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) and continues to serve the community, putting your safety and employment first.

Workforce Professionals are available to virtually assist you with all your employment needs. Call or text 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.

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Training Opportunities
Are you interested in a new career or learning new marketable skills for your current career? Find out if you qualify for financial assistance in online or traditional classroom training for in-demand occupations. For qualified applicants, we will provide funding for:
  • On-the-Job Training Opportunities
  • Paid Work Experience
  • Certification Training or Associates Degree
  • High School Equivalency
  • Work Skills Training

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) is available to virtually assist you with your job search during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. If you would like to meet virtually with a career counselor, utilize workforce resources, or for more information about career and training opportunities, please contact us at info@workforcesolutionscb.org or reach us by phone or text at (361) 882-7491.

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

If you are in need of unemployment benefits, visit the Texas Workforce Commission online to apply. Individuals are encouraged to apply online and refer to online resources to answer their questions. TWC has extended call center hours: Call 1-800-939-663 Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Apply for Unemployment

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.

Train Your Workforce – Transform Your Business – $2,000 Per Employee
Coastal Bend Businesses impacted by COVID-19 may obtain short-term training for existing employees, furloughed employees and new hires. The Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund pays for the short-term training through partnerships with public community and technical colleges, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend and Texas A&M Extension Service (TEEX).

Examples of Training:

  • Disinfecting Procedures For Facilities
  • Process Control Introduction
  • Supervision Basics In A COVID-19 World
  • Other Trainings Are Available As Needed
Eligible Employers:
  • Adversely Affected By COVID-19
  • Current Texas Workforce Commission Account Number
  • Coordinates With Business Solutions Team

For more information on how to access available training, please contact Robert Reyna at 361-443-4532 or robert.reyna@workforcesolutionscb.org.

More Financial Assistance is Available for Small Business Owners
The Port of Corpus Christi, the City of Corpus Christi, and United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce have partnered to provide relief to the Coastal Bend Small Business Community through the recently initiated Small Business Regional Pandemic Grant Program.

Through this partnership, Small Business Owners can receive a $500 utility account credit through the City of Corpus Christi and a $500 working capital grant provided by the Port of Corpus Christi to all eligible businesses.

To learn more and take advantage of this new program, complete the application at http://www.unitedccchamber.com/small-business-grant.

$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.
  • – The fidelity bonding service helps at-risk job applicants get and keep a job. Click here for more information about Fidelity Bonding.

Additional Employer Resources


Information About COVID-19





Career Center Orientation

Please see this informative overview of all Career Center Services provided by WFSCB. For more information visit The Job Seekers Page, or call (361) 882-7491 to speak to a Workforce Professional or email info@workforcesolutionscb.org with your question.

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! Visit The YOU! Page for more information or contact a Workforce Professional Today!

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

Resources By County

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

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

Click Here For WFSCB Service Updates for Veterans

Child Care Updates

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

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