Here are links to a selection of tools and resources available to employers and those searching for jobs in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Live Work SCV
Live Work SCV, powered by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, is the Santa Clarita Valley’s top resource to connect local companies to local talent.
A Hidden Market: The Purchasing Power of Working-Age Adults With Disabilities
This is a study on the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities.
New Tuition-Free Vocational Courses at College of the Canyons
College of the Canyons has started expanding its offerings of free courses ranging from vocational and workforce preparation training to GED preparation.
The Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP)
The Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP) is an alternate examination and appointment process for the recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities into State service. State Departments can utilize LEAP when filling vacant positions.
Youth Employment Opportunity Program
The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15 and 25 to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive services, workshops, career coaching, employment preparation, and other training and community outreach efforts.
North LA County Regional Center
North Los Angeles County Regional Center (NLACRC) is one of 21 private, non-profit organizations under contract with the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to coordinate and provide community-based services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. North LA County Regional Center serves individuals living in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Antelope Valley communities.
Resources for Individuals with Disabilities
The Site provides links to other sites (also known as hyperlinks). These links may include links to websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations and/or private businesses
The Career Visions Team is dedicated to bringing practical career exploration, workforce preparation, and work based learning opportunity to uniquely abled youth and young adults living in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Getting Hired, an Allegis Group Company, is a recruitment solution dedicated to helping inclusive employers hire professional individuals and veterans with disabilities.
Family Focus Resource Center
The Family Focus Resource Center understands and strengthens families raising children with special needs through education, advocacy, and family support services.
National Business & Disability Council (NBDC)
The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is an employer organization and comprehensive resource for disability best practices. Its corporate partners are predominantly Fortune 1000 companies and government employers committed to disability diversity.
We help educate employers on the benefit of hiring the disabled, empower the disabled to look for employment and employ those persons with disabilities that seek to join or rejoin the workforce.