70 Resources for Navigating Long-Term Unemployment and Finding Your Next Job
People facing long-term unemployment have complex needs including securing unemployment benefits, finding a job and working with social workers to navigate the uncertainty of the labor market. OnlineMSWPrograms.com has compiled a list of resources that can help workers of various ages and skill levels who are searching for employment.
Benefits for Seniors,National Council on Aging: A list of resources for older adults to understand and access unemployment benefits, including insurance for hearing, vision and dental care, food stamps, health care coverage and savings programs.
Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program, Environmental Protection Agency: A program for workers 55 or older to share their skills and expertise with the EPA through positions ranging from clerical to technical and professional assignments such as technicians, writers, engineers, scientists and accountants working for the environment.
Resources for Older Workers, Career One Stop: A list of resources for older workers seeking help with self-employment, overcoming stereotypes, interviewing, negotiating and job applications.
Social Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: A centralized list of government services for American residents, including child support, food stamps, home visits, and veteran assistance.
Social Workers in the U.S.,HealthGrades: A directory of licensed social workers in each state, including their contact information, specializations and client reviews.
How to Get Mental Health Help, MentalHealth.gov: A list of resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for pursuing mental health care.
Psychology Help Center, American Psychological Association: Resources for coping with crisis, social distancing and unemployment, including finding a therapist.
How to Deal with Anxiety,Crisis Text Line: A guide for identifying and coping with symptoms of anxiety, including causes, treatment and prevention, as well as a 24/7 text line to speak anonymously with a trained professional.