General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Employment Services


This program assists residents of El Dorado County who need help returning to work and are unlikely to return to their previous industry or occupation. Displaced homemakers and self-employed individuals may also qualify.

Services Include:

  • Money for certain vocational school or technical training or related expenses
  • On-the-job training opportunities
  • Information and support accessing college and technical schools
  • Job search assistance and career assessment and career exploration
  • Work readiness training such as interview skills and resume preparation

Individuals must apply, be eligible and be chosen for this program. Eligibility requirements include by are not limited to:

  • Age 18 years or older
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Able to financially support self while in training
    • If receiving unemployment insurance benefits, individuals approved for this program may be able to attend school while collecting these benefits rather than look for work (the California Training Benefits Program Fact Sheet is available for more information)
  • Application and interview

For more information, please complete the request form or contact the El Dorado County employment services office nearest you:


Placerville Office
Employment Resource Center
3047 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone (530) 642-4850
Fax (530) 626-9060
South Lake Tahoe Office
Employment Resource Center
3368 Sandy Way
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone (530) 573-3221
Fax (530) 543-6826

When visiting Connections in Placerville or the Employment Resource Center in South Lake Tahoe, please bring the appropriate identification documents (driver’s license and Social Security card) with you. El Dorado County is proud partner of America's Job Center of California Network.