Employment Support

Employment Support

Recently unemployed or a small business owner looking for assistance?

Our Community Partners are dedicated to helping you succeed.

Apply for Unemployment

In Washington State, you apply for unemployment online through the Employment Security Department, or call  1.800.318.6022 (with record number of calls, anticipate longer wait times). The website will help you determine if you are eligible for unemployment benefits, how to apply for them, how to follow up on a claim and how to reopen a claim.

WorkSourceWorkSource

WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington.

WorkSource Office Locator 

WorkSource Workshop & Hiring Event Calendar

Links to specific topics:

Virtual Services Orientation from WorkSource

Pacific Mountain WorkForce Development Council (PACMTN) PacMtn

PacMtn is a nonprofit organization that is the recognized convener of regional workforce development efforts. The PacMtn Board of Directors, PacMtn Elected Official Consortium, and all staff are dedicated to the development of a workforce system that supports business, industry, and all levels of employers and job seekers.

Visit our COVID - 19 Response Resources.

Use our Job Search feature to find work.

 

Small Business Association Resources for COVID 19

The Thurston Economic Development Council has a business hotline with statewide information: 1.888.821.6652

 

Economic Development Councils (EDC) & Chambers of Commerce

The Thurston Economic Development Council has a business hotline with statewide information: 1.888.821.6652

 

WorkSource, PacMtn, TRL, and our community partners are an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Washington Relay 711.