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Let us help you find a job!
If you have recently been granted asylum, you are eligible to participate in the US Government-sponsered Matching Grant Employment Program. 

There are no fees to Matching Grant Employment Services.
What does the program do for you?
  • Help you search for a job
  • Teach you about how to write résumés, apply to jobs, interview and about American workplace culture
  • Provide you with cash assistance
What do you need to be eligible?
  • You need to have been granted asylum less than 31 days before meeting with us.
  • You have to want to go to work
If you are interested in finding a job, call immediately:
  • San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin Counties
    • International Rescue Committee (Oakland)
      • +1 510 452 8222
         
  • San Mateo County
    • International Rescue Committee (Oakland)
      • +1 510 452 8222
    • Catholic Charities (San Jose)
      • +1 408 325 5227
      • +1 408 325 5170
    • International Rescue Committee (San Jose)
      • +1 408 277 0255
    • Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (Los Gatos)
      • +1 408 357 7452
         
  • Santa Clara County
    • Catholic Charities (San Jose)
      • +1 408 325 5227
      • +1 408 325 5170
    • International Resuce Committee (San Jose)
      • +1 408 277 0255
    • Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (Los Gatos)
      • +1 408 357 7452
         
  • Sacramento County
    • International Rescue Committee (Sacramento)
      • +1 916 482 0120