COVID-19

Layoff Aversion Support Fund Program

On September 4, 2020, Orange County Workforce Development Board in partnership with Orange County completed the second round of funding to Orange County Small Business impacted by COVID-19.  The OCWDB COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program provided financial assistance to local small businesses in Orange County with accessing funds to mitigate layoffs and adhere to “social distancing” provisions established by state and federal public health entities, including California Executive Orders N-33-20(COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders).   In order to support small businesses facing financial impacts from the COVID-19 emergency, California Employment Development Division (EDD) provided $700,000.00 in Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funds to Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCWDB) in partnership with Orange County Community Services - Community Investment Division to support Orange County Small Businesses impacted by COVID-19.  The following is a list of business awarded in both rounds of funding:

This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service (800) 735-2922 or 711.  If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please contact 714-480-6500 at least 72 hours prior to the event to allow reasonable arrangements to be made to ensure program accessibility.