Employment Training / Job Placement / Job Retention

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Helping Residents Prepare for a Better Tomorrow

HACLA cooperates with the City of Los Angeles Community Development Department, South Bay Center for Counseling and Watt Labor Community Action Committee to provide employment training, job placement and job retention services to public housing residents. Residents are assigned an Eligibility Worker who determines eligibility as well as assists with classroom training for employment certification, job placement and job retention services. Residents receive supportive services to alleviate barriers to employment. HACLA is the only housing authority that operates a certified Work Source Center. 

HACLA has implemented programs such as:

  • Sherwin-Wiliams Home Work Painter Training Program
  • Environmental Stewardship Program
  • Solar BPI Certification
  • Northeast Tree Arborist Trainee
  • Advanced Security Officer Training
  • Construction Apprenticeship
  • Process Technician Training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant