COVID-19 Notice

Sacramento Works Job Centers

As a result of federal, state and local guidance on COVID-19, Sacramento Works Job Centers will not be open to the public. Centers will continue to provide services to customers by phone and electronic communication. If you are in need of services, please contact one of the Centers listed below:

Community Resources

Community Services Block Grant  (CSBG) provides low-income people with immediate life necessities such as emergency food, shelter, transportation, and access to available community resources. To access services contact a CSBG Service Provider:


Sacramento Works for Youth

For information about programs and services for youth ages 16-24 call (916) 263-4066 or email


Unemployment Benefits

For more information on filing disability, paid family leave, or unemployment insurance claims in regard to COVID-19 visit the EDD website :


Employment and Training Resources

Several companies have multiple openings and are hiring currently. Check out the no-cost training resources. Visit COVID-19 Employment and Training Resources for more info.


Employer Resources

If you are an employer currently seeking assistance in dealing with employee layoffs or have a need to hire employees, please call Sacramento Works Employer/Business Services at 877-920-JOBS.

A Go-To place for business impacted by COVID-19 to navigate the local, state and federal resources available to them:

The State of California has enacted several programs to assist California Businesses in mitigating layoffs or reduced work hours caused by COVID-19:

Guidance for Employers from EDD, DIR, and LWDA:


The SBA has support and resources available to assist businesses facing capital shortfalls, supply chain issues, and other hardships as a result of COVID-19.

Disaster Loans: Guidance for businesses or employers navigating temporary or long-term hardship.


Head Start/Early Head Start Early Learning Centers

As a result of federal, state and local guidance on COVID-19, SETA Head Start/Early Head Start Early Learning Centers will be closed to the public. Staff will continue to provide support services and in-home teaching activities for children/families by phone and electronic communication.

If you are in immediate need of emergency/crisis assistance, please contact one of the following:

For Emergencies dial: 911

For Family Crisis/Children’s Home:

For Suicide Prevention: (916) 368-3111

Other Resources Needs dial: 211

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