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Unemployed Due to COVID-19? Waccamaw Works Can Help!

If you were recently separated from employment due to the COVID pandemic, and have questions related to Unemployment Insurance, finding Re-employment, finding On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities, or if you’re looking to return to school in order to Train for a New Career, please review the resources below and contact us today!


Your local Waccamaw Works Staff cares about you and we are standing by to assist you with your next steps to re-employment. Services are currently being offered in-person, virtually and by phone. Below are some of the reasons you may need to speak with someone locally:


For Unemployment Insurance (UI) Related Questions:
If your question is related to filing an unemployment claim, claim status, or any other issues related to unemployment insurance, then please review our Tutorial & Video Guides to Filing for Unemployment Benefits first.

*Please understand that our local staff are not UI Claims Representatives and do not have access to your UI account.  However, our staff is very knowledgeable and have answers to basic questions and we may be able to walk you through your account as long as you have your Username and Password.


For Questions Regarding On-the-Job Training (OJT) and/or Classroom Training:
If you have questions about Job Searching, On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities, or training for a new career, please contact the Career Specialist Hot Line listed below:

  • Career Specialist Hot Line: 843-436-6140  (TTY 711) (If you do not receive an answer, please leave your name and phone number, your call will be returned as soon as possible)*

*OJT and classroom training opportunities are funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).


**An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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1105 Church Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
Phone: 843. 546. 8581


200-A Victory Lane
Conway SC 29526
Phone: 843. 234. 9675


530 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Phone: 843. 546. 8581

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board brings employers and job seekers together in South Carolina. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives. Other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and programs participating in the one-stop system. In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Workforce Investment Board.

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