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Employment and Career Supportive Services and Resources

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Employment and Supportive Services

To motivate, support and prepare families and individuals receiving public assistance to sufficiency through employment. Employment Services includes the following programs:


CalWORKs recipients, unless exempt, are required by law to participate in Welfare-to-Work activities as a condition of eligibility for benefits.

Minimum hourly participation requirements:
All participants will be required to be engaged in employment and/or training activities for 20 hours per week for single parent families with a child under the age of 6 (six) years, 30 hours per week for single parent families with no child under the age of 6 (six) years, and 35 hours per week for two parent families..

Supportive services:
In addition to child care, transportation, and ancillary services, welfare-to-work supportive services include mental health, substance abuse, and domestic abuse services.
Welfare-to-Work Program Flow

CalFresh Employment & Training Program

This program is available to Employable General Assistance/CalFresh applicants and recipients that choose to participate. Participants are expected to follow all rules and regulations of the program. While participation is voluntary, those participants that don’t cooperate will have their participation stopped; they will be unable to participate again until a new approval for General Assistance occurs.

Minimum hourly participation requirements:
All participants are expected to be engaged in activities for up to 32 hours per week.

Supportive services:
Participants are provided with transportation to and from their assigned activities.

Refugee Cash Assistance Employment Services

Refugee Cash Assistance participants are required to take an active part in Employment Services as conditions of eligibility. The program will provide services through our Community Based partners that may include:

The key program components consists of employment services (ES) provided concurrently with Vocational English as-a-second language (VESL) classes to assist participants to become employed. The programs offered by our service providers incorporates a VESL factor that focuses on customer service, job interviewing, completing employment applications, resumes, and business English workplace communication that is specific for entry level positions in the sectors mentioned above.

Employment Resources

If you are looking for information on services for employment, we have resource information available here.

Career Centers

You can find the addresses for One Stop Career Centers below

One Stop Career Centers

Alameda County Contra Costa County
555 Ralph Appezzatto Memorial Parkway, Building P
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-2208
120 Oak Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 634-2195
39399 Cherry St. Room 1211
Newark, CA 94560
(510) 742-2323
4071 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250
Concord CA 94520
(925) 671-4500
6300 Village Parkway #100
Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 560-9431
4545 Delta Fair Blvd
Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 706-4830
39155 Liberty Street, Suite B200
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 794-3669
Richmond Downtown 
330 25th Street
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 307-8014
Hayward/Eden Area 
24100 Amador, 3rd Floor
Hayward, CA 94541
(510) 670-5700
San Pablo 
2300 El Portal Drive, Suite B
San Pablo, CA 94806
(510) 374-7440
Berkeley Adult School Rm 105
1701 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 644-6630
Oakland Downtown 
1212 Broadway, Suite 100
Oakland CA 94612
(510) 768-4473

Career Centers have computers, fax machines, printers and other services available for your job search.


Employment Resources

The EASTBAY Works One-Stop Career Center programs can make a difference to meet the needs of Bay Area employers. At no charge to you, we can provide an array of employer services, which include:

  • Pre-screening and training
  • Individualized employer Job Fairs
  • On-site recruiting
  • Employer Liaisons to assist in building your workforce
  • Layoff processing, including meeting state requirements
  • Matching job seeker’s capabilities with employer needs
  • Interviewing/meeting facilities
  • On-the-Job Training

Consulting, workforce information, taxes, unemployment insurance, labor market information

Call us at 1-888-411-HIRE or visit one of our Career Centers listed below.

Employer Resources

Information on an array of Employer services

Employment Development Department

Comprehensive information site for employers on taxes, insurance, recruitment, etc.

Job Listing Service

Here are the best local job posting sites on the Web to help you find the right employee for your job opening.

Sponsored by the California Employment Development Department, this system helps you manage your recruitment efforts by making it easier for job seekers to find your listings and by allowing you to search for job seekers directly.

America’s Job Bank 
Post job openings, and set up automated resume searches nation-wide.

Tax Credits and Other Incentives

Work Opportunity and Welfare to Work Tax Credits 
Hiring veterans, vocational rehabilitation referrals, EZ / EC residents, SSI recipients, and other targeted groups can reduce employer federal tax liability by as much as $2,400 per new hire. Hiring a welfare recipient may reduce your tax liability by as much as $8,500 per new hire.

National Congress for Community Economic Development 
A site listing more than 800 organizations which support their community’s economic development through grants, loans, donations, and income-generating projects.

Labor Market Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics 
National statistics on labor and employment.

Other Employer Services

U.S. Department of Labor 
The Employment and Training Administration’s employer information site.

California Employer’s Legal Resource 
A primer to assist employers with their legal responsibilities.



Cal-Learn is a program for pregnant or parenting teens under the age of 19 receiving CalWORKs in Alameda County, who haven’t received a high school diploma or GED.

Pregnant or parenting teens under the age of 20 who lack a high school diploma or its equivalency are required to participate in the Welfare-to-Work (WTW) program as part of their CalWORKs responsibilities. Cal-Learn participants main assigned activity for WTW is to attend school and earn either a high school diploma or its equivalent. The program offers teens a chance to earn additional cash rewards and incentives for their participation in school.

Disclaimer: The community resource directory information is deemed accurate and up-to-date, however, you should always contact the agency or provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. We are not affiliated to any of the organizations listed in this app/website. The information provided in this app/site is for the benefit of the community and and we are not liable for any information changed from the date we published this information. Please contact us if you like to make any changes in the information by emailing beracahsites@gmail.com
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