INCOME SUPPORT/EMPLOYMENT


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Aberdeen

415 W. Wishkah Street, Suite A-1 Aberdeen, WA, 98520

Phone: (360) 533-9208

This service provides individualized employment services and counseling to people with disabilities. It also provides technical assistance and training to employers about the employment of people with disabilities. This service does an orientation once a week but customers need to contact the DVR office to sign up first.


Social Security Administration Spokane

714 N Ironbridge Way, Suite 100 Spokane, WA, 99202

Phone: (800) 772-1213

The Social Security Administration handles several programs such as retirement, Medicare and disability applications.


Erica Olerud

P.O. Box 2374 Issaquah, WA, 98027

Phone: (425) 749-6728

Individualized Vocational Rehab and Job Coaching, self-employed and dates/times vary based on scheduling.


AHANA

222 W. Mission Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 960-7458

community-minded.org/AHANA

AHANA strives to improve the economic status and enhance the quality of life of minority communities through the development of business and employment opportunities. Business support services. Workforce Development Training Program - resume development, interviewing skills. Workshops that assist a client in determining whether self employment is feasible. Interpreters available if needed.


Plan to Work/PtW - Spokane

222 West Mission Avenue, Suite 120 Spokane, WA, 99201

community-minded.org/plan-to-work

A Washington State benefit planning project. Specially trained Community Work Incentive Coordinators (CWICs) focus on Social Security disability based benefits and provide free services to individuals and organizations. you receive Social Security disability benefits. Helps client: -Understand how working will affect cash and/or medical benefits as well as other state-specific benefits -Make informed decisions about the impact of employment on overall financial well being -Develop an individualized Work Incentive Plan which allows client to make informed decisions as you work towards your goal of self-sufficiency -Receive support in navigating programs and services of agencies and organizations at the federal, state, and local levels.


Gateway to Adult Transition Education Program

3100 E 18th Street Vancouver, WA, 98661

Phone: (360) 313-1050

gate.vansd.org

Students will develop resumes, letters of interest, and job application skills that relate to their transition plan. ? On C-Tran or C-Van upon entering the GATE Program. ? Be able to be unsupervised for a portion of his or her day. ? All students entering GATE are subject to a 90 school day trial period The student DOES NOT get a diploma from the high school during his or her senior year; he or she gets a certificate of attendance/achievement. Students will receive their diploma when leaving the GATE Program . ? Between 18-21 years old ? Able to spend part of the day unsupervised, ? Ability to work at various independent work site, ? Adapt well to change, ? Ability to continue to ride public transportation system independently, ? Stabilized health condition, ? Independent self care management, ? Appropriate behavior in community, ? Independent mobility, ? Independent communication skills ? Time Management Skills, ? Carry and use ID, ? Mastery of basic Life Skills, ? Successful Attendance APPLICATION TO GATE If you are interested in applying to GATE for the 2012-2013 School Year, here is the current application. When students come for a scheduled visit they must bring a Resume, Money ($3.75) for the bus, and a lunch. Gateway to Adult Transition Education (GATE) offers a team approach to students? age 18-21 year olds with developmental disabilities with opportunities to interact with age appropriate disabled and non-disabled peers. The purpose of the program is for students to acquire organizational skills for daily living, leisure and employment. Students have many different opportunities to explore these experiences. Each activity offered through GATE provides students with independent living skills through community based learning activities.


Apprisen Financial Advocates

3560 Bridgeport Way W., Suite 1-D University Place, WA, 98466

Phone: (253) 588-1858

http://apprisen.com/

Also known as Consumer Credit Counseling Service. Help negotiate credit rates. Doesn't do settlements. Certified Financial Counselors are available to provide counseling, education, and guidance about budget, credit, housing, and bankruptcy. Physical office is in University Way, but the toll free number is nationwide.


Snohomish County Assessor

3000 Rockefeller M/S 510 First Floor Admin Bldg. East Everett, WA, 98201

Phone: (425) 388-3540 exemption

http://assessor.snoco.org/divisions/exemption.aspx

Senior Citizen/Disabled Person Property Tax Exemption Program Senior Citizen/Disabled Person Property Tax Deferral Program Property Tax Deferral for Home Owners with Limited Income


First Steps Program (CFCS)

W Okanogan Pl Kennewick, WA, 99396

Phone: (509) 547-2204

http://bfcac.org/home-base/first_steps-la-clinica

Provides help for women who are pregnant and in need of medical care and want assistance with decision making. Provides help with medical expenses, pregnancy counseling, substance abuse problems, and transportation. For pregnant women who do not have insurance, money or enough resources to get personal care.


Job Corps US Department of Labor

7782 Northern State Road Sedro-Wooley, WA, 98284

Phone: (360) 854-3400

http://cascades.jobcorps.gov

Job Corps has twelve campuses across the states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho and a total of over 100 in all of the USA. They provide residential educational (High School diploma or GED) and career technical training in over 100 specialties as well as an English as a Second Language and an ACT (Advanced College Training--which is the first two years of college) Program. In addition to hands on training, students have the opportunity to train on actual work sites. Health services, tutoring and mentoring programs available. For students ages 16-24, both high school graduates and non graduates. This one to two year self paced program is free of charge to citizens and legal residents who meet income requirements. In fact, students earn some money as they work through the program which is saved for them so that they can get set up in the community. Zero tolerance for violence and drugs. Job Corps works with students for up to 21 months after graduating, assisting with finding employment, and identifying local housing, transportation and day care resources. Single parents eligible to some program sites--very limited. Acceptance into program is on a case by case basis. Program has a lot of structure and expects high level of commitment.


UBS Financial Services

925 4th Ave Suite 2000 Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 447-2443

http://financialservicesinc.ubs.com/team/specialneedsgroup/

Wealth Management Services Our Financial Advisors look at all those areas you'll need to prepare for?your children's future, your retirement, your estate and wealth transfer needs and insurance?and draw upon our powerful resources and expertise to make appropriate recommendations. Also handle trusts.


Neurological Vocational Services NVSU

401 Broadway Rm 2088 Seattle, WA, 98102

Phone: (206) 744-9130

http://nvsrehab.org/

NVSU provides services for those who are "work ready." Callers can reach the office through Nick in the morning. They will be instructed to attend an open intake on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The office helps them obtain funding by writing a letter to DVR. Once the individual obtains DVR funding, they can return to the office for additional services such as: abbreviated neuropsychological evaluation, counseling, job placement, job skills training, social skills group, etc. Bob Fraser, Barbara Beach, Louie Lopez, Marin Engler, Steve Lashly, Dora Fung, and Rashell Doty also work in the office as employment counselors.


