Create an Account in Connecting Colorado

To access resources, services, and training opportunities at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, you must first create an account in the state job database, Connecting Colorado. 

We do NOT Handle Unemployment Claims.
You must go to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment site... for UI claims.
Connecting Colorado for Unemployment or UI Claims
what we do

What PPWFC can do for you

  • Provide the resources needed for career transitions, career guidance, training and development

    We help residents of El Paso and Teller Counties with career transition, whether they are unemployed, underemployed, or employed. Our career assessment and resume workshops can help you determine your skills, interests, and the occupations that might be a good fit for you!

  • Provide Employers and Businesses the resources they need to find and hire quality, work-ready employees
    We work with employers and make recommendations for appropriate services, such as Hiring Events, Job Fairs, apprenticeships, and other training opportunities to meet their needs and grow their work force.


Utilize these valuable programs

Skills Training

Our Educational Services Department uses technology to help job seekers achieve success.

Resumes & Interviewing

We provide assistance in how to write resumes and prepare you for interviews.

Resources to connect

These services include a resource room with computers with Internet access, fax machines, copiers, telephones and valuable job search manuals.


The Pikes Peak Workforce Center offers intensive job search assistance and assistance with costs related to the completion of a degree or certificate.

ADA Compliance

El Paso County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Health Insurance Marketplace

Lower your health insurance and get access to our statewide network of in-person assistance.

Unemployment Updates

Visit the Colorado Department of Labor website for all unemployment claims and info.