Thurston County - Employment Information and Assistance
Community Youth Services
711 State Ave.
Olympia, WA 98506
Job exploration, skills training, work experience, GED program, CHOICE for Change School, counseling
and support serivces for low-income youth facing barriers to employment. Interpreter services are available
Employment Security (Job search/unemployment compensation)
212 Maple Park Ave SE
Job Corps (vocational ed. & life skills, ages 16-24)
203 4th Ave.E
Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career,
earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people
at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills
needed to succeed in a career and in life.
Pacific Mountain Workforce Consortium (job training)
Or 1- 800-624-1234 x5586
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PMWDC) is a nonprofit organization serving
Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties. Through a variety of federal and state
funding sources, our agency offers a wide range of job placement, training and educational services
to employers, job seekers and incumbent workers
Pathfinders Supported Employment (jobs for mentally ill)
BHR Switch board 360-704-7170
support services to clients in Thurston and Mason Counties. Our mission is to assist people with mental
health disabilities to find and maintain meaningful employment in our community.
Youth Employment & Training, CYS (ages 16 - 21)
711 State Ave, NE
Olympia, WA 98506
Community Youth Services empowers youth at-risk and their families to meet their goals for safety, stability,
belonging and success by providing a continuum of individualized services and advocacy.
Vocational Rehabilitation Div. (Thurston County Work Source) info line
704-3560 or 1-800-830-3243