OLYCAP

228 W 1st St. Port Angeles, WA, 98331

Phone: (360) 452-4726

http://olycap.org/contact-us

OLYCAP is the Peninsula's leading community resource center. It is located in Jefferson County, Callalam, spanning into forks. It provides all communal resources, including LIHEAP energy assistance, Home-fund money to help with monthly expenditures, oversees on Federal Headstart and Early Headstart programs, aids pregnant mothers and assists in job placement. It also serves as a mecca for referrals to other resources.


Omni Vocational Services, Inc.

1715 114th Ave. SE Suite 200 Bellevue, WA, 98004

Phone: (206) 595-3796

http://omnivocational.com/

Ginger Hurt provides on-site vocational rehabilitation services. She provides evaluations, job coaching, job counseling, and career guidance. She does not provide: job placement only do evaluation, coaching, counseling, career guidance. Only works with Brain Injury, no other diagnoses. She is certified to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) and frequently works with translators. She has significant cross cultural experience (Asian, African, Russian)


Peninsula Services

5800 Werner Rd Bremerton, WA, 98312

Phone: (360) 377-5544

http://peninsulaservices.org/

Peninsula Services was established in 1971 by a group of concerned parents seeking residential services for their adult children with special needs. Since then, the agency has evolved from a residential facility into a non-profit United Way agency reaching throughout the Puget Sound region. Their mission is to provide employment opportunities and work training to persons with disabilities.


Plan to Work

WA

http://plantowork.org/

Plan to Work is a Washington State benefit planning project. It consists of a statewide call center and a network of specially trained Community Work Incentive Coordinators who provide one-on-one Benefits Analysis and Benefit Planning. Helps client: -Understand how working will affect cash and/or medical benefits as well as other state-specific benefits -Make informed decisions about the impact of employment on overall financial well being -Develop an individualized Work Incentive Plan which allows client to make informed decisions as you work towards your goal of self-sufficiency -Receive support in navigating programs and services of agencies and organizations at the federal, state, and local levels.


Post-Prison Education Program

810 Third Avenue Suite 180 Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 524-3333

http://postprisonedu.org

The Post-Prison Education Program offers creates opportunity for people returning to society by providing access to higher education. Imprisoned and formerly imprisoned people are offered the tools and human support they need to find gainful, meaningful employment.The Program mentors and guides students and their families to gain access to resources and to become sustainable and contributing members of society. They people who have recently been released from prison transition successfully to college and the work force. They provide students with these resources: Scholarships, Academic advising and career counseling and Advocacy and mentoring.


VADIS Employment Services Pierce County

1701 Elm Street Sumner, WA, 98390

Phone: (253) 863-5173

http://vadis.org/

VADIS provides adults with a wide variety of disabilities assistance in obtaining and retaining employment. VADIS employment services begin services by reviewing the clients interest, abilities, needs and career goals. Clients are usually referred through the state Division of Vocation Rehabilitation (DVR) or a Social Security Ticket to Work program coaching on conducting a job search, locating employment opportunities, provide leads about businesses that are hiring and then follow up after client has submitted applications and go on interviews.


VADIS Employment Services Kitsap County

3100 NW Bucklin Hill Road, Ste. 220 Silverdale, WA, 98393

Phone: (360) 516-6484

http://vadis.org/

VADIS provides adults with a wide variety of disabilities assistance in obtaining and retaining employment. VADIS employment services begin services by reviewing the clients interest, abilities, needs and career goals. Clients are usually referred through the state Division of Vocation Rehabilitation (DVR) or a Social Security Ticket to Work program coaching on conducting a job search, locating employment opportunities, provide leads about businesses that are hiring and then follow up after client has submitted applications and go on interviews.


Easter Seals of Washington Workforce Development

1740 NE Riddell Road Suite 315 Bremerton, WA, 98310

Phone: (360) 373-2502

http://wa.easterseals.com

Easter Seals Washington provides exceptional services to ensure that people with disabilities and families in need have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Our Workforce Development Program pairs participants with a "coach" to reach personal goals such as paid employment, volunteer work, education, recreation, and relationship building.


Washington State Microenterprise Association

500 South 336th Street Suite 208 Federal Way, WA, 98003

Phone: (253) 661-0930

http://wamicrobiz.org

The Washington State Microenterprise Association champions collaboration for economic justice where every micro-entrepreneur has equal access to economic development resources. ?Building a coalition of organizations, agencies and individuals dedicated to microenterprise development ?Providing leadership to the voice of microenterprise practitioners ?Promoting microenterprise as a viable economic development tool ?Supporting the capacity of microenterprise support organizations in providing: Self-employment education and assistance Access to capital and micro-lending Business creation and expansion support Job creation Economic self-sufficiency and financial education


Washington CASH

2100 24th Ave S. Suite 380 Seattle, WA, 98144

Phone: (206) 352-1945

http://washingtoncash.org/

Washington Community Alliance for Self-Help (C.A.S.H.) provides the hands-on education, in-depth support, and access to capital needed to launch and grow successful small enterprises.


Washington Vocational Services

22316 70th Ave. W. Suite D Mountlake Terrace, WA, 98043

Phone: (425) 774-3338

http://wvs.org/index.php

Private, non-profit agency that has been providing valuable work force development services within our communities since 1976. We are dedicated to providing employment services that meet the needs of the employers as well as those of the job seeker. Our trained staff works to match the right people with good jobs. Provides a variety of rehab related services such as Career Counseling, Job Analysis, Job Reconstructing, Job Seeking Skills Training, Vocational/Career Exploration, Labor Market Survey, Employment Assessment, Employer Education Assistance for employers to secure accommodations, Work Skills Building, Community Based Assessments, Job Development, Job Retention, Supported Employment Services for Persons with Significant Disabilities, Specialized Services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Persons


Plan to Work /Ticket to Work Program

25 West Main Street Ste:310 Spokane, WA, 99201

http://www.Plantowork.org

Plan to Work is a statewide Work Incentive Planning and Assistance (WIPA) funded by a cooperative agreement from the Social Security Administration. It consists of a statewide call center and a network of specially trained Community Work Incentive Coordinators who provide no-cost, one-on-one Benefits Analysis and Work Incentive Planning. Plan to Work can help you understand how working will affect your cash and/or medical benefits as well as other state-specific benefits; Make informed decisions about the impact of employment on your overall financial well being; Develop an individualized Work Incentive plan which allows you to make informed decisions as you work towards your goal of self-sufficiency; Receive support in navigating programs and services of agencies and organizations at the Federal, State, and local levels.


