JVS SoCal offers hope and opportunity to our diverse community through job training, mentoring and education, combined with expert career guidance and employer partnerships, transforming lives and empowering individuals to achieve dignity and independence.

A non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization founded in 1931, JVS SoCal offers to individuals, businesses and agencies high quality programs related to job seeking, career planning, skills assessment, training and retraining. JVS SoCal is committed to helping people help themselves in a caring way that supports human dignity and respects each individual's capabilities and potential.

JVS SoCal focuses on strategies that make a real impact on the economic security of individuals, that are sustainable over the long term, and that take place on a scale appropriate to the challenge at hand. Over 24,000 individuals annually benefit from the programs of JVS SoCal and its community partners.