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Employment and Training

The Employment and Training Division provides job search, employment and training services for Sonoma County residents and employers.

Lost Wages or Unemployed Due to Sonoma County Fires?

November 16 deadline to file a Disaster Unemployment Claim

    Get assistance from Sonoma County Job Link. Learn more about employment and training services for employers and job seekers too.

    Call (707) 565-5550 Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, or visit Job Link online www.SonomaWIB.org.

    Beware: Text/Phone Scam to Steal EBT benefits

    If you’ve received a text or phone call asking for your personal information, such as your EBT card number and personal identification number (PIN), contact Economic Assistance or Employment and Training right away. We can help if your benefits are stolen, though they cannot be replaced.

    Sonoma County and the state NEVER text or call asking for your personal information. Remember, keep your benefits safe and DO NOT give out your social security number, EBT card number or PIN to anyone.

    SonomaWORKS Website

    Provides employment assistance, training and services to families applying for or receiving cash assistance as part of the County's CalWORKS program.

    Sonoma County Job Link

    One-stop employment and training services for employers and job seekers.

    Job seekers have access to job search and career development services, labor market information and resources and referrals. Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Job Link provides training and intensive job search activities to eligible individuals.

    Employer services include help posting job openings and recruiting qualified candidates.

    Youth Education & Employment Service Providers

    Specialized services to youth, age 16 to 24, are provided by the Youth Education & Employment Program and the award-winning Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps via contracted service providers countywide. Youth receive a variety of services to prepare them for success in school and  in the workplace.

    The Center for Social and
    Environmental Stewardship

    9619 Old Redwood Highway
    Windsor, CA 95492
    (707) 838-6641

    Social Advocates for Youth
    2447 Summerfield Road 
    Santa Rosa, CA 954035
    (707) 544-3299

    West County Community Services
    16390 Main Street
    Guerneville, CA 95446
    (707) 823-1640

    Conservation Corps
    North Bay

    365 Blodgett Street
    Cotati, CA 94931
    (707) 303-3069

    Petaluma People Services Center
    1500 A Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    (707) 765-8488

    Social Advocates for Youth
    1055 Broadway, Suite E-2
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707) 996-7991

    Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB)

    The Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a policy body that provides oversight to Job Link and Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act programs. It also provides oversight for special grants to ensure access to all services available to address clients' employment and educational needs. WIB members represent local business, labor and education.

    Contact Information

    Employment and Training
    Human Services Department
    Business Hours
    Monday – Friday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Address
    2227 Capricorn Way
    Suite  100
    Santa Rosa, CA 95407
     

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