For over four decades Center for Employment Training has been changing lives. Without the support of its funders, partners, donors, sponsors and an extensive network of community resources, CET would not have been able to successfully provide nationwide services. CET attributes its success to the following supporters:


• U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Training Administration
• U.S. Department of Education
• State of California Department of Community Service and Development (CA-SD)
• U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
• U.S. Department of Agriculture
• U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
• United Way Silicon Valley
• Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
• Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Immigration & Citizenship Program-ICP)

Accrediting Commissions, Councils and Certifying Agencies

• Council on Occupational Education (COE)  • State Council of Higher Education for Virginia • The Texas Workforce Commission • North Carolina Community College System • Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Corporate Donors

• Bank of America Corporation • Cisco Systems, Inc. • The Sobrato Organization • Wells Fargo Bank • JP Morgan Chase Bank  

Referring Agencies

• California Youth Outreach, San Jose
• CALWorks Santa Clara County
• CHCC-Community Health Centers Central Coast
• Department of Drug and Alcohol Services, Santa Clara County
• Food Bank of Durham, NC
• Good Samaritan Shelter, Santa Maria
• InnVision, San Jose
• Second Harvest Food Bank
• Santa Clara County Health Plan
• Youth Hope Foundation, Redlands, CA
• Fontana Re-Entry Support Team
• State of California Dept. of Probation
• State of California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation
• County of San Bernardino Housing Authority
• County of San Bernardino Behavioral and Mental Health
• El Paso Coalition for the Homeless






Community Action Agencies

• Campesinos Unidos, El Centro
• Community Action Partnership Riverside County and CET Coachella
• Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara
• Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino
• Community Action Partnership of Ventura County
• Monterey County Department of Social and Employment Services – Community Action Partnership
• Project Bravo, Community Action Program, El Paso
• Sacred Heart Community Services Agency of Santa Clara County Community Action Agency and CET San Jose

Public Agencies

• California Department of Rehabilitation
• California Department of Education
• California Employment Development Department
• City of San Jose Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force
• Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
• Development Ventures Incorporated (HUD) and CET Durham, NC
• Santa Barbara County Probation Department
• U.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino National Forest



• Allan Hancock Community College, Santa Maria
• National Institute for Adult Education (Mexican Consulate of San Jose)
• Riverside County Office of Education – Migrant Head Start
• Santa Clara University Community Engagement Agreement and ARUPE
• San Jose City College-Project Shine
• San Jose Evergreen Community College District
• Santa Maria Adult Education
• The Soledad Adult School

Non-Profit Organizations

•Alum Rock Counseling Center, San Jose
•Asian Law Alliance
•Boys and Girls Club
•Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
•East Valley Community Clinic, Inc.
•Gardner Family Care Corporation
•Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc. – Dress for Success
•Immigrant Legal Resource Center
•Kinship Adoptive and Foster Parent Association (KAFPA)
•Metropolitan Area Advisory Committee, San Diego
•National Council of Negro Women/Bethune Center
•Fathers in Families Support Network
•Planned Parenthood, San Jose
•Pueblo Unido, Coachella
•Santa Clara Valley American Chapter American Red Cross
•Path Point Senior Community Service Employment Program/Host Agency Agreement
•Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)
•Latinas Contra Cancer
•American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley
•La Cooperativa Campesina de California
•Santa Clara County Citizenship Collaborative (ICP)

Workforce Investment Boards and One-Stops

•Santa Clara County, CA - City of San Jose - Work2Future • Imperial County, CA - Imperial County One Stop • Monterey County, CA - Monterey county One –Stop Delivery system/Monterey County Workforce Investment Area • Riverside County, CA – County of Riverside Workforce Development board • Sacramento County, CA - Sacramento Works Career Center for Voluntary One Stop Partner • San Bernardino County, CA - City of San Bernardino Local Workforce Investment Board • San Diego County, CA - San Diego WIA One-Stop • Santa Barbara County, CA- County of Santa Barbara Dept. of Social Services Workforce Resource Center  • Santa Barbara County, CA • Santa Cruz County, CA - Workforce Santa Cruz County WIB • State of Illinois - One Stop Program, Illinois Department of Employment Security and City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development • El Paso, TX - Upper Rio Grande Workforce Solutions • Ventura County, CA - Oxnard and WIB of Ventura County  


• Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs
• California-Nevada Community Action Agency
• California Workforce Association
• CET Community Foundation
• International Institute of the Bay Area
• International Rescue Committee
• Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center, San Jose
• National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
• PG&E California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program
• The Women’s Treatment Center
• The Workforce Alliance
• Reform Immigration for America (RIFA)
• Riverside County Office of Education – Migrant Head Start
• Silicon Valley Council of Non-Profits
• Silicon Valley Alliance for Immigration Reform (SVAIR)
• South Bay Legal Immigrant Service Network (SBLISN)
• Western Alliance of Farmworker Advocates
• Youth Employment Coalition