Able Opportunities, Inc

PO Box 468 Hansville, WA, 98340

Phone: (360) 638-0881

http://www.ableopps.com/

Able Opportunities, Inc. provides innovative supports to people with disabilities and their teams that support the achievement of the highest levels of independence. Community Based Assessments - evaluation of skill, interest & accommodations in positions within local businesses Job Search & Development / Job Placement - resume & cover letter development, honing interview skills, job search techniques, work ethics training, job specific skill training Job Coaching / Job Retention - advocacy, accommodation assessment and support, teaming for employer training & education, coaching to independence, creative business minded accommodation solutions Independent Living Services - assessment & training Consultation as Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind Specialist - children and adults Expert Witness Consultation - working with legal teams in cases reviewing appropriate educational and vocational accommodations for people with disabilities Communication Training and Consultation - individual consult and group training for teams supporting those without formal language systems Trainings & Technical Assistance - specialized skill development for programs and front line staff CONSULTATION - STUDENT / SCHOOL School to Work services support successful transition from high school to work. Consultation as Deaf Hard of Hearing and Deaf Blind Specialist Make books and movies in American Sign Language, ASL, written by and starring students. Capture content in ASL, a students native language, then caption them into English for meaningful language projects. Work Independence Network, WIN, is a collaborative program between Harrison Medical Center, Kitsap County DD and Able Opportunities, Inc. We develop successful recruitment and retention business models for hiring people with disabilities.


Betsy Jansen

700 5th Ave. Suite 5100 Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 341-7801

http://www.altsa.dshs.wa.gov/professional/hcs/roads/contract.htm

Provides assistance for anyone needing long-term care or for anyone providing unpaid care for an adult. Services include: planning and finding appropriate care, services, or programs (e.g. transportation, meals, housekeeping, personal care); explore options for paying for long term care and review eligibility for benefits; figure out health care insurance and prescription drug options; get a listing of local adult housing and assisted living; and sort through legal issues (e.g. setting up advance directives, living wills) or make referrals for legal advice.


Chief Seattle Club Education Services

410 2nd Avenue Ext S Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 292-6214

http://www.chiefseattleclub.org/

Registered organization dedicated to physically and spiritually supporting American Indian and Alaska Native people. Located in Pioneer Square district provides food, medical support, housing assistance, computer training, the Urban Indian Legal Clinic, a Native art program and gallery, weekly Kateri Circle Mass, frequent outings to tribes, pow wows, and museums, and more.


Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions Lakewood

10116 36th Ave Court SW. #106 Lakewood, WA, 98499

Phone: (253) 588-2845

http://www.clearpointcreditcounselingsolutions.org/

This organization has been in business for 40 over years, and has a nation wide membership in good standing with BBB with an A+ rating. All counselors are certified credit counselors through the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. They provide telephone counseling for all 50 states. Counseling is offered in the areas of credit, budget, housing (including pre-purchase, housing delinquency, rental, reverse mortgage and loan modification assistance) bankruptcy, and they have a debt management program by which monthly payments and interest rates on credit cards are lowered with a goal to become debt free in 5 years or less.


Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions Seattle

9725 3rd Ave NE, #400 Seattle, WA, 98115

Phone: (206) 729-5006

http://www.clearpointcreditcounselingsolutions.org/

All counselors are certified credit counselors through the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. They provide telephone counseling for all 50 states. Counseling is offered in the areas of credit, budget, housing (including pre-purchase, housing delinquency, rental, reverse mortgage and loan modification assistance) bankruptcy, and they have a debt management program by which monthly payments and interest rates on credit cards are lowered with a goal to become debt free in 5 years or less.


Olympia Regional Office of Disability Determination Services

6737 Capitol Blvd. S. Tumwater, WA, 98501

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dds/

The Division of Disability Determination Services is contracted to evaluate and medically determine for the Social Security Administration if an applicant for SSI or SSDI is medically eligible. They process initial applications for benefits, re-considerations, continuing disability reviews and disability hearings.


Seattle Regional Office of Disability Determination Services

SUITE 901 915 2ND AVE Seattle, WA, 98174

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dds/

The Division of Disability Determination Services is contracted to evaluate and medically determine for the SSA if an applicant for SSI or SSDI is medically eligible. They process initial applications for benefits, reconsiderations, Continuing disability reviews and disability hearings.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Yakima

1002 N 16th Avenue Yakima, WA, 98902

Phone: (509) 225-4455

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/

Vocational Rehbilitation Services


Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Everett

840 N. Broadway Bldg. B #500 Everett, WA, 98001

Phone: (425) 339-4880

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/ContactUs/everett.aspx

Provides counseling assistance and testing for individuals with disabilities. Testing is done, exploration of work interests and capability is done, assistance in locating a position and assist in provision of work skills education, such as classroom training, college or training to operative a small business. Assistance in money management, training in self-care, use of community transportation.


Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Mount Vernon

900 E. College Way, Suite #120 Mt. Vernon, WA, 98273

Phone: (360) 429-3097

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/ContactUs/mtvernon.aspx

The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Mount Vernon Office provides counseling assistance and testing for individuals with disabilities. They also help with exploration of work interests and capabilities, finding work skills education, and locating an appropriate work position, including operating a small business. They also assist in money management, learning appropriate self-care, and use of community transportation.


DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation - Tacoma

1949 S State St. Tacoma, WA, 98405

Phone: (253) 983-6500

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/ContactUs/tacoma.aspx

DVR assist those who have disabilities find or keep a joh. The Tacoma office provides employment services, education funding, and counseling for individuals and technical assistance and training to employers about the employment of people with disabilities. DVR has many internal programs such as the Youth transition program for youth high school age who are looking for employment. . According to Ms Bennett of the Tacoma office, DVR's services have been severely cut but there is still funding available for those who apply. You must first fill out an application online to get an appointment. Also, if you have made contact with the unit manager/supervisor you may be able to get an appointment for your client.


DSHS Chehalis Community Services Office S21-1

151 NE Hampe Way Chehalis, WA, 98532

Phone: (360) 740-3842

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/onlinecso/findservice.shtml

This service allows clients to apply for DSHS benefits, complete interview for cash or food (until 2 pm),report changes for benefits, access to Working Connections Child Care services via phone or online, and Work First/Social Services Case Management. Public computers are on site.


EnTrust Community Services Sunnyside

520 S. 7th St. Sunnyside, WA, 98944

Phone: (509) 839-8066

http://www.entrustcs.org/index.html

EnTrust Community Services (formerly Provident Horizon Group) helps people with barriers to employment, especially those with developmental disabilities improve their lives through education, training, employment, and involvement in the community. EnTrust is nationally accredited through CARF standards of excellence in the field of Vocational Rehabilitation. EnTrust Vocational Training and Job Placement Services are designed to help people with barriers to employment succeed in today?s workplace.


FareStart

700 Virginia St. Seattle, WA, 98101

Phone: (206) 443-1233

http://www.farestart.org

FareStart is a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals. Over the past 19 years, FareStart has provided opportunities for nearly 4,000 people to transform their lives, while also serving over 4.5 million meals to disadvantaged men, women, and children.


