Job Seeker Resources

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Other Job Seeker Resources

Unemployment Insurance (UI):

(NEW) The Employment Development Department (EDD) has released an information video on how to file for UI Benefits (UI Claim): UIO: How to Apply for UI Benefits (File a Claim). For more information on filing for Unemployment, visit:

Financial Assistance:

  • Our Supportive Services Grant is available to provide financial assistance to help with paying rent, utilities, internet access, and more.
  • Onward CA is your One Stop Shop for job seeker resources and financial assistance.
  • Internet connectivity is important to your success online for career training. Learn about these internet access resources to help you connect online.

Online Career Education and Training:

  • SkillUp Alameda
    Workers and Job Seekers, take advantage of our SkillUp Alameda Initiative to make the most of COVID-19 and acquire new skills for FREE through Metrix Online, by registering Existing please log-on to continue learning new career skills.
  • Online Career Training with Coursera
    The Tri Valley Career Center, has partnered with Coursera to offer free access to more than 3,700 courses! Courses are free until September 30, 2020 and courses must be completed by December 31, 2020. Get started today by filling out this interest form

Re-entry Job Seekers:
Learn about opportunities available, including self-employment by visiting this one-stop website, created specifically to address the unique concerns of re/entry/returning citizens. Also, take advantage of Metrix Online, an online platform to help you earn new skills and industry certifications.