Regional employment program SC Works Trident offices will close immediately through at least March 31 in an effort to mitigate the effects and spread of the coronavirus. 
In order to offer access to services and resources during this time, SC Works Trident is providing the following options for residents:

  • Unemployment Benefits: For assistance applying for unemployment benefits, claims representatives are available through Telclaim at 1(866) 831-1724 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Customers can file for unemployment at http://scdew.gov/home/how-do-i-file-an-unemployment-claim​.
  • Job Searches: Customers can complete their job search at jobs.scworks.org/. For more information on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program, please visitscworkstrident.org and complete the SC Works online orientation.

For more information about SC Works resources, contact Sharon Goss, Workforce Development Director, Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments, at (843) 529-0400 orsharong@bcdcog.com.