California Employment Development Department (EDD)
EDD can assist with CaLJOBS registration and other internet job listings, refer for Veterans Services, State Disability Insurance information, Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UIB) assistance, as well as provide information on the migrant seasonal farm worker services in this area. There is also a job specialist available who works directly with the CA Department of Corrections to assist appropriate individuals needing assistance with job search.
Chico (530) 895-4364, or Oroville (530) 538-7301
Butte Economic Development Corporation
Butte County Economic Development Corporation is the countywide lead agency for regional collaboration and marketing and business attraction.
Butte County Department of Behavioral Health
The Butte County Department of Behavioral Health coordinates treatment services for individuals and families at-risk of or currently suffering from substance abuse and or serious mental illness. This is done through the collaboration and partnership with all segments of our community.
(530) 891-2810 24-hour, or (800) 334-6622 24-hour
Butte County Department of Public Health
The Health Department provides medical support for the building's multi-programs. Services presently provided are: Travel Immunizations & Exams, Well Children Examinations, Pre-employment Exams, STD Testing & Treatment, Birth Control Methods, Tuberculin Testing, Annual Exams for Women, Children's Immunizations, Health Education, DNA & Drug Testing, Breast Cancer Screening, & Pregnancy Testing.
Wellness to Work
Provides assistance to remove health-related barriers to employment. Services include pre-employment physicals, assistance in obtaining medical care, health counseling, education, and screening services. Qualified individuals may be eligible for tattoo removal, cosmetic dental services, weight reduction, nutritional counseling, & other services.
CMSP Health & Wellness Program
Assists Butte County's County Medical Services Program (CMSP) beneficiaries to understand and to utilize CMSP benefits to promote health and to prevent illness. Provides cost-effective health education, skilled nursing case management, access to a 24-hour nurse advice line, and disease case management.
Clinics: North Chico (530) 891-2731, or South Chico (530) 879-3665
Oroville (530) 538-7341, or (800) 339-2941
The Butte College center, in the Oroville CEC, provides general information and referral for all Butte College's programs and services. Career counseling and related services are available by appointment. Regularly scheduled classes at the center include Vocational English as a Second Language and Job Search Skills.
California Department of Rehabilitation
The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with individuals with disabilities and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equally for individuals with disabilities.
(530) 895-5507, or TTY (530) 345-3897
Butte County Office of Education - Regional Occupational Program
The Butte County Regional Occupational Program (ROP) is a career training program operated by the Butte County Office of Education. In cooperation with local school districts and the business community, ROP prepares people for work by providing youth and adults with marketable skills, work ethics, and job training needed to build and keep a career. Twenty-five to thirty different training programs are offered each year throughout Butte County, all of which award a Certificate of Proficiency to students that successfully complete the coursework. Unique to ROP training programs is the placement of students in training related internships in private business and industry. ROP is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Oroville Adult School
Oroville Adult School services over 4,000 youths and adults annually with academic and vocational programs. Academic programs include High School Diploma, General Education Diploma (GED) preparation, computer applications (including an o lab), job readiness, Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), Adult Basic Education, Career Exploration. Vocational programs include Office Technology, Computer Repair, A+ Certification, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Medical Assistant, and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training.
Work Training Center - Do-It Leisure
Do-It Leisure is a division of the Work Training Center. The Do-It Leisure Oroville Center serves persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Do-It Leisure is contracted out by Butte County Department of Behavioral Health to run programs in Socialization and Day Rehabilitation. All clients are referred to the program by Behavioral Health. In addition, we provide a vocational training group and education classes with the assistance of a teacher from Oroville Adult School. Groups are offered both in the community and on-site.
District Attorney - Welfare Fraud
The Butte County District Attorney's Welfare Fraud Unit provides investigative services to the Department of Employment and Social Services, and building security guaranteeing the safety of both staff and clients.
(530) 538-7269 (Chico 879-3538)
Department of Child Support Services
The Department of Child Support Services provides a variety of child support services to custodial and non-custodial parents and helps parents fulfill their responsibilities to their children.
Location: 1474 Myers St., Oroville
Probation Department - Placement Unit
The Placement Unit is responsible for supervising out-of-home placements for minors removed from their parent's home as a result of continued law violations. Minors are placed in group homes, foster homes and other appropriate out-of-home placements based on individual level of care and supervision needed.
Valley Oak Children's Services
Child care resource and referral agency.
(530) 895-3573, or (800) 345-8627
Experience Works, Inc.
Eligible low-income seniors, age 55 and older, benefit from temporary paid training at a variety of community service assignments at public and non-profit agencies in their communities, prior to transitioning into the workforce. Training is individually designed to enhance skills related to employment goals and obtaining a job outside the program.
Program Qualifications – Documentation of eligibility must be provided prior to enrollment. Services are available to individuals who
Contact (530) 895-4672 - Chico area or (530)-538-2289 - Oroville, Paradise areas
are at least 55 years of age or older
have annual family income that is not more than 125% of federal poverty guideline
are currently not employed
are eligible to work in the United States (INS regulations)
are a resident of Butte County