Tacoma Goodwill Industries Workforce Development Program

714 S. 27 St. Tacoma, WA, 98409

Phone: (253) 573-6577

http://www.goodwillwa.org/training/services/

Employment training.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

4431 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY S Seattle, WA, 98101

http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=107626,00.html

The VITA Program is available March through October and offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country. VITA sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls, and other convenient locations. Most locations also offer free electronic filing. To locate the nearest VITA near you, use the VITA Locator Tool or call 800-906-9887 Or go to: : http://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/


Lillie Rice Center

2616 East Isaacs Avenue Walla Walla, WA, 99362

Phone: (509) 525-5433

http://www.lilliericecenter.org

Lillie Rice Center provides employment and support services to individuals with developmental disabilities while enhancing their quality of independence through programs. Employment Services: Community Employment Services Job Development Employment Services Job Site Training Employment Services Employment Planning Services They are CARF certified.


L&I Apprenticeship Services South King County

12806 Gateway Drive Tukwila, WA, 98168

Phone: (206) 835-1028

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


L&I Apprenticeship Services North King County

315 5th Ave S Suite 200 Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 515-2842

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


L&I Apprenticeship Services Central Washington

4310 West 24th Avenue Kennewick, WA, 99338

Phone: (509) 735-0119

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


L&I Apprenticeship Services Northwest Washington

525 E. College Way, Suite H Mount Vernon, WA, 98504

Phone: (360) 416-3081

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


L&I Apprenticeship Services Western Washington

7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA, 98501

Phone: (360) 902-5320

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


L&I Apprenticeship Services Eastern Washington

901 N. Monroe Suite 100 Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 324-2590

http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/

Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field, such as construction, health care or culinary arts. Contact the above information for directions on how to apply in your county.


Mainstay Employment Services

1801 Broadway North Plaza room 101 Seattle, WA, 98122

Phone: (206) 934-3813

http://www.mainstay.org

Mainstay Employment Services enhances opportunities for job seekers while highlighting individual choice. They help individuals who are looking for a job in Seattle but have barriers to employment such as a physical or mental disability. Mainstay is a no-fee employment support services. They provide voluntary learning opportunities through their centralized location in the heart of Seattle. They also provide training based on work experience settings, both at their campus and in the community.


Millionair Club Charity

2515 Western Avenue Seattle, WA, 98121

Phone: (206) 728-5627

http://www.millionairclub.org/

The Millionair Club began in 1921 and provides jobs and other essential support services to individuals who are homeless or unemployed in Seattle and King County. They provide: Day labor and long-term temporary jobs which offer men and women an opportunity to earn a wage. Millionair Club also offers employment services which allow people to move into permanent jobs. The MC also offers Nutritious hot meals to fuel workers for the job as well as shower and laundry facilities. Eye care, social services and other community services also available. The organization has subsisted for decades primarily on private donations from individuals, foundations and corporations.


American Financial Solutions

263 4th St Bremerton, WA, 98332

http://www.myfinancialgoals.org/

American Financial Solutions is a non-profit credit counseling and financial education agency Foreclosure Counseling Understand the foreclosure process and review options to avoid foreclosure Review your income, living expenses and debt repayments Understand your options for managing the overdue mortgage Work with you and your lender to try to negotiate new terms for your mortgage


Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

500 108th Ave NE Ste 2100 Bellevue, WA, 98004

Phone: (425) 709-0404

http://www.opco.com/

30% of business done by Darryl Lynch and Lance Rounds is with individuals who have a guardianship in place, so they are well aware of the special needs of those who have a disability. They focus on providing care without transaction fees; there is a flat fee based on the amount of money being managed so that the investment advisor can focus on growing the account rather than increasing commissions through transactions. Darryl stated that he would provide pro bono advice to individuals approaching settlements with guidance as to how much money they might need in future and how best to structure a settlement.


Financial Literacy and Renter Education

1111 Cornwall Ave. Suite C Bellingham, WA, 98225

Phone: (360) 734-5121 ext. 223

http://www.oppco.org/category/job-skills-money-management/

F.L.A.R.E. is a community class designed to provide knowledge on how to save, spend and budget money along with basic skills on how to become a competent renter. This class is facilitated by the Opportunity Council in Whatcom County. Address and times of class vary. Please call the number above for more information.


Orion Training and Employment Services

1590 A Street Northeast Auburn, WA, 98002

Phone: (253) 661-7805

http://www.orionworks.org/orionrehab/welcome-to-orion/

Each year, Orion supports over 250 individuals in assessing, training and locating employment in the community. They offer training in the manufacturing, clerical customer service and teleserives industries. They receive referrals and support from State, Federal and Local organizations.


Pioneer Human Services

7440 West Marginal Way S. Seattle, WA, 98108

Phone: (206) 768-1990

http://www.pioneerhumanservices.org/

Pioneer Services offers programs that help people who are re-entering society from prison or jail and those who are overcoming chemical addiction and mental illness. They offer a fully integrated array of housing, employment, training, reentry and treatment services.


PROVAIL Employment Services

12550 Aurora Ave North Seattle, WA, 98133

Phone: (206) 363-7303

http://www.provail.org/

PROVAIL is one of the state's largest private, multi-service agencies dedicated to expanding the opportunities for children and adults with all types of disabilities to live, work, and fully participate in the communities of their choice. PROVAIL's Employment Services is a contracted provider with DVR. They collaborate with local businesses to match their needs with qualified job seekers, assist with employee training and ongoing consultation if necessary. As part of this program, PROVAIL also assists high school students in the Seattle, Lake Washington and Shoreline School Districts with the transition process to the workplace.


Puget Sound Personnel, Inc

50 - 116th Ave. SE, Suite 211 Bellevue, WA, 98004

Phone: (425) 562-1231

http://www.pspwork.com/Home.asp

Are You Eligible for Services? To be considered for PSP's employment services, a job seeker must: Want to work Be 21 years of age or older if seeking supported employment services as an individual with developmental disabilities Be 20 years of age or older if participating in the school to work program Be 18 years of age or older if seeking employment and/or vocational rehabilitation services as an individual with a physical or mental disability Live in King or Snohomish County Receive funding through King or Snohomish County Developmental Disabilities Division, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), PASS (Plan for Achieving Self-Supports), IRWE (Impairment-Related Work Expenses) or private pay Have access to reliable transportation


Puget Sound Psychology and Consulting

5105 200th St. SW, Suite 100 Lynnwood, WA, 98036

Phone: (206) 883-6175

http://www.pugetsoundpsychology.com/PSPC%20Web%20Site_files/Page866.htm

Dr. Crystal Gray has specialty training in evidenced based assessment & treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Gray?s expertise areas include: Behavior, Cognitive Behavior & Dialectical Behavior Therapies; Motivational Interviewing & Enhancement (MI/ME); Hypnosis & Mindfulness; Family Systems & Multisystemic Therapy; Disability & Employment; and Accommodation Strategies. She is a dynamic and engaging instructor, who has taught hundreds of workshops and conferences on autism, aspergers and related disabilities. Puget Sound Psychology and Consulting provides psychological, neuropsychological, personality, educational, and vocational assessments.


Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens

810 3rd Avenue Suite 425 Seattle, WA, 98104

Phone: (206) 684-0500

http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/services-and-programs/mayor%E2%80%99s-office-for-senior-citizens

Seattle?s FLASH Card ? Fun Leisure Access Savings and Health ? is a discount and identification card for adults with disabilities living in Seattle and King County. Similar to the popular Gold Card for Healthy Aging, the FLASH Card features the Community Information Line. Embossed in Braille, the card also provides access to discounts on goods and services listed in a Special Discounts Directory. Eligibility requirements for the FLASH Card are the same as for a Metro Transit reduced fare permit for persons with disabilities. People with temporary disabilities may receive a paper FLASH Card with an expiration date. The Mayor?s Office also issues Senior Citizens the Gold Card and FLASH Card for seniors and adults with disabilities. The cards list phone numbers for information and assistance, and give cardholders discounts for events, goods and services at businesses and organizations throughout King County.


Seattle Conservation Corps

Suite 201 7727 63rd Ave. NE Seattle, WA, 98115

Phone: (206) 684-0190

http://www.seattle.gov/parks/scc/

The Seattle Conservation Corps, established in 1986, is a unique Parks and Recreation program that gives back in two ways: it trains formerly troubled people for viable, living-wage jobs, and completes work in Seattle parks as well as other agencies and employers. Rather than relying primarily on public funding, the Corps covers 75 percent of its costs by doing work for City departments and others, and seeking grant funding for support services, training, and educational opportunities. From urban forest restoration to building rain barrels for the city's householders, the Conservation Corps provides needed services throughout the region.


Seattle Housing Authority Family Self-Sufficiency Program

190 Queen Anne Ave North Seattle, WA, 98109

Phone: (206) 239-1500

http://www.seattlehousing.org/residents/sufficiency/family/

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program is open to all families living in public housing or receiving a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8). It helps clients increase skills to become self-supporting and sets up a matched savings account to help people save as their income (and rent) increases.


Seattle Job's Initiative

830 4th Avenue South, Suite 206 Seattle, WA, 98134-1337

Phone: (206) 628-6975

http://www.seattlejobsinitiative.com/

Seattle Jobs Initiative offers low-income individuals training that leads to college credentials in growing local industry sectors. Our objective is to help individuals who live below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level to acquire the skills they need to advance out of poverty, while simultaneously meeting the needs of local employers for a skilled workforce.


Social Security Administration Seattle

915 2nd Ave., Suite 901 Seattle, WA, 98174

Phone: (800) 772-1213

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/

The Social Security Administration handles several programs such as retirement, Medicare and disability applications.


Special Care Agency Employment Services

4121 McKinley St Carnation, WA, 98014

Phone: (425) 333-4114

http://www.specialcareagency.com

Special Care Agency partners with Department of DVR to provide community based assessment, job placement, intensive training and job retention services. their trained employment specialists work to assist in discovery, development and coordination of ideal jobs placement that will prepare you to be an asset to any organization.


Northwest Center - Spokane

1101 N. Fancher Ste. B Spokane Valley, WA, 99212

Phone: (509) 928-1588

http://www.spokanecares.org/index.php?org_ref=422

Life Skills Training Coaching Community Outreach Job Training Job Placement Organization is based out of Seattle. This entity can was formerly NOVA and now can be found under www.nwcenter.org At this time only adults are served in Spokane area The Seattle based entity serves adults and children of all ages.


The Artisans

200 E 2nd Spokane, WA, 99202

Phone: (509) 325-4489

http://www.theartisans.org

The Artisan is a non-profit agency providing services necessary for employment opportunities in the community for persons with disabilities. They provide Individual Supported Employment and Group Supported Employment.


Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Chapter 31

915 2nd Ave Seattle, WA, 98174

Phone: (206) 341-8228

http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/

Are you receiving compensation for your disability? If so, you qualify for vocational rehabilitation. Call them and they will send the veteran an application. Or you can apply on the website itself. Veterans with a service-connected disability may qualify for an additional 12 months of vocational rehabilitation benefits if they: o Have completed a VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program and been considered ?rehabilitated.? o Apply within six months of using up their initial 26 weeks of unemployment benefits. o Apply by March 31, 2014 at latest. The VA offers incentives to employers to hire veterans providing you with a competitive advantage over others. Veterans must apply and qualify for VA vocational rehabilitation benefits prior to being hired. Go to www.va.gov to fill out an online VONAPP application, or complete VA For 28-1900 and submit to the nearest VA Regional Office.


Worksource Grays Harbor

511 W. Heron Aberdeen, WA, 98520

Phone: (360) 533-9318

http://www.wa.gov/esd/ws/GraysHarbor/

This service assists a person in finding a job or getting a better job. They provide opportunities to develop peoples' knowledge, skills and positive attitudes needed to reach their employment goals. This services include self-help services such as Resource Room, Workshops, and Job Search Assistance. Additional services are offered when needed. .


Worksource Colville

956 S Main, Suite B Colville, WA, 99114

Phone: (509) 685-6158

http://www.wa.gov/esd/ws/colville/

Worksource Colville is the place to go if you need a job. They provide the opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes needed to reach your employment goals. Services available at no charge are Resource Room, Workshops and Job search assistance.


Washington Workforce System

128 10th Avenue SW Olympia, WA, 98504

Phone: (360) 753-5662

http://www.wtb.wa.gov/WWDS.asp

Washington state?s workforce development system is a network of services, programs, and investments with a shared goal of improving the skills of the state?s workforce. These programs help people become employed, re-enter the workforce, or move ahead in their careers. The programs cover a broad territory beginning with high school and reaching through apprenticeships, certificate programs and college but stop short of a four-year degree. With 40 percent of all jobs requiring more than a high school diploma but not requiring a four-year college degree, these programs have the potential to change lives and lift the state economy at the same time.


WorkSource

2005 E. College Way Mount Vernon, WA, 98273

Phone: (360) 416-3508

https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/worksource/

This office provides assisstance to those workers seeking employment with job resource information, classes, including retraining, offers computer services, general assistance.


WorkSource Whidbey

265 NE Kettle St. Suite 102 Oak Harbor, Washington, 98277

Phone: (360) 675-5966

https://worksourcewa.com/home.aspx?

