WORKFORCE INNOVATION & OPPORTUNITY ACT PROGRAM

DISLOCATED WORKER

General Eligibility Requirements

  • Resident of one of the Illinois counties of Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, Moultrie, or Richland

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Compliant with Selective Service requirement

  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • Priority will be given to US Veterans

  • Laid off or terminated and are eligible for or have exhausted entitlement to unemployment insurance

  • Are unemployed as a result of a business closing

  • Displaced homemaker

  • Formerly self-employed

  • Spouse of a member of Armed Forces serving on active duty who has experienced a loss of employment due to relocation or is unemployed and experiencing difficulty in obtaining or upgrading employment

 

Services

  • Job search assistance

  • Resume and interview assistance

  • Local job listings assistance

  • Job seeking skills workshops

  • Career planning

  • Comprehensive assessment

  • Individual employment plans

  • Case management

  • Career and academic testing

 

Training Services

  • Vocational/Classroom training

  • On-the-job training

  • Skills upgrade

  • Supportive services

 

Available Job Search Resources

  • Illinois workNet

  • Illinois Job Link

  • Area newspapers

  • Career development publications

  • Professional career advice

  • Resource library

  • Labor market information

  • Resume software

  • Computers

  • Printers

  • Fax machines

  • Copiers

  • Telephones

  • Assistive Technology Equipment (ADA) available at select locations

For Other Services Click Below:

YOUTH

ADULT

TAARA/RTAA

Illinois workNet Centers and Satellite Offices

KC Crisp Technology Center
2005 East McCord Street
Centralia, IL 62801
(618) 545-3252 or 3254

2311 Hoffman Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 342-4382  Ext 226, 227, 231

305 Richmond Ave. East
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 235-2222  Ext 8212, 8213, 8282

Olney Central College
305 N West Street Room 208A
Olney, IL 62450
(618) 392-7777

700 State Street
Lawrenceville IL 62439
(618) 943-4442

301 S Cross Street
Robinson IL 62454
(618) 544-3858

517 W Gallatin Street
Vandalia IL 62471
(618) 283-2780

For more information, email us at cefs@cefseoc.org

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

1805 South Banker Street     PO Box 928

Effingham IL 62401