Disabled Individuals Employment Services

JOB SEEKERS

The Los Angeles County America’s Job Center of California system connects businesses and job seekers in an effort to improve the overall community and quality of life for residents. Overseeing these efforts and setting policy is the responsibility of the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board (WDB).  The WDB’s vision is to integrate services in the centers to provide universal access to career and labor market information, and help customers make informed choices about the future.
There are a variety of Workforce Centers operated by Los Angeles County.  They are fully accessible and successfully serve persons with disabilities. The centers serve hundreds of individuals and has been very successful in placing a good number of them in subsidized employment.

The following types of assistive technology may be found in any Workforce Center, Resource Room:

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking Professional and Dragon Dictate Pro (for those who cannot use hands or arms)
  • Computer system
  • Printer
  • Application software for vision impaired
  • Braille printer system
  • Zoom Text software
  • Large print keyboard
  • Scanner
  • JAWS for the internet
  • Arkenstone open book reader
  • Earphones
  • Adjustable tables
  • Accessible copiers
  • Telephones
  • TTY machine (TTY # (213) 738-3191)

Use of the technology is free and part of Core Services provided at the centers.  Additionally, for those who cannot afford the added expense, donated interview clothing and/or a clothes closet is available.

Contact Us to Learn More

America’s Job Centers are conveniently located throughout Los Angeles County.  Our professional job center staff will provide more detailed information regarding program eligibility and program services.  If you are looking for employment, training, or want more information about this program, please click here or if you would like to directly contact one of our job centers, click here to find a job center near you.

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