Getting Monterey County
Back To Work

Additional Assistance

Have you recently been laid off, furloughed, or had your work hours reduced due to COVID-19? If so, the Monterey County Workforce Development Board may be able to assist you.

Available Assistance

You may be eligible to receive up to $800 in supportive services assistance, including:

  Housing assistance

  Utility assistance

  Childcare assistance

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals MUST meet one of the following COVID-19 related criteria*:

  Laid off due to COVID-19

  Reduced hours and/or pay due to COVID-19

  Required to telework, but does not have the necessary equipment

*Priority will be given to low income individuals, English Language Learners, and those with barriers to employment.

Additional eligibility criteria apply.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact us:

  Phone: (831) 755-4494

  Email: montereyemploymenthelp@rescare.com

Additional Assistance Guidelines

Questions? Contact Us!

Employers: (844) 932-4249

Job Seekers: (866) 666-9332

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