If you are a parent who has been unemployed for six months or more due to COVID-19 we want to help!

Parents, especially women, are bearing the brunt of the resulting economic devastation from the COVID-19 public health and economic crisis. Through Comprehensive and Accessible Reemployment through Equitable Employment Recovery (CAREER) National Dislocated Worker Grants, we are supporting parents by providing resources such as help finding childcare as well as childcare subsidies, wellness, job-readiness training, and career transition support including individualized goal planning and support finding employment.

For more information or any questions, email hello@workforce.org or call (619) 319-WORK (9675).

Who It's For

  • Parent ages 18+
  • Unemployed for an extended period of time or have exhausted UI or other pandemic unemployment insurance programs

This program offers help:

  • Deciding what career is right for me
  • With starting school or a certificate program
  • Finding a long-term job
  • Learning new job skills
  • Childcare
  • Mental health support
  • Wellness resources

To start your application and explore all your program options, use our Program Match Finder. After answering questions about your needs and interests, you’ll instantly see a list of programs likely to be a match for you. Choose up to two (including CAREER Support for Parents if it shows up) that interest you most and we will reach out to you within two business days about next steps. 

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