Matching the skills of the workforce with the skills needed by employers is half the WDC’s mission. The other half is ensuring that each person has the opportunity to achieve not just a job, but
- WorkSource Career Resources and Services: The WDC oversees WorkSource Seattle-King County, where any jobseeker can find free resources. Many also qualify for more intensive assistance, including job training and career counseling.
- Job Training: Funding from the WDC supports job training for eligible jobseekers through WorkSource Seattle-King County. The WDC also maintains close connections with local community and technical colleges to open pathways to training.
- Lowering Employment Barriers: People with limited English skills, older workers, the homeless, low-income workers and others have barriers to employment that WDC programs address. Click to learn more.