April 28, 2020
Riverside County Joint Information Center
Jobseekers may apply for workforce assistance programs
County residents who lost employment because of the coronavirus epidemic may receive up to
$800 in job loss benefits thanks to a $252,000 state grant received by the Riverside County
Workforce Development Division.
“I am glad we have this additional resource from the State of California to assist job-seekers in
Riverside County,” said Riverside County Board Chair and Fourth District Supervisor V. Manuel
Perez. “This will support many people through the transition to new employment
The funding will help provide supportive services for jobseekers enrolled in the agency’s various
workforce assistance programs. Eligible jobseekers will be eligible for up to $800 in financial
- Housing assistance
- Utility assistance
- Telework equipment and internet access
- Childcare assistance
- Transportation assistance
Jobseekers who suffered a permanent job loss due to economic impacts of COVID-19 will be
prioritized for assistance.
In addition to supportive services, jobseekers enrolled in the program will receive
comprehensive workforce services which include: career coaching, paid training, on the job
training and job placement. Services are offered in a variety of formats such as internet, email
and telephone to facilitate remote access.
For more information on the supportive service program, please call 951-955-9742 or contact
us via email at email@example.com.
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