SUPPORTIVE SERVICE FUNDING AVAILABLE
In an effort to act swiftly to help workers most impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic, the Employment Development Department (EDD) announced the availability of grant funds to provide supportive services to under-served populations. Due to federal regulations, this funding is available to assist those who are enrolled in WIOA Title I Adult and Dislocated Worker services who have been impacted by COVID-19. For more details, please see the document located here.
RESOURCE CENTERS REOPENING
Beginning Monday, June 8 the Worknet Merced County Resource Center will be re-opening with limited access.
Computers for resume creation and printing, typing testing, and job search will be available by appointment only, in 45 minute increments.
All Merced County and CDC social distancing guidelines will be observed, and the wearing of masks or other facial covering is highly encouraged. For more information about these guidelines, please visit these links:
To protect the safety of Worknet staff, and our patrons, access to the Worknet facility is prohibited if you experience any of the following:
- New or worsening cough
- Sudden lack of taste or smell
- New or worsening shortness of breath
- Sudden onset of unexplained gastrointestinal illness
- Current or recent (within the last 24 hours) fever at or higher than 100.4 F / 38 C.
We thank you for your cooperation and assistance in doing our part to maintain health and safety while helping Merced County get back to work.
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE INFORMATION
For EDD services, which includes Unemployment Insurance services, please call (209) 726-5407 or email WSBModestoFieldOffice@edd.ca.gov to receive information or to make an appointment.
ENROLL IN SERVICES AND WORKSHOPS
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