Our bilingual, bicultural staff provide:
RISNW supports local businesses
WorkSource Partner: As a WorkSource Partner in Snohomish County, RISNW partners with Employment Security, Housing Hope and Goodwill to provide employment assistance to customers at Everett, Lynnwood, and Monroe WorkSource.
LEP Pathway: RISNW offers a continuum of case management, employment, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, job training and work experience services to limited English Speaking refugees and immigrants receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Basic Food (BFET) as well as newly arrived refugees in the US for less than 5 years. We contract with Everett and Edmonds Community College to provide English as a Second Language (ESL) class.
Commerce Work First Programs: Through a subcontract with Service Alternatives, we offer case management, Community Jobs and other services to increase the employability of WorkFirst TANF recipients.
I-CATCH Program: We are a partner in Innovations in Creating Access to Careers in Health Care, federally funded grant.
We provide case management, information and referral to resources, such as energy assistance, phone services for low income, and low income housing.
We offer workshops on emergency preparedness, health and safety, crime prevention, tenants’ rights, and other topics.
RISNW supports local school districts and families they serve.
We support the health and wellbeing of our community through special projects to promote community education and awareness. Our trained staff help individuals sign up for health coverage through the Health Care Authority.