The Employment Development Department (EDD) offers many services to assist constituents with finding job services and training. That includes the CalJOBS online labor exchange system, job search assistance, resume and interview preparation, and access to job training available through America's Job Center of California (AJCC) locations throughout the state. EDD has also provided new resources to help claimants find jobs and get job training at the Returning to Work webpage.
The agency can also assist constituent with filing claims for unemployment, disability, or paid family leave.
California also offers many benefit programs to aid individuals in need, such as:
- Up to $234 per person per month for a family of 4 for food assistance - whether you are working or not - through GetCalFresh.org.
- Cash aid and services for families with children through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program.
- Health insurance-for as low as $1 per month-through Covered California.
- Up to $8,000 in tax credits through the California Earned Income Tax Credit and the Young Child Tax Credit (CalEITC4Me).
Do you need help with an EDD claim?
My office is here to assist you and make sure your EDD experience goes as smoothly as it can. Select your zip code below to start filling out the EDD Request for Assistance Form and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.