Resources for People Considering Employment or Training

AIDS Project Los Angeles

There are many knowledgable staff members at APLA that may be able to answer your questions. To get started, call 213.201.1600 and ask for Work Services.

Actor's Work Program Counseling

Advocacy and some financial assistance for entertainment industry professionals

5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Archdiocese of Los Angeles Youth Employment Programs

Vocational services, internships, computer training for the 18 and under crowd. Several locations in Los Angeles County

Main Office:
3250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1010
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Career Encores

Eligible Participants: Age 50 and over; Fees: None

3700 Wilshire Blvd, #200
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Dress for Success

Services include: Interview clothing for women only, career center, resume review, Professional Women's Group

1680 Vine Street #900
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Goodwill Career Resource Center

Employment services

8905 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Goodwill Career Resource Center

Employment Services

14550 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91401

Intertec Temp agency

6290 Sunset Blvd. Ste. 1104
Hollywood, CA 90028

Jewish Vocational Services

Eligible: LA residents, age 16 and over; Fees: $45 for 3 months.

6505 Wilshire Blvd, #200
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Job Lines (24-hour job lines)

City of West Hollywood: 323.848.8309

Los Angeles County: 213.351.5478

City of Los Angeles: 213.847.9424

Jobs Plus Program/The Work Place

Employment services, training and placement for ex-offenders and parolees

3407 W. 6th St. #705
Los Angeles, CA 90020

Los Angeles Urban League Information Technology Center (LAUL)

Eligible: Age 18 and over, HS diploma, at least 60 college units for programming course, and type 35 wpm for office courses; Fees: none

110 South La Brea Ave, 3rd Floor
Inglewood, CA 90301

Metropolitan Skills Center

Job skills training, including word processing, accounting, medical office assistant, food services, janitorial, GEDs. Call for complete listings.

2801 West 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

ONE-STOP Career Centers

Employment Resource Centers, training, assessment, job placement and referrals. Eligibility: low income, youth, elderly, long-term unemployed, disabled.


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PATHFinders Job Centers

Employment services, resume assistance, workshops, voice mail boxes, and residential services for homeless people seeking employment.

3500 S. Figueroa St.
Hollywood, CA 90028

2346 Cotner Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

1616 7th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.450.4050 ext. 127

Project New Hope

Vocational services and computer training for people with HIV/AIDS

3325 Wilshire Blvd., #800
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Second Careers Program

Eligible: Age 40 and over; no fees

2550 W. Beverly Blvd., 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Small Business Development Centers

Workshops, counseling, seminars and other assistance to entrepreneurs and business start-ups

2377 Crenshaw Blvd., Ste. 120
Torrance, CA 90501

3600 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. L100
Los Angeles, CA 90010

3233-C Donald Douglas Loop South
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Spotlight on Jobs

Eligible: LA residents, laid off or unemployed for last 15 weeks; Fees: none

3600 Wilshire Blvd., #226
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Career Center at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center: Career counseling, job postings, placement, computer lab and classes, resume workshops, job clubs.

1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

West Hollywood Employment Service & Training

Vocational, testing, employment services for anyone who lives, goes to school, works, or owns a business in West Hollywood age 16 and over.

6505 Wilshire Blvd, #200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323.761.8888 ext. 8886

Women at Work

Job listings, job clubs, career counseling, testing, resume writing and computer classes for men or women.

50 North Hill Ave. Ste. 300
Pasadena, CA 91106

Women's Enterprise Development Corporation (WEDC)

A non-profit women's entrepreneurial association, offering information, resources, and classes for small businesswomen and entrepreneurs.

235 E. Broadway Ste. 506
Long Beach, CA 90802

Women's Opportunities, Resources and Knowledge (WORK)

Assists women seeking employment and increasing earning capacity

2125 Arizona Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404