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Workforce and Economic Development Inventory by County

Workforce Development Councils
Washington's 12 regional councils help ensure workers are trained to fill local jobs and lay the groundwork for further business and job growth.Washington by Workforce Development Area

Economic Development Councils/ Associate Development Organizations
These organizations help businesses by holding seminars and workshops, providing one-on-one counseling, hosting networking events and providing demographics and other valuable information.  

Small Business Development Centers
Located throughout Washington, these centers promote economic vitality by providing advice, training and research to entrepreneurs and existing businesses statewide. Find your nearest Small Business Development Center.

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
The state’s Workforce Board is a customer-focused advocate for Washington’s workers and employers. The agency and its citizen board oversee 16 workforce programs, administered by seven agencies, and measure the performance of the state’s 12 largest programs. The Workforce Board advocates for lifelong learning so all workers become better educated and better skilled—keeping our workforce, and our state, competitive.

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County
Resources
Adams County

North Central Workforce Development Council
234 North Mission Avenue, Wenatchee
Dave Petersen, Director
Phone: (509) 663-3091, ext. 228
Email: dave@skillsource.org
Web: www.skillsource.org

Adams County Economic Development Council
425 E Main Street, Othello

Phone: (509) 331-2042

Asotin County

Eastern Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

SE Washington Economic Development Assoc. (SEWEDA)
845 Port Way, Clarkston

Phone: (509) 751-9144

Benton County

Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council
815 North Kellogg St. Suite C, Kennewick
Tiffany Scott, Executive Director
Phone: (509) 734-5993
Email: tscott@bf-wdc.org
Web: www.bentonfranklinwdc.com

TRIDEC
7130 W Grandridge Blvd, Ste A, Kennewick

Phone: (509) 735-1000
Email: tridec@tridec.org

Chelan County

North Central Washington Workforce Development Council
234 North Mission Avenue, Wenatchee
Dave Petersen, Director
Phone: (509) 663-3091 ext. 228
Email: dave@skillsource.org
Web: www.skillsource.org

Port of Chelan County
238 Olds Station Rd, Suite A, Wenatchee

Email:info@portofchelancounty.com

Clallam County

Olympic Workforce Development Council
614 Division Street MS 23, Port Orchard
Elizabeth Court, Director
Phone: (360) 337-4767
Email: ecourt@co.kitsap.wa.us
Web: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hs/Pages/OWDC--LANDING-Home.aspx

Clallam County Economic Development Council
905 W 9th Street, Suite 222/223,
Port Angeles

Phone: (360) 457-7793
Email: Info@clallam.org

Clark County

Workforce Southwest Washington
805 Broadway, Suite 412, Vancouver
Kevin Perkey, CEO
Phone: (360) 567-1066
Email:kperkey@workforcesw.org
Web: www.workforcesw.org

Columbia River EDC (CREDC)
805 Broadway, Suite 412, Vancouver

Phone: (360) 694-5006
Email: info@credc.org

Columbia County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville, WA 99114
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
E-Mail: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

SE Washington Economic Development Assoc. (SEWEDA)
845 Port Way, Clarkston

Phone: (509) 751-9144

Cowlitz County

Workforce Southwest Washington
805 Broadway, Suite 412, Vancouver
Kevin Perkey, CEO
Phone: (360) 567-1066
Email: kperkey@workforcesw.org
Web: www.workforcesw.org

Cowlitz Economic Development Council (CEDC)
1452 Hudson St.,U.S. Bank Building, Ste. 208, Longview

Phone: (360) 423-9921

Douglas County

North Central Washington Workforce Development Council
234 North Mission Avenue, Wenatchee
Dave Petersen, Director
Phone: (509) 663-3091 ext. 228
Email: dave@skillsource.org
Web: www.skillsource.org

Port of Douglas County EDC
455 6th St. NE, Suite 100,
East Wenatchee

Phone: (509) 884-4700

Ferry County

E. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

Tri-County Econ. Dev. District
986 S Main St., Suite A, Colville

Phone: (509) 684-4571

admin@teddonline.com

Franklin County

Benton-Franklin Workforce Development Council
815 North Kellogg St. Suite C, Kennewick
Tiffany Scott, Executive Director
Phone: (509) 734-5993
Email: tscott@bf-wdc.org
Web: www.bentonfranklinwdc.com

