Eastside Employment

Location

16601 NE 80th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

Hours

No Hours Available.

Contact

Basic Food Program Contact
Homelessness Program Contact
TANF Program Contact
YWCA's employment and job training program for low-income adults on the Eastside. Through case management, participants get the tools and resources to support them to secure a living wage job, build financial stability, and find economic empowerment.

This program provides employment-focused case management services for the economic advancement of low-income women and men who live on the Eastside.

Employment advocates work with participants to identify strengths and address barriers, make a plan for college classes or vocational training, and access additional support services for housing, transportation, clothing, and more.

Services offered in East King County include:

  • Job training and placement support
  • Resume, cover letter, and interview assistance
  • Job retention and career development coaching
  • Referrals for GED, ABE, and ESL services
  • Access to additional community resources for housing and economic advancement
Eligibility & Enrollment

To enroll in YWCA's Eastside Employment programs, participants need to meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Receive Basic Food benefits (SNAP) and reside in Bellevue or Kirkland
  • Currently experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness in East King County 
  • Live on the Eastside and currently receive TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)

Services Offered

Job Training

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