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Business Transition Ventura County

Business Transition

Ventura County Grows Business partners with the America's Job Centers of California as well as the SBDC to aid businesses going through difficult transitions. Whether your business is restructuring, relocating, downsizing or closing down, Ventura County businesses are never without resources to help them through any transition situations that may apply.

America's Job Centers of California

America's Job Center of California offers Rapid Response to help Ventura County businesses identify resources, and establish links to services or information that can help during a difficult time of workforce reduction.  For more information or personal assistance, please call (800) 500-7705 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a dedicated Ventura County America's Job Center service representative.

Free services help employers and workers deal with the effects of layoffs and closures.

  • Referrals for no-cost/low-cost business consulting
  • Layoff aversion information
  • Dislocated worker support services
  • Downsizing/closure management


SBDC provides business turnaround assistance as well as legal structure guidance and counselling on debt reduction. Through these in depth services, SBDC is able to provide companies with the resources and solutions necessary for a smooth transition during this critical time.

Contact Us

To expedite service delivery, we recommend that you contact our partner organizations directly; however, please do not hesitate to contact Ventura County Grows Business for help in identifying the partner best suited for your needs.