class with books, transportation, vocational guidance, job placement and childcare.
What are you waiting for? Your future starts now!

Classes now starting in…

Business/Office Skills
Cashier – Retail Sales
GED Preparation
Solar Panel Installation
Truck Driving (Class A)

Call CVOC today and get a start on your future!

Merced – (209) 357-0062
Stanislaus – (209) 577-3210
Madera – (559) 662-0100

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Public Hearings – Madera County

During the months of April and May, CVOC will hold a series of Public Hearings throughout Madera County to ask public input on the needs of Madera’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Please click on the links below for more information.

Public Hearing Notice – 04/26 – CVOC-Madera (Cleveland Ave.)

Public Hearing Notice – 04/26 – CVOC-Madera (Cleveland Ave.)

Public Hearing Notice – 04/27 – CVOC-Madera (Howard Rd.)

Public Hearing Notice – 05/04 – Casas de la Vina

Public Hearing Notice – 05/16 – Chowchilla

HEP Newsletter is Now Online

The quarterly CVOC High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Newsletter has been digitized.

Click on a link below to download your copy today!

HEP Newsletter (English)
Boletín del Programa HEP (Español)

CVOC is currently seeking interested volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors. Applicants must reside or work in Merced, Madera or Stanislaus County and must be familiar with the needs and challenges faced by low-income populations. Experience in assisting low-income populations is desirable.

The CVOC Board of Directors is a group of volunteers who provide direction and support for CVOC’s public service mission. They meet ten times per year, usually in Winton, once in Madera and once in Modesto.

For more information or to request an application, call Ofelia Reynoso, Board Liaison at 209-357-0078 or please email Ofelia:  oreynoso@cvoc.org


Mobile Unit Schedule

We at CVOC realize that, due to disability or transportation issues, not everyone can make it to one of our service centers. To that end, we employ the CVOC Mobile Unit to bring our services to sites throughout the community.

The CVOC Mobile Unit is a 37-ft. long, custom bus equipped with air conditioning, computers, copiers, fax capability and Internet access. Its purpose is to provide outreach, job search, résumé building and program intake/eligibility across CVOC’s service area of Madera, Merced and Stanislaus counties.

Please click on the link below to see the Mobile Unit’s current schedule of stops.

Mobile Unit Schedule

CVOC – High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

CVOC is happy to announce the continued funding from the Department of Education to provide migrant and seasonal farm workers who have dropped out of school with a unique and exciting opportunity to obtain a GED certificate. The High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is a 12 week GED program that is offered in English and Spanish.

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Winton Kitchen Lunch Menu

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