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Most WorkSource offices are now serving customers in-person AND virtually. Please contact the location nearest you to get help finding your next career or educational opportunity!

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