On Monday, July 6, the lobby of the Employment and Training Division, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 100, Santa Rosa, will re-open 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday.
- Entry will be restricted to three visitors at a time for SonomaWORKs and Job Link recipients.
- Services are limited to using a county telephone to contact staff and EBT replacement for CalWORKs.
- Job Link’s computer lab remains closed.
- Employment Development Department (EDD) services are unavailable through July.
Employees: If you are unsure of whether to work, please contact your employer directly.
If your employment has been interrupted due to COVID-19 (fewer or no work hours, if you have been laid off, if you have been disabled as a result of), you can apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits. There is no waiting period to apply. The Governor’s executive order waives the one-week waiting period for Unemployment Insurance.
You can file a claim for Unemployment Insurance online, by phone or by mail. Click on this link for instructions on how to apply:
Click on this link to file an Unemployment Insurance claim:
If you are a business or employee
The following links can assist you in finding the help and information about how to apply for Unemployment Benefits:
For more local information about Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19, visit these links.
Job Link Business Services Hotline: 707-565-8079 or email@example.com. Be aware that due to call volume you may need to leave a message. Calls Monday - Friday will be returned within 24 hours.
Employers can also contact the Economic Development Board for information: http://sonomaedb.org/Business-Assistance/Business-Assistance-Coronavirus/.
- Apply for Benefits
- Report Changes
- Submit Reports & Documents
Call SonomaWORKs, (707) 565-5500, to speak with a specialist about existing benefits or to submit a new application.