The Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) was organized in 1979 to promote the economic well-being of members of the Marin City community. Recognizing the power of community support for its residents, we advocate for full employment and economic self-sufficiency through building skills and creating income generating programs. As a business oriented organization, we make available asset development programs to assist members in improving their present economic condition.
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Marin Employment Team (MET) Program
Marin City Community Development Corporation (MCCDC) offers a Rehabilitation Services Program to support the vocational development of unemployed and underemployed clients/consumers referred to MCCDC by the State of California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR). These services are selected and authorized by the appointed DOR Counselors and the client/consumer prior to referral to MCCDC.
Coffee Works (CWP) Job Readiness Program
The Coffee Works Job Readiness Program is the point of entry for anyone seeking employment placement and job retention services. Coffee Works provides an inviting and resource-filled environment where job search strategies and job leads are highlighted weekly. Clients/Consumers meet together to network, build community with other jobseekers, and learn how to get and keep the job you want.
Construction Trades Program (CTP)
The Construction Trades Program (CTP) in partnership with The Marin Community Foundation will lead participants to construction career progression and high living wage opportunities. CTP participants complete the first 12 steps to construction union membership and advancement in their chosen construction pathway. Participants complete an 8 week Construction Boot Camp that includes a Construction Skill Assessment to ensure that their skill set aligns with their chosen construction career. Participants prepare for and pass a series of math tests required for entry into the union. The 8 week Construction Boot Camp includes soft skills training and a 3 week rotation in the construction field of their choice. Supportive services and resource referrals ensure each participant’s success in the program.
Below Market Rate (BMR) Affordable Housing Program
The Below Market Rate (BMR) Affordable Housing Program (AHP) offers low-to-moderate income (LMI) and first time home buyers the opportunity to purchase specified condominium units and homes in Marin County at less than market value. MCCDC assists individuals and families with the application process and hosts regular BMR and financial education workshops. This service is provided through a partnership with the Marin County Housing Authority. Our AHP offers LMI families and individuals the opportunity to repair and build their credit rating which allows them the opportunity to rent an apartment or home in Marin County.
Free Tax Preparation Services
In partnership with Tax-Aid Program, MCCDC provides a free tax preparation services to low-to-moderate income families in Marin City and Marin County. MCCDC offers free tax preparation services during the month of March 24th each year.
GED Preparation and Testing
Through a partnership with Tamalpais Adult School, we offer free GED classes here at MCCDC for anyone that desires to obtain their GED or brush up on basic skills. Small classes with personalized instruction allow you to work at your own pace and prepare you to take and pass all five (5) categories of the GED. Classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
For more information on our programs and services, please call our Employment Specialists at (415) 339-2837.