Opportunity Junction

Career Counseling and Placement Assistance Program

Mission: To help low-income Contra Costa residents better support themselves and their families with earnings from employment.

Intervention: C.C.P.A. offers participants one-on-one career counseling; case management; weekly workshops on the job application process and workplace expectations, conducted in a group setting; and job placement.

Impact and cost: $24 in additional earnings per $1 spent

Quality of evidence:  ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

Read the findings and executive summary (PDF, 10 pages)
Read the full report (PDF, 41 pages)