The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is a non-profit agency created by former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. The Partnership administers federal and private funding to a network of more than 50 delegate agencies, including 10 American Job Centers. In collaboration with The Partnership, these agencies promote comprehensive workforce development initiatives addressing the training and career placement needs of job-seekers and businesses and economic growth throughout Chicago and Cook County.
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs
Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program is designed to provide individuals of the West and South Suburbs of Cook County with workforce opportunities in career choices, training, work experience and job search assistance. The WIOA Program is funded through Chicago Cook Partnership.
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Director of Workforce Development
The Workforce Development Department located in Room 5500 on the Oak Forest Campus. Our office hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Our summer office hours are Monday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We can be reached by telephone at (708) 596-2000 ext 6066 or by fax at (708) 210-5784.