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What Services May Be Available to Help Get Me Back to Work?

The United States Department of Labor is a proud partner of the American Job Centers (AJC), an organization that provides a variety of resources and services to help those affected by job loss. There are over 2,500 Job Center’s throughout the United States.  Many of the services and resources offered through AJC are available at no cost. Here is a summary of what may be available to you:

Services vary by location but can include:

  • Resource rooms with phones, free internet and resume writing tools
  • Employment plan development
  • Job training services
  • Job search assistance
  • Career counseling
  • Practice interviewing
  • Skills testing
  • Labor market and employer information
  • Employment Workshops
  • Supportive services (which can include information about Food Stamps, Financial Assistance, Medicaid, Training Services, Child Care, Emergency Funds)
  • Hiring events and business service information
  • Accessibility and special accommodations for people with disabilities
  • Referrals to community resources and other agencies, and more
  • Unemployment insurance information

Contact your local center to learn more about eligibility requirements and specific services they provide.

 

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