Workforce Education

Worker Retraining

Students in Natural Resources outdoor classrom

The Worker Retraining program provides funding for dislocated workers who need retraining in order to return to the workforce. The program provides retraining support to individuals who are on: Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits, exhausted UI within the past 24 months, were self-employed, are displaced homemakers, are facing imminent layoffs, and honorably discharged from the military.

You may be eligible for Worker Retraining, if you meet one of the following criterias:

  • You are collecting Unemployment, or
  • You have exhausted UI in the last 48 months or
  • You have received a layoff notice, or
  • You were self-employed and closed your business in the past 2 years, or
  • You will or have separated from the Armed forces within the past 48 months, or
  • You are a displaced homemaker, or
  • You are a vulnerable worker


Apply for admissions online


Funding Workshop for New Students

To apply for Worker Retraining funding, sign up to attend a Go 2 College Free Workshop:

Contact Us

 If you need assistance please call (253)833-9111 ext 2211

 Sandra Davidson
 Project Manager

 Leander Yazzi
 (253)833-9111 Ext 2299 

We are located on the Main Campus in the Cedar Hall building (CH-303). Look for CH on the campus map.

12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092


Community Resources for Worker Retraining

Community Resources Online (CRO) is the most comprehensive database of health and human services. With more than 6,000 service listings, it is a very effective way to find assistance. For resources like transportation, health clinics, legal help, rent or utilities assistance, food banks, emergency shelters and much more call 2-1-1 to speak to a referral specialist or go to

Contact some of our community resource partners for assistance with transportation, job search and training.

Go to Neighborhood House for more information