LA Resources

Curated tools and information from SkillUp and our partners

We’re here to help you land an in-demand job in a high-growth industry, despite being laid-off or furloughed because of COVID-19. 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

Exciting News for Los Angeles- Job Growth Is On the Rise

Exciting News for Los Angeles- Job Growth Is On the Rise

COVID-19 ripped through the U.S. economy in 2020, which resulted in tens of millions of workers losing their jobs due to the economic impact of the pandemic.Despite the unfortunate turbulence, there are many industries that are growing and thriving as we begin to...

Goodwill Career Center Los Angeles

Goodwill Career Center Los Angeles

Goodwill helps individuals build skills to find jobs, advance careers and change their lives for the better. Find Goodwill career centers based in communities all around the U.S. to support you with career preparation, job search strategies, and building job-ready skills

Need help with food, money, or a place to live in Los Angeles?

Need help with food, money, or a place to live in Los Angeles?

Here’s an easy way to find available help close to home. Enter your zip code, and search for the services and resources you need. Our partner Onward US is a one-stop resource ready to help people who have lost work or need other services because of COVID-19.

Free Health Clinic Finder

Free Health Clinic Finder

HRSA (Health Resources & Services Administration) helps you find local health centers at low or no cost. This directory provides lists, contact information, and can even help you choose a clinic where you can do a virtual doctor’s visit.

Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Portal

Los Angeles Homeless Outreach Portal

LA-HOP is designed to assist people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County with outreach team services that help move people from homelessness to housing. Through their outreach portal, they can dispatch their homeless services team to come directly to you.

Free Wifi Alternative

Free Wifi Alternative

The SoLa I CAN Foundation aims to bring education to South LA students displaced from their classrooms due to COVID-19 by providing internet connectivity.

Foodbank of Southern California

Foodbank of Southern California

Foodbank of socal provides basic sustenance and proper nutrition to the community’s hungry citizens. They ensure that no one goes hungry, not even for a single day. As long as there are hungry children, families and seniors in our community, The Foodbank of Southern California intends to be a major force against hunger.

Coaching and tools to help you choose a new career path

Breaking Barriers: How To Work From Home

Breaking Barriers: How To Work From Home

  Work From Home.. Solving The MysteryWe know you have heard the term before, especially over the course of this last year with the momentous shift toward remote work that resulted from the pandemic. But how exactly do you find an industry that allows you to work...

Goodwill Placement Services Southern California

Goodwill Placement Services Southern California

Goodwill Southern California’s first priority is helping people in need find sustainable employment. As one of the world’s leading non-profit brands, they maintain a large network of businesses, community partners and government agencies that help them match qualified talent with employers looking to hire.

Learn what a job in tech is all about

Learn what a job in tech is all about

You’ve probably heard that tech is a growing career field. But what kinds of things do you do in a tech job, and what do you need to know to get one?