Coastline Community College / OC One-Stop
The Orange County One-Stop Centers provide comprehensive employment and training services, including a Resource Center with access to computers, fax machines, copiers, and telephones. Other services include a resume distribution program; a career resource library, labor market information, networking opportunities, job search workshops, onsite interviews with local employers, transferable skills information, job leads, and training programs.
Orange County Workforce Investment Board (OCWIB)
In partnership with the Orange County Board of Supervisors, the OCWIB oversees Orange County's workforce development activities and establishes programs in response to the workforce needs of Orange County. This system operates through One-Stop Career Centers and satellite centers conveniently located throughout the county. Each center offers wealth of training, information, and assistance for businesses and job seekers. Please visit the One Stop Career Center.
Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953, as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist, and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise, and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.
SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth, and success of small business. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Over 10,500 successful executives, located in 389 local chapters throughout the United States and its territories, volunteer to provide free, confidential business counseling and low cost workshops as a public service to all types of businesses, in all stages of development. SCORE is the best source of free and confidential small business advice to help you build your business, from idea to start-up to success.
California Labor & Workforce Development Agency
The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency seeks to improve access to employment and training programs and to ensure that California businesses and workers have a level playing field in which to compete and prosper.
Santa Ana Regional Lead Small Business Development Center
The Santa Ana SBDC Network is a leader in providing consulting, training, and technical assistance to the small business community. The SBDC program supports the growth and development of the Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino County economies by assisting in job creation and business expansion
The SBDC is funded in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), California State University, Fullerton, as well as host organizations throughout the Santa Ana District. The Santa Ana District offers strategically located satellite and outreach centers throughout the region, providing a network of professional assistance that small business owners can access throughout their company's life cycle. The Santa Ana District's team of over 20 dedicated professional business consultants and training specialists work with prospective entrepreneurs and existing business owners to help them realize their entrepreneurial goals. The Santa Ana District Network offers clients free confidential business consulting services and low-cost training seminars.
Orange County Small Business Development Center
The Orange County SBDC offers no-charge, personalized business assistance in a confidential, one-on-one setting and team business consulting. You can also advance your business through valuable, low-cost seminars that cover such important topics as Access to Capital, Quickbooks, Employment Law, Marketing, Government Contracting, Web Technology, and Writing a Business Plan, taught by the center's professional business consultants and industry experts.