California Jobs Resources
Resources for Those Hit Hard By the Struggling Economy
There are many government resources that can help you find your next job and keep your head above water during these difficult times. Check out these links and empower yourself.
- Employment Development Department
This is your direct link to job placement and referrals, unemployment insurance, training and labor market information.
- Apply for unemployment insurance benefits here.
- Find a One-Stop Career Center here.
California's Internet system for linking employer job listings and job seeker résumés.
- Private Sector Job Listings
Links referenced by the State of California's official website.
- Department of Managed Health Care
Need health coverage? COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) provides eligible individuals with the ability to continue group health insurance benefits during periods of unemployment.
- California Volunteers
Volunteering is one way to build job skills and useful contacts during these tough times.
Want to go back to school to build your job skills? This website sponsored by California's Community Colleges can help you afford a community college education.
- Department of Community Services and Development
This state department administers federal programs to help eligible families with their utility bills.
- California Consumer Home Mortgage Information
This site provides useful links about how and where to get help with an existing mortgage.
- Federal Trade Commission
Provides information for persons struggling with debt. It has useful tips on credit repair, debt management and avoiding scams.