What is WorkSource?
WorkSource Seattle-King County is a partnership
education, and community organizations
that offers a unique resource for businesses
and jobseekers: a "one-stop shop"
for career and human resources needs. WorkSource
incorporates traditional employment services
with new tools and resources, including access
to skills training and community services,
all under one roof. Our commitment to customer
service results in a friendly and helpful
environment for both businesses and individuals.
What does WorkSource do?
WorkSource offers your company high-quality
human resources assistance—including
hiring, help during layoffs, and access to
resources for business development. Many of
our services are free.
If you’re looking for a job or a career
change, WorkSource offers a myriad of resources,
including job listings, computers, hiring
events, labor market information, and workshops
on various topics. One-on-one help is also
available to identify training and resources
to help you meet your goals.
Who is in charge
of WorkSource and how is it funded?
Development Council of Seattle-King County,
a nonprofit corporation led by a board of
mostly private-sector community leaders, oversees
WorkSource Seattle-King County. Funding for WorkSource services
comes from federal grants, state, and local
Whom does WorkSource
serve and how can I get services?
WorkSource serves any job seeker
or business in King County. Almost 5,000 job
seekers and hundreds of businesses use WorkSource
services each month. Whether you are currently
unemployed, seeking to fill positions, looking
for resources to succeed in business, or hoping
to change careers, we invite you to visit
any of our WorkSource locations,
or browse our web
site for hiring events and other useful
Is WorkSource accessible
to people with disabilities?
WorkSource Seattle King-County's award-winning resources
and services for customers with disabilities
include a full range of assistive technology
for those with vision, hearing, and mobility
impairments. Other reasonable accommodations
are provided upon request.
Does WorkSource serve
people with limited English proficiency?
WorkSource is committed to serving
individuals with limited English. Materials
are available in several different languages
and many of our staff are bilingual. We are
also able to arrange translation services.
Can teens and young adults
WorkSource resources are helpful
for any jobseeker—see #2 above for specific
information. Young people are encouraged to
visit the Workforce Development Council’s
website to connect with jobs and find youth-specific
tips on job searching, interviewing, exploring
careers, and many other topics. Employers
are invited to post jobs on Youth@Work, and
can also find information about hiring and
Where are you located?
WorkSource has 7 sites in King
County to serve you. In addition, 13 WorkSource
Connection sites can connect you virtually with the services and resources of the system. See our system
map to find a location near you.
Can I apply for Unemployment
Insurance benefits at WorkSource?
You can apply for Unemployment
Insurance (UI) benefits using one of the following
a) Calling the Telecenter at 1-800-318-6022.
b) Applying on-line at www.go2ui.com.
c) Visiting a WorkSource location to fax documentation
to the UI office.
Whom do I contact for
If you are looking for services,
please explore Jobseeker Services and Business Services on this website, or drop by any WorkSource location.
If you are a member of the press, our Media
Liaison, Dan Fey, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-919-4343.