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Overcoming Barriers to Work

Supportive services are critical to keeping your job and having a successful career. The links in this section cover assistance on a variety of topics ranging from attorney services to food banks to services for veterans to transit links.

I am losing my home, what can I do? External link opens in new window or tab.
The California's Consumer Home Mortgage Information Web site offers helpful information and links if you are considering buying a home, or if you already own a home, or have a mortgage and may be experiencing difficulty in keeping your payments current.

I am having problems putting food on the table, where do I go for help? External link opens in new window or tab.
The California Department of Social Services provides Web site provides a list of available food programs.

I cannot work because child care is too expensive. External link opens in new window or tab.
This Web site  from the California Department of Social Services provides cash aid and services for families and caretakers with children.

I am sick and out of work, but I cannot afford health care. External link opens in new window or tab.
This  Web site from the State Department of California Health Services provides information about MediCal, a public health insurance program that provides needed health care services.

I want to become a citizen. External link opens in new window or tab.
California’s Adult Schools are excellent free resources for finding more information about citizenship. Locate the closest schools by entering your zip code.

I have a disability - what services are available? External link opens in new window or tab.
Assists people with disabilities to access and navigate the various available programs.

I am leaving the military and need a job. External link opens in new window or tab.
This Web page from the California Department of Veteran Affairs is an employment portal for veterans’ services. There are dozens of links promoting a variety of veteran employment programs.

I just had a baby and don't know what to do. External link opens in new window or tab.
First 5 California’s programs are designed to meet its goal of ensuring more children are born healthy, raised in nurturing homes and ready to succeed in school.

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