Special career support funded by OEWD

Learn about free career services tailored to job seekers with specialized needs.

People with disabilities

If you are an adult with a disability, we can support you in your job search. Get access to free:

  • On-the-job training opportunities
  • Job readiness and training workshops
  • Job search and placement assistance
  • Benefits counseling
  • Case management
  • Food handling certification
  • Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program

Contact the Disability Initiative Coordinator for more information:

Toolworks, Inc.


Upwardly Global can help immigrants or refugees who want to restart their careers in the United States. Get access to:

  • 1-on-1 career coaching
  • Industry-focused job training
  • Networking opportunities

If you have limited English, contact Mujeres Unidas y Activas for more information:

Mujeres Unidas y Activas

LGBTQI people

The SF LGBT Center offers employment support to San Francisco's LGBTQI residents.

SF LGBT Center

People experiencing homelessness

If you are experiencing homelessness and need help with your job search, the following organizations can help:

People with criminal records

If you have a criminal record, our re-entry services can help you with searching and applying for jobs. Get access to free:

  • Help with interviewing and talking about your criminal record
  • Bonding information
  • Legal information

America Works of California


If you are a veteran transitioning into employment, we can support your job search. Get access to free:

  • Job brokering services, including recruitment and onboarding veterans
  • Employer-Driven Curriculum (EDC) training
  • Strategic hiring events
  • Dual customer service approach
  • Cultural competency training and accreditation for HR personnel
  • Job readiness training and services
  • Transportation and meal vouchers
  • Work clothes, tools, and other supplies  

Contact our nonprofit veteran service organization for more information:

Swords to Plowshares

Last updated August 27, 2022