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Community Resource Center Updates – August 28, 2023

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter:

  • Interested in a career in banking? BankWork$ is a free, online/hybrid, interactive, 8-week class beginning September 25, 2023. Participants are prepared for career with stability and opportunity for advancement in the financial industry. Participants must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma or GED, be fluent in written and spoken English, and have basic computer skills. Food stamp recipients through DSHS will be priority candidates. Standard background checks and other restrictions may apply. Learn more.
  • King County Library System is hosting the Shoreline Resource Fair on Wednesday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Shoreline branch. Local social support providers will be available to help connect clients to resources such as healthcare, education, recovery, and more. Get help with a free phone and ORCA card. Hygiene kits and free lunches will be available while supplies last. Free showers will be provided by Salvation Army. Veterinary care will be provided on-sited by Seattle Veterinary Outreach. Learn more about participating agencies and available resources here.
  • Join Recovery Cafe’s Resource Connection and Recovery Celebration on Friday, September 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at Recovery Cafe Sodo (4202 6th Ave. S, Seattle, WA) for food, swag, supplies, healthcare support, recovery speakers, and community partners.
  • Looking for career guidance? Seattle Public Library offers free one-on-one appointments with trained job and career navigators. SPL can help clients research which jobs are in-demand and what they pay, search for jobs, research careers, make referrals to other employment specialists, and help them access workshops and classes where they will improve their job skills to increase their employability. Available in multiple languages: Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Oromo, Spanish, Tigrinya and Vietnamese. Learn more about this service here.

And more! Read the August 28, 2023, newsletter.