To access resources, services, and training opportunities at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, you’ll need to first create an account in the state job database, Connecting Colorado.

We do Not Handle Unemployment Claims.

You must go to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment site for UI claims.

Have questions about filing for Unemployment Insurance?
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what we do

What PPWFC can do for you

Provide the resources needed for career transitions

We help residents of El Paso and Teller Counties with career transition, whether they are unemployed, underemployed, or employed.

Provide career guidance and development

Our career assessment workshops and web sites can help you determine your skills, interests, and occupations that might be a good fit for you!

Provide education and training

The Pikes Peak Workforce Centers offers educational opportunities in a variety of ways, and our on-site curriculum is delivered in a self-paced, computer-based format.


Use our valuable programs

Skills Training

Our Educational Services Department uses technology to help residents achieve success.

Résumés & Interviewing

We provide assistance in how to write résumés and prepare you for interviews.

Resources to Connect

These services include a resource room with computers with Internet access, fax machines, copiers, telephones and valuable job search manuals.


The Pikes Peak Workforce Center offers intensive job search assistance and assistance with costs related to the completion of a degree or certificate.

ADA Compliance

El Paso County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Health Insurance Marketplace

Lower your health insurance and get access to our statewide network of in-person assistance.

Unemployment Updates

Visit the Colorado Department of Labor website for all unemployment claims and info.

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