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Helping others in your community

Do you work with Washingtonians who need support accessing ESD's benefits and services?

This page includes resources designed to help non-profits and community partners who are assisting people with limited English proficiency, disabilities, limited internet or other access needs.  

Core customer services and benefits at ESD

Free educational webinars and how-to-videos




Paid Family and Medical Leave


Re-employment services


SharedWork (employers)

Shareable resources




Paid Family and Medical Leave

In language resources


The Employment Security Department website and eServices are available in English and Spanish. For all other languages: To apply for unemployment benefits, file a weekly claim, or get general help, call the Language Access line at 800-410-0758.

Dial the extension below for help in your language. Interpreters are available for free. You can also find information on the in-language webpages linked below. 

አማርኛ - Amharic, extension 14

فارسی - Farsi, extension 18

中文(简体) - Chinese, extension 15

Chuuk - Chuukese, extension 27

Kajin majeļ - Marshallese, extension 24

ខ្មែរ - Cambodian, extension 20

العربية - Arabic, extension 16

한국어 - Korean, extension 17

ຄົນລາວ - Laotian, extension 31

Afaan Oromoo - Oromo, extension 21

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ - Punjabi, extension 25

Русский - Russian, extension 11

Soomaali - Somali, extension 12

Tagalog - Tagalog, extension 34

Tiếng Việt -  Vietnamese, extension 10

Tekoi er a Belau - Palauan, extension 29

Burmese, extension 22

Cantonese, extension 13

French, extension 23

German, extension 33

Italian, extension 32

Japanese, extension 28

Samoan, extension 30

Tigrinya, extension 19

Ukrainian, extension 26

All other languages: extension 35


Paid Leave application packets are available in additional languages on paidleave.wa.gov.

Equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations

If you are supporting someone who is having trouble accessing our services, they may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation. The person seeking the accommodation should contact the service they are seeking directly, if possible.

Equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for unemployment insurance.

Equity and access for Paid Family & Medical Leave.   


Equal Opportunity is the Law

Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Language assistance services for limited English proficient individuals are available free of charge.

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