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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Last updated: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The Imperial County Workforce Development Board is committed to providing resources to employers and job seekers affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  For the latest news related to America’s Job Centers of California operations, please click here.

YOUTH:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CNXJ0Ha64GYfRHmElJPG3BstwG8j49Hz/view
This link provides Meal Distribution schedules due to school closures.

 

 

WORKERS:
https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019/unemployment-claims.htm
Unemployment Insurance has launched a new page to help customers understand what to expect when filing their UI Claim.

https://www.edd.ca.gov/Unemployment/UI_Online.htm
This link will help guide you through the Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim filing process.  If your employer has reduced your work hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you can file a UI claim.  You can also reach UI staff at 1-800-300-5616

 

https://www.edd.ca.gov/pdf_pub_ctr/de2326.pdf
Information you need to file an Unemployment Insurance Claim.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQKrICx80H8&feature=youtu.be
Online tutorial on how to apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits by filing a new claim using UI Online.

 

https://business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/
This link will direct you to a page with helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornavirus outbreak.



For assistance with your CalJOBS account, please call CalJOBS Public Help Desk at 1-800-758-0398.


The Employment Development Department is currently disseminating Unemployment Insurance program on their Facebook page and Twitter account.  Check those social media sites for the latest EDD updates.

 

BUSINESSES:
Press Release: Imperial Valley Business Recovery Task Force
Please call 442-253-0217 for information on how to deal with the impacts of COVID-19.  Or visit www.ivbizrecovery.com


Press Release: San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC)

America’s Small Business Development Center  California
This attachment is information from the Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center related to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan and other resources for your business.

https://business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/
This link will direct you to a page with helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornavirus outbreak.

SBDC Available resources:

·         https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants/application-guide

·         https://zoom.asksbdc.com/YT (All meetings are streamed to the channel and available for later viewing.)

·         SBDC presentation is available: https://www.dropbox.com/s/q606pdznuo021xt/COVID-19%20SBDC%20Update%204.24.pdf?dl=0

·         Finance Center America’s SBDC California:

o   1-833-Ask-SBDC

o   AskSBDC.com

o   Loans@AskSBDC.com (Contact to find out required forms needed to apply for loans)

o   Espanol@AskSBDC.com

o   SBA Disaster contact info: 1-800-659-2955

o   Disastercustomerservice@sba.gov

·         Link to find lenders – Just type in Zip Code: https://www.sba.fov/paycheckprotection/find

o   Non-Customer Lenders:

  Lendistry.com

  FundingCircle.com

  United Business Bank

  Radius Bank

  Centerstone Lending

  T-Bank

 

UTILITIES:
https://www.iid.com/about-iid/news-resources/-item-757
Any customer who is struggling to pay their IID electric bill due to financial hardships stemming from the coronavirus is asked to call IID at 1-800-303-7756 to make payment arrangements.