Provision of services in assisting individuals who have lost their employment or seeking employment which include counseling, testing, some job placement activities and resume building. Additionally, they hold networking and skill building workshops.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Silverdale

3888 NW Randall Way, Ste 201 Silverdale, WA, 98383

Phone: (360) 698-4360

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/jjra/find-an-office/division-vocational-rehabilitation/division-vocational-rehabilitation-silverdale

This service provides individualized employment services and counseling to people with disabilities. It also provides technical assistance and training to employers about the employment of people with disabilities.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Lynnwood

20311 52nd Avenue West Suite 200 Lynnwood, WA, 98036-6313

Phone: (425) 977-6600

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/jjra/find-an-office/division-vocational-rehabilitation/lynnwood

DVR's purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. A DVR counselor can help you explore types of jobs that best match your interests and strengths. A DVR counselor offers ongoing counseling, guidance, and support as you get or keep a job.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Vancouver

800 NE 136th Avenue , 2nd Floor, Suite 230 Vancouver, WA, 98684

Phone: (360) 397-9960

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/jjra/find-an-office/division-vocational-rehabilitation/vancouver

This service provides vocational rehabilitation. Orientations are scheduled on Tuesday 10:30am Wednesday 9am, and Thursday 3pm. Arrive 15 minutes early with completed orientation packet, photo ID, SS card, and medical records.


Donna O'Connor

11011 120 AVE NE Kirkland, Wa, 98034

Phone: (425) 499-5462

https://www.hope-link.org/get_help/financial_education

Donna is a Financial Coach and has been assigned to work with clients in North and East King County as par of the Financial Coaching Initiative, which provides a full-time financial coach to clients to help with their financial goals. She provides free one on one financial coaching to help them move toward their goals and empower them to make informed financial decisions. She provides coaching in the area of banking options and budgeting basics and other related areas. There is no income eligibility. She can also meet outside the regular office hours based on the client's need and availability.


Department of Veterans Affairs - Spokane

705 W. 2nd Avenue Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 462-2500

https://www.spokane.va.gov/

Resources and tools for Job search and for employers. Offers a wide array of special programs and initiatives specifically designed to help homeless veterans. There are pilot programs for homeless women veterans and for homeless women veterans with children


YWCA Women to Work Program Spokane

930 N. Monroe Women's Opportunity Center Spokane, Washington, 99201

Phone: (509) 789-9281

https://ywcaspokane.org/programs/heal-and-grow/women-to-work/

Women to Work Program - supported by BFET (Basic Food Employment & Training Program) funds through DSHS. Assists women experiencing barriers to employment. Provides: Professional Clothing Computer Lab Free on-site childcare Skill building classes Resources (for overcoming barriers)


Jewish Family Service Refugee & Immigrant Service Center Eastside

15821 NE 8th Street Suite 210 Bellevue, WA, 98008

Phone: (425) 643-2221

jfsseattle.org

This location supports individuals in finding a job. One needs proof of refugee or immigrant status. They also have some ESL classes.


Rehabilitation Institute of Washington

415 1st Ave N Suite 200 Seattle, WA, 98109

Phone: (206) 859-5030

rehabwashington.com

The Rehabilitation Institute of Washington is a multidisciplinary Commission of Accreditation Rehab Facility (CARF) accredited clinic providing a range of diagnostic and treatment options for persons with chronic pain and disability. In addition to neuropsychological testing, they do physical capacity evaluations and Electrodiagnosis (the evaluation of the body?s neuromuscular systems to help evaluate pain, weakness, and numbness). The pain management program is a 20 day program from 9:00 to 4:00. The work hardening program is designed to increase the hours a person is able to work in a day. The work conditioning program is 1 ½ hours of PT and 1 ½ hours of OT M-F. They also offer some individual PT and OT depending on availability. For individuals in the intensive programs they have 15 apartments where people can stay. They have a Brain Injury program offering SLP (cognitive therapy) PT and OT.


Therapeutic Health Services Bellevue

1412 140th Place N.E Bellevue, WA, 98007

Phone: (425) 747-7892

ths-wa.org

Therapeutic Health Services is a chemical dependency and mental health treatment agency located in Seattle, Washington. It operates on the belief that chemical dependency and mental illness are chronic, progressive diseases that respond to appropriate intervention, treatment and prevention.Therapeutic Health Services offers a complete range of supplemental services, including language and cultural expertise, family and community support, and vocational services.


Therapeutic Health Services Seattle

5802 Rainier Ave. S. Seattle, WA, 98118

Phone: (206) 723-1980

ths-wa.org

Therapeutic Health Services is a chemical dependency and mental health treatment agency located in Seattle, Washington. It operates on the belief that chemical dependency and mental illness are chronic, progressive diseases that respond to appropriate intervention, treatment and prevention.Therapeutic Health Services offers a complete range of supplemental services, including language and cultural expertise, family and community support, and vocational services.


Washington Client Assistance Program

2531 Rainier Ave S Seattle, WA, 98144

washingtoncap.org

The Washington C.A.P. is an advocacy program with the following services: Provides information about the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), the Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) and Independent Living Programs (ILP?s), Works to solve problems through negotiation, Offers information about the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), Offers information about social security benefits, Offers individualized advocacy services including assistance with administrative proceedings. A referral to CAP would be particularly appropriate for someone having legal difficulties accessing services through DVR, including children in their last year of school. They are the state and federal ombudsman and can work to have laws enforced.


TACID Job Workshop

6315 S. 19th st. Tacoma, WA, 98466

Phone: (253) 565-9000

web.tacid.org

TACID provides Traumatic Brain Injury information and support, Vision Program, Deaf Blind Hard Hearing Services, Housing, Work, Employment, Mental Health Resource Center, Recreation, Referral service. Hosts a job workshop M, W and F from 9:30-11:30.


Salvation Army Clark County Job Training

7509 NE 47th Avenue Vancouver, WA, 98661

Phone: (360) 448-2890

www.SalvationArmyVancouver.org

Salvation Army is a job training site for the Partners-In-Careers, a federally funded job training program. These individuals generally work as receptionists, intake workers, and warehouse workers. It is essential to note that at no time may participation in denominational activities be required as a condition for receiving needed services. All service given in the name of Jesus for meeting human needs and caring for hurting persons is in and of itself valued and is a spiritual ministry. All requests are reviewed as funding and material goods are available.


Ability Employment Services

1212 N. Washington Rock Point One, Suite 134 Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 443-3459

www.abilityemployment.net

DDA - Individuals enrolled in the Individual Supported Employment (ISE) program receive assistance with job preparation, job development, job placement, retention, and follow along services. DVR - Individuals with a broad range of disabilities may access services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRCs) meet with individuals to determine eligibility for services and develop a plan with the client.


Department of Social and Health Services Aging & Disability Services Yakima

1002 N. 16th avenue Ste. 303 Yakima, wa, 98902-0817

Phone: (509) 225-4435

www.adsa.dshs.wa.gov

DSHS provides resource support for central washington, under the umbrella of the Aging and Disability Services administration, and the Home and Community services Division.They work with adults and children who are disabled, or who have suffered from an accident and now require assistance. They help with housing, as well as transitioning clients from nursing homes to community living. They also assist with finding employment and appropriate medical services.


Washington Career Bridge

128 10th Avenue SW PO Box 43105 Olympia, WA, 98504

www.careerbridge.wa.gov

Career Bridge is a government website that provides resources for career and education planning. On their website, you can explore jobs, view job trends and find education. The website provides links to career resources, career counseling, apprenticeships and educational programs throughout Washington State. There is information on Veteran and military resources as well as programs for the disabled.


