Homeless Employment Program

Location

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

16601 NE 80th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
United States

1010 S. Second St.
Renton, WA 98057
United States

1044 18th St NE
Auburn, WA 98002
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday Closed

Contact

South King County Regional Center
Family Village Redmond
YWCA’s Homeless Employment Program, provides people experiencing homelessness or people who are at risk of homelessness with a full range of individualized employment and support services needed to achieve self-sufficiency and stable housing.

The Homeless Employment Program, provides people experiencing homelessness or people who are at risk of homelessness with a full range of individualized employment and support services needed to achieve self-sufficiency and stable housing.

  • Career Development and Coaching
  • Job Search and Job Placement Assistance
  • Identifying Strengths and Addressing Barriers
  • Tools, Clothing and Transportation for Work
  • Referrals to Community Resources
  • Housing Navigation Including Resources and Information
  • Financial Empowerment and Resources

What can we provide?

Once enrolled, an employment navigator will help you:

  • Discover your professional interests, skills and goals
  • Create effective resumes and cover letters
  • Access job listings and job search tools
  • Develop and pursue job leads
  • Practice interviewing and networking techniques
  • Access education and job training opportunities
  • Navigate the housing system
  • Plan for the future

What happens after you find a job?

Your employment navigator will also help you to continue to develop your workplace skills and to access stable housing, including:

  • Understanding an employer’s expectations
  • Developing good work habits
  • Communicating effectively with coworkers
  • Dealing with workplace stress
  • Adapting to the workplace
  • Advancing your career
  • Stabilizing your housing through coordination with the housing system
  • Accessing Rapid Rehousing (if eligible)
  • Financial planning 

This program has received funding from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy

 

Eligibility & Enrollment
  • Live in King County
  • Are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness
  • Are 18 or older
  • Have a valid photo ID and Social Security card
  • Are motivated to find work and can commit to meeting regularly with an employment navigator.

Services Offered

Job Training

Sponsors

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