WSW Partners with Comcast to Keep Vulnerable Populations Connected

WSW through a partnership with Comcast Oregon/SW Washington has purchased six months of pre-paid internet access for 200 low-income job seekers through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program. “As [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 4.30.20

I hope all of you are continuing to stay home, safe and healthy. All of us at WSW are doing the same while also staying incredibly busy on the front lines of this pandemic, working hard to keep [...]

Getting the Construction Industry Back to Work

On Friday, May 1, our Director of Business Services, Darcy Hoffman, participated in a webinar for Southwest Washington Contractors Association (SWCA) members to help them get back to work as they [...]

COVID-19 Impact Update 4.2.20

As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues, the workforce system continues to see large impacts. Current state Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Business Services team has been [...]

COVID-19 Impact Update 3.26.20

Workforce COVID-19 Update – March 26, 2020 While the full ramifications of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic will likely not be fully understood for many months, in the short-term as health [...]

COVID-19 Resources for Businesses + Individuals

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) In these challenging and rapidly-changing times, it’s hard to know where to turn for the assistance you need. WSW and our partners have compiled the list of [...]

WorkSource offices temporarily converting to all-virtual service to address economic and health needs of our communities

Vancouver, Wash. (March 17, 2020) – Starting Wed., March 18, 2020 WorkSource offices across Washington State (American Job Centers) will be closed for in-person customer service and will be [...]

Youth Employment Summit Postponed

Youth Employment Summit (YES) Supporters and Partners: First, thank you for being such wonderful supporters and partners of our work. Without all of you, we wouldn’t be able to achieve the [...]

WSW Draft Regional Workforce Plan Available for 30-day Public Comment

WSW is pleased to share a draft of our region’s Strategic Workforce Plan 2020-2024. Once finalized, the plan will guide regional solutions for workforce development in Clark, Cowlitz and [...]

WSW CEO to Chair Washington Workforce Association

Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW) CEO Kevin Perkey has been elected Chair of the Washington Workforce Association (WWA) for a two-year term beginning January 2020. As Chair, Perkey will work [...]

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