Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Announces Temporary Change to Customer Service

Centers are Closed to Walk-In Customers; Staff Ready to Serve Remotely

March 27, 2020 - Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, the six (6) Workforce Centers and Child Care Services office of Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas are temporarily closed to the public. Even so, job seekers and the business community can readily access services through phone, email and online communications.

“To reduce both direct contact and time spent in public spaces and to mitigate any possible spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the decision to temporarily close to walk-in traffic. Our dedicated professionals are prepared to serve our customers on the phone and online,” said Mark Durand, Executive Director. “The Board continues to modify service delivery so that we can respond to the workforce needs in our communities. We will keep you updated as we move to more virtual services.”

The workforce and child care services professionals are available by email, phone, fax, and online during regular business hours of Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit the website,

Center Name and Contact Information

Angelina County
Phone: 936-639-1351
Fax: 936-639-1272

Houston County
Phone: 936-544-7859
Fax: 936-544-7872

Jasper County
Phone: 409-384-9031
Fax: 409-384-9677

Nacogdoches County
Phone: 936-560-1441
Fax: 936-560-0540

Polk County
Phone: 936-327-5421
Fax: 936-327-3916

Shelby County
Phone: 936-598-2468
Fax: 936-598-4357

Child Care Services
Phone: 800-256-1030
Fax: 936-632-9383

The Workforce Solutions team helps local businesses find qualified applicants for specific jobs and develop custom solutions to strengthen their current workforce. Job seekers can get assistance with their job search, career counseling and financial aid for education/training, work support and child care services.