business owners searching for online resources
There are several websites that are specifically focused on assisting businesses and employers in the City of Los Angeles. These resources can be found at the local, county, and state level. Discover the information and resources you need to grow your L.A. business and thrive.


America's Job Center Office Locator
America’s Job Centers of California are located throughout the state to help employers find qualified workers and job seekers find good jobs; it's easy, one-stop access to all of the state’s employment-related services

California Business Portal
California’s office for Economic Development offers a range of services to business owners. Those services include attraction, retention and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, clearing of regulatory hurdles, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, important informational briefings and much more.

California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank)
California State’s general purpose financing authority, they provide financial assistance to support infrastructure and economic development

California Small Business Development Center
Provides individualized consulting and training to new and growing businesses, along with various other resources

CalJOBS
The New CalJOBS is the online resource that allows users to easily search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, and gather information on education and training program

Employment Development Department, California (EDD)
State-wide employment development, workforce retention assistance, and California business resources

Industrial Development Authority (IDA)
A city commission established for the purpose of issuing tax-exempt bond financing to assist the growth of businesses within Los Angeles

Los Angeles Business Portal
Everything you need to plan, start, manage, and grow your business in LA

Los Angeles County, Business Development
LA County business development services, tools and general information

Los Angeles Development Fund
The LADF helps fund qualifying economic development investments, specifically for low-income communities where projects are selected which will require a subsidy in order to be developed

Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
LAEDC provides free, confidential, strategic consulting to help businesses and key industries grow and thrive

SCORE Los Angeles
A nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship

Workforce Development Board (WDB), City of Los Angeles
Supports citizens and businesses by providing oversight of job training and employment placement programs for qualified workers and businesses