Cares of Washington

1833 N 105th Street. Suite 201 Seattle, WA, 98133

Phone: (206) 938-1253

www.caresofwa.org/

Cares offers services and programs to help individuals with disabilities and those experiencing distress from low income find and sustain employment and develop life skills. Their services include: Vocational Counseling, Job Readiness Training, resume writing, interview skills, application completion, using the internet and other job search resources, Skills Assessment, job Placement Assistance, Follow-Up Support, Resource Materials, Job Accommodation Advice and Education Counseling.


Cascade Vocational Services

1611 N State Street Bellingham, WA, 98225

Phone: (360) 647-9087

www.cascadeconnections.org/programs/vocational-services/

Since 1993, with a committed vision and clear philosophy, they state their staff has been helping people with disabilities to acquire job skills and training, receive wages and benefits and gain greater independence. Services provision: Resources, other agencies, supported employment, financial and other benefit support, other approaches to support and connections within the community.


PATH- Out Reach

317 E. 39th Street Vancouver, WA, 98663

Phone: (360) 823-1077

www.communityservicesnw.org

This service offers a one-stop program where a person can get services covering employement assistance, housing resources, DSHS, and case management. They meet at the Memorial Lutheran Church at 2700 E 28th Street, Vancouver, WA.


Clearview Employment Services

6926 NE Fourth Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA, 98666

Phone: (360) 607-8520

www.crmhs.org

This service connects people with barriers to employment with employers seeking reliable workers. Its services include: career counseling, vocationally related case management, support, job coaching, vocational assessment, and/or job development. Call for an appointment.


Division of Vocational Rehab North Seattle

12063 15th AVE NE N17-11 Seattle, WA, 98125

Phone: (206) 440-2230

www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/

DVR purpose is to empower people with disabilities to achieve a greater quality of life by obtaining and maintaining employment. A DVR counselor can help you explore types of jobs that bet match your interests and strengths. A DVR counselor offers ongoing counseling, guidance, and support as you get or keep a job.


Division of Vocational Rehab Spokane

1313 N Atlantic, Suite 1000 Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 363-4700

www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/

DVR provides services to individuals who want to work but need assistance due to a physical, sensory, cognitive or mental disability. A DVR counselor works 1:1 with each individual to design a customized step by step plan to achieve a desired goal.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Centralia

3401 Galvin Rd Centralia, WA, 98531

Phone: (360) 807-7180

www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/ContactUs/centralia.aspx

This service provides individualized employment services and counseling to people with disabilities. It also provides technical assistance and training to employers about the employment of people with disabilities. This service does an orientation once a week but customers need to contact the DVR office to sign up first.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Kelso

711 Vine Street Kelso, WA, 98626

Phone: (360) 501-2499

www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/ContactUs/kelso.aspx

This service provides individualized employment services and counseling to people with disabilities. It also provides technical assistance and training to employers about the employment of people with disabilities. This service does an orientation once a week but customers need to contact the DVR office to sign up first.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

4565 7th Ave SE Olympia, WA, 98503

Phone: (360) 725-3636

www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) provides employment services and counseling to individuals with disabilities who want to work but experience barriers to work because of a physical, sensory, and/or mental disability. A DVR counselor works with each person to develop a customized plan of services designed to help them reach their employment goal. DVR assistance may include, but is not limited to the following: Counseling and Guidance Assessment Services Independent Living Services Assistive Technology Services Training and Education Job-related Services


Melissa Jevons, MA, CRC

400 Mercer St Seattle, WA, 98109

Phone: (206) 273-7127

www.dshs.wa.gov

Works for DAR Dept of Vocational Rehab. has specific experience with TBI survivors. Vocational rhab Services Counselor, DVR Dept. of Vocational rehab


Enso - Seattle

16300 Christensen Road Suite 340 Seattle, WA, 98188

Phone: (206) 829-2001

www.enso.ws

Enso provides employment services to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment locally across Washington state. They focus on the individual and develop services to provide support in a Person Centered and Self-Directed approach. Thier goal is to support individual job-seekers to attain jobs that fit their interests, skills and abilities while integrating into the workplace in a productive and effective manner that meets the needs of employers.


Enso - Spokane

508 West 6th AVE Suite 400 Spokane, WA, 99204

Phone: (509) 329-6010

www.enso.ws

Enso provides employment services to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment locally across Washington state. They focus on the individual and develop services to provide support in a Person Centered and Self-Directed approach. Thier goal is to support individual job-seekers to attain jobs that fit their interests, skills and abilities while integrating into the workplace in a productive and effective manner that meets the needs of employers.


Enso -Tacoma

Tacoma, WA, 98405

Phone: (253) 682-0987

www.enso.ws

Enso provides employment services to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment locally across Washington state. They focus on the individual and develop services to provide support in a Person Centered and Self-Directed approach. Thier goal is to support individual job-seekers to attain jobs that fit their interests, skills and abilities while integrating into the workplace in a productive and effective manner that meets the needs of employers.


Keys to Advancement, Inc

12503 SE Mill Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA, 98684

Phone: (360) 885-1010

www.facebook.com/KeysToAdvancement

This service provides one-on-one job task training to your newly hired employee from the date of hire and continues through job stabilization, at no cost to the employer. It assist in educating employers and co-workers on various disabilities. It also provides assistance into the workplace.


Global Connections to Employment WA

PO Box 33125 JBLM, WA, 98433

Phone: (253) 507-5968

www.gce.org

GCE is an Ability One Non Profit. We offer Supported Employment jobs on base at JBLM for individuals with disabilities. Paying $14.05 per hour, with medical and union benefits and flexible scheduling, these are janitorial crew positions. Our work site is fully integrated, and we offer advancement and skills training for all employees. To Apply, just go to www.gce.org.


Worksource Lewis County Veterans

151 NE Hampe Way Chehalis, WA, 97532

Phone: (360) 748-2360

www.go2worksource.com

WorkSource Lewis County is the place to go if you need a job or are trying to find a better job! We provide opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes needed to reach your employment goals. Self-help services are available on the Lewis County Worksource website at no charge to all jobseekers include: Resource Room Workshops Job Search Assistance If you are unable to find employment after using our core services, you may be eligible for other intensive services including job training. See Job Seeker Services and Career Resources to learn more. WorkSource also provides recruitment services for employers! There is no charge for our assistance with workplace questions, job listings, hiring events, training or interview space needs.


WorkSource Lewis County

151 NE Hampe Way Chehalis, WA, 98532

Phone: (360) 748-2360

www.go2worksource.com

WorkSource Lewis County is the place to go if you need a job or are trying to find a better job! We provide opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes needed to reach your employment goals. Self-help services are available on the Lewis County Worksource website at no charge to all jobseekers include: Resource Room Workshops Job Search Assistance If you are unable to find employment after using our core services, you may be eligible for other intensive services including job training. See Job Seeker Services and Career Resources to learn more. WorkSource also provides recruitment services for employers! There is no charge for our assistance with workplace questions, job listings, hiring events, training or interview space needs.


