Workforce-Related Nonprofit Organizations

The following nonprofit organizations offer low-cost or no-cost job skills training and workforce readiness training.  If your organization would like to be listed, please contact city staff. 

The WorkPaths program offers unemployed/underemployed adults intensive pre-employment training to enhance employability and/or enable participants to continue with additional training or education

City Wide
The workforce re-entry program provides training in logistics

Provides workforce training in four program areas (cloud support, machine operator, customer service supervisor and customer care) to young adults

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders
Offers hybrid skills training (leadership, soft, and technical industry learning) to increase opportunities for living wage income, jobs with full benefits, wealth building and home ownership 

Merit America
Merit America provides a path to skilled careers for adults without Bachelor’s Degrees

Oak Cliff Works
Connects residents of Southern Dallas to workforce training in targeted industries

Per Scholas Dallas
Provides technology skills training and professional development tailored to business’ needs, to highly motivated students from overlooked talent pools

Supports low-income Dallas, Collin, and contiguous counties residents enrolled in qualified community college courses by providing additional supports 

Specially designed for women, WiNGS career development program provides professional skills training, personalized career guidance and connection to competitive job opportunities through partnerships with employers in the community.

Year Up Dallas/Ft Worth
Closing the opportunity divide by providing young adults with the skills, experience, and support to reach their potential through professional careers (IT and Business Development) and higher education

  1. Heather Lepeska

    Assistant Director (Interim)
    Phone: 214-670-1222