SC Works Trident to close all locations in response to coronavirus concerns

Alternate resources available in lieu of in-person support

Regional employment program SC Works Trident offices will close immediately through at least March 31 in an effort to mitigate the effects and spread of the coronavirus.

In order to offer access to services and resources during this time, SC Works Trident is providing the following options for residents:

  • Unemployment Benefits: For assistance applying for unemployment benefits, claims representatives are available through Telclaim at 1(866) 831-1724 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Customers can file for unemployment at
  • Job Searches: Customers can complete their job search at For more information on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program, please visit and complete the SC Works online orientation.

For more information about SC Works resources, contact Sharon Goss, Workforce Development Director, Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments, at (843) 529-0400 or [email protected].



SC Works Trident offers a variety of services to help employers and job seekers meet their workforce development needs. The program, part of the state SC Works system, includes one-stop centers in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.   For the latest on SC Works Trident, visit, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.