Goodwill’s Disability Services program provides a wide range of disability employment support to over 250 participants a year.
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Goodwill’s Financial Education program is designed to provide employees and members of the community with invaluable skills essential to building financial stability and self-sufficiency. This course incorporates banking basics, budgeting, debt management, investing, critical thinking skills, reading and understanding credit reports/scores. Class size is structured to ensure a supportive learning environment with the goal of giving each student the knowledge necessary to achieve a financially stable future. Click here for more information
Goodwill offers several ways to obtain your high school diploma.
- ADULT 18+: GED through Clover Park Technical College
- Youth 16-21: High School 21 through the Reach Center
- Youth 16-24: GED through the Reach Center
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Get assistance for your employment search with 253 Works! Job Club. A group workshop for anyone that is looking for help with Re-entry, resume building, applications, interview preparation and Valeo Vocation / WIOA. Job club meets every 2nd & 4th Wednesday 2 – 3:30pm at Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center.
For more information, call: 253.573.6832
Job Resource Room
The Job Resource Room is available to all Goodwill job seekers and the general public for an ongoing job search. Equipped with multiple computers, printer, phone and fax machine, as well as job postings, work guides, phone books and many other resources, the Job Resource Room is staffed with people available to assist you. For more information, call: 253.573.6577
The REACH Center is a partnership of local community agencies and schools that provides a one-stop approach to career, education and personal and professional development for at risk youth ages 16-24. REACH is located on the first floor of the Goodwill Milgard Work Opportunity Center. For more information, call: 253.573.6800
VITA FREE Tax Preparation
Extended Tax Hours: Thursdays / 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Available through Sept. 26
Milgard Work Opportunity Center – 714 S 27th St, Tacoma
Goodwill offers a free federal tax filing assistance for singles and families making less than $55,000 / year. Appointments will be required to ensure prompt service and reduce wait times.
The service is sponsored by the IRS VITA Program, KeyBank, Goodwill and the Pierce County Asset Building Coalition.
Ticket to Work
Goodwill is an Employment Network (EN) for the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work Program. Beneficiaries who are between the ages of 18 and 64 and are interested in returning to work, or recently began working, are eligible for free services under this program which offers individualized services and support to assist participants in attaining financial self-sufficiency. Vocational goals and the services and support are developed on a case-by-case basis. Employed participants receive continuing employment support and work incentives up to five years. For more information, call: 253.573.6781
Veterans Services is a one-stop program that partners with a vast network of agencies to provide support services to transitioning Veterans and their families with the goal of achieving job placement, retention and long-term financial stability. For more information, call 253.573.6789 or Click here for more information