Emergency COVID-19 Grants

MLJT has $885,000 in funding available to assist those who have lost their jobs or have reduced hours due to COVID-19. View our three current Emergency COVID Grants, below. If you would like to view other COVID-19 Job seeker resources, visit our COVID-19 Resource Page here.

COVID Impacted Individuals

$135,000

 

Help Paying:

  • Utilities

  • Rent

  • Teleworking Equipment

Individuals must meet the following income requirements:

Family Size & 6 Month Income Limit

  • 1: $25,520

  • 2: $34,480

  • 3: $43,444

  • 4: $52,400

  • 5: $76,700

  • 6: $87,900
     

AND be unable to work due to one of the following:

  • Laid off due to COVID-19

  • Self-quarantined

  • Care giving for someone who is quarantined

  • Need to care for children due to school or childcare closure

  • Required to work remotely but lack the equipment

  • At higher risk or lives with someone at high risk such as:

    • Older adults (65+)

    • Individuals with compromised immune systems

    • Individuals with serious chronic medical conditions like: heart disease, diabetes, lung disease 

    • Smoker

COVID Employment Recovery

$150,000

 

Get Re-employed:

  • Career Assessments

  • Job Search and Career Exploration

  • Paid Work Experience

  • Vocational Training

  • On-the-Job Training

  • Training Related Expenses

Individuals must meet the following:
 

  • Workers who were laid off as a result of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID) Pandemic



​Individuals that were self-employed are not eligible for this grant.

COVID Additional Assistance

$600,000

Career and Employment Services to Help Get Re-employed:​

  • Career Assessments

  • Job Search and Career Exploration

  • Vocational Training

  • On-the-Job Training

  • Training Related Expenses

  • Support Services (Rent, Utilities, etc...)

Individuals must meet the following requirements:

  • Workers who were laid off as a result of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID) Pandemic

     

​AND meet one of the following:
 

  • Terminated or laid off, eligible for or exhausted Unemployment Insurance and is unlikely to return to most recent occupation

  • Substantial layoff affecting at least 3 employees

  • Employer announcement of closure

  • Self-employed but now unemployed as a result of pandemic

If you are eligible for any of the grants above, streamline your enrollment process by filling out a pre-application online, or contact your local job center.

Not eligible? There are still opportunities for you receive career services! 

See our Job Seeker Services or contact your local job center.

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Sonora, CA 95370

(209) 588-1150

info@mljt.org
 

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