Bay Area Resources

Curated tools and information from SkillUp and our partners

These resources have been especially curated to help you access additional financial and other supports, learn more about promising careers that fit your interests and skills, and hear from others who are facing similar challenges.

Resources for housing, healthcare, and other essentials

Bridges from School to Work

Bridges from School to Work

If you are 17-24 and live in a Bridges city, we can help you prepare for and find a job that matches your interests and abilities. We teach you the skills to succeed and then match you with a paying job.

SkillUp Worker Voice – Carmen’s Story

SkillUp Worker Voice – Carmen’s Story

Carmen Moreno is a prime example of the power of networking. Carmen was unemployed and feeling hopeless and lost in her career when a friend referred her to LevelUp Bay Area. Carmen began attending free weekly career coaching sessions led by SkillUp and LevelUp Bay...

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

 Here in the Bay Area, WIOA can provide up to $5000 in training scholarship money for a training that is on the Eligible Training Provider List in CalJOBS. These scholarships cover tuition, books, and other fees associated with a given training. To filter and search...

American Job Centers

American Job Centers

American Job Centers (AJCs) provide free help to job seekers with a variety of career and employment-related needs. They can help you look for work and offer job search workshops, free computer access, and more. AJCs have experienced career counselors on staff that...

East Bay Works (EBW)

East Bay Works (EBW)

Through its network of job centers, economic developers, support service providers, and educational entities, East Bay Works partners provide benefits and services to employers, job seekers, and youth, aged 16-24. All at no cost to you. Get training and assistance to...

Tri-Valley Career Center

Tri-Valley Career Center

The Tri-Valley Career Center (TVCC), a service of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, is a comprehensive employment and career resource center offering free services to job seekers and career changers in the East Bay. Our team of career advisors and job...

JVS San Francisco Bay Area

JVS San Francisco Bay Area

JVS Bay Area has a variety of resources for job seekers and anyone needing help with their resume, their job search, and overall support as they navigate finding a new role after a layoff or major life change. Their popular program, the Job Search Accelerator, teaches...

Bay Area HUD Housing

Bay Area HUD Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a variety of housing resources,  including rental assistance, housing vouchers, and shelter assistance.