About Us

What We Do

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and 
Opportunity Act of 2014 (supercedes WIA 1998)
. For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Web Site.

At David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center, we support the Job Corps program's mission of teaching eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education.

Our History

Our center opened in 1970 in downtown El Paso as the El Paso Job Corps Center. In 1979, the center moved to a larger five-acre campus on the east side of El Paso. In 1991, the center name was changed to honor David L. Carrasco, who served as our center's first director for over twenty years.

General Contact Information

You may contact us at:

David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center
11155 Gateway West
El Paso, TX 79935
Phone: (915) 594-0022
Fax: (915) 591-0166

Additional contact information for our center is available on our Contact Us page.

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Page last updated: Sunday, January 29, 2017