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Business Advisory Committee
“The Mission of the Build WorkSource Business Advisory Committee is to?assist businesses to be more successful by advising the Build WorkSource?Center on how to satisfy the educational and staffing needs of the business?community.”

Employment Development Department (E.D.D.)
The State of California Employment Development Department (E.D.D.) provides job seekers with unemployment information and/or registration, job-focused recruitment events, specialized assistance for Veterans, Persons with Disabilities, Migrant/Seasonal Farm Workers, information about North American

EDD Native American Programs
Native American Programs provide training and employment services. The goal is to enrich the Native Americans in a manner consistent with their traditions and cultural values.
For more information call Southern California Indian Center (213) 387-5772

United American Indian Involvement
United American Indian Involvement, Inc. (UAII) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides services to the Los Angeles American Indian Community.

Department of Aging
Dedicated to assisting individuals age 55 and older in obtaining job opportunities. Participants must meet age and income requirements. A representative is on site at Build WorkSource.
Open Monday through Friday,
from 8:30 AM -12:00 PM.
For more information contact (818) 701-9800 ext. 119

Department of Public Social Services
DPSS is a Los Angeles County agency providing financial assistance to low-income individuals, the elderly, and persons with disabilities through various programs including TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families), Medi-Cal, food stamps, and General Relief. All offices do not provide all services, so it is best to call ahead.
Open Monday through Friday,
from 7:00 AM- 3:00 PM.
For more information contact (818) 718-5000

Department of Rehabilitation
The Department of Rehabilitation assists individuals with disabilities in obtaining/retaining employment and maximizing their ability to live independently. Examples of services include, but are not limited to, career assessment/counseling, education, training, job search, interview skills, transportation, independent living skills, and assistive technology. In order to become eligible, applicants will participate in an evaluation and testing process where physical, mental, social and vocational spheres pertaining to the disability in question are evaluated and rated on a severity scale.Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM-5: 00PM.
For more information contact (818) 701-9800 ext. 109 or
call the Department of Rehabilitation at (818) 366-0533.

Valley Economic Development Center
VEDC is a community based, non-profit business assistance center focusing primarily on the needs of small businesses in the San Fernando Valley and the City of Los Angeles by providing financing, consulting, training, and workforce assistance.
For more information call (818) 907-9977.

Workforce Investment Board
The Workforce Investment Act is a federal program that provides job placement and business services. This program is designed to serve all job seekers including workers affected by layoffs, low-income individuals, individuals with disabilities, and older workers.
For more information call (818) 701-9800

Adult Education & Literacy (LAUSD)
Los Angeles Unified School District’s adult education and literacy program provides educational opportunities job skills training, ESL classes, and more.
For more information on programs and facilities in your area call (213) 625-3276

West Valley Occupational Center
West Valley Occupational Center provides low-cost vocational education to the adult community.
For more information call (818) 346-3540.

Pierce College
Pierce College is part of the Los Angeles Community College system committed to providing both two year degrees and occupational training.
For more information call (818) 347-0551

Job Corps
Job Corps is a residential training program funded by the US Department of Labor that provides young people of limited resources the chance to learn marketable skills so they can get good jobs.
For more information call (818) 701-9800

The mission of HUD is “A decent, safe, sanitary and suitable living environment for every American”. Some of the goals are: to create homeownership opportunities, housing assistance for low income, help the homeless, assist local communities to meet their development needs, and enforce housing laws.
For more information call (213) 894-8000

Small Business Development Center

The SBDC is the SBA’s largest service program and provides high quality business & economic development assistance to small businesses & entrepreneurs. We provide individualized no cost consulting and low cost training to existing and new businesses.


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