Education & Training

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As a business owner, you are looking for ways to improve your business. This page is designed to provide the latest information and valuable resources to help you and your business.

Contra Costa Library
The Contra Costa County Library provides information and resources on the Green page of the Business Guide and also the Green Zone for individuals.

Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
The Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is host to many valuable services and training throughout Contra Costa County. Visit their website to learn more.


East Bay Works
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A unique joint venture of public entities, non-profit agencies, and private organizations
in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties helping businesses and job seekers meet their
employment needs. Go to the Contra Costa link here.

The San Pablo office is located at College Center shopping center (previously International Marketplace):
2300 El Portal Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806
510-412-6740


Richmond BUILD
Training & Job Placement
San Pablo has partnered with RichmondBUILD for 15 spots per year. RichmondBUILD Pre-apprenticeship Construction Skills and Green Jobs Training Academy was first developed to create employment and career opportunities for Richmond residents and also to implement a strategy for reducing violence in our community.

RichmondBUILD was established in April 2007 and has quickly become a model of effective and broad public / private partnership that is focused on developing talent and skills in the high wage construction and renewable energy fields. Call to inquire about San Pablo slots at 510-621-1781.

West Contra Costa Business Development Center (BDC)
The BDC is a non-profit business development agency that provides business support services to aspiring and existing small business owners in West Contra Costa County. Our services include one-on-one business consulting, sales and marketing assistance, loan packaging, help obtaining permits and licenses, and general start-up support.

En el BDC tambien ofrecemos servicios en espanol a personas que desean comenzar o expandir su negocio.

Upcoming events: none scheduled at this time.