SONOMA COUNTY JOB LINK EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Our community is suffering through many impacts due to the fires. For those of you who’ve lost homes, jobs or businesses, we extend our deepest condolences; and we’d like to help. If you are without work due to the fires you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. Individuals may apply directly through any of the methods below.
To apply for unemployment you may:
1. Apply online
2. Apply by phone (Monday – Friday 8am – 12pm)
· English 1-800-300-5616
· Spanish 1-800-326-8937
3. Apply by mail (extra postage is required)
· Mail to: EDD
· PO Box 12906
· Oakland, CA 94604-0906
4. Apply through fax 1-866-215-9159
If you need a computer or fax to submit your application you may do so at Job Link Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:00pm. Job Link is located at 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 100 in Santa Rosa.
Business owners and managers may also contact the Job Link Business Services Team at 707-565-8079 to coordinate additional services for your employees, to assist them in regaining their footing as quickly as possible. If your business was not affected, but you have openings we are making direct connections with displaced workers seeking work in the area.
Job Link is also organizing several workshops to cover related topics such as Cobra and The Affordable Care Act. If you are interested in this information, OR if you would like to be considered for openings in your field, please let us know here. We will be working to match displaced employees with similar openings in the area.