San Antonio Community Resource Directory
Texas Workforce Commission (Government )

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency that oversees and provides workforce development services to employers and job seekers in Texas.

The major functions of TWC include developing the workforce, providing support services including child care for targeted populations participating in workforce training and adult education and literacy services, providing services for people with disabilities to obtain training and employment, and administering the unemployment benefits and tax programs.

TWC also provides information and analysis on shifts in occupations and industries within the state and seeks to reduce discrimination in employment and housing through education and enforcement of state and federal laws.

 

Ed Serna - Executive Director
(512) 305-9636
Randy Townsend - Deputy Executive Director
(512) 463-2698
Online and Virtual Assistance

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) helps jobseekers get services to build digital skills for success in the workplace. Examples of digital skills include the ability to use the internet, smartphones, and other resources.

Digital Skills Needed for Jobs

Technology affects how we live and work. Tech changes and more online businesses mean that more workers need digital skills. If you’re ready to build your digital skills to find a new job or move up, TWC can help you!

“Digital skills building” means getting better at technology. TWC offers workshops and training that teach job seekers how to use technology like the internet and smartphones to get a job and be valuable employees. Keep reading for more information on what TWC offers to help improve digital skills at no cost.

Digital Skills Building Resources

Workforce Solutions offices have equipment like computers that you can use at no cost. They also offer workshops on improving digital skills. Jobseekers can learn how to find nearby workshops, community groups, and training programs. You can also get help with job searching, training, and services that pay for supplies, transportation, and child care. To find a Workforce Solutions office near you, use our office locator.

Adult Education & Literacy

You can sign up for the TWC Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) program if you qualify. This program can help you make your digital skills better. Read below to find a nearby AEL provider and get more information about AEL providers all over Texas.

Online Learning

Another no-cost option to build digital skills is DigitalLearn.org. DigitalLearn offers digital skills help and training. The website has many self-paced courses, such as the basic skills of using a computer and searching the web. Each training module is a video with a speaker. Most of the videos are six to 22 minutes long.

Connectivity Resources
  • Free or Affordable Computers
  • Computer Skills Classes
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Computer Use
Updated within the last 4 months.

The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program helps people with disabilities prepare for, get, keep, and grow in meaningful career paths. We provide a range of services, guided by the idea of making well-informed choices. This means that services we provide are in line with your career aspirations, strengths, available resources, interests, and abilities.

Our counselors work with you to set goals and arrange the right services that lead to success. We're even involved in helping employers find qualified candidates to fill their job openings, selecting from the skilled jobseekers who are part of our program.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services partners with the state’s job centers, known as the Texas Workforce Solutions network. Our counselors are in Workforce Solutions Offices across Texas. We aim to provide the best possible services with a customer-first approach.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 2 months.