Your donation strengthens our community by empowering people to work, providing resources, and preserving our beautiful Central Coast landscape.

Shop at any of our 16 retail locations, two outlet stores or bookstore located throughout Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo counties.

We work hard to build lives, families, and communities by removing barriers to employment through our education, training and employment services.

Home Training

Goodwill Central Coast helps people just like you through our education, training and employment services.

We work hard to build lives, families, and communities by removing barriers to employment and helping you reach your goals through meaningful work.

Job Training
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Reduce your ecological footprint

Shopping at Goodwill is more than a fashion statement or a smart choice for your wallet – it’s a social and environmental statement that truly makes a difference.

Protecting the Planet
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Opening Doors to Meaningful Careers & Brighter Futures.

We’re proud to provide services that can change people’s lives. Meet some of the inspiring individuals whose lives were turned around because of Goodwill Central Coast.

Success Stories
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Goodwill Central Coast builds lives, families and communities by helping people with employment needs become successful, supported by innovative enterprises that preserve earth’s resources.

We believe that everyone has the right to work, but for many individuals the barriers to employment are too high to surmount alone. Our goal is to ensure all of our community members know their worth and gain the skills and confidence to land a job that could turn their life around.

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Your donations help build a sustainable Central Coast

Our Local Impact

600
local employees
13877
local job services provided
14000000
in local wages, taxes, benefits
12000
tons diverted from local landfills