Partners

 

Overview

The Marin Employment Connection relies on partner organizations to help provide services to job seekers and businesses. MEC partners include the following:

State of California Employment Development Department (EDD)

The EDD is one of the largest state departments with employees at hundreds of service locations throughout the state, including Marin County. For more than 70 years, EDD has connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State.

Marin Health & Human Services (H&HS)

The mission of the Marin County H&HS is to promote and protect the health, well being, self-sufficiency and safety of all people in Marin County. H&HS delivers, coordinates and/or administers a range of state, federal and local programs that address the County's health and welfare needs, including the MEC.

College of Marin

The College of Marin helps students transfer to four-year universities, train for new careers, earn associate degrees, improve skills and enrich their lives.

Community Action Marin

Community Action Marin is a private non-profit social service agency serving and assisting low-income Marin residents in achieving a life of quality based on self-sufficiency. Serving Marin County since 1966, the agency currently operates 15 programs covering a variety of needs from childcare and AIDS services to energy assistance, family needs and mental health issues.

Homeward Bound of Marin

Homeward Bound of Marin is the county's primary provider of shelter and services for homeless adults and families. Services include counseling, classes in financial literacy and other "life skills," job training at the Fresh Starts Culinary Academy and other programs and more.

Marin Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of the County of Marin, "Marin Housing" is a public corporation authorized to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for low and moderate income people. Marin Housing is empowered to undertake all activities necessary to accomplish this public purpose, including acquiring property, developing housing, issuing tax-exempt bonds, entering into mortgages, trust indentures, leases, condemning property, borrowing money, accepting grants and managing property.

Marin County Office of Education

The Marin County Office of Education exists to provide leadership and service as a community asset that earns and enjoys the respect and support of students, parents, and community taxpayers. One of 58 county offices that form the intermediate level of California's education system, the Marin County Office of Education actively and effectively links state policy to local programs and needs.

State of California Department of Rehabilitation

The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.

YWCA of San Francisco & Marin

For more than a century, the YWCA San Francisco & Marin has responded to the changing roles, needs and aspirations of a diverse population of women, girls and families with support for the at-risk and disadvantaged and practical assistance at every stage of life.