Employment Resources

Seeking employment?

VCDCSS is partnering with Workforce Development Board to help families connect with career services.

The Career Services Program provides eligible job seekers with:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Assessments
  • Employment Workshops
  • Career Development Assistance
  • Short Term Training


To learn more watch the orientation video and contact us today for a referral!

Career Services Program Orientation Video

Community Resources


If you would like to hire an attorney you can contact the Ventura County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service at (805) 650-7599.


Child Abduction Recovery Unit – District Attorney’s Office

If you need assistance with the enforcement of an existing child custody order or child abduction you may call the Ventura County District Attorney’s office at 805-654-2500.

If you need assistance with obtaining a child custody order please refer to the Family Law Facilitator below.

For more information please click here.


Restraining Order

If you need a restraining order, please call the District Attorney’s Victims’ Assistance Program at (805) 654-3622 or visit their website.


Public Assistance

For CalWORKs and Medi-Cal, please visit the Human Services Agency website or call (866) 904-9362

Family Law Facilitator

If you need assistance with custody and visitation or legal self-help, please visit the Family Law Facilitator website or call (805) 289-8733. To find a self-help information for another county, please visit the California Courts website.

The Family Law Facilitator now has webinars and online workshops:

How to Register for a Webinar                            Family Law Self-Help Workshops

Family Law Self-Help Webinars                         Civil Self-Help Workshops

Civil Self-Help Webinars

To register for the webinars click here.

The Coalition For Family Harmony

The Coalition aims to improve the quality of life and create hope for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Their ultimate goal is to provide victims with alternative ways of coping with physical and/or emotional abuse through education, counseling, shelter, non-judgmental emotional support, and housing assistance.

To learn more about The Coalition please click here.

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