Changes Coming to WorkBC Employment Services

Posted on March 25, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, WorkBC will offer better services for people who need support to re-enter the workforce, access training opportunities and find good jobs. The services people count on will continue to be available, with enhanced supports that include:

  • A better focus on helping you find and sustain employment.
  • Help to find a better job if your hours are unstable, or if the work is not in line with your skills.
  • Expanded eligibility for specialized WorkBC services if you have paid into employment insurance (EI) for five of the last 10 years.

WorkBC Services

  • WorkBC Employment Services offer employment services and supports through 103 WorkBC Centres across the province and online through WorkBC.ca .
  • WorkBC Apprentice Services provide financial supports to Apprentices in training.
  • WorkBC Assistive Technology Services offers adaptive technology to help people with disabilities pursue employment opportunities.

Go online

WorkBC Employment Services will be accessible from your home computer or smart phone through the Online Employment Services (OES) portal (located at www.WorkBC.ca ). Effective April 1, 2019, you are are required to have OES account in order to receive WorkBC Employment Services. OES registration will provide you with access to your important case information (such as financial supports), and the ability to share information with your WorkBC Centre staff. To make sure you have access, contact your WorkBC Centre today.

Notice

In response to the provincial state of emergency declared by the BC Government, our WorkBC Centres have been closed to the public, effective immediately.

While this is a difficult time for many people, we are pleased to announce that we will be providing services virtually. This is being done via phone appointments, email & social media communication.

For further information, please contact us at:

info-mission@workbc.ca