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Employment Development Department

National Dislocated Worker Grant: 2017 Storms

California will receive up to $43 million for a National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) to help 51 counties cleanup after the devastating storms that occurred in January and February 2017. Local areas are working with the Employment Development Department to use this funding to hire a total of 2,150 unemployed workers in the affected areas. These workers will fill temporary jobs to help with various clean-up and repair projects on public and tribal lands.

Temporary Work Contact List

Contact the local project operator for additional information about these temporary job opportunities or visit your local America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM.

2017 Storm NDWG Temporary Work Contact List
Project Operator Counties Served Contact Person Services Provided
Alameda County Workforce Development Board
  • Alameda
Sandy McMullan
Sandy.McMullan@acgov.org
510-259-3828
Cleanup mud and debris to ensure public safety. Repair fences, rake and put down fresh gravel that was eroded. Chainsaw cut downed trees. Shovel mud from walkways. Supportive Services for job related needs and prerequisites.
La Cooperativa Campesina de California
  • Alpine
  • Amador
  • Butte
  • Contra Costa
  • El Dorado
  • Kern
  • Kings
  • Lake
  • Mariposa
  • Mendocino
  • Merced
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Placer
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Benito
  • San Diego
  • San Joaquin
  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Cruz
  • Solano
  • Sonoma
  • Stanislaus
  • Sutter
  • Yolo
  • Yuba
Marina Tapia
MTapia@lacooperativa.org
916-388-224
Project worksites will be for flood and storm damage cleanup, removal of brush, mud, and tree debris; waterway area cleanup, levee repair, roadway damage and public land cleanup; and repair of public structures.
Merced County Department of Workforce Investment
  • Merced
Patricia Hinson
PHinson@co.merced.ca.us
209-724-2000
Work with crews from the Department of Public Works, Office of Emergency Services and various other agencies to do cleanup work in areas where the storm has damaged roads, public buildings, and infrastructure. Cleanup debris, work on damaged irrigation ditches, canals, streams and levees to prevent further damage.
Mother Lode Consortium
  • Amador
  • Calaveras
  • Mariposa
  • Tuolumne
Vicki Long
Vickil@mljt.org
209-533-3396
Cleanup and recovery efforts include repair of damaged and destroyed public structures, facilities and public lands located within the disaster area related to the emergency. Supportive services related to temporary jobs.
North Central Counties Consortium
  • Colusa
  • Glenn
  • Sutter
  • Yuba
Caron Job
Caron.Job@yubacoe.k12.ca.us
530-749-4828
Repair levees, remove fallen trees, clear drains and culverts, repair or replace signs, shovel ditches, remove mud and brush, etc.
NOVA Workforce Consortium
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Clara

Jeanette Langdell
408-730-7241
jlangdell@novaworks.org

Cleanup and recovery efforts including, repair of damaged and destroyed public structures, facilities, and lands such as roads, creeks, culverts, and bridges.
Northern California Indian Development Council, Inc.
  • Calaveras
  • Humboldt
  • Inyo
  • Lake
  • Los Angeles
  • Orange
  • Riverside
  • San Diego
  • Siskiyou
  • Shasta
  • Sonoma
Terry Coltra
Fiscal@ncidc.org

707-445-8451
Cleanup and recovery efforts to include repair of damaged and destroyed structures, facilities, infrastructure and tribal lands located within the disaster area.

Northern Rural Training Employment Consortium

  • Butte
  • Del Norte
  • Modoc
  • Nevada
  • Plumas









  • Lassen
  • Plumas
  • Shasta
  • Sierra
  • Tehama
  • Trinity











  • Sierra
  • Siskiyou
Amy Velazquez
Avelazquez@ncen.org
530-879-2326











Terri Hiser-Haynes
Thaynes@ncen.org
530-257-5057
Cleanup and recovery efforts will include repair of damaged and destroyed public lands, public infrastructure within the disaster area, debris, mud, silt removal and cleanup, stream bank repair, backfilling of dirt in washed out areas, sidewalk, path, trail repair, erosion control activities, repair to culverts, road repairs, riparian revegetation, clean out of ditches and drainage outlets, resurfacing and painting of outbuildings and other damaged public structures, asphalt removal and replacement, fence debris removal and fence repair, tree removal, parking lot repair, and cleanup and repair of hillside of emergency spillway.
RichmondWORKS
  • Contra Costa
Emmanuel Njome
Enjome@richmondworks.org
510-307-8014
Repair and restore public facilities, damaged roads, potholes, hillsides, creeks, clean out and repair ditches, remove broken branches and debris.
Sacramento Employment and Training Agency
  • Sacramento
Marsha Strode
Marsha.Strode@seta.net
916-263-4100
Cleanup and repair of damaged public parks, facilities, levees, creeks and other public properties.
City of San Jose Work2Future
  • Santa Clara
Vincent Tang
Vincent.Tang@work2futurefoundation.org
408-794-1228
Recovery and cleanup including debris pick-up and removal, sweeping, levee clearing, and cleaning.
Workforce Alliance of the North Bay
  • Lake
  • Marin
  • Napa
Michele Michelsen
Michele@mpic.org
707-263-0630
Cleanup of debris from lakeshore, streets, drains, culverts; repair roadways, replace signs, remove mud; clean and repair trails in national forest. Repair and stabilize eroded shoreline of Clearlake.