Workforce Development Board 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 and unemployment information.
- Workforce Development Board (WDB) and California Employment and Development Department (EDD) have partnered to offer a weekly webinar for laid off or furloughed workers. Webinars are every Thursday at 2 pm. Visit WDB website for information and registration.
- The Workforce Development Board Call Center for Contra Costa County small businesses and workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 1-833-320-1919, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm, for information and resources. See the Press Release.
- Workforce Development Board is providing free access to online career training via Metrix E-Learning System. See the Workforce Registration flyer (PDF).
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.