WORKFORCE PROGRAM yusawiac (Alder) 477

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The purpose of the 477 program is to identify barriers and help unemployed, underemployed or low-income individuals and families obtain employment. 477 program seeks to place participants in occupations that provide livable wages and lead to self-sufficiency. 

Workforce Program Staff

Brittany Bakken, Program Director,
360-390-8544; (O) 360-908-7210

Michael Zaiss, Program Manager, 360-394-7183;

Raul Turrieta, Case Aide, 360-394-1330;

Yusawiac (you-saw-wee-ots) 477 PROGRAM




Enrolled Tribal members and enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe not residing on their reservations. Service area includes Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties.


Eligible clients may receive some or all of the following services on a case-by-case basis

  • Job Placement
  • Resume Building
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Job Search
  • Credit Building
  • Certifications
  • Drivers Licenses
  • Work Attire
  • On the Job Training
  • Employment Related Financial Support
  • Referral to Child Care Services