The Workforce Development Center provides a number of services in additions to resume writing, job searches and interviewing. You may have special economic or job search needs, the the Center is here to help. Here are some of the special programs they offer:
- Dislocated Worker Service– if you are a dislocated worker you may qualify for job development, training workshops, and other job training funded throught the Workforce Development Act. Check with your local office since funding amounts change and funding available will vary by county.Attend an orientation to learn more. The number for the Waukesha office is (262) 695-7800. If you are not a resident of Waukesha County check the web site for the office serving your area.
- Economic Assistance- You may be eligible for food share, Wisconsin Works, Medical Assistance, Badger Care and Child Care Assistance. Staff will assist you to determine your if you are eligible.
- Trade Adjustment (TAA) Alternative Trade Adjustment Act (ATTA)- The Trade Act programs are for you if you became unemployed as a result of increased imports or production that has shifted to other countries. The Act programs are designed to assist you to return to suitible unemployment as quickly as possible.
- Vetrans’ Services- A Veteran Representative can help with specialized services. Information about services through the Veterans Administration is also available to Veterans who have been discharged from active duty.
- Internship/Co-op Services- If you are a student in the Tech College system the Department of Workforce Development staff can assist you in locating intership or co-op opportunities. Call (262) 695-7803
- Economically Disadvantaged Adult- The staff can provide employmet counseling, training scholarships, job development, and on the job training is available for adults seeking employment that meet income guidelinies.
- Youth- Young adults age 16-21 can get help if they meet specific guidelines of Workforce Investment Act funding. The benefits can include employment counseling, scholarship training, internships and job development.
- GED– If you need to completed your high school degree there are completion programs available. Call (262) 695-6500 or visit the web site at wctc.edu.
- ESL – If english is not your first language you may have difficulty securing a job. Class information is available at (262) 695-6521 or at wctc.edu.
For more information on any of these programs, to contact center staff or sign up for a program see the web site at www.wfdc.org
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