Innovative Services NW Employment Services

9414 NE Fourth Plain Rd. Vancouver, WA, 98662

Phone: (360) 892-5142

www.innovativeservicesnw.org

This Service assist individuals in overcoming disability related employment barriers to realize their full potential as productive members of the community. It offers both individualized placement for the job seeker and career development services.


Goodwill Job Connection Vancouver

6425 NE Fourth Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA, 98661

Phone: (360) 695-1923

www.meetgoodwill.org

Job Connection is a free job search and referral program designed to help individuals find a job outside Goodwill that fits their needs and abilities.


Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center

6912 220th St Mount Lake Terrace, WA, 98043

Phone: (425) 248-2480

www.nwadactr@uw.edu

DBTACis a program established through the US Dept. of Education to serve businesses and individuals with information regarding the Americans with Disability Act. They offer technical assistance and training in all aspects of the ADA and perform a wide range of activities to promote public awareness of the ADA. They also offer confidential phone consultations as well as on-site training to ensure compliance with the ADA. They also refer employers to a program called JAN which helps them in not only being in compliance but how to support and work better with the disabled individual.


SKCAC Industreis

19731 Russell Road South Kent, WA, 98032

Phone: (253) 395-1240

www.skcac.com

SKCAC Industries and Employment Services offers facility-based services in packaging and assembly work; off-site crew work at Safeco and CenturyLink Field; and planning, assessment and job placement in community-based settings. Services are available for individuals with developmental or physical disabilities and are tailored to meet each individual's unique needs. ou may need a referral from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) or the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). Services are free to qualified individuals (fees are paid by DDD or DVR).


Skills Inc

800 NW 46th St Seattle, WA, 98107

Phone: (206) 782-6000

www.skillsinc.com

The Skills Inc. Customized Employment Program is designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities who work part-time for a variety of reasons. We offer employment opportunities to those who are entering the workplace for the first time, re-entering the workforce, or who may have more significant barriers to employment. It is based on identifying the strengths, interests and abilities to determine the best fit for the person and Skills Inc. The program is integrated throughout the organization and across multiple locations and departments. Employment Program Elements & Benefits Training Determine Employment Interest Discover Work Skills Team Approach Integrated Environment Natural Supports Flexible Work Schedules Workforce Re-entry


Spokane Regional Office of the Disability Determination Services

RockPointe III Building 1330 N. Washington St. Ste: 2080 Spokane, WA, 99201

www.ssa.gov/disability

The Division of Disability Determination Services is contracted to evaluate and medically determine for the SSA if an applicant for SSI or SSDI is medically eligible. They process initial applications for benefits, reconsiderations, Continuing disability reviews and disability hearings


Goodwill Work Opportunity of Cowlitz County

1030 15th Avenue, Suite 300 Longview, WA, 98632

Phone: (360) 425-6929

www.tacomagoodwill.org

Goodwill helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment go to work by providing jobs, training and educational opportunities. Services are available for Young Adults, Adults, Seniors, and veterans. Our Work Opportunity Center located in Longview provides job training and placement services to the public. Our Longview has recently expanded in size and offerings.


TRAC Associates Seattle

1001 Broadway Suite 217 Seattle, WA, 98122

Phone: (206) 443-9999

www.tracassoc.com

TRAC Associates has been a leader in offering employment services for job seekers and employers in Washington since 1983. We assist job seekers meet the changing needs of employers and the labor market. TRAC Associates matches employers to job seekers by providing the following services: recruitment, applicant screening and testing, job readiness competencies, vocational training, job retention, career advancement and outplacement.


WorkSource Auburn

2707 I street NE Auburn, WA, 98002

Phone: (253) 804-1189

www.tracassoc.com

Worksource has been a leader in offering employment services for job seekers and employers in Washington. They assist job seekers meet the changing needs of employers and the labor market. They match employers to job seekers by providing the following services: recruitment, applicant screening and testing, job readiness competencies, vocational training, job retention, career advancement and outplacement.


VADIS Employment Services Seattle

16000 Christensen Rd Suite 240 Tukwila, WA, 98188

Phone: (206) 243-8806 ext 105

www.vadis.org

VADIS provides adults with a wide variety of disabilities assistance in obtaining and retaining employment. VADIS employment services begin services by reviewing the clients interest, abilities, needs and career goals. Clients are usually referred through the state Division of Vocation Rehabilitation (DVR) or a Social Security Ticket to Work program. Coaching on conducting a job search, locating employment opportunities, provide leads about businesses that are hiring and then follow up after client has submitted applications and go on interviews.


Worksource Spokane

130 S Arthur Spokane, WA, 99201

Phone: (509) 532-3000

www.wa.gov/esd/spokane/

Worksource provides an opportunity for those in search of employment to meet with a counselor and discuss their needs and goals. Their Pathway to Employment program helps a person to focus on their job search, assemble high quality markeing materials, teaches a person how to effectively market themselves to employers and how to interview. Worksource orientation sessions are offered on M,W,F at 8:30 am and on T, Th at 1:15pm. At that time you can schedule an appointment with a Worksource specialist in order to gain personal assistance.


WorkSource Redmond

7735 178th PL NE Suite C Redmond, WA, 98052

Phone: (425) 861-3700

www.worksourceskc.org

WorkSource is an integrated delivery system for an array of employment and training services designed to enhance the effectiveness and coordination of employer and job-seeker services. WorkSource Redmond offers orientation classes that provide an overview of the resources and programs available to job seekers at WorkSource Redmond. These orientations are offered weekly on a first come first served basis.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Ellensburg

100 East Jackson Ave Ste 100 Ellensburg, WA, 98926

Phone: (509) 925-0488

www1.dshs.wa.gov/dvr

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) provides employment services and counseling to individuals age 16 and older with disabilities who want to work but experience barriers to work because of a physical, sensory, and/or mental disability. A DVR counselor works with each person to develop a customized plan of services designed to help them reach their employment goal. DVR assistance may include, but is not limited to the following: Counseling and Guidance Assessment Services Independent Living Services Assistive Technology Services Training and Education Job-related Services


YWCA BFET Program

16601 NE 80th St Redmond, WA, 98052

Phone: (425) 556-1353

ywcaworks.org

The BFET program stands for Basic Food, Employment and Training. The program provides a variety of employment training activities along with job search support and service referrals. BEFT can help you with Job search assistance, collage planing, occupational skills training, job readiness training, interview tips, GED, ABE, ESL referrals and resume and cover letter assistance. You may qualify for the BFET program if you receive or qualify for basic food benefits, do not currently receive TANF benefits and meet some guideline income.