Westside Career Center

The Westside Career Center is staffed by a team of employment counselors and other staff who provide employment-related services to public assistance recipients as they make the transition from welfare to work and the general public. We are located at the Denver Human Services Castro Building, 1200 Federal Blvd. We're open from 7:30 to 4:30 daily.

Services and resources we offer include:

  • Skills and interests assessments
  • Development of individualized job search plan
  • Employment counseling and assisted job search
  • Job search support groups
  • Job readiness training modules
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Resume Preparation
  • Applications and References
  • Cover Letters, Thank You Letters and Telephone Techniques
  • Registration in the State Job Service data base
  • Job referrals from the Department of Labor Job Bank and other sources
  • Job/applicant matching
  • Job development
  • Labor market analysis
  • On-site employment recruitment
  • Self-paced tying tutorials and typing tests
  • Touch-screen federal job locator
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) information
  • Phone bank for calling employers. One phone line has voice mail for the use of clients without phones
  • Free access to computers, copiers and fax machines

 

The Denver Office of Economic Development operates this Career Center -- find out more about these and other services they offer by going to their Workforce Development web site

Useful Phone Numbers

Child Abuse Hotline
720-944-3000
 
Adult Protection Hotline
720-944-2994 
 
DHS Customer Service
720-944-3666

Colorado Relay/TDD
711

Child Support Services
720-944-2960

Foster Care
720-944-4000

GIVE Denver
720-944-GIVE (4483)

Denver City & County Information
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