Small Business Grant Announcements
The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors and Workforce Development Board of San Luis Obispo County have released the second round of COVID-19 Small Business Grants. The fund will provide grants to small employers experiencing economic stresses in order to prevent potential layoffs or facility closures during COVID-19.
Job Center Services Announcements
1. If you have been laid off and would like information about Unemployment Insurance and other local resource, join us and our panel of experts on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 1 PM for an online informational presentation. Register Here!
2. The America's Job Center of CA in San Luis Obispo is open. Call 805-286-8530 for COVID-19 protocol or to schedule an appointment for remote employment and training services.
3. Expanding your Post-Pandemic Toolkit Event - Free virtual community event May 1, 2021 from 9am-1pm. Workshops on social and emotional resiliency, health and wealth wellness, employability, community resources, and a track just for kids! Reserve your spot now!
Rapid Response Video for Affected Workers
Youth Services Announcements
Youth Services are available in SLO or Atascadero. Call 805-286-8530 to schedule an appointment. WIOA Youth Services Orientation
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 workers. Services under the WDB also include Rapid Response and Layoff Aversion programs to assist employers and their employees during downsizing or business closures.