Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, a bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, has resources available for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including career skills training, unemployment information and free Rapid Response Virtual Info Sessions.
- Workforce Development Board (WDB) and California Employment and Development Department (EDD) have partnered to offer a Rapid Response session for employment and job questions. Webinars are monthly on the first Thursday at 2 pm. Visit WDB website for information and registration.
- Call Center provides information and resources for Contra Costa County small businesses and employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 1-833-320-1919, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. See the Press Release.
- Workforce Development Board is providing free access to online career training via Metrix E-Learning System. See WBD website and click on Jobseekers to Register Online for Metrix Learning.
For more resources, visit the County COVID-19 Economic Resources.
To apply for Unemployment Insurance, visit the California Employment and Development Department. With general questions, call 833-978-2511, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm.