It is our goal to provide essential workforce services to support the public during this difficult time. The SBWIB has taken a number of steps to ensure the public has access to the resources they need. This web page has been created to provide you with important information, which will be updated as more resources become available.
In alignment with the County’s Safer At Home order, our centers' services are open via phone, emails or appointments only while practicing social distancing. Contact us at the numbers below for services. The Teen Centers at both the Hawthorne and Inglewood locations are currently closed.
Businesses and individuals needing assistance can still receive services online, by email at or via direct telephone contact with our teams of job developers and counselors.
South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Centers
All services available via phone or appointments only while practicing social distancing.
Inglewood (310) 680-3700
Torrance (310) 680-3830
Carson (310) 680-3870 (calls are accepted, appointments available at Inglewood location)
Gardena (310) 538-7070
11539 Hawthorne Blvd., 5th Floor
Hawthorne, CA 90250
310 - 970 - 7700 Phone
310 - 970 - 7711 Fax
800 - 735 - 2922 CRS
Rental Assistance for Tenants and Mom-and-Pop Landlords Affected by the Economic Impact of COVID-19 – Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas [LINK]
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program can provide up to $1,000 towards monthly rent for up to 3 months.
Download flyer here
Biocom's resource center is connecting California’s life science industry to the latest information, guidance and updates regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles and CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), is providing free COVID-19 testing to Los Angeles County residents.
At this time, testing is only for people with symptoms, such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
COVID-19 updates - California Department of Public Health
What you need to know about temporary rent freezes and eviction moratoriums. Resources for Residential/Commercial Tenants & Landlords, Incident Report.
Los Angeles County launched a new virtual one-stop shop to provide help for business owners and workers affected by Covid-19. Visit lacountyhelpcenter.org or call 1-833-238-4450 for more information.
Guidance for Cloth Face Coverings [LINK]
As of Friday, April 10, 2020, LA County residents residents must wear a mask, face cloth, or other covering over their noses and mouths when they need to leave their home for a short period of time to obtain essential goods or services. Read the guidelines at the link above.
CDC on Homemade Cloth Face Coverings here [LINK]