• All LA County Library locations are closed until further notice. Get more information on Library resources and COVID-19 assistance here.


Job & Small Business Resources

Small Business and Non-Profit Loans:
Information on the Paycheck Protection Program which provides small businesses and non-profits with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.

I lost my job, where do I go to file for unemployment?
If you lost your job, you may be eligible for unemployment benefit. To see if you qualify and to apply, please visit:

California Employment Development Department
Federal unemployment help

Updates on expansion of coverage and increased unemployment benefits.

Help with Insurance
If your employer provided your health care, you may qualify for subsidized health care.

Continued health care coverage

I lost my job, who’s hiring?
Companies that provide essential services are looking to hire. The links below will direct you to companies who are looking to hire.

Dollar Tree

The City of Los Angeles has started a job portal to help those who are looking for employment.

Stimulus Check Disbursement
Updates on stimulus payment checks and extended tax deadlines from the IRS.

Student Loan Debt
Details for students and borrowers regarding deferred loan repayments and interest rates on federal student loans.

Additional Resources
Before you apply for a new job, brush up your resume with our Resume help.

A new job might call for a new set of skill. Update your Skill Set with Lynda (available free with your LA County Library card).

The Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) provide a wide array of career services accessible in multiple languages, starting from career exploration and skills assessments all the way through to high-quality training option. For more information visit their website.