I just got laid off
I just got laid off – what do I do?
211 San Mateo County – Operated by United Way of the Bay Area
211 in San Mateo County can help you find food, housing, health care, senior services, child care, legal aid and more. 211 is free, confidential, multilingual, and available 24/7. If you are facing a challenge or need social service information, call 211 today. Can’t dial 211?
Call 800-273-6222 or visit www.211BayArea.org
Receive direct assistance with resume writing, online applications and job searching through Job Seekers at the City of San Mateo Public Library or through Peninsula Works, a program of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency.
Apply for unemployment benefits and find jobs, job fairs, training, and more through the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD).
Explore new career paths through Phase2Careers.
Search for job leads
Popular websites include:
- SF Bay Craigslist
- Snagajob.com (focuses on retail, food service & other hourly employment)
- Dice.com (technology jobs only)
Find a support or networking group
- Bay Area Career Center
- Quintessential Careers
- CSIX Connect (job hunting group for workers over 40)
- Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment