To be eligible, a participant must be a resident of King County, over 18 years of age, member of a federally recognized tribe, unemployed or underemployed and meet U.S. Department of Labor income guidelines (http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/)
To set up an intake, contact (206) 475-0406 to make an appointment.
What is NWSP:
NWSP supports comprehensive employment and training activities, because a skilled workforce is critical to the future of our Native communities.
- Job counseling
- Academic counseling and assistance
- Referrals and placement
- Classroom training
Who is eligible:
Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are economically disadvantaged and/or unemployed
3712 S. Ferdinand
Seattle, WA 98118
Columbia City Station from the light rail
LINKS: These pages help both employers and workers.
- Free Microsoft e-learning
- Agricultural services
- www.esd.wa.gov where workers can apply for unemployment benefits, find labor market information, and businesses can register for business, find information about hiring, and receiving help with layoffs.
- Worksource Website
- Workforce Explorer
- Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center
Paying For College
College students: click here to find AI/AN specific scholarships.
About WIOA: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is an employment and training adult program that is funded through Department of Labor to serve federally enrolled American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) that lives in King County by increasing their education and employment skills and assisting them in earning recognized credentials to secure a living wage.
Introducing OLS: Office of Labor Standards outreach specialist Sharlene Wong helps educate our Seattle Native American workers on minimum wage, wage theft and secure scheduling. We assist our Seattle workers to be confident in understanding the Seattle Ordinances from OLS.
VSHSL: This grant will be assisting our King County Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) clients gain access and assistance for their government benefits.
Please check our Job Links HERE!
Yolanda Spencer, Program Manager
Christian Harris, Program Coordinator
Sharlene Wong, OLS Outreach Specialist
Thanks to our program sponsors: