Success Stories

Everardo Rios moved from San Jose to Modesto, California in 2017. He could not afford to live in the Bay Area when his work hours were reduced. In the process of moving, he began looking for services that would help him get retrained. more...

Blanca Mendoza came to CVOC in late 2017 seeking job training that would help her confidently enter the workforce and provide quality service to an employer.  With the help of CVOC staff members, Blanca enrolled in CVOC’s General Business Occupations training program. 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...

Trinidad Higareda came in requesting information

on CVOC Solar Photovoltaic Installer program in April 2014; she was referred by her sister who saw this program as a good opportunity for Trinidad. more...

Juan A. Contreras has always worked hard, but had never got the break in life that we all need.  Juan’s story is one of perseverance.  Juan arrived to the United States as a teenager from Nayarit, Mexico in 1997. more...

Daniel Garcia faced several hardships in his life in particular with guns and drugs.  Having served time, he knew he wanted to go in a different direction and that’s when he joined MCOE’s Phoenix Project. more...

A few years ago, Santos Fraustos had a run-in with the law and, as a result of his incarceration, had a difficult time rejoining the job market. With sponsorship from the Phoenix Project, Santos was able to enroll into the CVOC truck driving course on August 21, 2017. more...

As a kid, born and raised in Oakland by his grandmother, along with two brothers and a sister, Alex A. Navarro had to overcome many hardships.  Later, he moved to Delhi, California and worked seasonally harvesting and sorting peaches earning minimum wage.  He knew he needed a change. move...

Saibien Rosalez and his younger sister were raised and cared by his paternal grandmother, Josefina Magana.   Mrs. Magana worked for SENECA  sorting fruit on a seasonal basis for over 30 years until the company was permanently closed in 2017. more...

Johnathan S. Cook had recently lost his job. Having dealt with pressing financial and living situations, he turned to CVOC for assistance. Having completed training in such a short time, his story of accomplishment can be looked as another success here at CVOC. more...

Central Valley Opportunity Center

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6838 Bridget Ct. • PO Box 1389 • Winton, CA 95388

TEL:  2093570062  •  FAX:  2093570071