Contra Costa SBDCPleasant Hill, CA

Lay-off Aversion & Rapid Response Services

Rapid Response Services are designed 1) to help growing companies access an available pool of skilled workers from other companies that are downsizing or who have been trained in the skills your company needs to be competitive, and 2) to mitigate the impact of layoffs and plant closings by quickly coordinating services and providing immediate aid to companies and their affected workers. More about Rapid Response Services

Rapid Response Coordinator for Direct Services:
Susie O'Bryant, 925-671-4542

Rapid Response Coordinator:
Tracey Nicks, 925-602-6815

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It all starts here. Review our client process, complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.


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