Employment Training Child Care Youth Business Services

For questions about unemployment, please call the Texas Workforce Commission at 1-800-939-6631, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) is closely watching recommendations from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in monitoring the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) that is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness worldwide. If you are in need of services, we ask that you please work with us remotely to get the best service possible and help keep our community healthy.

Whether it is on the phone, email or text, we are still here to help you. Call us at 361-882-7491 or email info@workforcesolutionscb.org.

Stay healthy and safe. We will see you soon. Thank you for your patience.

Click Here To View A List Of Employers Hiring Now!

Your employment is our top priority. With over 6,000 jobs across hundreds of job boards, WorkInTexas.com can help those who are unemployed find a career path. Coastal Bend employers are looking to fill thousands of positions and are ready to hire workers now. To learn more about WorkInTexas.comcheck out this video from the Texas Workforce Commission, and get registered today.

Bridging the Gap Between Unemployment and Employment

Texas Workforce Commission Pauses Work Search Reinstatement

Update – June 30, 2020

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today (Tuesday, June 30th) that it will delay the reinstatement of the work search requirement for unemployment benefits in Texas. This requirement, which is federal law, was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the outset, TWC has stated that bringing back work search requirements would be conditions-based. Click Here to Read More

Additional Job Seeker Resources

For Questions About Your Unemployment Application Status, Call Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). TWC has extended call center hours: Call 1-800-939-663, Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
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Over the last several months, many businesses have had to learn how to do more with less.  Furloughs, layoffs, and closures have taken a dramatic toll, and forced many who have remained in the workforce, to take on new roles and wear multiple hats.

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) stands ready to serve with the staff and resources to help your team focus on building your business. Whether it is posting a job opening, organizing a virtual hiring event or for the latest Labor Market Intelligence, our team will help you get the job done.

$10 Million Statewide for Coastal Bend Businesses Available Now

  • – Coastal Bend Businesses impacted by COVID-19 may obtain training for existing employees and new hires. The Skills Development Fund pays for the training through partnerships with public community and technical colleges, Workforce Development Boards, and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
  • – All Coastal Bend Businesses can request information and submit an application if training is needed for employees.
  • – WFSCB has received the funding and is ready to distribute to eligible businesses.
  • – For more information, please contact Robert Reyna at 361-443-4532 or robert.reyna@workforcesolutionscb.org.


Additional Employer Resources


No Homebound Veterans Left Behind

Nueces County Veterans Service and the Coastal Bend Food Bank are giving food to veterans that have to stay at home due to age, an illness, or disability.

For more information on how to receive these services, call 361-888-0820 Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM or email DeLaCerda@nuecesco.com

Resources By County

Community partners offer assistance during your time of need. Find your county in the list below for contact information.

Youth Opportunities Unlimited! (YOU)

Youth, ages 16-24 are invited to participate in a career exploration program that will immerse YOU into the world of In-Demand Careers! Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Coastal Bend Youth can experience a variety of careers and employment activities. Contact a Workforce Professional for more information!

Call (361) 882-7491 or email info@workforcesolutionscb.org

Child Care Updates

To get the latest updates from TWC regarding Child Care Services visit workforcesolutionscb.org/child-care/.



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