Santa Cruz County Social Services for Employment

Find Santa Cruz County California social services and programs related to employment. Social services for employment are provided by Departments of Labor, Unemployment Offices, and Workers Compensation Offices.


An Unemployment Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support to people who are unemployed. Unemployment Offices assist people in applying for unemployment benefits, including providing help with obtaining healthcare and other benefits. Unemployment Offices also process and submit unemployment insurance payments, offer job training services, and provide assistance in finding employment.

Capitola Career Center 2045 40th Avenue Capitola CA 95010 831-464-6286

Shoreline Career Center 350 Encinal Street Santa Cruz CA 95060 831-429-6415

Watsonville Career Center 18 West Beach Street Watsonville CA 95076 831-763-8700