Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) is part of the public workforce system that supports economic expansion and development of talent in the local workforce.  The WDB utilizes local labor market information to develop strategies to focus resources on high growth industries in the area.  The WDB contracts with services providers for employment and training activities for youth, adults and dislocated worker.  Services under  the WDB also include Rapid Response and Layoff Aversion programs to assist employers and their employees during downsizing or business closures.


880 Industrial Way, San Luis Obispo, (805) 903-1400, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  Additional locations may be found on

Contact Social Services

Child and Adult Hotline Information:

  • If you suspect there is an emergency requiring immediate intervention, call 911
  • To report suspected child abuse or neglect call the 24 hour Child Abuse Hotline at (805) 781-KIDS (5437) or toll free 1-800-834-KIDS (5437)
  • To report suspected elder abuse or neglect call the Adult Services Hotline at (805) 781-1790 during regular business hours, or after business hours call (844) 729-8011