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Workforce Services

My Sister’s Keeper

Developed by the City of Long Beach Department of Human Services, this program provides services for human trafficking survivors.  Goodwill SOLAC, along with partner agencies that include, The City of Long Beach Office of the City Prosecutor, Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center, Gems Uncovered, and California State University Long BeachCenter for Health Equity Research provide the survivors with many critical services.  Services include Counseling & Trauma Therapy, Court Advocacy, Tattoo Removal, Human Trafficking Awareness Workshops, Career Readiness, Employment  Services, and Food & Transportation Services.  All services are provided in a safe, confidential, and supportive environment.  For more information contact Gems Uncovered at 562-912-4992 or via email at [email protected] or click here.

Life Coaching & Fundamentals of Fatherhood

The City of Long Beach is a large, active and diverse city and we strive to create places and spaces that are welcoming for all the residents in our community. We invite you to join our movement to create a Father Friendly Long Beach for all! The City of Long Beach is encouraging businesses, agencies and organizations to implement father friendly policies and practices that make places and spaces better for the whole family. This campaign works to acknowledge the important role that fathers play in their child’s life; fathers are caregivers, nurturers and role models to their children. Let’s empower and celebrate our dads by building a supportive community that will let fathers, their children and the whole Long Beach community thrive! Download PDF.

GED Classes

GED classes are no longer held at Goodwill. The new location to attend GED classes is the Long Beach School for Adults at 3701 E. Willow Street (between Lakewood and Redondo Boulevard).

GED classes are $200 per quarter. Classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and on Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Just come to the school on the days/times listed above.