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Maximizing Opportunities

Annual Report 2015 - 2016

2,446 Job Placements

4,255 Young Adults Served

1,629 Completed Training

Success Stories

From Always Applying to Advocating

From Always Applying to Advocating

Alicia Vasquez

When Alicia Vasquez found out she’d been placed at SDWP for job shadow day during her senior year, she wasn’t sure what to expect.

From Treatment to Lead Cook

From Treatment to Lead Cook

Mark Bradley

When Mark Bradley first heard about Breaking Barriers (BBSD) he was doing his best to get back on his feet.

Using Lean Principles to Prevent Layoffs

Using Lean Principles to Prevent Layoffs

Spooner Woodworks

Spooner’s Woodworks grew quickly. To stay competitive, it needed to streamline some processes. That is where SDWP came in.



Young Adults Served


Adults Served

Growth of number of people served from last year


Verified Job Placements


Completed / training / upskilled


Workers affected by layoffs served by SDWP

2015–2016 Funded Partners:

Critical to our success is collaborating with community partners to provide comprehensive workforce services throughout San Diego County. We are honored to work with these partners:

  • Abled-Disabled Advocacy
  • Access Inc.
  • California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
  • Comprehensive Training Systems
  • Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Escondido Education COMPACT
  • Grossmont–Cuyamaca Community College District
  • Grossmont Union High School District
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Kitchens for Good
  • KRA Corporation
  • Manpower
  • North County Interfaith Community Service
  • North County Lifeline, Inc.
  • Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc.
  • ResCare Workforce Services
  • San Diego County Office of Education, Juvenile Court and Community Schools
  • San Diego County Superintendent of Schools
  • San Diego Futures Foundation
  • San Diego Second Chance (East Mesa Reentry Facility)
  • South Bay Community Services
  • The Arc of San Diego
  • The Hearing Experience
  • The Workplace
  • Turning the Hearts Center
  • Urban League of San Diego County
  • YMCA of San Diego County