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Finding a job can be a difficult process, and we’re here to help you access the tools, training, and resources you need to overcome any challenges you encounter and meet your goals.

 
 

What You Need To Know

While some of our employment support services are available only to clients receiving assistance benefits, we’ll start where you are and help you on your path to economic security.

More than we can count! We work with employers in a variety of different industries, including food service, maintenance, transportation, health care, and construction. New employers attend our job fairs every month. If you’re interested in a specific field or industry, our teams can help you locate opportunities.

No, we have programs and services to help anyone in need of a job find work or additional training/education. The Westside Workforce Center is open to all Denver residents and provides one-on-one coaching, resume support, interview tips, help finishing your GED, and more. The Westside Workforce Center is located at the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center at 1200 Federal Boulevard.

The Employment First program is specifically for people who receive food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). If you receive SNAP benefits, you will be assigned an Employment First caseworker to help you find the tools and supports to reach your goals, including work experience support, job search tips, help with your resume, interview practice, help completing your GED, and monthly job search support activities. Please note: Employment First caseworkers are only located at the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center

Yes. Both our Employment First team (for people receiving food assistance) and the Westside Workforce Center staff can assist you with completing your GED or getting your high school diploma.

Yes. Both our Employment First team (for people receiving food assistance) and the Westside Workforce Center staff can assist you with identifying your skills and interests, putting together a resume, identifying jobs that you’re interested in, and polishing your interviewing skills. To work with Employment First, you must be receiving food assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Yes, the Westside Workforce Center has a computer lab that is free for you to use when searching for a job. The lab includes copiers, phones, and a fax machine.

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Call our Westside Workforce Center at 720-913-1999, or stop by Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

For more information about Employment First, call 720-944-4DHS (4347).

 


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Current jobs and job training opportunities from the Denver Office of Economic Development.

 

The Westside Workforce Center is located on the first floor of the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center and provides one-on-one coaching, resume support, interview tips, help getting your GED, and more.

 

Employment First supports SNAP recipients in finding employment through job-seeking skills training, work experience support, and monthly job search support activities.
 

 

Denver Day Works is a supported work program designed to provide a low- to no-barrier work experience for people throughout the city who are experiencing homelessness, while also connecting participants to supportive services such as food, shelter, and other necessities.
 

 

Work for the City and County of Denver.
 

 

Colorado Works

Monthly cash assistance for individuals and families, plus connections to community resources to help you get back on your feet.

 
 

Colorado PEAK

See if you're eligible and apply online for benefits, including food, cash, medical insurance, and early childhood assistance.

 
 

Food Programs

Learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and where to receive discounted groceries near you.

 
 

Locations

Main Office, Richard T. Castro Human Services Center
1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204
 

 

Customer Service

720-944-4DHS (4347)

If you need Colorado Relay/TTY services in Denver, please call 711. If you need Spanish-language relay services, please call 800-337-3242.

 

City Assistance

Call 3-1-1

Outside Denver: 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911
TTY Service: 720-913-8479


 

 

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