WORKFORCE RESOURCES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
TWC COVID-19 ESSENTIAL WORKER APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED.
PLEASE CALL FOR INFORMATION REGARDING AT-RISK ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, WAIT LIST, AND APPLICATION.
Workforce Solutions offices in Texas are continuing to provide services to employers, job seekers, and families through remote/ virtual service delivery or by appointment based on need. Customers can be assisted by phone by calling 325-653-2321 to speak with a staff member.
If you are a worker whose employment has been disrupted by economic changes caused by COVID-19 concerns, we can assist you in finding new work or training for a higher-skilled role in related industries.
- Visit www.WorkInTexas.com to create an account and see who’s hiring, access available job openings, upload your resume, and more.
- Speak with a Talent Engagement Specialist for personalized job search assistance, resume review and development, job references and more. Call today. 325-653-2321.
- Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act. The WIOA program can help with funding for basic skills and occupational/vocational training and books, on-the-job training skills, and much more. Learn more about how WIOA can help you get the skills you need to succeed. Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act
- LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is uniquely positioned to help provide access to online learning for those who will be most impacted during this public health crisis, so that they can stay productive and grow their skills at home.
UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS SERVICES
If you are seeking Unemployment Benefits Services, please visit the Texas Workforce Commission website. Have questions about the process? Visit the Unemployment Benefits Services Frequently Asked Questions page.
- For more information on how the State of Texas is handling the pandemic, see Governor Greg Abbott’s website at: https://gov.texas.gov/
- For more information on the status of COVID-19 in Texas, see the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website at: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
If you are a business facing a layoff or closure, we can offer proactive, business-focused intervention and financial assistance for layoff aversion at no cost*.
To learn more about available support, contact Wendy Packard at firstname.lastname@example.org, 325-703-2452 or April Ewing at email@example.com, 325-703-2426
*We currently cannot offer legal counsel to employers.
TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now offering disaster relief loans for small businesses in Texas. The process to apply, verify eligibility, and close the loan can take several weeks to complete. https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
BUSINESS RESOURCE HUB- SAN ANGELO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The COVID-19 Business Resource Hub is a collaborative effort between local and area agencies to bring together resources and assistance for businesses during COVID-19. Business Resource Hub- San Angelo Chamber of Commerce.
ASU SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER, SAN ANGELO
The ASU SBDC is here to support small businesses, especially during times of crisis. ASU SBDC stands ready to deliver information and resources in many areas of business management. Most importantly, SBDC is preparing to deliver traditional face to face business advising and training using electronic means if necessary. https://www.angelo.edu/community/small-business-development-center/covid-19-resources.php