TRIDEC
7130 W Grandridge Blvd, Ste A, Kennewick

Phone: (509) 735-1000
Email: tridec@tridec.org

Garfield County

E. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

SE Washington Economic Development Assoc. (SEWEDA)
845 Port Way, Clarkston

Phone: (509) 751-9144

Grant County

North Central Washington Workforce Development Council
234 North Mission Avenue, Wenatchee
Dave Petersen, Director
Phone: (509) 663-3091 ext. 228
Email: dave@skillsource.org
Web: www.skillsource.org

Grant County EDC
6594 Patton Boulevard NE, Moses Lake

Phone: (509) 764-6579

Grays Harbor County

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater
Cheryl Fambles, CEO
Phone:(360) 482-1700
Email: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: www.pacmtn.org

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.
506 Duffy Street, Aberdeen

Phone: (360) 532-7888

Island County

Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street, Bellingham
Gay Dubigk, Director
Phone: (360) 676-3206
Email: gdubigk@nwpic.bellingham.wa.us
Web: http://www.nwboard.org

Island County EDC
180 NW Coveland Street, Coupeville

Phone: (360) 678-6889
Email: info@edcislandcounty.org

Jefferson County

Olympic Workforce Development Council
614 Division Street MS 23, Port Orchard
Elizabeth Court, Director
Phone: (360) 337-4767
Email:ecourt@co.kitsap.wa.us
Web:https://www.kitsapgov.com/hs/Pages/OWDC--LANDING-Home.aspx

Jefferson County EDC - Team Jefferson
ED Council Team Jefferson
2409 Jefferson St., Suite A, Port Townsend

Phone: (360) 379-4693
Email: admin@edcteamjefferson.org

King County

Workforce Development Council--Seattle-King County
2003 Western Avenue #250, Seattle
Marlena Sessions, CEO
Phone: (206) 448-0474
Email: info@seakingwdc.org
Web: www.seakingwdc.org

Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County
1301 5th Ave, Ste. 1500, Seattle

Phone: (206) 389-8650
Email: info@edc-seaking.org

Kitsap County

Olympic Workforce Development Council
614 Division Street MS 23, Port Orchard
Elizabeth Court, Director
Phone: (360) 337-4767
Email: ecourt@co.kitsap.wa.us
Web:https://www.kitsapgov.com/hs/Pages/OWDC--LANDING-Home.aspx

Kitsap Economic Development Alliance
Calvalon Place II, 2021 Myhre NW Road, Suite 100, Silverdale

Phone: (360) 377-4599
Email:info@kitsapeda.org

Kittitas County

South Central Washington Workforce Council
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive, Suite B, Union Gap
Jack Fitzgerald, Executive Director/CEO
Phone: (509) 574-1950
Email: jack.fitzgerald@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: http://www.southcentralwdc.com/index.html 

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
609 N Main Street, Ellensburg

Phone: (509) 925-2002
Email: info@kittitascountychamber.com

Klickitat County

South Central Washington Workforce Council
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive, Suite B, Union Gap
Jack Fitzgerald, Executive Director/CEO
Phone: (509) 574-1950
Email: jack.fitzgerald@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: http://www.southcentralwdc.com/index.html 

Klickitat County Public EDA
127 W Court Street, Annex V, MS-CH-26, Goldendale

Phone: (509) 773-7060

Lewis County

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater
Cheryl Fambles, CEO
Phone:(360) 482-1700
Email: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: http://www.pacmtn.org

Lewis EDC
1611 N. National Ave., Chehalis

Phone: (360) 748-0114
Email: contact@lewisedc.com

Lincoln County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

Lincoln County EDC
303 6th St., Davenport

Phone: (509) 368-7085

Mason County

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater
Cheryl Fambles, CEO
Phone: (360) 482-1700
Email: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: www.pacmtn.org

EDC of Mason County
310 W. Cota St., Shelton

Phone: (360) 426-2276

Okanogan County

North Central Washington Workforce Development Council
234 North Mission Avenue, Wenatchee
Dave Petersen, Director
Phone: (509) 663-3091 ext. 228
Email: dave@skillsource.org
Web: www.skillsource.org

The Economic Alliance
320 Omak Avenue, Omak

Phone: (509) 826-5107

Pacific County

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater
Cheryl Fambles, CEO
Phone:(360) 482-1700
Email: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: http://www.pacmtn.org

Pacific County EDC
600 Washington Ave., Raymond

Phone: (360) 875-9330

Pend Oreille County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

Pend Oreille County
301 W Spruce St., Newport

Phone: (509) 447-5569

Pierce County

Tacoma-Pierce County Workforce Development Council (Workforce Central)
3650 South Cedar Street, Tacoma
Linda Nguyen, CEO
Phone: (253) 472-8094
Email: lnguyen@workforce-central.org
Web: www.workforce-central.org/

EDB for Tacoma-Pierce County
950 Pacific Ave., Suite 410, Tacoma

Phone: (253) 383-4726
Email: info@edb.tacomapierce.org

San Juan County

Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street, Bellingham
Gay Dubigk, Director
Phone: (360) 676-3206
Email: gdubigk@nwpic.bellingham.wa.us
Web: www.nwboard.org

San Juan County EDC
849 Spring Street, D-2, Friday Harbor

Phone: (360) 378-2906

Skagit County

Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street, Bellingham
Gay Dubigk, Director
Phone: (360) 676-3206
Email: gdubigk@nwpic.bellingham.wa.us
Web: www.nwboard.org

EDA of Skagit County (EDASC)
204 W. Montgomery, Mount Vernon

Phone: (360) 336-6114
Email: office@skagit.org

Skamania County

South Central Washington Workforce Council
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive, Suite B, Union Gap
Jack Fitzgerald, Executive Director/CEO
Phone: (509) 574-1950
Email: jack.fitzgerald@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: http://www.southcentralwdc.com/index.html 

Skamania County EDC
212 Cascade, Stevenson

Phone: (509) 427-5110
Email: scedc@skamania-edc.org

Snohomish County

Snohomish County Workforce Development Council
728 - 134th Street SW, Ste. 128, Everett
Erin Monroe, President/CEO
Phone: (425) 921-3442
Email: erin.monroe@workforcesnohomish.org
Web: www.wdcsc.org

Economic Alliance Snohomish County
808 134th St. SW, Suite 101, Everett

Phone: (425) 743-4567
Email: info@economicalliancesc.org

Spokane County

Spokane Workforce Council
2000 N. Greene Street, MS 2158, Spokane
Mark Mattke, CEO
Phone: (509) 533-8470
Email: mmattke@wdcspokane.com
Web: www.wdcspokane.com

Greater Spokane Incorporated
801 W. Riverside, Ste. 100, Spokane

Phone: (509) 624-1393
Email: info@greaterspokane.org

Stevens County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

Tri-County Econ. Dev. District
986 S Main St., Suite A, Colville

Phone: (509) 684-4571

admin@teddonline.com

Thurston County

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater
Cheryl Fambles, CEO
Phone:(360) 482-1700
Email: cheryl@pacmtn.org
Web: www.pacmtn.org

Thurston County EDC
4220 6th Ave. SE, Lacey

Phone: (360) 754-6320

Wahkiakum County

Workforce Southwest Washington
805 Broadway, Suite 412, Vancouver
Kevin Perkey, CEO
Phone: (360) 567-1066
Email: kperkey@workforcesw.org
Web: www.workforcesw.org

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce
102 Main Street, Cathlamet

Phone: (360) 795-9996

Walla Walla County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

Port of Walla Walla EDC
310 "A" Street, Walla Walla Regional Airport, Walla Walla

Phone: (509) 525-3100

Whatcom County

Northwest Workforce Council
101 Prospect Street, Bellingham
Gay Dubigk, Director
Phone: (360) 676-3206
Email: gdubigk@nwpic.bellingham.wa.us
Web: www.nwboard.org

Port of Bellingham
1801 Roeder Ave., Bellingham

Phone: (360) 676-2500
Email: econdev@portofbellingham.com

Whitman County

East. Wash. Partnership Workforce Development Council
956 South Main Street, Colville
Rod Van Alyne, Director
Phone: (509) 685-6129
Email: rvanalyne@ruralresources.org
Web: www.ruralresources.org

SE Washington Economic Development Assoc. (SEWEDA)
845 Port Way, Clarkston

Phone: (509) 751-9144

Yakima County

South Central Washington Workforce Council
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Drive, Suite B, Union Gap
Jack Fitzgerald, Executive Director/CEO
Phone: (509) 574-1950
Email: jack.fitzgerald@co.yakima.wa.us
Web: http://www.southcentralwdc.com/index.html 

Yakima County Development Association
10 North 9th St.,Yakima

Phone: (509) 575-1140
Email: info@ycda.com

 

 

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