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kcrEmployment Programs For WorkFirst Participants:

Eligibility (DSHS Referral Required)
Each TANF parent must be recommended through the WorkFirst Comprehensive Evaluation process. To enroll, contact the Department of Social and Health Services.

Community Jobs
KCR’s programs assist parents receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to gain or improve work place skills to enhance employability and to obtain unsubsidized employment. Participants are placed at local non-profits or government agencies in order to develop and increase workplace skills. In addition, each Community Jobs participant devotes time per week to look for work or takes part in activities that will enhance their employability. 

Each Community Jobs participant engages in activities to enhance their employability and receives a subsidized wage for their employment.
  Our programs offer different types of personnel resources depending on your needs.

Life Skills Training - A Community Partner Pilot
A two-week course that offers successful work-related training for TANF participants prior to enrollment in WorkFirst programs.

Topics include:

Time Management
Budget Management/Financial Literacy
Work Place Culture
Decision Making/Problem Solving
Customer Service
Overcoming Barriers

• Individual Orientation
• Stress and Conflict Resolution
• Resume Review and Interviewing Skills
• Computer Literacy
• Workplace Communication
• Financial Literacy
• Identifying Workplace Strengths and Limitations

Other activities to enhance employability include:
Job Matching Services
Dress For Success
Understanding Transferable Skills

Other support services may include:
Employment/Interview Clothing
Transportation Assistance
Community Referrals



This project was supported by Grant No. G-1102WATANF awarded by US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the HHS.  Grant funds are administered by the WorkFirst Program, Washington State Department of Commerce.

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Employment and Training Main Office
845 8th St.
Bremerton, WA 98337

South Kitsap Family
Service Center

3200 SE Rainshadow Ct.

Port Orchard, WA  98366

360-473-2144Success Stories:

Sandra went from receiving $550 per month on TANF to making almost $2000 per month at her new job. More... >

Kitsap Community Resources 845 8th Street Bremerton, WA 98337 360.478.2301 360.415.2706 fax