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Resources for Hard Times

Links to sites and materials that can help you through hard times including finding jobs, home mortgage assistance, money management and career training. Check out the many valuable library resources available including books, videos, databases and more.

Job Hunting and Careers

  • Peninsula College Retraining Program
  • NW jobs--Classified job ads from both the Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Workforce Washington--State of Washington's official site for online employment services.
  • Riley Guide--Directory of employment opportunities and job resources on the Internet. Links to salary surveys.
  • AmeriCorps--AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country's critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
  • Career One Stop--A publicly funded resource for jobseekers providing information and links to every aspect of the job hunt.
  • Job Hunter's Bible--The official Web site for Richard Bolles, the author of What Color is your Parachute? Another great site for finding valuable information on how to find a job.
  • CNA Classes--Your source to become a certified nursing assistant.

Library Materials and Resources for Jobs, Careers and training

Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance

Library Materials for Distressed Homeowners

Money Management