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Employment

The Human Services Department provides funding to the CASA Latina Day Workers’ Center for training and employment support for people who have low or no income so that they have the opportunity to learn skills and access jobs that will move them to self-sufficiency. The center dispatches workers to people in the community desiring to hire workers. CASA Latina offers a broad range of services that include landscaping; moving assistance; housekeeping; event service; and more. CASA Latina is located at 317 17th Avenue South; the phone number is 206-956-0779.

Other employment programs administered or funded by the City of Seattle include the Seattle Conservation Corps, and the Seattle Jobs Initiative.

The Seattle Conservation Corp is a Seattle Parks and Recreation Department Program that helps people to overcome employment barriers by training them in a structured program environment by doing work for City departments and other organizations. The contact number is 206-684-0190.

The Seattle Jobs Initiative is a nonprofit organization funded through the Seattle Office of Economic Development that creates opportunities for low-income families to gain access to living wage jobs. The contact number is 206-628-6975.


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Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

Accommodations for people with disabilities provided upon request.