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The PPWFC Main office is located
in the Citizens Service Center
1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Ste 1107
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Phone: 719.667.3700
 
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For hours and locations of PPWFC Offices, click here.
 
FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

You may file for unemployment insurance using any computer that is connected to the Internet. To file for unemployment in Colorado, click here. You are not required to visit our office in person to file a UI claim. 

CONTACTING UI SESSIONS - A UI Rep from Denver is at the Workforce Center on Tuesdays, starting at 8 a.m. Claimants are seen on a first come, first served basis. Please be prepared to wait to speak with a Rep. A Hotline to the UI office is available on Fridays only at our main location, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road; 9 a.m. – 12 Noon, walk-in only, first come first served. 
 
WORK NOW PROGRAM - Are you newly unemployed, laid off through no fault of your own? Filed for, or receiving unemployment benefits? If yes, you may qualify for:

- One-on-one intensive services with a Workforce Specialist to polish your resume and perfect your interview skills
- Help developing a job search plan and guidance from a Business Specialist to reach out to key employers
- Access to hard-to-find information to guide your employment search

If you fit the description above, please contact James at jamesjohnson@elpasoco.com  or 719.667.3881for more information. 
 
PPWFC is now accepting applications for financial aid for CDL Class A over-the-road truck driving students. If interested, more info can be found by clicking here
 
Do you need one-on-one strategic coaching in your job search? Do you need tuition assistance? Learn how the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) program can help you;   reserve a seat at the next available WIA Adult Information Session. 

Ask A Career Consultant
Have you attended PPWFC’s workshops for help with career planning, job search, resume writing, and interviewing skills but still not met with success? Career Consultants are available to answer your questions and offer suggestions. The Intro to PPWFC orientation is a prerequisite to see a Career Consultant. To reserve your spot, click here.    

HIRING EVENTS - All upcoming hiring events can be found here. 
 
Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, PPWFC CLOSED for Thanksgiving!
 
Friday, December 12, PPWFC CLOSED for Staff Training.
 
Wednesday and Thursday, December 24 and 25, PPWFC closed for Christmas!

ASSESS YOUR COMPUTER SKILLS WITH SKILLCHECK

This is an assessment of your current job skills to identify areas for development, and, also serves as practice for common tests given by employers and temp agencies. Tests for MS Word, Excel, Windows, data entry, proofreading, grammar, spelling, typing, and more. During Open Lab; no registration necessary. Monday: 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday: 9:00 to Noon Wednesday: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Thursday: 9:00 to Noon Friday: 9:00 to 2:00 p.m.
 
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We do NOT Handle Unemployment Claims. You must go to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment site...
 for UI claims.
 
To view the "Basic Facts about Unemployment Insurance" video, go to e-colorado.org. 
 
 
Veterans and other covered persons are entitled to priority of service in all U.S. Department of Labor funded employment and training programs in accordance with Public Law 107-288   
  
 
 
 
 
 
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