State Resources

  • California Department of Rehabilitation

    Works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.
  • California State Personnel Board - Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP)

    Offers persons with disabilities the opportunity to apply for a series of job classifications in the state civil service system.
  • Computer Technologies Program (CTP)

    Broadens employment opportunities for people with significant disabilities by providing training in Information Technologies (Programming/Office Systems), mentorship for youth with disabilities, self-marketing strategies and advocacy in partnership with the business and rehabilitation communities.
  • DisabilityResources, Inc.

    A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently. Thousands of the best disability resources on the Internet, selected and annotated by the staff of Disability Resources.
  • East Bay Works

    A unique joint venture of public entities, non-profit agencies, and private organizations helping businesses and job seekers meet their employment needs. They have established a network of 13 One-Stop Business and Career Centers located throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties in Northern California that are available to the entire community - businesses, job seekers, youth, and the general public - at no charge.
  • Employment Development Department

    Promotes California's economic growth by providing services to keep employers, employees, and job seekers competitive.
  • Virtual Online Job Fair for College Students with Disabilities

    This fair will be implemented in the State of California on October 15, 2008, from 9am - 4pm. The program is hosted by disABLEDperson Inc. which is a 501(c)(3) 509(a)(1) non profit Christian charity whose mission is to help reduce the near 70% unemployment rate amongst disabled Americans.
  • Wardrobe for Opportunity

    A volunteer-based, non profit organization that provides professional clothing and career support to low income job seekers so that they can secure employment and become economically self-sufficient.

National Resources


    Provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits. The Office of Disability Employment Policy created this site to provide one-stop online access to resources available throughout the Federal government.
  • FirstGov

    The official gateway to all U.S. government information. Whatever you want or need from the U.S. government, you will find a rich treasure of online information, services, and resources at this site.
  • Job Accommodations Network (JAN)

    A free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities.
  • Small Business and Self-Employment Service (SBSES)

    A service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor which provides information, counseling, and referrals about self-employment and small business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities.
  • Ticket To Work

    The centerpiece of new legislation under the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999. It is a nationwide initiative designed to bring major positive change to the lives of individuals with disabilities.
  • U.S. Department of Labor

    Fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements.
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

    Enforces federal statutes such as: Equal Pay Act (EPA) of 1963, Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Section 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Civil Rights Act of 1991.
  • US Office of Personnel Management

    Ensures that the federal government has an effective work force. Website provides information for job seekers including a link to USAJOBS.

Internet Job Boards

  • ABILITY Jobs

    Enables people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment. By posting job opportunities, employers not only exhibit an open door policy but also demonstrate their responsiveness to affirmative action by genuinely recruiting qualified persons with disabilities.

    Alameda County's official website that has a link to their Human Resource Services and provides information on Job Listings and Exams.

    Website was created to showcase the exciting public agency employment opportunities available to you--in one dynamic, user-friendly web site. Public agencies have partnered to develop a true public sector job board so that you may be informed of the most current job opportunities. The goal--to make it easy for you to search and apply for public agency employment opportunities.
  • Cal Jobs

    California's Job Bank internet system for linking employer job listings and job seeker résumés.
  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD)

    A career gateway for students with disabilities that is set up through the NACElink network.
  • Recruitability

    Free on-line job board for people with disabilities that is hosted by disABLEDperson,inc.

    A one stop portal for a range of employment opportunities for students within the federal government whether in High School, college or Graduate School.

    The official website of the United States Federal Government. It is the one-stop source for federal jobs and employment information.

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