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Workforce Development for the Western District of Washington is dedicated to providing career assistance to U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services clients in obtaining meaningful employment, thus improving the likelihood of job retention and reducing the rate of recidivism.


Job Readiness

  • Identification documents
  • Job applications
  • Resumes
  • Assessments

Job Seeking

  • Identify and minimize barriers to employment
  • Job fairs and hiring events
  • GED information
  • Training and education


  • Explaining a felony conviction
  • Transportation to the interview
  • Questions to expect
  • Interview clothing resources


  • Community employment agencies
  • Job boards
  • Vocational training
  • Clothing

For Employers

  • Washington State Bonding Program
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit
  • HIRE Tax Credit
  • Pretrial and Probation Supervision


  • Consumer Events
  • Community Advocacy Events
  • Employer Forums
  • Professional Development & Training

Community Partners

  • 2nd Chance Employer Database