Work Force

Workforce resources in response to COVID-19

In response to local and national guidance and in doing our part to keep both our staff and community safe during this pandemic, the following measures are now in place until further notice.  Our offices are currently only providing virtual services and by telephone.

NOTE:  We are undergoing changes to serve you better.  Our permanent phone numbers are:

956-794-1500 for childcare
956-794-6500 for all other services

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) COVID-19 staff resources 
Governor Greg Abbott issues Executive Order (GA-18)


  • Job fairs around Texas - Click here
  • TWC launches NEW chatbot for unemployment insurance claims
  • TWC COVID-19 Jobseekers website
    We have gone virtual - Please use our chat option located on the main page.  We are available Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm. You can leave a message after hours.  
  • Need to file for unemployment?
    • File online at:
    • Call 1866-399-0615 during regular business hours between 7am and 7pm Monday through Saturday.
  • What will you need when filing for unemployment?  Click here
  • Need to reset your unemployment pin?
    • Call 1800-558-8321

Child Care Services

  • TWC COVID-19 child care website 
  • Questions concerning supplemental payments, parent participation, eligiblity redeterminations, and subsidy reimbursement:
  • Child care providers, please report your operations to child care licensing.


  • TWC COVID-19 empoyers website  
    • Chat with us.  We are available Monday through Friday from 8am until 5pm.  You can leave a message after hours.
    • Text: "Hiring" to 484848
    • Email us:
  • Information about the Shared Work Program

Hebbronville & Zapata Satetllite Office Information

  • Services available via telephone during normal business hours.  Please see the following information: