WorkBC Employment Services Centres are located across the province and offer client-centred, integrated services and supports for people who are unemployed or underemployed. The purpose of the centres is to support British Columbians in getting - and keeping - a job as quickly as possible.
The first step in accessing these services is to contact a WorkBC Employment Services Centre near you. Use this interactive map to find your local WorkBC Employment Services Centre.
WorkBC Employment Services Centres' services include:
Each WorkBC Employment Services Centre has resources and tools available to support your job search, including:
Staff at the centres can also help clients build their personal employment plan. This plan will identify employment goals, and will lay out the steps to help clients to get there.
As you're exploring and making decisions about your career direction, consider the evolving trends and work landscape in the occupations and industries that interest you. And when you're looking for work, consider expanding your focus beyond the job you want to get to the kind of work you want to do.
Each WorkBC Employment Services Centre holds regular workshops for people interested in finding out more about getting ready for work and finding a job.
For some people, depending on their needs and eligibility, short- or longer-term training may be needed to build the skills necessary for finding a job.
Specialized services are available for people who may be having trouble finding work because they live in a remote area; or if they have a disability, language or cultural barrier; or for any other reason, WorkBC Employment Services Centre may be able to provide alternative service arrangements that can help these clients.