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Department of Human Services - Division of Workforce Development - Administrative Offices
26 North Oaks Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63121
Phone: (314) 679-3300
FAX: (314) 679-3301
TTY: (314) 381-2993

Saint Louis County
Department of Human Services
Division of Workforce Development

Career Seeker Programs and Services

The Saint Louis County Division of Workforce Development provides career seekers with job opening information, resume preparation, career search seminars, career assessment, career exploration, Internet access for career search activities, computers and reference materials to make your career search easier. In addition, to a variety of training programs that include:
 

Clicking on a link will take you to a description of that program or service on the page below

Programs and Services
 

  • Adult Education & Literacy/GED

    The Adult Education and Literacy program accepts those seeking a General Education Diploma (GED) training and/or academic remediation. Adults may participate in General Education Diploma (GED), GED on-line and other computerized distance learning programs. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Literacy enhancements are also offered.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out how you may participate in these programs.

  • Career Seeker Services

    Career Seeker Services are available to those who meet the low income guidelines and are either unemployed or underemployed. The Missouri Career Centers - Saint Louis County offer staff to assist you with your on-line job search. Our Resource Center has available a resource library, FAX machines, computers, printers and access to the Internet.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out more about these services.

  • AARP

    AARP provides employment training and assistance to those age fifty-five (55) and older who meet income qualification guidelines. AARP provides training through the Department of Labor Senior Community Service Employment Program.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out more about this service.

  • Dislocated Worker

    Dislocated Worker Services are available to those who are unemployed due to layoff or company closure. The Missouri Career Centers - Saint Louis County offer staff to assist you with your on-line job search.
     
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  • Ex-Offender Services

    If you are one of over 18,000 ex-offenders released from the Missouri Department of Corrections annually, it is important that you are prepared to re-enter the workforce. The Missouri Career Centers - Saint Louis County have trained workforce development professionals ready to assist you with your job search. We can assess your current skills, assist you with preparing a resume, and invite you to career fairs. Registration on MissouriCareerSource.com, Missouri's premiere Internet-based job search engine, is required.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out more about these services.

  • The Resource Center

    Career Seeker Services are available to those individuals who meet the low-income guidelines or are either unemployed or underemployed. All career seekers must be enrolled in Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Programs prior to securing services. Once enrolled, career seekers have access to a resource library, computers with Internet access, FAX machine and printer.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out more about the Resource Center.

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

    The purpose of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program is to assist workers who become totally or partially unemployed as a result of increased imports. Participants in the Program must be dislocated from companies that have been Trade Act certified by the United States Department of Labor.
     
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  • Unemployment Insurance

    The Missouri Division of Employment Security and the Missouri Division of Workforce Development established strategies that allow more claimants to access re-employment services sooner, to lead them to suitable employment and to reduce Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim duration. To file an initial claim, please call (314) 340-4950. The Missouri Career Centers - Saint Louis County serve UI claimants during normal business hours (Monday through Friday) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Veteran's Services

    The Key to Career Success Campaign is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor and designed to connect veterans with workforce services offered by the over 3,000 Career Centers located throughout the United States. We are proud to partner with the U.S. Department of Labor in their Campaign to assist veterans in accessing high quality employment opportunities.
     
    Call (314) 381-6700 or TDD (314) 381-2993 to find out more about these services.

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