The Expanded Subsidized Employment (ESE) program provides employment opportunities that may lead to future long-term unsubsidized employment and self-sufficiency. Participants receive assistance with interview preparation and resume tailoring to be matched with an appropriate employer based on their experience and job skills. Participants must be enrolled in the CalWORKS Welfare-to-Work program.

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

Who It's For

  • CalWORKs recipients who are participating in Welfare-to-Work

This program offers help:

  • Deciding what career is right for me
  • Finding a temporary job or internship
  • Finding a long-term job

How to Apply

Must be participating in the CalWORKS Welfare-to-Work program. If interested, please see your CalWORKs employment case manager to discuss a referral.