Community Resource Directory

WorkSource — A joint venture of organizations dedicated to addressing Washington State's employment needs.

Community Action Service Agency Locator — Links to agencies in Washington State.

Office of Community Development — Information on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Community and Technical Colleges — Providing WorkFirst parents with the education and training programs they need to go to work, stay competitive, and advance in the work place.

Governor's Office of Indian Affairs — Serving as liaison between state and tribal governments in an advisory, resource, consultation, and educational capacity. Many tribes operate their own Tribal TANF programs.

NW Justice Project — Help with legal problems for low-income people

Seattle Jobs Initiative — This public-private partnership program for greater Seattle addresses issues facing both job seekers and employers. Working with community-based agencies, the project focuses on livable wage jobs, job retention and integrated human services.

Statewide Poverty Action Network — An independent advocacy organization influencing the public debate about the root causes of and solutions to poverty.

Tribal Directory — Contact information for the Washington State Federally Recognized Indian Tribes.

Washington LawHelp — A guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington.

Washington State Child Care Resource and Referral Network — Working through 18 local child care resource and referral programs serving every county in the state, the Washington State Child Care Resource & Referral Network is building momentum for children's success.

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence — Founded in 1990 by domestic violence survivors and their allies, the Coalition is a non-profit, statewide network of 64 member programs that serve victims of domestic violence in rural, urban and Indian Country communities of Washington, plus 119 individual and organizational associates.

WorkFirst Transportation Initiative — An agency council within the Department of Transportation coordinates existing transportation resources so low-income workers can get to work, training, childcare, and other employment related services.

WorkForce Development Councils — Local councils implement the Workforce Investment Act. They plan and promote coordination between education, training and employment efforts in their communities. Many are key WorkFirst partners.