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.
Our vision is that people in our communities have stable and secure futures.
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.
Programs and Services
• WIOA 167 – Migrant And Seasonal Farmworker Program
• WIOA – Dislocated Agricultural Worker Program
• CSBG – Migrant And Seasonal Farmworker Program
• CSBG – Community Service Program
• LIHEAP -- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
• CalWORKS Job Club
• HEP - High School Equivalency Program
• IR/ITA- Individual Referral & Individual Training Account
Jose L. Delgado arrived in the Central Valley from Zacatecas, Mexico in 2014. Like many others facing struggles and a language barrier, Jose strived for a better quality of life. He worked his way up and suddenly doors began opening and opportunities presenting themselves. more...
Maria Lopez came to CVOC after being laid off from her job of 30 years with Seneca Foods Corporation. With help from CVOC and the goals she accomplished, Maria would bounce back in no time being able to provide for her family. more...
For Josefina and Panfilo Ramirez, income and lack of steady work were setbacks. CVOC stepped in and took charge to make sure they were assisted and found opportunities that could not have happened without CVOC's help. more...
Jesus Fernandez has demonstrated an intense drive to succeed in becoming a commercial truck driver. Jesus grew up in the Central Valley working in the fields along with his parents and siblings. From an early age, he realized he needed to do something else. more...
Central Valley Opportunity Center, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/At-Will Employer.