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Are you ready to take the next step in your work journey?  WorkSource can help you find a way forward with resources available free of charge.

Customized Employment Assistance

Available services

Job search assistance customized to your needs and job goals will help you into the workforce quickly. Services can include:

  • Resume writing and assistance
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Ongoing job search assistance/targeting employers
  • Potential assistance is available with job search costs, including certification, licensure, transportation, etc.
  • Help becoming employed before Unemployment Insurance or other benefits end

Career Navigation & Training Assistance

Available services

  • Guidance to identify training programs leading to demand occupations
  • Assistance in developing a funding plan to pay for training
  • Ongoing support/coaching to successfully complete training
  • These services are available to you at no cost through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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Connect to services

Employment Specialist Team
(253) 905-1827

Featured events for adults

ONLINE Strategies for Success: Work Concepts II (Pierce)

Web Ex invitation will be emailed out before class on Monday

Room: Web ExContact Name: Carol ForresterContact Phone: 253-293-0276Contact Email: carol.forrester@esd.wa.govWorkshop Language Option: EnglishAdditional Information: Strategies for Success is a series of life-skills workshops open to everyone. It is flexible and...

Work for Washington State– how to apply effectively –WorkSource virtual workshop – Statewide

Zoom Online Meeting: Link and meeting information will be shared by email at least 1 hour before the online workshop begins.

Room: ZoomContact Name: Aletha McGeeContact Email: Aletha.mcgee@esd.wa.govWorkshop Language Option: EnglishAdditional Information: Please go to and create your account prior to attending this workshop.Video conferencing will use a large portion of bandwidth and data. Before signing up, be sure you have a data plan or reliable WiFi access that can accommodate this. To attend the...

Adult High School Diploma Program

WorkSource Pierce2121 South State St. Suite 300Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Name: Felicia DennisContact Email: Felicia.Dennis@cptc.eduWorkshop Language Option: EnglishEvent Registration: First Come First ServedNeed to finish your diploma? You've Got it!You deserve to complete your diploma and move forward.We have...

Success Stories

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Partner Programs for Adults

Please note: The programs listed below are offered through another provider and require an application through them. Please apply through their website instead of the general Adult services application form on this page.

Start your career pathway in the water industry!
Partner Program


Waterversity offers the first step toward living-wage employment in a recession- and pandemic-proof career in the areas of ecology, municipal wastewater, and industrial wastewater treatment.

Start your new path to a new career in healthcare!
Partner Program

Introduction to Healthcare Apprenticeship Program (IHAP)

Earning your CNA certification will open the doors to many career pathways and opportunities within the healthcare sector. IHAP is a free two-phase program for entry-level job seekers to start a career in the medical field.

Launch your career in advanced manufacturing!
Partner Program

Manufacturing Academy

AJAC’s Manufacturing Academy builds foundational career pathways into aerospace and advanced manufacturing employment and apprenticeship opportunities. This pre-apprenticeship program helps to develop a person’s manufacturing skills and offers industry-focused certification.