About WorkSource

WorkSource is the name for the “one-stop” system in Washington State. It is an integrated, high quality delivery system for an array of employment and training services designed to enhance the effectiveness and coordination of employer and job seeker services. Each of the state's 12 workforce areas oversees their local WorkSource system. No fees are charged for any of the services offered.

To learn about WorkSource here in Seattle-King County, see Who We Are. Looking for WorkSource outside King County? See this statewide map to find a location near you.

WorkSource Principles

  • Universality
    All job seekers and employers have access to a defined set of core services related to employment development
  • Customer Choice
    Services are easily accessed and information provided is complete, allowing customers to select the level and type of service that best matches their needs
  • Integration of Services
    Previously fragmented and duplicative services are replaced with "use-friendly" coordination and consolidation
  • Accountability
    WorkSource is performance driven and outcome based, soliciting regular feedback for improving and redesigning services so customer needs are met

Our Mission
To connect businesses and job seekers with the necessary resources and tools for successful employment, life-long learning, and business development, to ensure a strong and vital economy.

Our Vision
A comprehensive and inclusive WorkSource System that consistently and effectively meets the needs of businesses and job seekers.