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Services for dislocated workers

Retraining Services

Services for dislocated workers
The following is a list of services which may be available. Contact your local WorkSource center for more information

Retraining for a new job or career

  • Limited tuition assistance at a community or technical college or private school
  • Financial aid for training from federal and state sources
  • Training in English as a second language
  • Basic literacy education
  • Assistance with books, fees, supplies
  • For those who qualify, help with childcare while you are attending classes
  • Assistance with career and educational planning

Finding a new job

  • Referral to job openings
  • Workshops to teach you how to look for a job using the latest techniques, including the Internet
  • Advice on evaluating your skills and work history
  • Help assessing how your skills apply to today’s job market
  • Free Internet access for job search
  • Free phones, FAX machines, personal computers, photocopiers to help with your job search
  • Transportation assistance
  • Help with childcare while you’re looking for work
  • Relocation assistance if you obtain new employment
  • Assistance from community college or WorkSource staff in looking for a job on your behalf (job development)
  • Tools, uniforms, supplies required on your new job