SC Works COVID-19 Quick Resources

Important Update in response to the COVID-19 outbreak:

Until further notice: 

The SC Works Centers in Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties will be CLOSED TO WALK-IN TRAFFIC due to the spread of Coronavirus.

SC Works services NOW AVAILABLE by PHONE or WEB-BASED technology during this temporary closure to the public. 

The SC Works WorkLink Centers’ schedule of services will be updated here. Please check back often.


Jump to Information about:

Unemployment Insurance

Job Seekers & Training Scholarships

Business Resources


Contact Us

Customers can call the SC Works Centers to access services between 8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:30pm, Monday thru Friday.

SC Works Center Phone Number
Anderson SC Works 1-864-260-6780 (TTY:711)
Clemson SC Works 1-864-643-0071
Seneca SC Works 1-864-646-1741
Easley SC Works 1-864-220-8990
All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TTD equipment via the South Carolina Relay service at 711.

Don’t see your closest SC Works Center? Find it HERE along with the status of SC Works Centers across the State and their contact information.

No internet access? Here are some available WiFi Hotspot Locations in Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens Counties.

Unemployment Insurance Information

For general information about Unemployment Insurance benefits related to COVID-19, go to: https://dew.sc.gov/covid-hub.

How do I apply for benefits?

The Unemployment Insurance process is completed through a self-service online portal that can be conducted on any computer with internet connection.

You must first file a claim for state unemployment benefits by visiting www.dew.sc.gov and clicking on the “MyBenefits Login” located at the top right corner of the home page.

  • If you have previously filed for unemployment benefits and remember your credentials, login with your username and password.
  • If you have previously filed for unemployment benefits and do not remember your credentials, click “forgot username/password” link.
  • If this is your first time filing for unemployment benefits, click the “I am new here. I need to register now” link.

AVOID THE WAIT! Review Frequently Asked Questions about Unemployment Insurance.

Follow SC Department of Employment and Workforce on Facebook: @scdepartmentofemploymentandworkforce


Job Seekers

After reviewing each link, be sure to hit the back button on your browser to return you to this webpage.

For more information on resources and job openings, follow us on Facebook: @SCWorksWorkLink

Attend an SC Works Orientation via WebEx, Thursdays at 2pm. Click HERE to find out how to sign up.

 

Workshop Information

All in-person workshops have been canceled until further notice.

 

Partner Resources

If you need additional help, check out these resources

 

WIOA Program Information

If you are interested in working with a Career Coach or in finding out more about training scholarships, WIOA Services are available by phone. Call a Career Coach near you today:

Career Coaches Phone Number
Anderson SC Works 864-508-0214
864-499-1624
Clemson & Easley SC Works 864-364-0579
Seneca SC Works 864-207-6719
All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TTD equipment via the South Carolina Relay service at 711.

 

Learn more about WIOA and Training Scholarships:

If you are already working with a Career Coach, please call them to find out about Your Next Steps.

 


Business Services

SC Works staff are available by telephone to assist employers with business services.

Services include posting job openings, assisting with information regarding layoffs and layoff aversions, training options, and information on business tax credits.

SC Works Centers – Visit our online portal: SCWorks Online Services or call 1-864-643-0071 (select the Employer option) to get started.

Additional Resources:

Local Resources Contact
SC Works (Anderson, Oconee, Pickens) 864-643-0071
Anderson County Economic Development 864-260-4386
Alliance Pickens 864-898-1500
Oconee Economic Alliance 864-638-4210
Anderson Chamber of Commerce 864-226-3454
Clemson Chamber of Commerce 864-654-1200
Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce 864-859-2693
Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce 864-843-7533
Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce 864-878-3258
Oconee Chamber of Commerce 864-882-2097
State Resources Resource
SC Dept of Employment and Workforce COVID-19 Resource Hub
How to file an Unemployment Insurance claim for your workers can be found HERE.
SC Department of Commerce COVD-19 Business Resource Center
National Resources Resource
US Department of Labor COVID-19 and the American Workplace
Small Business Administration COVID-19 Resources
Center for Disease Control Resources for Business and Employers
All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TTD equipment via the South Carolina Relay service at 711.

 

Please feel free to call us with your questions: Clemson SC Works 1-864-643-0071 (TTY 711)