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Employer & Business Services

The Workforce Development Board is proud to provide a variety of quality business services to companies in the East Bay interested in expanding their workforce.

America's Job Center of California - EASTBAY Works

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America's Job Center of California - EASTBAY Works offers no-cost services to employers and job seekers in multiple locations throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties. No-cost services include:

  • Access to qualified job seekers
  • Customized recruitment events for companies
  • Skills assessment for new hires and existing employees
  • Financial assistance for training new hires
  • Assistance with identifying tax credits for new hires
  • Access to Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance information and labor market data through EDD
  • Information about specialized job fairs and business trade shows
  • Outplacement services for businesses that are downsizing or closing
  • Connections to small-business assistance
For additional information about the services above, please contact the WDB by email or phone at
(925) 602-6800.

Small Business Development Center

The Contra Costa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by the Workforce Development Board, delivers individualized advising and training to business owners, the self-employed and emerging entrepreneurs seeking assistance in starting, growing or managing their operations. The Center partners with myriad organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to support the small businesses community of Contra Costa.  To learn more about current programs and events, please visit Contra Costa SBDC.

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