Worker Resources

Please see the links below for information about a variety of programs that may help workers with the potential economic impacts of COVID-19.

Updated 5/3/21

Unemployment Benefits

If you lost your job or had your hours reduced and meet eligibility requirements, you may be eligible to receive Unemployment Insurance benefits from California’s Employment Development Department.   Please click here for more information.

Need help applying for Unemployment Benefits?

The Alameda Free Library is now offering live unemployment benefit coaching through Brainfuse Jobnow.  Use your library card to log in and connect with Brainfuse JobNow.

Additional Financial Help for Workers

Please click here to view the most updated financial benefit programs for workers from the State of California.

Understanding Your Rights to a Safe and Healthy Workplace

Please click here to visit Alameda County’s Worker Resources page, which includes information about COVID-19 worker protection, what to do if there is a suspected or confirmed case in your workplace and much more.

Tenant Resources

Please click here for more information on tenant resources during COVID-19, including eviction protections for residential tenants, emergency rent relief grants and free legal services for low income tenants.

Resources for Job Seekers

Please click here for a listing of available jobs and trainings in Alameda, as well as other resources.